UMD Researchers Strong Showing with a Best Demo Award at the 2022 UIST Conference
Researchers at the University of Maryland recently received recognition for their innovative work on developing a set of rapid prototyping techniques to fabricate high-resolution, flexible circuits on demand using a fiber laser engraver.
Out of the 63 demos, the UMD team—co-led by Zeyu Yan and Anup Sathya, along with Sahra Yusuf, Jyh-Ming Lien, and assistant professor Huaishu Peng—received the “People’s Choice Best Demo Award” for their paper titled Fibercuit: Prototyping High-Resolution Flexible and Kirigami Circuits with a Fiber Laser Engraver at the 2022 International Conference on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) held in Bend, Oregon, USA. In addition to the low-cost and high-resolution circuit prototyping method, the study also introduces a software interface that lets an end user design custom circuits on kirigami shapes with real-time simulation.
In addition to this, three more papers were presented:
Jiasheng Li, Zeyu Yan, Ebrima Jarjue, Ashrith Shetty, Huiashu Peng
Liang He, Xia Su, Huaishu Peng, Jeffrey I. Lipton,Jon E. Froehlich
Jun Nishida (will join the University of Maryland as an assistant professor in January 2023), Yudai Tanaka, Romain Nith, Pedro Lopes
The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is one of the most prestigious platforms for innovations in human-computer interfaces. The international conference sponsored by ACM special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and computer graphics (SIGGRAPH) brings together people from diverse areas including graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input & output devices, and CSCW.
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