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ELX Lab Student Nominated for Google Fellowship!

ELX Lab student Sarah Brown was nominated by the CISE department to apply for the prestigious Google Ph.D. Fellowship. Let’s all wish her luck in competing nationally with other nominees! More information on the Google Ph.D. Fellowship can be found… Read More

The ELX Lab is Hiring REUs!

The ELX (Embodied Learning and Experience) Lab is recruiting 3 undergraduate research assistants for Fall 2020. These will be paid hourly positions offered as part of the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program. All the undergraduate research assistants… Read More

Papers Accepted to ICIDS 2020!

Congratulations to ELX Lab student Sarah Brown and Texas A&M collaborating student Niloofar Zarei for their papers being accepted to the 13th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling! More details on the papers can be found below.   Sarah’s paper… Read More

Full Paper Accepted to HCOMP 2020!

Congratulations to Qing Li, Sharon Lynn Chu, Nanjie Rao, and Mahsan Nourani, the authors of Understanding the Effects of Explanation Types and User Motivations on Movie Recommender System Use for their full paper submission being accepted to the eighth AAAI… Read More

Full Paper Accepted to AVI 2020!

Congratulations to Sarah Anne Brown, Dr. Sharon Lynn Chu, and Neha Rani for the acceptance of their paper, Externalizing Mental Images by Harnessing Size-Describing Gestures: Design Implications for a Visualization System, into the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)!… Read More

IEEE VR Poster Presentation….. in VR!

ELX Lab Ph.D. student Nanjie (Jimmy) Rao presented a poster at IEEE VR this week…… in VR! The title of the publication is Investigating the Necessity of Meaningful Context Anchoring in Augmented Reality Smart Glasses Interaction for Everyday Learning, with… Read More

Workshop Paper Accepted at IEEE VR!

One of our lab’s projects was accepted to a workshop at IEEE VR 2020! The project lead is Nanjie (Jimmy) Rao, with his co-authors Lina Zhang, Dr. Sharon Lynn Chu, Katarina Jurczyk, Chelsea Candelora, Samantha Su, and Cameron Kozlin! The… Read More

New Grants Awarded to the ELX Lab

We’re excited to announce that our lab has recently been awarded 3 grants from the National Science Foundation! These awards go a long way to fund our research efforts, and a link to each award’s abstract is included if you… Read More

CHI Workshop Paper Accepted

Our lab recently had a paper accepted to the workshop Where Art Meets Technology: Integrating Tangible and Intelligent Tools in Creative Processes, being held as part of CHI 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii! The title of our submission was In the… Read More