Sensory Perception & Interaction Research Group

University of British Columbia

Liz Koswara-Simms

Liz is an senior undergraduate student majoring in Cognitive Systems and minoring in Commerce. She is currently working with Laura Cang and Paul Bucci on exploring how robots and technology are used in childcare contexts. 

Andrew Moore

Andrew is a senior Undergraduate finishing his BSc majoring in Cognitive Systems. His interest in cognition and haptics led him to the SPIN lab where he is currently working with Laura Cang and Paul Bucci as part of the EEG team. 

Daniel Yuxiang Huang

Yuxiang Huang is a senior undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering, and a minor in Statistics. He joined the SPIN Lab as a volunteer with interests in haptics and user experience research. 
 
He is currently working with Soheil Kianzad on the Handheld Haptic Technology project. 

Bryan Lee

Bryan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. With a strong interest to learn more about the field of Human Computer Interaction, he joined the SPIN Lab as a volunteer.

He is currently working with Laura Cang and Paul Bucci on the "Sensing and Machine Recognition of Interactive Affective Touch" project.

Sophy Chu

Sophy is a undergraduate student double majoring in Cognitive Systems (Linguistics) and German. She is interested in language, perception, cognition, multimodal integration and how humans navigate through a world with technology.
 
She is currently working with David Marino and Hannah Elbaggari on the Haptic Speech Project, supervised by Karon MacLean and Bryan Gick.

Diego Icaza

Mexican Cognitive Systems student looking to expand his understanding of 3D modeling by building robots.

Year Departed: 
2018

Aiden Smith

Aiden Smith is a third-year student pursuing a major in Computer Science and Physics. He is currently volunteering at the lab to work on using twisted-strand actuators to produce organic motion.

Zefan Sramek

Zefan Sramek is a graduate of the Integrated Engineering program at the University of British Columbia. He is interested in technology for enhancing collaboration, virtual reality, and human realtionships with technology.

He is currently working on a project with Laura Cang and Paul Bucci to create a model of emotional transitions using EEG. 

Year Departed: 
2018