Sensory Perception & Interaction Research Group

University of British Columbia

Laura Rodgers selected as an Honorable Mention for the Computing Research Associations Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for 2020!

Karon MacLean has been named a 2019 IEEE Distinguished Lectu

Vincent Lévesque is awarded the TCH Early Career Award at IEEE World Haptics Conference 2019! 

"Real Emotions Don’t Stand Still: Toward Ecologically Viable Representation of Affective Interaction" accepted at ACII 2019!

Dr. Hasti Seifi gives a talk on Haptipedia at CHI 2019 in Glasgow, UK

See Haptipedia here:


Professor Karon Maclean is co-chairing UIST 2020 with Shamsi Iqbal of Microsoft Research.

Keep an eye out for more details over the next few months!

Laura Cang starts an internship with Facebook!

We look forward to seeing her work!

Soheil Kianzad starts his fellowship at the Computer-Human Interaction in Learning and Instruction (CHILI) Lab at EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland)!

Haptipedia Workshop and Magic Pen Demo at Asiahaptics in Songdo, South Korea!
HapticSpeech is at the Acoustical Society of America in Victoria, BC