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Hand and Machine Lab researchers showcase work at Hawaii conference

June 13, 2024

Researchers from The University of New Mexico Hand and Machine Lab in the Department of Computer Science recently traveled to Hawaii for the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM CHI).

While there, the team presented research papers, organized a workshop, and demoed 3D printing technology they developed as human-computer interaction researchers. The multidisciplinary field focuses on designing and evaluating new technologies. ACM CHI, which takes place annually in different locations around the world, is the largest and most important conference in the field. The UNM Hand and Machine Lab, which presented four research papers at the conference, explores relationships between technology, materials and culture. Recent projects have included shape-changing clay, 3D printing in biodegradable materials, and interactive murals. The group traveled with examples of their work to show at the conference.

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