Himanshu Verma is a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Industrial Design at TU Delft (Netherlands). He has a background in HCI, UbiComp and Social Cognition. He is interested in examining the social dimensions of wearables, and his current research is focused on facilitating better collaboration between people and AI powered systems situated within our built and urban environments.
Marios Constantinides is a Research Scientist in the Social Dynamics team at Nokia Bell Labs, Cambridge (UK). He is interested in HCI, mobile-sensing, and user modeling. His current research focuses on understanding psychological aspects of human behavior in the context of workplace and well-being.
Sailin Zhong is a PhD student at the Human-IST Institute, at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. Her research interest lies in the conjunction of the human sense of comfort and AI through environmental and physiological sensing.
Abdallah El Ali is a Tenure-track Researcher at the Distributed & Interactive Systems group at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the Netherlands. His current research focus is on the temporal challenges in eliciting, capturing, and predicting human emotions, specifically on usable and effective emotion elicitation and annotation techniques across environments (VR/AR, mobile, wearables).
Hamed Alavi is a Lecture at the Human-IST Institute, at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. His current research is focused on the future of human’s interactive experiences with built environments. Particularly, he is interested in the engagement of HCI and UbiComp in the evolution of buildings and urban spaces as they increasingly incorporate AI, context-aware automation, and new form of interactivity. Hamed has previously co-organized CHI workshops in 2016 and 2019, as well as a DIS workshop in 2018.