Makeability Lab at CHI2017

Jon E. Froehlich May 10, 2017

The Makeability Lab had five full papers at CHI2017, including MakerWear which received a best paper award and is the first longform paper on my [read more]

Matt Mauriello Selected as All-S.T.A.R. Fellow!

Jon E. Froehlich Apr 25, 2017

Congratulations to Matt Mauriello who was just selected as an All-S.T.A.R Fellow for his work on scalable thermography--one of sixteen across the entire Graduate School at UMD. The Graduate All-S.T.A....

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Project Sidewalk in "8 Principles of Sidewalks"

Jon E. Froehlich Apr 18, 2017

Project Sidewalk is featured in "8 Principles of Sidewalks"--a report by WRI Brasil that will lau...

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Join Project Sidewalk for Summer 2017

Jon E. Froehlich Apr 12, 2017

Our research group is investigating new methods and tools for urban accessibility data collection and analysis. For Summer 2017, we are looking for talented, creative, and self-motivated undergrad res...

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Froehlich Named Sloan Fellow

Jon E. Froehlich Feb 21, 2017

I am deeply honored to be named a Sloan Research Fellow along with my CS colleague Tom Goldstein (t...

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MakerWear Honored with Best Paper at CHI2017

Jon E. Froehlich Feb 17, 2017

We were just notified that MakerWear received the Best Paper award at CHI2017 (top 1% of all submissions at CHI). The conference received over 2400 submissions and 24 were chosen for Best paper (97 we...

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Google Faculty Award on GlassEar

Jon E. Froehlich Feb 15, 2017

Dr. Leah Findlater and I were just awarded a Google Faculty Research Award for our work on wearable sound awareness support for persons who are deaf ...

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NSF CAREER Award!

Jon E. Froehlich Feb 14, 2017

I'm excited to announce that our group just received an NSF CAREER Award to develop and study new interfac...

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