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Jul. 02, 2024 Honored to work with Gang "Gordon" Yu (THU), Woosang Kim (UEC Tokyo), & Janice Hixon (UChicago) this summer!
Jun. 07, 2024 "Smell & Paste" received the Sadakichi Award! Thanks to the IAO and the judges! Read More
Apr. 22, 2024 Jas presented their work at PAC Lab (Cornell Tech). Thanks Tanzeem, Zhao, Tan, and the whole lab!
Apr. 19, 2024 "Smell & Paste" announced as a finalist for the Sadakichi Award for Experimental Work with Scent. Read More
Apr. 18, 2024 Jas is a guest speaker for the MAS.S62: Cognitive Augmentation course at MIT Media Lab. Thanks Pattie & Sam!
Mar. 26, 2024 Jas passed the candidacy exam. Thanks to their committee: Pedro Lopes, Pattie Maes, Tanzeem Choudhury, & Ben Zhao! :)
Mar. 16, 2024 Alex presented "Thermal Grasp" at IEEE VR 2024! Read More
Mar. 03, 2024 Jas is a panelist for "Re-conceptualizing the experience of architecture as tangible object" at AIS Week 2024.
Feb. 29, 2024 Jas is a guest speaker for the VIS-2314: Responsive Environments course at the Harvard GSD. Thanks Allen!
Nov. 28, 2023 Jas presented and exhibited at the Odeuropa Smell Culture Fair. Thank you to Inger, Will, and the whole Odeuropa team! Read More
Nov. 01, 2023 "Taste Retargeting" received a Jury's Honorable Mention for Best Demonstration at ACM UIST 2023.
Sep. 25, 2023 Jas announced as a recipient of the 2024 Siebel Scholars award. Read More
Sep. 17, 2023 Internship at MSR New England came to an end. Thanks Judith, Javier, and the HUE team for an amazing summer!
Sep. 11, 2023 Jas selected as a 2023 Rising Star in EECS, Georgia Institute of Technology. Read More
Jun. 12, 2023 Jas started their internship at Microsoft Research New England in the Human Understanding & Empathy Group with Dr. Judith Amores.
May. 18, 2023 Jas passed their Masters Presentation. Thanks to their committee: Pedro Lopes, Ben Zhao, & Ken Nakagaki! :)
May. 06, 2023 Jas presented two new ongoing media archaeology papers at Uncommon Senses IV. Read More
Apr. 30, 2023 Jas gave a talk at Mo.CA (Centro per le Nuove Culture) in Brescia, Italy. Thanks Elena & the Mo.CA team! Read More
Apr. 25, 2023 Jas presented "Smell & Paste" at ACM CHI 2023!
Apr. 22, 2023 The latest "Smell, Taste, & Temperature" workshop kicks off at ACM CHI 2023. Read More
Apr. 19, 2023 "Smell & Paste" covered on Hackster.IO. Read More
Dec. 08, 2022 Jas gave an invited talk at Smart Haptics 2022 (industry conference). Read More
Dec. 02, 2022 Simon & Jas's talk at the 2022 Digital Olfaction Society Congress received the Scientific Award. Read More
Aug. 28, 2022 Jas & Pedro announced as awardees for the 2022 Snap Creative Challenge (Snap Inc.).
Aug. 10, 2022 "Stereo-Smell" appeared in the "De geur van kleur" online exhibition from the Smell Yourself Healthy group at Wageningen University! Read More
Jul. 31, 2022 WIRED covers smell in VR, including Jas & the lab's work. Read More
Apr. 22, 2022 The “Scent in Cinema” and “Twitch & Sniff Along” series announced finalists for the Sadakichi Award for Experimental Work with... Read More
Feb. 09, 2022 BuiltIn covered "Stereo-Smell" and other projects for scent-based immersion. Read More
Nov. 23, 2021 Jas is a guest speaker for the ATS-1095: Olfactory Art course at SAIC. Thanks Ted!
Nov. 04, 2021 Jasmine & Jas were on the Haptics Club Podcast to discuss "Chemical Haptics." Read More
Nov. 01, 2021 Smell-O-Vision system (the smell brain) moved from Manhattan to the University of Chicago. Thanks Carmen for entrusting us with this... Read More
Sep. 21, 2021 "Stereo-Smell" announced as Innovation by Design Award Honorable Mention in Experimental Design (Fast Company). Read More
Jun. 06, 2021 "Stereo-Smell" covered in depth in Digital Trends. Read More
May. 14, 2021 "Stereo-Smell" covered in Hackster.IO. Read More
May. 14, 2021 "Back of the Hand EMS" received Best Paper Award (top 1%) at ACM CHI 2021.
May. 13, 2021 "Stereo-Smell" covered in depth in IEEE Spectrum. Read More
May. 06, 2021 "Smell, Taste, and Temperature" workshop at CHI 2021 kicked off virtually with 50 attendees and 24 papers! Read More
Dec. 15, 2020 The "Scratch’n’Sniff Open Database" project announced as awardee for the 2021 IAO Accelerator program. Read More
Oct. 01, 2020 Jas presented "Temperature Illusions" at the Chicago SIGCHI local chapter.
Jun. 30, 2020 The ACM CHI 2020 "Smell, Taste, & Temperature" Symposium kicked off, organized by Jas and Pedro. Read More
May. 26, 2020 Jas presented "Temperature Illusions" at the CHIcago Symposium. Read More
Apr. 30, 2020 "Temperature Illusions" received Best Paper Award (top 1%) at ACM CHI 2020.
May. 30, 2019 Fifth graders from Day Star Academy visit the lab with a tour from Jas!
Mar. 25, 2018 Jas received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!