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Conference Proceedings

  1. A. F. Siu, M. Sinclair, R. Kovacs, C. Holz, E. Ofek, and E. Cutrell. 2020. Virtual Reality Without Vision: A Haptic and Auditory White Cane to Navigate Complex Virtual Worlds. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376353. [24.3% Acceptance Rate (Top 5%)] Best Paper Honorable Mention
  2. A. F. Siu, S. Kim, J. A. Miele, and S. Follmer. 2019. shapeCAD: An Accessible 3D Modelling Workflow for the Blind and Visually-Impaired Via 2.5D Tactile Shape Displays. In Proceedings of the 21stInternational ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3308561.3353782 [25% Acceptance Rate] Best Paper Honorable Mention
  3. C. L. Bennett, A. Stangl, A. F. Siu, and J. A. Miele. 2019. Making Nonvisually: Lessons from the Field. In The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 279–285. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3308561.3355619. [25% Acceptance Rate]
  4. A. F. Siu, E. J. Gonzalez, S. Yuan, J. B. Ginsberg, and S. Follmer. 2018. shapeShift: 2D Spatial Manipulation and Self-Actuation of Tabletop Shape Displays for Tangible and Haptic Interaction. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ‘18). ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173865. [25% Acceptance Rate]

Journal Publications

  1. M. A. Lin, A. F. Siu, J-H. Bae, M. R. Cutkosky and B. L. Daniel (2018). HoloNeedle: Augmented-reality Guidance System for Needle Placement Investigating the Advantages of 3D Needle Shape Reconstruction. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). [40.6% Acceptance Rate]
  2. N. Colonnese, A. F. Siu, C. M. Abbott and A. M. Okamura (2015) Rendered and Characterized Closed-loop Accuracy of Impedance-type Haptic Displays. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 8(4):434-446.
  3. E. A. Tyburski, ..., A. F. Siu, et. al. (2014). Disposable platform provides visual and color-based point-of-care anemia self-testing. The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 124(10), 4387–4394. http://doi.org/10.1172/JCI76666

Work-In-Progress, Hands-on Demonstrations, and Posters

  1. O. Falasse, A. F. Siu, S. Follmer. 2019. Tactile Code Skimmer: A Tool to Help Blind Programmers Feel the Structure of Code. In Proceedings of the 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ‘19). ACM, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3308561.3354616
  2. J. W. Jun, A. F. Siu. 2019. An Exploration of 3D-Printed Metamaterial Structures. In Symposium On Computational Fabrication (SCF '19). ACM, Pittsburgh, PA.
  3. A. F. Siu, J. Miele, S. Follmer. 2018. An Accessible CAD Workflow UsingProgramming of 3D Models and Preview Rendering in A 2.5D Shape Display. In Proceedings of the 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '18). ACM, Galway, Ireland. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3234695.3240996
  4. A. F. Siu, E. J. Gonzalez, S. Yuan, J. B. Ginsberg, A. Zhao, and S. Follmer. 2018. shapeShift: A Mobile Tabletop Shape Display for Tangible and Haptic Interaction. In IEEE Haptics Symposium (HS ‘18), San Francisco, CA.
  5. A. F. Siu, E. J. Gonzalez, S. Yuan, J. B. Ginsberg, A. Zhao, and S. Follmer. 2017. shapeShift: A Mobile Tabletop Shape Display for Tangible and Haptic Interaction. In Adjunct Publication of the 30th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ‘17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 77-79. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3131785.3131792 Best Demo Honorable Mention

Doctoral Consortium

  1. A. F. Siu. (2019, October). Advancing Accessible 3D Design for the Blind and Visually-Impaired via Tactile Shape Displays. In The Adjunct Publication of the 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology UIST '19 (pp. 146-149). ACM.
  2. A. F. Siu. (2019, October). Advancing Accessible 3D Design for the Blind and Visually-Impaired via Tactile Shape Displays. In The Adjunct Publication of the 21stInternational ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’19). ACM.

Book Chapters

  1. A. F. Siu, S. Yuan, H. Pham, E. J. Gonzalez, L. H. Kim, M. Le Goc, S. Follmer. (2018) Investigating Tangible Collaboration for Design Towards Augmented Physical Telepresence. In: Plattner H., Meinel C., Leifer L. (eds) Design Thinking Research. Understanding Innovation. Springer, Cham

Selected Press Coverage

2020

  1. Microsoft Research shows off their novel VR cane controller again (video). (March 28, 2020). Tech News.
  2. Bringing virtual reality to people who are blind with an immersive sensory-based system. Microsoft Research Blog. Ed Cutrell and Eyal Ofek. April 7, 2020.

2019

  1. Stanford increasing access to 3D modeling through touch-based display. Stanford News. Taylor Kobuta. October 29, 2019.
  2. This Tactile Display Lets Visually Impaired Users Feel On Screen 3D Shapes. TechCrunch. David Coldewey. October 31, 2019.
  3. Stanford Researchers Develop Tactile Display to Make 3D Modeling More Accessible for Visually Impaired Users. Core 77. Alexandra Alexa. December 3, 2019.
  4. 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About - Episode 87. National Science Foundation. November 8, 2019.
  5. Stanford increasing access to 3D modeling through touch-based display. Science Daily. October 29, 2019.
  6. Researchers increasing access to 3-D modeling through touch-based display. TechXplore. October 29, 2019.
  7. Stanford increasing access to 3D modeling through touch-based display (October 31, 2019). Eureka News.
  8. Stanford University Unveils Pin Art-Like Tactile 3D Display for Visually Impaired 3D Modelers. Hackster. Gareth Halfacree. October 30, 2019.
  9. Touch-Based Display Boosts 3D Modelling Accessibility. Futurity. Taylor Kubota. October 30, 2019.

2018

  1. shapeShift awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2018 Fastco Design Awards student category. September 12, 2018. Press: Fast Co Design
  2. HP Labs Summer 2018 Intern Spotlight. July 20, 2018. Press: HP LABS
  3. Volkswagen Brings Sense of Touch to Virtual Reality Wall Street Journal. Sara Castellanos. April 25, 2018.
  4. This Shape-Shifting, Pin-Headed Robot Lets You Feel Virtual Objects With Your Bare Hands. Gizmodo. Andrew Liszewski. April 27, 2018
  5. A Computer Mouse for the Year 3000}}. Fast Company. Mark Wilson. April 30, 2018.