Marianna Obrist, University of Sussex, UK

Marianna Obrist

Marianna Obrist is Professor of Multisensory Experiences and Head of the Sussex Computer Human Interaction (SCHI ‘sky’) Lab at the University of Sussex, UK. She is also the research group leader of the Creative Technology Research Group at the School of Engineering and Informatics. Her research focus is on the study of touch, taste, and smell experiences for novel interface and interaction design. Before joining Sussex, Marianna was a Marie Curie Fellow at Newcastle University, UK, and prior to this an Assistant Professor at the University of Salzburg, Austria. Marianna is an inaugural member for the ACM Future of Computing Academy, and was selected Young Scientist 2017 and 2018 to attend the World Economic Forum in the People’s Republic of China. She is co-founder of OWidgets LTD, a University start-up that is enabling the design of novel olfactory experiences. Most recently, Marianna become a Visiting Professor at the Burberry Material Futures Research Group at RCA London and was a Visiting Professor at the HCI Engineering Group at MIT CSAIL in summer 2019. For more details see: http://www.multisensory.info

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