Alfrancis Guerrero, Sara Nabil, Joanie Ouellet, Alex Eady, Audrey Girouard and Lee Jones discussing during an outdoors meeting in the fall near the lab.


Research Associates

Current Graduate Students

Research Assistants and Visiting Researchers

Amanda McLeod : NSERC USRA & I-CUREUS Undergraduate Research Assistant

Amanda McLeod

NSERC USRA & I-CUREUS Undergraduate Research Assistant | website | twitter | Google Scholar


Master in Information Technology

  • John McClelland, M.IT. (2016 – 2018)
    Haptic Feedback in Virtual Reality with Deformation and Shape-Change

Master in Human Computer Interaction

  • Aditi Singh, M.ASc. (2017-2019)
    Shape-Changing Break Reminders for People with Repetitive Strain Injury
  • Daniella Briotto Faustino, M.ASc. (2016 – 2018)
    Bend Passwords for People with Vision Impairment
  • Arda Aydin, M.ASc. (2015 – 2017)
    Couch: A Mobile Application Designed to Investigate the Relationship Between Aesthetics and Persuasion
  • Nicholas Fellion, M.A. (2014 – 2016)
    A Deformation-Sensing Augmented Stylus
  • Elias Fares, M.ASc. (2014-2016)
    Effects of Bend Gesture Training on Learnability and Memorability in a Mobile Game
  • Paden Shorey, M.ASc. (2014-2016)
    An Exploration of In-Game Action Mappings with a Deformable Game Controller
  • Matthew Ernst, M.ASc. (2012-2015)
    Bending Blindly: Exploring the learnability and usability of bend gestures for the visually impaired
  • Farshad Daliri, M.ASc. (2013-2015)
    Visual Feedback to Perform Bend Gestures on Flexible Displays
  • Sana Maqsood, M.CS. (2012-2014), co-supervised with Sonia Chiasson
    Bend Passwords: Using Gestures To Authenticate On Flexible Devices
  • Riyadh Sharif, M.ASc. (2012-2014)
    Exploring Thumb Input on Flexible Tablets
  • Jessica Lo, M.ASc. (2011-2013)
    Bendy: A Comprehensive Study in Gaming with Mobile Flexible Devices

Master in Design

  • Xinchu (Ariel) Zhang,┬áM.Des (2012-2013), co-supervised with Lois Frankel
    Examining sensorial interfaces as the stimuli for remote affective communication between adult children and aging parents

Master in Engineering

  • Vaibhav Vadgama, M.Eng (2012-2013)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Assistants

Undergraduate Research Assistants & Coop Students

  • Amit Yadav, MITACS Globalink Undergraduate Researcher (2019)
  • Amanda McLeod, I-CUREUS Research Assistant (2018)
  • Leona Lassak, MITACS Globalink Undergraduate Researcher (2018)
  • Alfrancis Guerrero, CLUE Undergraduate Research Assistant (2018)
  • Dima Doulov, NSERC USRA (2017)
  • Eric Aylward (2017)
  • Travis Swan, I-CUREUS Research Assistant (2016-2017)
  • Alex Eady, NSERC USRA (2013, 2014)
  • Taryn Laurendeau, I-CUREUS Research Assistant (2013-2014)
  • Matthew Beddome (2013)
  • Marton Kilian, I-CUREUS Research Assistant (2013)

Directed Studies

  • Alfrancis Guerrero, Undergraduate Directed Study (2016)
  • Travis Swan, Undergraduate Directed Study (2016)
  • Tegan Scott, Undergraduate Directed Study (2016)
  • Rufino Ansara, Graduate Directed Study (2014)
  • Meagan Leflar, Graduate Directed Study (2013)
  • Kristen Mitchell, Graduate Directed Study (2012-2013)
  • Andrew Richardson, Undergraduate Directed Study (2013)