Michael Wessely

Assistant Professor at the CoCHI Group
Aarhus University

email: michael.wessely@cs.au.dk
office: Room 5342-119, Åbogade 34, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark


We have several positions open for PhD candidates and bachelor's/master's projects.



Research

[12] Yoonji Kim, Junyi Zhu, Mihir Trivedi, Dishita G. Turakhia, Ngai Hang Wu, Donghyeon Ko, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller.
SensorViz: Visualizing Sensor Data Across Different Stages of Prototyping Interactive Objects.
In Proceedings of DIS 2022
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[11] Jiani Zeng, Honghao Deng, Yunyi Zhu, Michael Wessely, Axel Kilian, Stefanie Mueller.
LenticleObject: 3D Printed Objects with Lenticular Lens Surfaces that Can Change their Appearance Depending on the Viewpoint.
In Proceedings of UIST 2021
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[10] Michael Wessely,Yuhua Jin, Cattalyya Nuengsigkapian, Aleksei Kashapov, Isabel Qamar, Dzmitry Tsetserukou, Stefanie Mueller.
ChromoUpdate: Locally Updating Photochromic Multi-Color Textures for Fast Design Iterations.
In Proceedings of CHI 2021
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[9] Junyi Zhu, Yunyi Zhu, Jiaming Cui, Leon Cheng, Jackson C Snowden, Mark Chounlakone, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller.
MorphSensor: An Electronic Design Tool for Reforming Sensor Modules.
In Proceedings of UIST 2020
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[8] Michael Wessely, Ticha Sethapakdi, Carlos Castillo, Jackson C Snowden, Ollie Hanton, Isabel Qamar, Mike Fraser, Anne Roudaut, Stefanie Mueller.
Sprayable User Interfaces: Prototyping Large-Scale Interactive Surfaces with Sensors and Displays.
In Proceedings of CHI 2020
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[7] Ollie Hanton, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller, Mike Fraser, Anne Roudaut.
ProtoSpray: Combining 3D Printing and Spraying to Create Objects with Interactive Displays.
In Proceedings of CHI 2020, Best Paper Honorable Mention
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[6] Yuhua Jin*, Isabel Qamar*, Michael Wessely*, Aradhana Adhikari, Katarina Bulovic, Parinya Punpongsanon, Stefanie Mueller. [* shared first authors]
Photo-Chromeleon: Re-Programmable Multi-Color Textures Using Photochromic Dyes
In Proceedings of UIST 2019, Best Paper Award
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[5] Michael Wessely, Theophanis Tsandilas, and Wendy E. Mackay
Shape-Aware Material: Interactive Fabrication with ShapeMe
In Proceedings of UIST 2018
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[4] Michal Piovarči, Michael Wessely, Michał Jagielski, Marc Alexa, Wojciech Matusik, Piotr Didyk
Design and analysis of directional front projection screens
Computers & Graphics, Volume 74, 2018,12 pages
[PDF] [Video]
[3] Michal Piovarči, Michael Wessely, Michał Jagielski, Marc Alexa, Wojciech Matusik, and Piotr Didyk
Directional screens
ACM Symposium on Computational Fabrication (SCF '17), 10 pages
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]
[2] Michael Wessely, Theophanis Tsandilas, and Wendy E. Mackay
Stretchis: Fabricating Highly Stretchable User Interfaces
In Proceedings of UIST '16
[PDF] [ACM] [Video] [Poster]
[1] Simon Olberding, Michael Wessely, and Jürgen Steimle
PrintScreen: fabricating highly customizable thin-film touch-displays
In Proceedings of UIST '14, Best Paper Award
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]


Extended Abstracts, Demos, Workshops, and Magazine Articles

[NP9] Faraz Faruqi, Kenneth Friedman, Leon Cheng, Michael Wessely, Sriram Subramanian, Stefanie Mueller.
SliceHub: Augmenting Shared 3D Model Repositories with Slicing Results for 3D Printing.
CHI 2022, Interactivity
https://arxiv.org/abs/2109.14722
[PDF] [arxiv] [Video]
[NP8] Isabel P. S. Qamar, Sabina W. Chen, Dimitri Tskhovrebadze, Paolo Boni, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller.
ChromoPrint: A Multi-Color 3D Printer Based on a Reprogrammable Photochromic Resin.
CHI 2022, Late Breaking Work
[PDF] [ACM]
[NP7] Junyi Zhu, Yunyi Zhu, Jiaming Cui, Leon Cheng, Jackson C Snowden, Mark Chounlakone, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller
Demonstration of MorphSensor: A 3D Electronic Design Tool for Reforming Sensor Modules
UIST Adjunct '20, 3 pages
[ACM]

[NP6] Ollie Hanton, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller, Mike Fraser, Anne Roudaut
ProtoSpray: Combining 3D Printing and Spraying to Create Objects with Interactive Displays.
CHI EA '20, 4 pages
[ACM]

[NP5] Yuhua Jin, Isabel Qamar, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller
Photo-Chromeleon: Re-Programmable Multi-Color Textures Using Photochromic Dyes
SIGGRAPH '20, 2 pages
[ACM]

[NP4] Yuhua Jin, Isabel Qamar, Michael Wessely, Stefanie Mueller
Introduction to Re-Programmable Color-Changing Materials
CHI EA 2020, 4 pages
[ACM]

[NP3] Michael Wessely, Nadiya Morenko, Jürgen Steimle, Michael Schmitz
Interactive Tangrami: Rapid Prototyping with Modular Paper-folded Electronics
UIST 2018, 2 pages
[PDF] [ACM] [Video]

[NP2] J. Li, M. Wessely, S. Follmer and S. Mueller,
Summer School for Computational Fabrication and Smart Matter
IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 50-53, October-December 2017.
[IEEE]

[NP1] Jürgen Steimle, Simon Olberding, Michael Wessely
Digitale Fabrikation von flexiblen Displays und Touch-Oberflächen
Mensch&Computer Workshopband 2014: 19-20

Awards

2020 Best Paper Honorable Mention, ACM CHI
2019 Best Talk Award, ACM UIST
2019 Best Paper Award, ACM UIST
2015 Land of Ideas Award, Federation of German Industries
2014 Best Paper Award ACM UIST

Invited Talks

2022 Indiana University
2022 Aarhus University
2022 Aalto University
2021 Advanced Imaging Festival '21, South Korea
2021 TU Dresden
2021 Carnegie Mellon University, HCII, Host: Alexandra Ion
2021 Stanford, Host: Prof. Sean Follmer
2021 IST Austria, Host: Prof. Bernd Bickel
2021 Guest Lecture in Architecture and Digital Fabrication, ETH Zurich
2021 Guest Lecture on Functional Fabrics, MIT and AFFOA
2019 Host: Prof. Robert D. Howe, Harvard Biorobotics Lab
2019 MIT-nano Symposium, Color-Changing Materials
2018 Fab14 Paris, Science&Research Panel, Interactive Materials with Printed Electronics
2014 Schloss Dagstuhl, Science Journalism Workshop, PrintScreen

Workshops

2020 ACM CHI Workshop on color-changing materials
2018 Workshop "Rapid Prototying with Interactive Materials", Fab14, Toulouse
2015 "Workshop on Printed Electronics", Saarland Unversity

Teaching

2023 IT Product Design Project (Instructor), Aarhus University
2021 Engineering Interactive Technologies (Co-Instructor), MIT CSAIL
2020 Engineering Interactive Technologies (Co-Instructor), MIT CSAIL
2017 Digital Fabrication (Co-Instructor), Universite Paris-Saclay
2017 Introduction to Computer Graphics (TA), École Polytechnique

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