Michael Wessely
Full Name
Michael Wessely
Job title
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University
Speaker Bio
Michael Wessely is a tenure-track assistant professor leading the Interactive Matter Lab at Aarhus University. His research focuses on integrating smart materials into digital fabrication technologies enabling personalized physical user interfaces and novel types of textile and on-skin bio sensors. He has published several papers at ACM CHI and ACM UIST, the leading conferences in Human Computer Interaction, received for his work 2 Best Paper Awards and a Best Paper Nomination, and is a program committee member at ACM CHI and ACM UIST.

Michael was a post-doctoral researcher working with Prof. Stefanie Mueller at MIT CSAIL before joining Aarhus University. Michael holds a PhD in Computer Science from Inria and the Université Paris-Saclay advised by Prof. Wendy Mackay, and Prof. Theophanis Tsandilas. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science and Visual Computing from Saarland University advised by Prof. Juergen Steimle.