Carolina Brum

Special guest

Dr. Carolina Brum is a researcher and an engineer devoted to sensing and algorithms for human-computer interaction (HCI) and human motion analysis. She runs a consulting company based in Montreal, Canada. Carolina crafts user experiments and algorithms to foster effective interaction with emerging technologies. She has worked on projects involving music, dance, baseball, and helped create in-air gesture control for phones as a part of Google's Project Soli. Her research interests include sensing, algorithms, human motion and gesture analysis, statistical signal processing, interactive objects and environments, and human interaction experiments. Carolina received a Ph.D. from McGill University, where she created a framework for predictive filtering of sensor data. She has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a S.M. in Mechanical Engineering. She collaborates with the Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory in Canada, the Computer Music Group in Brazil, and the Responsive Environments Group/MIT Media Lab in the US. In and out of her lab, Carolina is always chasing movement.

Carolina Brum has been a guest on 1 episode.