Oliver Schneider is an Assistant Professor, HCI researcher, and haptician at the University of Waterloo (Faculty of Engineering, Department of Management Sciences). His work centres around how to support hapticians, makers of haptics, to design, deploy, and study haptic technology,
and understanding haptic experience design. He completed his PhD in Computer Science under the supervision of Karon MacLean (2016 ,UBC) and holds an MSc (2012, UBC) and BSc Honours (2010, University of Saskatchewan). From 2017-2018, Oliver was a Postdoctoral Scholar with Patrick Baudisch at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany. Oliver has also collaborated with Disney Research on novel haptic interactions as an intern and then consultant. Oliver’s work has been published in venues including ACM CHI and UIST; IEEE Haptics Symposium, EuroHaptics, and World Haptics; and the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS).
3 June 2020 | 38 mins 34 secs
ai, game design, ux
Oliver Schneider is an Assistant Professor, HCI researcher, and haptician at the University of Waterloo. Discussion topics include juicy design, measuring the haptic user experience, standardization, tools, virtual humans, and the impact of the pandemic and tactile internet technology on the future of work.