Orlando, FL, USA
Oct. 19, 2009 to Oct. 22, 2009
Pattie Maes , MIT Media Lab, Belgium
Pattie Maes is an associate professor in MIT's Program in Media Arts and Sciences and associate head of the Program in Media Arts and Sciences. She founded and directs the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces research group ‹http://fluid. media.mit.edu/› which develops technologies for seamless integration of the digital world and physical world. Previously, she founded and ran the Software Agents group ‹http://fluid.media.mit.edu/›. Prior to joining the Media Lab, Maes was a visiting professor and a research scientist at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab. She holds bachelor's and PhD degrees in computer science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium. Her areas of expertise are human-computer interaction and intelligent user interfaces. Maes is the editor of three books, and is an editorial board member and reviewer for numerous professional journals and conferences. She has received several awards: /Newsweek/ magazine named her one of the “100 Americans to watch for” in the year 2000; /TIME/ Digital selected her as a member of the Cyber-Elite, the top 50 technological pioneers of the hightech world; the World Economic Forum honored her with the title “Global Leader for Tomorrow”; Ars Electronica awarded her the 1995 World Wide Web category prize; and in 2000 she was recognized with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Massachusetts Interactive Media Council.
Pattie Maes, "SixthSense: Integrating information and the real world", ISMAR, 2009, 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) 2009, pp. xxi, doi:10.1109/ISMAR.2009.5336511