Xiao Xiao Research Affiliate
Xiao Xiao (萧潇) is a Chinese-Born, American technologist, interaction designer and artist currently a PhD student in the Tangible Media Group of the MIT Media Lab. A life long pianist, she applies insights from the art of piano playing to human-computer interaction, designing interactions and experiences that elegantly bridge the digital and the physical.
Her research has been presented at various conferences (TEI, CHI, SIGGRAPH, ITS, ACE) as well as featured on television programs (CNN, PBS, NHK, Jeopardy) around the world. She has presented and performed on her project MirrorFugue at TEDxBoston, Aspen Ideas Festival, and BIF.
Xiao received a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering with a minor in architecture, and a master’s in media arts and sciences, both from MIT.
For more information, please visit her personal website:
- Andantino: Teaching Children Piano with Projected Animated Characters IDC 2016
- Inspect, Embody, Invent: A Design Framework for Music Learning and Beyond CHI 2016
- Andante: Walking Figures on the Piano Keyboard to Visualize Musical Motion NIME 2014
- MirrorFugue III: Conjuring the Recorded Pianist NIME 2013
- MirrorFugue2: Embodied Representation of Recorded Piano Performances
- PingPong++: Community Customization in Games and Entertainment ACE 2011
- Duet for Solo Piano: MirrorFugue for Single User Playing with Recorded Performances CHI 2011
- MirrorFugue: Communicating Hand Gesture in Remote Piano Collaboration TEI 2011
- Tangible Interfaces for Art Restoration
- Wetpaint: Scraping Through Multi-Layered Images CHI '09 2009
- Burn Your Memory Away: One-time Use Video Capture and Storage Device to Encourage Memory Appreciation CHI 2009
- Stress OutSourced: A Haptic Social Network via Crowdsourcing CHI 2009 2009