Cesar Torres
Assistant Professor

Cesar Torres

Bio

Cesar Torres is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington. As a researcher, Cesar specializes in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) synthesizing new media and craft theory into the software and hardware design of creative tangible user interfaces. He has received multiple best paper awards at top venues within HCI and been supported through the NSF and Adobe/GEM Consortium Graduate Fellowships and a Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant. He recently joined the program committee for ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), while previously serving on committees for ACM CHI and ACM TEI. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and a B.A. in Art Practice and B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

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Projects

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Siloseam
A Morphogenetic Workflow for the Design and Fabrication of Inflatable Silicone Bladders
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Hybrid Microgenetic Analysis
Using Activity Codebooks to Identify and Characterize Creative Process
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Phosphenes
Crafting Resistive Heaters within Thermoreactive Composites
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A Conversation with Actuators
An Exploratory Design Environment for Hybrid Materials
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Guardians of Practice
A Contextual Inquiry of Failure-Mitigation Strategies within Creative Practices
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Hybrid Aesthetics
Design of New Media Practices within Digital Fabrication
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Illumination Aesthetics
Light as a Creative Material within Computational Design
Ellustrate
Aesthetic Electronics
Designing, Sketching, and Fabricating Circuits through Digital Exploration
Proxyprint
ProxyPrint
Supporting Crafting Practice through Physical Computational Proxies
Liveobjects
LiveObjects
Leveraging Theatricality for an Expressive Internet of Things
Hapticprint
HapticPrint
Designing Feel Aesthetics for 3D Printing
Metamorphe
MetaMorphe
Designing Expressive 3D Models for Digital Fabrication
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Fl.UIs
Liquid Mediated Vision-Based Touch Surfaces