Eldy Lázaro is a Peruvian designer with an MFA in design from University of California Davis and a B. Arch. from San Pedro University in Peru. Prior to joining CU Boulder, she was a resident at Autodesk Technology Center in San Francisco where she researched the use of mycelium bio-composites for applications in product design and wearable technology using digital fabrication techniques. She is currently a doctoral student at the ATLAS Institute in CU Boulder working across the Unstable Design Lab and Living Matter Lab. Eldy’s research interests include biodesign, Human-Computer Interaction and physical computing. She’s currently researching the use of compostable conductive materials for creating tangible interfaces and wearable technologies while addressing challenges in sustainability.
Eldy S. Lazaro Vasquez, Netta Ofer, Shanel Wu, Mary Etta West, Mirela Alistar and Laura Devendorf. 2022. Exploring Biofoam as a Material for Tangible Interaction. In Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’22), Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1525-1529. https://doi.org/10.1145/3532106.3533494 (June 13-17, 2022—Virtual Event, Australia).