Mark Gross
Professor • ATLAS Director • DESIGN, ROBOTICS, TANGIBLE INTERACTION • COMPUTER SCIENCE

ATLAS 235B

Mark D. Gross, director of the ATLAS Institute and professor of computer science, has worked on intelligent computer-aided design, virtual environments and design simulation, modular robotics and computationally enhanced construction kits and craft, tangible interaction design, sketch and diagram recognition, digital fabrication and more.  He is the co-founder of Blank Slate Systems Incorporated and Modular Robotics Incorporated. He holds a PhD in Design Theory & Methods from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  

 

Publications

  • Ryo SuzukiHooman HedayatiClement Zheng, James Bohn, Daniel SzafirEllen Yi-Luen DoMark D Gross, and Daniel Leithinger. 2020. RoomShift: Room-scale Dynamic Haptics for VR with Furniture-moving Swarm Robots. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '20). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 396, 11 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376523  to appear (Honolulu, Hawaii – April 25-30, 2020).
  • Ryo Suzuki, Ryosuke Nakayama, Dan Liu, Yasuaki Kakehi, Mark D. Gross, and Daniel Leithinger. 2020. LiftTiles: Constructive Building Blocks for Prototyping Room-scale Shape-changing Interfaces. In Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI '20). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Pages 143–151. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3374920.3374941 (Sydney, Australia -- Feb. 9-12, 2020) 
  • Ryo Suzuki, Ryosuke Nakayama, Dan Liu, Yasuaki Kakehi, Mark D. Gross, and Daniel Leithinger. 2019. LiftTiles: Modular and Reconfigurable Room-scale Shape Displays through Retractable Inflatable Actuators. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-3.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3332167.3357105 (New Orleans, Louisiana – Oct. 20-23, 2019).
  • Ryo SuzukiClement Zheng, Yasuaki Kakehi, Tom YehEllen Yi-Luen DoMark D. GrossDaniel Leithinger. 2019. ShapeBots: Shape-changing Swarm Robots. In Proceedings of The 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'19).  https://doi.org/10.1145/3332165.3347911 (New Orleans, Louisiana — Oct. 20-23, 2019).
  • Clement ZhengJeeeun KimDaniel Leithinger, Mark D Gross, & Ellen Yi-Luen Do. 2019. Mechamagnets: Designing and Fabricating Haptic and Functional Physical Inputs with Embedded Magnets. In Proceedings of Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI’19), p. 325-334 https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3295622 (Tempe, Arizona, USA — March 17 - 20, 2019).
  • Patrycja Zdziarska, Felix A. Epp, Walther Jensen, Mark D GrossEllen Yi-Luen Do. 2019. Hooze: A Kinetic Fashion Accessory for Touch and Play, In Proceedings of  Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI’19) p. 407-413 https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3300980 (Tempe, Arizona, USA — March 17 - 20, 2019).
  • Ryo Suzuki, Junichi Yamaoka, Daniel Leithinger, Tom Yeh, Mark D. Gross, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Yasuaki Kakehi. 2018. Dynablock: Dynamic 3D Printing for Instant and Reconstructable Shape Formation. In Proceedings of The 31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST'18). DOI: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3242659 (Berlin, Germany — Oct. 14 - 17, 2018).

  • Ryo Suzuki, Koji Yatani, Mark D. Gross, Tom Yeh. 2018. Explorable Design for 3D Printing Textures. In Proceedings of The 26th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics'18). DOI: https://diglib.eg.org/handle/10.2312/pg20181273 (Hong Kong – Oct. 8-11, 2018). 

  • Jeeeun Kim, Clement Zheng, Haruki Takahashi, Mark Gross, Daniel Ashbrook, and Tom Yeh. 2018. Expanding & Supporting Workflows Towards Compositional 3D Printing.  In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Symposium on Computational Fabrication, (SCF, '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 5, 10 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3213512.3213518 (Cambridge, MA, June 17-19, 2018).
  • Hyunjoo Oh, Sherry Hsi, Michael Eisenberg, and Mark D. Gross. 2018. Paper mechatronics: present and future. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 389-395. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3202185.3202761 (Trondheim, Norway – June, 2018).
  • Ryo Suzuki, Jun Kato, Mark D. Gross, Tom Yeh. 2018. Reactile: Programming Swarm User Interfaces through Direct Physical Manipulation. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173773 (April 21-26, 2018, Montreal, Canada).
  • Hyunjoo Oh, Tung D. Ta, Ryo SuzukiMark D. Gross, Yoshihiro Kawahara, and Lining Yao. 2018. PEP (3D Printed Electronic Papercrafts): An Integrated Approach for 3D Sculpting Paper-Based Electronic Devices. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 441, 12 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3174015 (Montreal, Canada, April 21-26, 2018).

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