Main Research Projects

Designing Instructions using Self-Determination Theory to Improve Motivation and Engagement for Learning Craft

Hitesh Dhiman, Gustavo Rovelo Ruiz, Danny Leen, Raf Ramakers, Carsten Rocker
In proceedings ACM CHI 2024

History in Motion: Interactive 3D Animated Visualizations for Understanding and Exploring the Modeling History of 3D CAD Designs

Tom Veuskens, Raf Ramakers, Danny Leen, Kris Luyten
In proceedings ACM SCF 2023

CircuitGlue: A Software Configurable Converter for Interconnecting Multiple Heterogeneous Electronic Components

Mannu Lambrichts, Raf Ramakers, Steve Hodges, James Devine, Lorraine Underwood, Joe Finney
In proceedings ACM IMWUT 2023

Measurement Patterns: User-Oriented Strategies for Dealing with Measurements and Dimensions in Making Processes

Raf Ramakers, Danny Leen, Jeeeun Kim, Kris Luyten, Steven Houben, Tom Veuskens
In proceedings CHI2023

AirLogic: Embedding Pneumatic Computation and I/O in 3D Models to Fabricate Electronics-Free Interactive Objects

Valkyrie Savage, Carlos Tejada, Mengyu Zhong, Raf Ramakers, Daniel Ashbrook, Hyunyoung Kim
In proceedings UIST2022

A Survey and Taxonomy of Electronics Toolkits for Interactive and Ubiquitous Device Prototyping

Mannu Lambrichts, Raf Ramakers, Steve Hodges, Sven Coppers, James Devine
In proceedings IMWUT/UbiComp 2021

CODA: A Design Assistant to Facilitate Specifying Constraints and Parametric Behavior in CAD Models

Tom Veuskens, Florian Heller, Raf Ramakers
In proceedings of ACM Graphics Interfaces (GI) 2021

LamiFold: Fabricating Objects with Integrated Mechanisms Using a Laser cutter Lamination Workflow

Danny Leen, Nadya Peek, Raf Ramakers
In proceedings UIST 2020

Rataplan: Resilient Automation of User Interface Actions with Multi-modal Proxies

Tom Veuskens, Kris Luyten, Raf Ramakers
In proceedings IMWUT/UbiComp 2020

AirTouch: 3D-printed Touch-Sensitive Objects Using Pneumatic Sensing

Carlos Tejada, Raf Ramakers, Sebastian Boring, Daniel Ashbrook
In proceedings CHI2020

SoftMod: A Soft Modular Plug-and-Play Kit for Prototyping Electronic Systems

Mannu Lambrichts, Jose Maria Tijerina, Raf Ramakers
In proceedings of TEI 2020

StackMold: Rapid Prototyping of Functional Multi-Material Objects with Selective Levels of Surface Details

Tom Valkeneers, Danny Leen, Daniel Ashbrook, Raf Ramakers
In Proceedings of UIST'19

Danny Leen, Tom Veuskens, Kris Luyten, Raf Ramakers
In Proceedings of CHI'19

Steven Nagels*, Raf Ramakers*, Kris Luyten, Wim Deferme
In Proceedings of CHI'18

Danny Leen*, Raf Ramakers*, Kris Luyten
In Proceedings of UIST '17

Raf Ramakers, Fraser Anderson, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice
In Proceedings of CHI '16 (Best Paper Honorable Mention Award)

Raf Ramakers, Kashyap Todi, Kris Luyten
In Proceedings of CHI '15, Demo at CHI '15, Demo + Talk + Poster at SIGGRAPH '15

Raf Ramakers, Johannes Schöning, Kris Luyten
In Proceedings of CHI '14. ( + videoshowcase)

Kickables: Tangibles for Feet

Dominik Schmidt, Raf Ramakers, Esben Pedersen, Johannes Jasper, Sven Köhler, Aileen Pohl, Hannes Rantzsch, Andreas Rau, Patrick Schmidt, Christoph Sterz, Yanina Yurchenko, Patrick Baudisch
In Proceedings of CHI '14.

Raf Ramakers, Davy Vanacken, Kris Luyten, Karin Coninx and Johannes Schöning
In Proceedings of UIST '12.

Other (Workshop Papers, Posters)

DIY Fabrication of High Performance Multi-Layered Flexible PCBs

Mannu Lambrichts, Jose Maria Tijerina, Tom De Weyer,Raf Ramakers
Poster TEI'2020.

Mixed-Initiative Visual Programming Paradigms for Authoring Sensor-Based Systems

Raf Ramakers, Kris Luyten
Workshop on Mixed-Initiative Creative Interfaces, CHI '17.

An End-User Development Approach for Designing and Fabricating Interactive Paper

Raf Ramakers, Kashyap Todi, Kris Luyten
Workshop on End User Development in the Internet of Things Era, CHI '15.

Learning from 3D puzzles to inform future interactions with deformable mobile interfaces

Raf Ramakers, Kris Luyten, Johannes Schöning
Workshop on Displays Take New Shape: An Agenda for Interactive Surfaces, CHI '13.


End-User Control over Physical User-Interfaces: From Digital Fabrication to Real-Time Adaptability

PhD Dissertation, December 2016

Enriching Touch

Master Thesis, January 2012

Magic Lenses for Visualising Multimedia Data

Bachelor Thesis, June 2010 Image 1 | Image 2 | Image 3