Main Research Projects

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

Carlos Tejada, Raf Ramakers, Sebastian Boring, Daniel Ashbrook
To appear in proceedings CHI2020 (more info soon)

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

Mannu Lambrichts, Jose Maria Tijerina, Raf Ramakers
To appear in proceedings TEI 2020 (more info soon)

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.

Workshop Papers

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