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Guest Researcher

Clara Boj & Diego Diaz (Spain)

Topic of research: city as interface: media art, games and technology in public spaces



Julian Stadon (Australia)

Prof. Aderitos Fernandes Marcos (Portugal)

graduated in Computer Science Engineering from the Nova University of Lisbon; got a Ph.D. suma cum laude in Engineering (Computer Graphics) from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany; and Habilitation in Technology and Information Systems from the University of Minho. Dr. Marcos is Full Professor at Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Department of Sciences and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal. He is the founder and current Director of the Doctoral Program in Digital Media-Art, a joint offer of Universidade Aberta and University of Algarve. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor at University of Minho, where he was responsible for the creation of Masters Course in Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments; and Masters Course in Technology and Digital Art. He has been the (co)founder of the several series of scientific events, namely, the CoopMedia series (Workshop of Cooperative and Distributed Multimedia Systems); the SIACG series (Ibero-American Symposium on Computer Graphics); and the Artech series (International Conference in Digital Arts) in its seventh edition. He is currently the President of the Artech—the International Association for Computer Arts (www.artech-international.org) with activities in all over the world. His current research interests embrace the areas of computer/digital art, applied computer graphics and creative media for e-learning, digital/computer artifacts in general. Prof. Marcos is co-editor-in-chief of International Journal of Creative Interfaces and Computer Graphics, edited by IGI Global, ISSN: 1947-3117: DOI: 10.4018/ijcicg.20100101.

Luis Carli (Brazil)

Architect from the University of São Paulo and PhD candidate on the same university, have been guest researcher on the Kunst Universitat Interface Culture department and on the MIT Senseable city lab.
Research, design and develop data interactions, the use of dynamic graphical representations of data to support decision making and problem solving.

Akiko Takahashi (Japan)

Akiko Takahashi is a programmer/artist originally from Japan. She stayed at IC as a guest researcher from May 2011 to May 2012. Her reserach  interest is personal knowledge management. During her stay in IC, she  developed Kcanvas, a web service that supports users to manage fragments  of information casually. Her wide interest from programming, interactive  art to product design drove her to exhibit "Dancing Information" at  Happen Space Accenture (Paris, France), "Mobile Garden" at Tokyo  Designers Week (Tokyo, Japan), and "Play with Words" at ZKM (Karlsruhe,  Germany). Currentry she works for Mobile Garden UG (haftungsbeschränkt) and supports organizing Blackforest Accelerator in Lahr, Germany.

Prof. Fushimi (Japan)

Prof. Kamigaki (Japan)

Prof. Ikebou (Japan)

Prof. Bastons (Portugal)

Prof. Hiroyuki Une (Japan)

Hiroyuki Une received the B.E. degree and the M.E. degree from Hiroshima University, Japan in 1993 and 1995, respectively. He was a Research Associate and a Lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering at Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University (former name: Hiroshima Denki Institute of Technology) in 1995-2002 and 2003, respectively. In April 2004, he was promoted to a Lecturer in the Faculty of Information Design (former name: the Faculty of Informatics) at Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University. In March 2011, he received Ph.D degree from Chiba University, Japan. In April 2011, he was promoted to an Associate Professor. From April 2013, he has been an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information Design and Sociology at Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University.  
The topic of research: His research interests include routing algorithm for Internet Protocol which employs machine learning algorithms. He aims to fulfill load balancing, congestion control, and quality of service (QoS) for the communications in the Internet.

Daniel Wessolek (Germany)

Daniel is an artist, designer and researcher. He enjoys tinkering, teaching and technology. Daniel holds masters degrees from Bauhaus University Weimar, Tongji University Shanghai, and a Bachelor from University of the Arts Bremen. He has conducted research at Concordia University Montreal, NTU Singapore, UB Buffalo and the MIT Media Lab. He’s also an official illuminator of the Niagara Falls. Daniel is currently pursuing a PhD in the area of simple displays.

Cristian Villavicencio (Spain/Brasil)

(b.1984, Quito-Ecuador) Lives and works in Bilbao, Spain. Artist and Researcher, is currently carrying out his Ph.D. project titled The materiality of the moving image, at the University of the Basque Country supported by a Ph.D.grant from the Department of Education, Universities and Research, Basque Government. His artwork has been exhibited in museums of the Basque Country like Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea (2014), Guggenheim Bilbao Museum (2013) and Sala Rekalde (2013).

Professor Serdar Pehlivan (Turkey)