Marianne Graves, University of Aarhus
Marianne is interested in the meeting between software, people and the physical world and she think that there is a great potential in designing for new kind of software-enabled experiences, considering all these aspects. She pursues her interest as an associate research professor at University of Aarhus, Computer Science Department. Her background is in computer science and human-computer interaction and she works in close collaboration with a mix of industrial designers, computer scientists and engineers and other people who can contribute towards developing innovative interactive spaces. With her colleagues she has designed and developed things like an interactive table, an interactive sack chair and a gesture-based remote control. In addition, she does independent consulting advising companies on innovation, user experience, user-centred design and interaction design.