Welcome to the Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory!

Our mission is to build human-centered principles and methods for designing robotic technologies.

Educational and Public Outreach Events

We regularly hold educational workshops and events open to the public.

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Two Papers Accepted to RSS Conference in California!

Allison Sauppé and Chien-Ming Huang will be attending the Robotics: Science and Systems conference (RSS) at the University of California-Berkeley campus. The conference, which takes place July 12-16, will feature research conducted on all aspects of robotic modeling,...

Robotic Telepresence Research in the News

Recently the Boston Globe interviewed lab director Bilge Mutlu and researcher Irene Rae about the future of telepresence robots in everyday life. The author of the article, Leon Neyfakh, attended the Human-Computer Interaction conference in Toronto (CHI) using a...

Presentations CHI 2014

Congratulations to Irene Rae and Allison Sauppé! Irene and Allison are currently in Toronto, Canada for this year’s Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) conference. CHI hosts and publishes research from around the world on human-computer interaction. Learn more...

National Robots Week a success!

Thank you to everyone who attended National Robots Week last Friday! The lab had the pleasure of welcoming over fifty guests throughout the afternoon, who were given an exciting glimpse at the latest robotics research through fun tasks and activities. Kids were given...