Jury Member

 
Yasaman Sheri

Leading special projects on Augmented Intelligence at SPACE10, Educator at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID)

Copenhagen, Denmark

Yasaman Sheri is Design Director working with emerging technologies to explore possible and becoming futures. Her research focuses on interactions of humans, living things and machines, investigating synthetic sensing, perception systems and augmentation of body, objects and ecologies. Sheri lead the first consumer level Augmented Reality head mounted display, Microsoft Hololens Operating System called Windows Holographic, as well as autonomous vehicle human-machine interfaces at Google (X) and works with a variety of organizations, companies and institutions to direct and facilitate her expertise in mixed reality and spatial computing, gesture and voice interfaces, perception and sensing. She is also an educator at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID). 

Sheri advocates for a more holistic thinking in design around biology expanding the anthropocentric approach in design to encompass larger living systems. most recently she was design resident in the leading biotech company Ginkgo Bioworks exploring biological sensors and is currently leading special projects on Augmented Intelligence at SPACE10 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

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