Gijs Huisman

Researcher at the Human Media Interaction Group of the University of Twente, working on Social Touch Techology.

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Papers at BHCI’18

  In a few weeks time we’ll be presenting some very nice student work at the British HCI conference in Belfast, UK. Our full paper, Virtual Nature Environments Based on Fractal Geometry for Optimizing Restorative Effects, describes work conducted by Marc van Almkerk on the use of fractals for creating restorative virtual nature environments. In the Work […]

CHI 2018 Workshop CfP: Reshaping Touch Communication

  Come join us at CHI 2018 during our workshop, initiated by UCL’s InTouch project, Reshaping Touch Communication: An Interdisciplinary Research Agenda. The call-for-papers can be found below.

January 4, 2018

A recap of 2017

It has been a while since I last posted something here. Not due to a lack of things to report, but rather, the opposite. Here is a quick recap of what my 2017 looked like: As the last post before this one shows, I obtained my PhD! My thesis can be found here and there […]

May 26, 2016

Tasty Bits & Bytes at The Future of High Tech event

Though technically not a startup (yet, anyway), we were invited to show our Tasty Bits and Bytes project at the Future of High Tech event in Enschede. The event was part of the Startup Fest Europe, which is an effort to stimulate the growth of startups within Europe. The main event featured headline grabbing speakers such as […]

April 5, 2016

New page: public speaking

I have decided to add a new page to this website. The page carries the title “Public speaking” and contains information about talks, interviews or workshops I will give or have given.

June 25, 2012


Welcome to my personal website! Here I’ll be posting about my PhD work, and other stuff that I’m interested in.