Judith Amores Fernandez

Open Ocean, Fluid Interfaces
  • Research Assistant

Judith is a PhD student and research assistant in the Fluid Interfaces group, MIT Media Lab. She graduated from MIT with a master's in Media Arts and Sciences and helped run VR/ARatMIT as a co-president. She holds a multimedia engineering degree from LaSalle University, Barcelona, Spain and has a computer science background and design focused on UX, UI and filming. She previously interned as a Human Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher at Microsoft Research and at R&D at URL Barcelona developing Augmented and Virtual Reality experiences and at the Google Creative Lab as a Creative Technologist. Her grants, awards, and publications include over 19 scientific papers, three patents, a 2016 Facebook Graduate Fellowship, 2015 LEGO Foundation sponsored research, and she was a 2016 Finalist in the Innovation by Design Awards.  She also received the 2017 Scent Innovator Award by the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) and IFF (International Flavors and Fragrances).

Her work seeks to push the boundaries of design an… View full description

Judith is a PhD student and research assistant in the Fluid Interfaces group, MIT Media Lab. She graduated from MIT with a master's in Media Arts and Sciences and helped run VR/ARatMIT as a co-president. She holds a multimedia engineering degree from LaSalle University, Barcelona, Spain and has a computer science background and design focused on UX, UI and filming. She previously interned as a Human Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher at Microsoft Research and at R&D at URL Barcelona developing Augmented and Virtual Reality experiences and at the Google Creative Lab as a Creative Technologist. Her grants, awards, and publications include over 19 scientific papers, three patents, a 2016 Facebook Graduate Fellowship, 2015 LEGO Foundation sponsored research, and she was a 2016 Finalist in the Innovation by Design Awards.  She also received the 2017 Scent Innovator Award by the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) and IFF (International Flavors and Fragrances).

Her work seeks to push the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative solutions with the power to augment human capabilities. She is interested in creating technology that enhances the power of the mind and shapes human perception using different sensory modalities.

For more information, please visit: http://www.judithamores.com