Judith Amores Fernandez

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 27 peer-reviewed research papers, two 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).

She is interested in how to create subtl… 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 27 peer-reviewed research papers, two 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).

She is interested in how to create subtle, sometimes unnoticeable technology that augments our memory and improve our well-being. Her research focuses on designing, implementing and studying user interfaces that can be both used during the day and night to reduce stress and anxiety while improving sleep quality and cognitive performance.

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

And for research papers: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=OMo39G8AAAAJ&hl=en