Stefanie Mueller

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  • Position: Assistant Professor
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Stefanie Mueller is an assistant professor in the MIT EECS department and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. In her research, she develops novel hardware and software systems that advance personal fabrication technologies. Stefanie publishes her work at the most selective HCI venues CHI and UIST and has received a best paper award and two best paper nominees in the past. She is also serving on the CHI and UIST program committees as an associate chair. In addition, Stefanie has been an invited speaker at universities and research labs, such as Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, CMU, Microsoft Research, Disney Research, and Adobe Research.

Stefanie directs the HCI Engineering group at CSAIL and is actively recruiting Postdocs, PhD students, and interns interested in helping to kickstart this new lab. Interested Postdocs can email her directly. For a PhD position please apply through MIT's PhD admission page.



Stefanie Mueller, Sangha Im, Serafima Gurevich, Alexander Teibrich, François Guimbretière, Patrick Baudisch. WirePrint: Fast 3D Printed Previews. In Proceedings of UIST ’14, pp. 273-280.

Stefanie Mueller, Pedro Lopes, Patrick Baudisch. Interactive Construction: Interactive Fabrication of Functional Mechanical Devices. In Proceedings of UIST ’12, pp. 599-606.

Stefanie Mueller, Martin Fritzsche, Jan Kossmann, Maximilian Schneider, Jonathan Striebel, and Patrick Baudisch. Scotty: Relocating Physical Objects Across Distances Using Destructive Scanning, Encryption, and 3D Printing In Proceedings of TEI '15 (Paper).


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