Miguel Bruns

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  • 173 Citaties
20052019

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“I investigate how to design for the expressive and aesthetic qualities of interactive products and particularly how shape change and haptic feed-forward affect our behavior in a subtle way.”

Research profile

Miguel Bruns Alonso is Assistant Professor in the Future Everyday cluster of the Department of Industrial Design and also the program director for the TU/e Innovation Space, a community for interdisciplinary hands-on education that bridges engineering design and entrepreneurship. Bruns Alonso investigates the aesthetics and emotional expressivity of interactive products with programmable material qualities (a concept he names interactive materiality) with a focus on haptic and shape-changing interfaces. He co-developed various prototypes of interactive products that respond to behavioral expressions with haptic feedback and shape change. He teaches courses relating to creativity and the basics of designing form and aesthetics of interaction at the bachelor’s degree level and courses relating to dynamic and interactive form/materiality and how this affects perception and behavior at the master’s degree level.

Bruns Alonso was part of GHOST (Generic Highly Organic Shape-changing inTerfaces), a successful Future Emerging Technologies project funded by EU-FP7. The project’s research contributions and resulting network support the definition of new directions for interaction design research on ‘smart’ materials and actuators.

Academic background

Miguel Bruns Alonso focused on affective tangible interaction in his industrial design engineering studies and obtained his MSc and PhD from TU Delft. His PhD research was the project “Relax! Inherent feedback during product interaction to reduce stress” in which he explored how interactive products can respond to behavioral expressions of affect through haptic feedback.

He worked on a Fulbright Grant as visiting researcher at the Center for Design Research of Stanford University, USA, and also worked as visiting researcher at the Design Research and Ubiquitous Computing Groups of Aarhus University, Denmark. At Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), he held the positions of Director of Education for the bachelor’s degree program and Deputy Director of the master’s degree program of the Department of Industrial Design. 

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Grand challenges in shape-changing interface research

Alexander, J., Roudaut, A., Steimle, J., Hornbæk, K., Bruns, M., Follmer, S. & Merritt, T., 20 apr 2018, 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 14 blz. 299

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  • 30 Citaten (Scopus)
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    Ripple thermostat: Affecting the emotional experience through interactive force feedback and shape change

    van Oosterhout, A., Alonso, M. B. & Jumisko-Pyykkö, S., 20 apr 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Engage with CHI. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, Vol. 2018-April. 12 blz. 655

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  • 7 Citaten (Scopus)
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    The design space of shape-changing interfaces: a repertory grid study

    Kwak, M., Hornbæk, K., Markopoulos, P. & Bruns, M., 2014, DIS '14 Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, June 21–25, 2014, Vancouver, Canada. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, blz. 181-190

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  • 26 Citaten (Scopus)
    156 Downloads (Pure)

    How to design for transformation of behavior through interactive materiality

    Stienstra, J. T., Bruns, M., Wensveen, S. A. G. & Kuenen, C. D., 2012, Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI 2012), October 14-17, Copenhagen, Denmark. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, blz. 21-30

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    24 Citaten (Scopus)
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    Measuring and adapting behavior during product interaction to influence affect

    Bruns, M., Hummels, C. C. M., Keyson, D. V. & Hekkert, P. P. M., 2013, In : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 17, 1, blz. 81-91 11 blz.

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  • 9 Citaten (Scopus)
    90 Downloads (Pure)

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    2-Mind

    Auteur: Sieben, T., 2016

    Begeleider: Bruns, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Feijs, L. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Bachelor

    Aesthetics of haptics

    Auteur: Dassen, W., 31 aug 2017

    Begeleider: Bruns, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

    Candle: desigining for an increased feeling of safety and comfort at home

    Auteur: Beljaars, K., 31 aug 2014

    Begeleider: Bruns, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1), van Essen, H. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Luijben, S. (Externe persoon) (Externe coach)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

    Connected cycling

    Auteur: Wolfs, B., 31 jan 2014

    Begeleider: Bruns, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Funk, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

    Creative cook

    Auteur: van Kasteren, R., 31 aug 2014

    Begeleider: Bruns, M. (Afstudeerdocent 1)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master