Leyla Norooz

PhD Student
Human-Computer Interaction



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University of Maryland
2117 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing
College Park, MD 20742

Hey there! I'm a PhD student studying and doing research in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Maryland, College Park's iSchool, Human-Computer Interaction Lab, and Makeability Lab.

My current thesis works consists of developing and exploring the use of a custom wearable e-textile shirt for teaching anatomy and physiology to children using automated sensing and visual feedback. Check it out here!


Check out some of the projects I've been working on.

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View full pdfs of work I've been involved with.

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March 5, 2014
View my first live demo of BodyVis v2.1 on Adafruit's Weekly Live Show & Tell!
Sept 21, 2013
Meet me & BodyVis with the HCIL and Makeability Lab at the first Silver Spring Maker Faire on Sunday, Sept 29, 2013 from Noon - 5! Did I mention it's FREE?!
June 24, 2013
I'll be presenting BodyVis at my first IDC conference. See the BodyVis paper as well as another IDC paper I was involved in.
May 28, 2013
I presented BodyVis at the HCIL Symposium. Watch the talk and see the slides.