Xin LIU is currently a Master candidate in Fluid Interface Group. As a interaction researcher and engineer, Xin has worked in research institutions including Google ATAP, Microsoft Research NYC and Asia. She is also a media artist, using installation, performance and mixed media as platforms to illustrate her ideas around technology, culture and social ideology. Before joining MIT, she got her bachelor degree from Precision Instrument and Mechanical Engineering Department, Tsinghua University and a M.F.A degree from Rhode Island School of Design.

Shi Lei holds a Bachelor degree in Industrial Design and Master Degree in Art Design both from Zhejiang University, China. His design works and research focus on designing interactions that support children education and entertainment, ambient intelligence and smart forms. As an award winning designer, his works have been published in world-renowned design awards (Reddot, IF), and design magazines (Modern Weekly, Wood Planet Korea, Yanko Design). He also holds 3 China Invention Patent and one publication in ACM UIST(ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology).

Tangible Media Masters Student.