Roy is a 4th year PhD student in the group. His interests are in augmented user interface and communication experiences, alongside sailing, writing and music. He received a B.Sc and M.Sc in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Aviv-Yaffo College, and also has 8 years of experience working in the Israeli high-tech industry, both in start-ups and enterprise. Prior to the MIT Media Lab he worked in Comverse Innovation Labs, researching and designing mobile user experience.

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Zoran, Amit; Shilkrot, Roy; Goyal, Pragun; Maes, Pattie; Paradiso, Joseph A, "The Wise Chisel: The Rise of the Smart Handheld Tool," Pervasive Computing, IEEE , vol.13, no.3, pp.48,57, July-Sept. 2014   [Link]

Amit Zoran, Roy Shilkrot, Suranga Nanayakkara and Joseph Paradiso. "The Hybrid Artisans: A Case Study in Smart Tools." To appear in the ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (ToCHI). 2014   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Amit Zoran. "Physical Painting With a Digital Airbrush." SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies and Studio, Vancouver BC, August 10, 2014.   [PDF]   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Nick Montfort, Pattie Maes. "nARratives of Augmented Worlds." To appear in the proceedings of the I'ntl Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2014), Munich, September 2014.

Jochen Huber, Jun Rekimoto, Masahiko Inami, Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Meng Ee Wong, Graham Pullin and Suranga Nanayakkara. "Workshop on Assistive Augmentation" Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, to appear.   [PDF]   [Link]