Hi! I’m Huy

I’m a 3rd year Ph.D. candidate and research associate in the Interaction Lab at the University of Stuttgart. My research is grounded in the domain of Human-Computer Interaction and uses Machine Learning techniques to improve and extend interaction on mobile devices.

Most recently, I am working on new touch-based interaction techniques driven by capacitive sensing processing with deep learning. Model-based input processing enables new application scenarios such as finger-aware input, grip sensing, and the inference of further input properties to solve the current limitations of touch input. I am also interested in modeling hand ergonomics and touch interaction in general to find new ways for improving interaction with mobile devices.

Prior to my Ph.D. work starting in late 2015, I completed a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Software Engineering at the University of Stuttgart. Moreover, I worked as a software engineering intern at Daimler TSS and as a visiting researcher at the School of Computing and Communications at the Lancaster University. Don’t hesitate to contact me in case of any questions!

Latest Updates

10/2018upcoming
I will present a paper about deep learning for enabling finger-aware interaction on fully touch sensitive smartphones at UIST ’18 in Berlin, Germany.
09/2018upcoming
I will co-organize a tutorial on Machine Learning For Intelligent Mobile User Interfaces using Keras and present a demo at MobileHCI ’18 in Barcelona, Spain.
04/2018
Presented two papers (1, 2) and my PhD work at the Doctoral Consortium at CHI ’18 in Montréal, Canada.
03/2018
Gave a public talk of my Milestone Presentation about Hand-and-Finger-Aware Touch Interaction on Mobile Devices at the University of Stuttgart.
11/2017
Co-organized a tutorial on Machine Learning with Tensorflow for Mobile and Ubiquitous Interaction at MUM ’17.
10/2017
Presented a paper about reducing touchscreen latency using neural networks and IMUs at ISS ’17 in Brighton, England.
09/2017
Co-organized a tutorial on Machine Learning for Intelligent Mobile User Interfaces Using TensorFlow at MobileHCI ’17 in Vienna, Austria, and at Mensch & Computer 2017 at Regensburg, Germany.

Teaching

SS18
Machine Learning for Human-Computer Interaction (Lab Course)
WS17/18
Machine Learning for Intelligent Mobile User Interfaces using TensorFlow (Lab Course)
WS17/18
Media Informatics (Lecture)
SS17
Physical Computing (Lab Course)
WS16/17
Multimodal Interaction for Ubiquitous Computers (Lecture)
SS16
Mobile Multi-Device Interaction (Lab Course)

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