Professor  Andrés Lucero Digital Library

Based in Helsinki, Finland
Andrés Lucero


Andrés Lucero is Associate Professor of Interaction Design and research leader of the Embodied Design Group (EDG) at Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. He earned a PDEng (Professional Doctorate in Engineering) in User-System Interaction and a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction, both from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in The Netherlands. His work focuses on the design and evaluation of novel interaction techniques for mobile devices and other interactive surfaces, which has been published in over 100 scientific peer-reviewed publications. His research interests include human-computer interaction, design, and play. Prior to joining Aalto University, he was Senior User Experience (UX) Researcher at Nokia, and Associate Professor of Interaction Design at the University of Southern Denmark. 

Andrés has been a member of the ACM for over 10 years and has been involved in a number of roles, including Subcommittee Chair for the ACM DIS 2018 conference, Doctoral Consortium Chair at ACM ISS 2020 and ACM MobileHCI 2017, Web and Design Chair at ACM ITS 2015 and ACM MobileHCI 2012. He has served on many conference program committees as an Associate Chair to help facilitate the review process, including ACM CHI (2016-2021), ACM MobileHCI (2016-2020), ACM CHI PLAY (2017-2020), and ACM DIS (2016, 2017, 2020). 

Available Lectures

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  • Co-Designed, Collocated & Playful Interactions
    Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets were originally conceived and have traditionally been utilized for individual use. Early research on mobile collocated interactions often encouraged...
  • Creating Delightful User Experiences
    Playfulness is a mindset whereby people approach everyday activities with a frivolous, purposeless, and frisky attitude—as something not serious, with neither a clear goal nor real-world...
  • First-Person HCI Research Methods
    Within the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and interaction design, there has been a growing desire to more deeply understand the use of technology within real, everyday settings. The...
  • Latin American Human-Computer Interaction
    There is a rich and lively Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research community in Latin America. However, due to financial, geographic, language, and publication strategy reasons among others, HCI...

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