Yasaman Sheri

Visiting Faculty
Country: Iran/Canada

Yasaman Sheri is a Creative Director, Designer and Researcher who works with new technologies to explore possible and becoming futures. Her research focuses on interaction of humans, living things and machines, exploring synthetic sensing, perception systems and augmentation of body, objects and ecologies.

Yasaman is an educator and has 10 years of experience in industry. She has led Core Interaction Design for the first consumer level Augmented Reality Operating System Head-Mounted Display: Microsoft Hololens Windows Holographic from incubation to product ship, worked with NASA Ames Research Center, Toyota, Yeast Lab and Google (X) and Mozilla XR Studio. Most Recently Yasaman was Creative Resident at the world’s leading synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks where she was situated in a hybrid Science LAB | Design STUDIO space exploring biosensors. She has won numerous design awards, speaks publicly at TED, European Commission, United Nations and is frequently a guest critic at Art Center College, RISD, Columbia University, Cooper Union, Stanford and University of Washington.

Yasaman is currently working with various companies and organizations as design director and facilitator, bringing her expertise in AR/VR/MR, Gesture and Voice Interfaces, Perception, Sensing and emerging areas of design interactions such as biology, food and smell interfaces.