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Cesar Torres

PhD (alum)

Cesar Torres is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington. As a researcher, Cesar specializes in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) synthesizing new media and craft theory into the software and hardware design of creative tangible user interfaces. He has received multiple best paper awards at top venues within HCI and been supported through the NSF and Adobe/GEM Consortium Graduate Fellowships and a Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant. He recently joined the program committee for ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), while previously serving on committees for ACM CHI and ACM TEI. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, and a B.A. in Art Practice and B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.




Cesar Torres, Jessica Chang, Advaita Patel, and Eric Paulos

DIS 2019


Cesar Torres, Molly Jane Nicholas, Sangyeon Lee, and Eric Paulos

TEI 2019


Cesar Torres, Sarah Sterman, Molly Nicholas, Richard Lin, Eric Pai, and Eric Paulos

DIS 2018


Cesar Torres, Jasper O’Leary, Molly Nicholas, and Eric Paulos

CHI 2017

🏆 Best Paper


Cesar Torres, Jasper O'Leary, and Eric Paulos

DIS Companion 2016


Cesar Torres, Wilmot Li, and Eric Paulos

DIS 2016

🎖️ Honorable Mention


Cesar Torres, Tim Campbell, Neil Kumar, and Eric Paulos

UIST 2015


Tim Campbell, Cesar Torres, and Eric Paulos

TEI 2015

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