Yasaman Sheri is a Design Director and leader in designing interfaces for sensing. Sheri’s research focuses on interaction of humans, machines and living things, exploring sensing beyond vision, machine perception, networked systems and augmentation of body, objects and ecologies. Sheri has led Core Interaction Design for the first consumer level Augmented Reality Operating System Head-Mounted Display: Microsoft Hololens and Hololens 2 Windows Holographic focusing on intuitive gestural interfaces.
She works closely with various companies and organizations including NASA Ames Research Center, Toyota, Ginkgo Bioworks and Google(X) as director and facilitator to explore sensing and perception in autonomous driving, human-robot interaction, synthetic biology and other emerging fields in Design. Sheri is also an educator, teaching as Faculty at Copenhagen Institute for Interaction Design (CIID) and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and is a frequent critic at Columbia GSAPP, Art Center College, Cooper Union, ZHdK, and Stanford University.