University of Nottingham
Boriana Koleva is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer. Her research area is the field of Human Computer Interaction with a particular emphasis on material and mixed reality interfaces for cultural experiences. She was PI of the Horizon Digital Economy Hub project which led to the development of Aestheticodes, published in an ACM CHI 2013 paper. She was also previously principle investigator for a UK EPSRC funded project on the use of mobile devices for extended and coherent user experiences, for the EU FP6 Project INSCAPE on storytelling where she led the development of an AR authoring tool for museum exhibits and the EU FP7 Project CHESS, which explored mobile and augmented reality technologies to enhance museum visits. She is currently a principal investigator for the EU FP7 Project MAGELLAN developing authoring tools for location based experiences and the EPSRC IoT Research in the Wild project “Living With Interactive Decorative Patterns” which is deploying and studying the use of Aestheticodes in home and service settings. Her research has led to the publication of over 50 papers in conferences and journals, including ACM CHI, ACM DIS, ECSCW, UbiComp, Presence and ACM Transactions on CHI.