Ansh Verma

Ansh Verma

Ansh Verma is a Master's Student in School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University since Fall 2013. He completed his undergraduate (B.Tech Mechanical) degree from SRM University, India. During his undergraduate studies he was the design engineer for his university's FSAE Team. He subsequently spent his 7th Semester (Fall 2011) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA in the school of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. He completed his final year thesis work from MIT Media Labs, working with "Opera Of the Future" group. In 2012, he worked part-time with a national level news channel in India - NDTV, as a journalist providing assistance in making documentaries and in parallel cleared his Indian Air-force selection examination (SSB). His present research at C-Desgin Labs, focuses on Human Computer Interaction techniques like tangible media, input devices, micro-controller based intelligent systems, flexible circuits and wearable computing.

HandiMate: Exploring a Modular Robotics kit for Animating Crafted Toys

Sang Ho Yoon , Ansh Verma , Kylie Peppler, Karthik Ramani
In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Interaction Design & Children (IDC'15), Tufts University, USA, 2015

HandiMate in the latest cover of ACM Interactions Magazine. (pg. 10)

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HandiMate – Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick.

Press coverage of HandiMate by Gerry Dick for Inside Indiana Business.… Continue reading...

Indiana-Made Robot Toy Merges Creativity, Technology

Move over, LEGO Mindstorm and K’NEX. There’s a new robot toy in town, and it was created right here in Indiana. The HandiMate robot toolkit… Continue reading...

What can you make with cardboard and tape? A robot

There’s a new DIY robotics toolkit in town, and you don’t need to know anything about electronics or programming to use it. HandiMate, developed by… Continue reading...

HandiMate: Create and Animate using everyday objects

Jasjeet Singh Seehra, Ansh Verma, Kylie Peppler, Karhik Ramani
Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interactions, Stanford University, January 15-19, 2015

SOFTii: Soft Tangible Interface for Continuous Control of Virtual Objects with Pressure-based Input

Vinh Nguyen, Pramod Kumar, Sang Ho Yoon, Ansh Verma, Karthik Ramani
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, Jan 15-19, Stanford University, USA. pp 539-544, 2015

BendID: Flexible Interface for Localized Deformation Recognition

Vinh Nguyen, Sang Ho Yoon, Ansh Verma, Karthik Ramani
Proceedings of the ACM international Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Sep 13-17, Seattle, USA. pp 553-557, 2014

ChiroBot: Modular-Robotic Manipulation via Spatial Hand Gestures.

Jasjeet Singh Seehra, Ansh Verma and Karthik Ramani
Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Interaction design and children (IDC '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 209-212.

Chiron: Interpreting signals from Capacitive Patterns and Inertial Sensors for intuitive Shape Modeling.

Ansh Verma, Gabriel Culberston and Karthik Ramani
In Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 1831-1836). ACM.