Elodie Bouzbib is currently a Postdoctorate researcher at UpnaLab – Interactive Future Devices. Her field of research is around Ubiquitous Haptic Interfaces for eXtended Realities, either using passive, active or pseudo-techniques.
She previously received her PhD in Human-Computer Interaction, Haptics, Virtual Reality and Robotics at Sorbonne Université (Paris, France), and did a first post-doctorate fellowship at Inria Rennes (France) and Skoltech Moscow (Russia).
She received the Award for Best Pluridisplinary PhD Thesis from AFIHM – the French Speaking Association of Human-Computer Interaction, in 2022. She mostly designs robotised interfaces to enhance haptics in eXtended Reality. She originally has a Master’s Degree of Engineering from l’Ecole des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux.
She also spent three years developing and designing wearable prototypes using EAPs (electro-active polymers) as a Systems Integration Team Lead at StretchSense Limited (Auckland, New Zealand).