Roel Vertegaal

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Roel Vertegaal
Born (1968-07-13) July 13, 1968 (age 49)
Hazerswoude-Rijndijk, Netherlands
Residence Canada
Nationality Dutch
Alma mater Utrecht School of the Arts
Utrecht University
Bradford University
Twente University
Known for Attentive User Interface
Organic User Interface
Eye Contact Sensor
Flexible Computer
Paper Computer
Scientific career
Fields Computer Science and Design
Institutions Utrecht School of the Arts
Twente University
Queen's University
Xuuk, Inc.

Roeland "Roel" Vertegaal (born July 13, 1968)[citation needed] is a Dutch-Canadian interaction designer, scientist, musician and entrepreneur working in the area of Human-Computer Interaction. He is the director of the Human Media Lab and Professor at Queen's University's School of Computing.[1][2][3] He is best known for his pioneering work on flexible and paper computers,[4] with systems such as PaperWindows (2004),[5] PaperPhone (2010)[6] and PaperTab (2012).[7]


  1. ^ "Welcome to the tech retreat with no access to tech". 26 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "A futuristic playground – The Journal". 
  3. ^ Claudia Roda (3 February 2011). Human Attention in Digital Environments. Cambridge University Press. pp. 171–. ISBN 978-1-139-49656-8. 
  4. ^ "Bendable phones 'right around the corner,' says Samsung exec". 
  5. ^ Holman, D., Vertegaal, R. and Troje, N. (2005). PaperWindows: Interaction Techniques for Digital Paper. In Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM Press, 591–599.
  6. ^ Lahey, B., Girouard, A., Burleson, W. and R. Vertegaal. (2011). PaperPhone: Understanding the Use of Bend Gestures in Mobile Devices with Flexible Electronic Paper Displays. In Proceedings of ACM CHI’11 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM Press, 1303–1312.
  7. ^ Warner, B. (2013). PaperTab a Fold-Up, Roll-Up Tablet Computer. Bloomberg Businessweek, May 2013.

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