Jiasheng Li| about me

Small Artifacts Lab (SMART Lab). University of Maryland, College Park.


I am a third year Ph.D. student at SMART Lab, advised by Prof. Huaishu, Peng. My research interests lie in Human-computer interaction(HCI), Accessibility, and Virtual Reality. My research focuses on the design and implementation of accessible interfaces and haptic devices to facilitate immersive experiences for blind users in the digital environment.

Before joining the SMART Lab, I obtained my Master of Science degree in Telecommunication, Electrical Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park and my Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.

I am actively looking for an internship position in the summer of 2024.

(Last updated in October 2023)


Apr 5, 2023 Toucha11y won an Honorable Mention award at CHI 2023!
Jan 17, 2023 Toucha11y has been conditionally accepted to CHI 2023.
Jan 17, 2023 “A Framework for Active Haptic Guidance Using Robotic Haptic Proxies” has been accepted to ICRA 2023.
Nov 1, 2022 Present TangibleGrid at UIST 2022 in Bend, OR! :star2:
Sep 23, 2022 A new project has been submitted to CHI 2023.
Sep 16, 2022 “A Framework for Active Haptic Guidance Using Robotic Haptic Proxies” submitted to ICRA 2023.
Jul 15, 2022 Calico is accepted to IMWUT/Ubicomp 2022! Congrats to Anup and all collaborators! :+1:
Jun 25, 2022 My first first-author paper TangibleGrid has been conditionally accepted to UIST 2022! :fire:

selected publications

  1. Jiasheng Li, Zeyu Yan, Arush Shah, Jonathan Lazar, and Huaishu Peng
    In Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2023
  2. Jiasheng Li, Zeyu Yan, Ebrima Haddy Jarjue, Ashrith Shetty, and Huaishu Peng
    In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, 2022
  3. Anup Sathya, Jiasheng Li, Tauhidur Rahman, Ge Gao, and Huaishu Peng
    Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 2022