Clement Zheng is a design technologist. His work investigates computational design, tangible interactions, and making cultures. He is particularly interested in exploring alternative material approaches for designing interactive systems. His research findings are often presented in the form of new tools and approaches for building tangible interactions.
Clement is currently teaching and researching in the Division of Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore. He leads the Interactive Materials Lab and holds a joint appointment with Keio-NUS CUTE Center.
Ceramic Circuits ︎︎︎
Crafting interactive circuits on glazed ceramic objects.
Crafting Interactive Circuits on Glazed Ceramic Ware. CHI 2023. PDF
Shape Haptics ︎︎︎
Fabricating passive force feedback mechanisms with the laser cutter.
Shape Haptics: Planar and Passive Force Feedback Mechanisms for Physical Interfaces. CHI 2022. PDF
Printed Paper Markers ︎︎︎
Intersecting computer vision and paper for making functional tangible interfaces.
Tangible Interfaces with Printed Paper Markers. DIS 2020 (Honorable Mention). PDF
Sensing Kirigami ︎︎︎
Fabricating functional paper inputs with carbon-coated paper and kirigami.
Sensing Kirigami. DIS 2019 (Best Pictorial). PDF