Fereshteh Shahmiri

PhD in Computer Science - School of Interactive Computing - Colloge of Computing

Georgia Institute of Technology


Technology Square Research Building, 85 Fifth Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Hi, I’m Fereshteh Shahmiri;

a PhD student in Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology and specializing in Human-Computer Interaction. Prior my PhD, I got my MS in Computation Design from Carnegie Mellon University.  I have work experiences in hardware/software and design companies like Tactual Labs Co., Autodesk (Applied Research Lab) , Bentley Systems (GenerativeComponents Team) and Gensler.

Please feel free to check out my portfolio and contact me if you believe we have overlaps in our research interests. 

email: fereshteh_shahmiri@gatech.edu

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  • Shahmiri, Fereshteh, Dietz, P. H. ,"ShArc: A Geometric Measurement Technique for Mutlti-bend/ Shape Sensing." ​To appear in 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2020. Association for Computing Machinery, 2020.​


  • Shahmiri, Fereshteh, et al. "Serpentine: A Reversibly Deformable Cord Sensor for Human Input." 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, 2019.

  • Arora, Nivedita, Gregory D. Abowd, Mohit Gupta, Diego Osorio, Fereshteh Shahmiri, Thad Eugene Starner, Yi-Cheng Wang et al. "Thin and flexible self-powered vibration transducer employing triboelectric nanogeneration." U.S. Patent Application 16/425,514, filed December 5, 2019.


  • Arora, Nivedita,  Zhang, Steven L., Shahmiri, Fereshteh et al. "SATURN: A thin and flexible self-powered microphone leveraging triboelectric nanogenerator." Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies 2.2 (2018): 60.

  • Shahmiri, Fereshteh,  et al. "Self-powered Highly Stretchable Sensing Interface for Hand Gesture Recognition working on Triboelectric Nanogenerators Principles" U.S. Pending Patent Application  62/721,263


  • Shahmiri, Fereshteh, and Jeremy Ficca. "A model for real-time control of industrial robots." In ISARC. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, vol. 33, p. 1. IAARC Publications, 2016.

  • Shahmiri, Fereshteh, and Russell Gentry. "A Survey of Cable-Suspended Parallel Robots and their Applications in Architecture and Construction." (2016).