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In the HCIL's Makeability Lab at the University of Maryland, we design interactive experiences that cross between bits and atoms—the virtual and the physical—and back again to confront some of the world's greatest challenges: environmental sustainability, health and wellness, and universal accessibility.
In my talk, I’ll begin with an overview of the “Maker ethos” and the rise of Maker/DIY culture. I’ll then discuss how "Making" at the University of Maryland before shifting to how the HCIL (Human-Computer Interaction Lab) has begun introducing Maker tools and projects in research (e.g., [1–4]) and in the classroom including an introduction to our new(ish) HCIL Hackerspace. The talk closes with an overview of my Tangible Interactive Computing classes and how I've attempted to imbue it with a "Maker" and design studio spirit. At end, I hope to prompt discussion about the future of physical computing and making and where university education fits in.
 Hara, K., Le, V. and Froehlich, J. 2013. Combining Crowdsourcing and Google Street View to Identify Street-level Accessibility Problems. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’13) (New York, NY, USA, May 2013).
 Hara, K., Shiri, A., Campbell, M., Cynthia, B., Le, V., Pannella, S., Moore, R., Minckler, K., Ng, R. and Froehlich, J. 2013. Improving Public Transit Accessibility for Blind Riders by Crowdsourcing Bus Stop Landmark Locations with Google Street View. Proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility Technology (2013), 16:1–16:8.
 Mauriello, M., Gubbels, M. and Froehlich, J. 2014. Social Fabric Fitness: The Design and Evaluation of Wearable E-Textile Displays to Support Group Running. SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14) (2014).
 Norooz, L. and Froehlich, J. 2013. Exploring early designs for teaching anatomy and physiology to children using wearable e-textiles. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children - IDC ’13 (New York, New York, USA, Jun. 2013), 577–580.