Deliciousness Innovation Showcase

This is a multi-sensory, engaging presentation on the immense potential of of food transformation. To Lining, a kitchen is a lab for smart material innovation, and food, is media

Lining Yao

Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Lining Yao recently joined HCII Institute at Carnegie Mellon University as an Assistant Professor. She will be speaking about the projects she worked on during her PhD at Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab. Her research lies at the intersection of material engineering, design and digital fabrication, while considering novel material as interface and media. Together with her collaborators, Lining works on the transformation of food materials created during the action of baking, boiling, microwaving and frying, including the physical changes in shape, color and texture.