Media Impact


1. Dell Technologies. Tattoos: innovation in ink. Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson. 2022 https://

2. Fox Nation. USA Ink: Tattoos Today & Tomorrow. May 2021.

3. KVIE, Curiosity Project. Highlight: Katia Vega. Jul 2018.


Awards and Honors

  • Athena Award (2021, USA) - Women in Tech Initiative at UC.

  • International Symposium in Wearable Computing (ISWC 21, Virtual) - First place at the ISWC Design Exhibition (Fiber Arts).

  • Augmented Humans Conference (AHs 21, Virtual). Best Demo Paper.

  • ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 20, Netherlands). Best demo paper.

  • International Symposium in Wearable Computing (ISWC 19, London) - First place at the ISWC Design Exhibition (Fiber Arts).

CS PhD applicants to IO Lab

New PhD. Student in Human Computer Interaction, Wearable Technologies,  Biosensors, On-Skin Interfaces, Design


Are you looking for a CS PhD at UC Davis?

We are looking for a new creative lab member to join as PhD student to our lab!
We would like to work with a student that is independent, not afraid to explore unconventional research areas, and work in multidisciplinar environments. 

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