Nitin Sawhany


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Research Assistant

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA1997

    Nitin Sawhany is a research assistant in the Speech Interface Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, where he is pursuing graduate work in the Media Arts and Sciences pro­gram. He completed his Masters of Science in Information Design and Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. He worked on hypermedia and mobile computing projects at the Graphics,Visualization and U.s.a.bility Center at Georgia Tech and the Fuji-Xerox Research Laboratory in Palo-Alto. Nitin recently presented a paper along with David Balcom, HyperCafe: Narrative and Aesthetic Properties of Hypervideo, which received the first Doug Engelbart best paper award at Hypertext’96. Nitin has also presented his work at conferences such as CHI’96 in Vancouver, Canada, Multimedia’96 in Boston and CHI’97 in Atlanta. He has participated in installations shown at the Nexus Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta, Milia’97 in Cannes, France and CyberFest’97 in Montreal, Canada. His current research interests include wearable audio comput­ing, adaptive systems, spatial and temporal media aesthet­ics, and audio-based information environments.


Last Known Location:


  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America


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