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I am drawn to research because it can impact user experience, offer a new perspective or lead to a novel solution. I enjoy conducting research experiments, finding related works, analyzing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data, and writing up the findings to get others excited by whatever was learned. 

First Author

Viva Sarah Press and Hadas Erel. 2022. Designing Non-Verbal Humorous Gestures for a Non-Humanoid Robot. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI EA '22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 434, 1–7.

Second Author

Zuckerman, O., Press, V. S., Barda, E., Megidish, B., & Erel, H. (2022, April). Tangible Collaboration: A Human-Centered Approach for Sharing Control With an Actuated-Interface. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-13).

Contributing Author

Israel: It's Complicated, Publisher Behrman House, 2019 ISBN0874419824, 9780874419825 Length104 pages, Viva Sarah Press, (Contributor), Deborah Bodin Cohen (Contributor), Irit Levin (Contributor)


Press, Viva Sarah. "Nimrod Elmish Interview—Cardboard wheelchair to roll out from Israel." Israel 21c.


Press, Viva Sarah. "The Emperor's New Clothes are Digital", Times of Israel, Feb. 2, 2022

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