Sarah Sterman

My research focuses on the intersection between programming, telling stories, and making things. I work with Eric Paulos in the Hybrid Ecologies Lab at UC Berkeley.

PhD student in Computer Science
UC Berkeley, 2016-present
MS in Computer Science
Stanford University, 2016
BS in Engineering, Product Design
Stanford University, 2014

Publications

Recent Projects

HairIO

HäirIÖ

human hair as interactive material: Instructable

scrabble board

Hardwood Scrabble Board

a CNC project and Instructable

Mewsician

Mewsician

a connected practice companion for young musicians

Air Particle Sensor

MyPart

open source air particle sensor

Projects

Emoshkas

Emoshkas

Emotional Stacking Dolls -- a tool for children to learn about emotions

Code Witch

The Code Witch

a children's fantasy novel about programming

pendant

Metalworking

various personal projects

mulberry stories

Mulberry Stories

studying collaborative multipath stories

duck

Duck robot

ME112 biomimetic motion project

bearhug

BearHug

Two-party video chat with controllable animated bears (CS247 design project)

water

100L Water Project

designing a solar powered pump to bring water security to rural households in India

bike_gear

Stanford StorySlam

winning story in collaborative fiction contest

AT

Thru-hiking the AT

blog and pictures: 2,189 miles from GA to ME

phoenix art project

Phoenix

Electronic art project