Thursday, February 5, 2015

Announcment: Friday's nexUX meetup: Chang Nam on measuring experience, at 3p

Come to Friday's nexUX Meetup! @ Hunt Library @ 300p
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Come to the nexUX Meetup!

With Chang S Nam of Industrial and Systems Engineering

New brain measurement technologies: an emerging alternative for capturing experience?

New technologies such as EEG, FMRI and fNIR can measure brain activity. How well suited are they to capturing human experience? In this meetup we'll learn about the practicality and utility of these technologies for UX. 

Chang S. Nam has been an Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University since 2011. He is also an associated faculty in the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering as well as Department of Psychology. He conducts basic and applied research in human factors and ergonomics engineering, including brain-computer interfaces and rehabilitation engineering.

As always with our meetups, this is not a "sit back and listen" meeting, but a chance for us to bring together a cross disciplinary group of people to think about how we measure experience, why we measure it, and how we should be doing it.

Mostly though, we'll get to know one another, and have some fun.

If you're coming, please RSVP with the button below. Also, please forward this email to whomever you think meet be interested!

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When

Friday, February 6 (tomorrow), 300pm

Where

nexUX Meetups take place in the James B. Hunt Library on NCSU’s Centennial Campus. Events will be held in the Duke Energy Hall of Hunt Library, with a few exceptions.

James B. Hunt Jr. Library
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606
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How

There is ample parking near the Hunt Library on NCSU’s Centennial Campus.

  1. Visit the Parking Kiosk located as you enter Centennial Campus from the corner Varsity Drive and Avent Ferry Road. At the kiosk you can purchase a day pass for $5.00. This will allow you to park it the C-parking deck located near the Hunt Library on Partners Way. You can access this lot when leaving the parking kiosk by driving down Varsity drive, through Main Campus Drive and taking a right onto Partners Way. The multi-level parking deck will be on your right hand side.
  2. Directly outside the front doors of the Hunt Library (on Partners Way) is an hourly lot. There is a mechanical arm at the entrance to this lot. You can pay by the hour at $2.00/ hour to park here. Just be prepared, as this lot only accepts credit cards (no cash).

Once parked, you will be entering the Hunt Library on the ground floor. The Duke Energy Room is up the yellow stairs and on your left.

NCSU Wolfline buses also service the Hunt Library on several routes. See the full system map (PDF) or the real-time bus tracking map.

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