Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2007
Oren Zuckerman is head of the interactive communications program, co-director of the Media Innovation Lab, and academic director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship GMBA track at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. Zuckerman’s research areas are at the cross of interactive technologies & human behavior, focusing on physical-digital interactive experiences. His research projects include sensor-based mobile technologies for wellbeing and tangible interfaces for learning. Zuckerman completed his MSc and PhD at MIT Media Lab, publish regularly on HCI related topics, and is a frequent speaker on HCI and interactive media events. On 2001, the World Economic Forum recognized Zuckerman as a “Technology Pioneer” at the annual forum in Davos, Switzerland. On 2012 a group of researchers including Zuckerman received the prestigious Israeli Excellence Center grant in the field of “Education in a New Information Society”.