Nan-Wei is a Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab. She holds a PhD degree from the Program in Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, from the Responsive Environments Group under Prof. Joseph A. Paradiso. Her primary research is about developing low-cost inkjet printed gesture input surfaces. She is an MIT Energy Fellow and has extensive experience developing low-power sensing systems and wearable electronics. She has worked in several industrial research labs – Microsoft Research and Nokia Research Center, on interaction design, electronics, and rapid prototyping. As an engineer and a musician, she enjoys inventing new interfaces and instrument for musical expressions. She received a SM in Media Technology from MIT and a MS in Materials Science and Engineering from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. Before joining the Media Lab, she worked with Prof. Lih J. Chen on developing nano-scaled sensors and the dynamics of low-dimensional nano-materials.