Paula Te, interaction design, mechanical engineering, education. She researches tangible interfaces and tools for creativity in spatial dynamic media. Projects include developing a digital/physical platform for creating board games to understand and simulate complex systems, and exploring ways to digitally fabricate objects, sculptures, and structures by direct manipulation. Other projects include 50 Years & TADCAD . Previously, Paula worked as an interaction designer at Xerox PARC, and in design education in Kathmandu at Karkhana and in Boston at MIT. She studied at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.