Publications –

Daragh Byrne Associate Teaching Professor
School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University. Core faculty for MSCD and PhD CD.
Courtesy appointments in the School of Design and the Human Computer Interaction Institute.
Afflilated facilty with the IDeATe network, Block Center for Technology and Society, and CyLab.
Co-Lead of the TRACES Lab. Co-founder and platform lead for a2ru's Ground Works.
Pronunciation: Dah-rah (silent ‘gh’) · Pronouns: he/him. · Google Scholar · ResearchGate · ORCID 0000-0001-7193-006X.


Below is a selection of my publications. A full list of my publications can be found on Google Scholar or on the ACM Digital Library.


Khurana, M., Chen, Z., Byrne, D., & Bai, Y. (2021, June). SneezeLove: Embodying Cultural Superstitions in Connected Devices. In Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2021 (pp. 1082-1086).

Fu, Y., Byrne, D., & Shea, L. (2021, June). Evoking the Post-industrial Landscape Memories through Spectrality and Mixed Reality Soundscapes. In Creativity and Cognition (pp. 1-6).

Chi, W.W., & Byrne, D. (2020). Cultivating material knowledge: Experiments with a low cost interface for 3D texture scanning. DIS ’20, July 6–10, 2020, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Byrne, D. & Louw, M. (2020) Tools with Histories: Exploring NFC-tagging to support hybrid documentation practices and knowledge discovery in makerspaces, In Proc 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - HCI International 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 - 24 July 2020

Daniel Cardoso Llach, Daragh Byrne, Mine Ozkar (2019) Design + STS: Challenges and Opportunities for Pedagogy in a Post-Disciplinary Laboratory, SOCIETY FOR SOCIAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE ANNUAL MEETING (4S 2019), NEW ORLEANS, SEPTEMBER 4-7, 2019

Cupkova, D. and Byrne, D., Cascaval, D. 2018. SENTIENT CONCRETE: Developing Embedded Thermal and Thermochromic Interactions for Architecture and Built Environment. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA) 2018, Hong Kong.

Liu, J., Byrne, D., Devendorf, L. (2018) Design for Collaborative Survival: An Inquiry into Human- Fungi Relationships In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18) Best Paper Award Winner

A. Kelliher and D. Byrne. (2015). Research through Design, Documentation, Annotation, and Curation, in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Electronic Art, (ISEA '15), Aug 14 – 18, Vancouver, Canada. 

Byrne, D., & Kelliher, A. (2015). Identifying community resources using data mining, crowdsourcing, and networked co-curation. In Proceedings of ISEAS2015: 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art.

Sadauskas, J., Byrne, D., Atkinson, B. Mining Memories: Designing a Platform to Support Social Media Based Writing. In Proceedings of the 2015 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Byrne, D, Kelliher, A., Jones G.J.F., 2011, Life editing: third-party perspectives on lifelog content, In Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1501-1510.

Byrne D., Doherty A.R., Smeaton A.F., Jones G.. Kumpulainen S, Järvelin K. 2008. The SenseCam as a Tool for Task Observation. HCI 2008 - The 22nd BCS HCI Group Conference. Liverpool, UK. 1-5 September 2008.

Journal Articles

Ladron de Guevara, M., Borunda L, Ficca J., Byrne, D., Krishnamurti, R. 2020. Multi-resolution in architecture as a design driver for additive manufacturing applications. The International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC).

Kelliher, A., & Byrne, D. (2015). Design futures in action: Documenting experiential futures for participatory audiences. Futures, 70, 36-47.

Byrne D, Doherty A., Snoek C.G.M, Jones G.F., Smeaton A.F. 2009. Everyday Concept Detection in Visual Lifelogs: Validation, Relationships and Trends. Multimedia Tools and Applications, Special Issue on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies. Volume 49, Number 1, pp. 119-144.

Doctoral Thesiss

Byrne, D. (2012). Digital life stories: Semi-automatic (auto) biographies within lifelog collections (Doctoral dissertation, Dublin City University).

Book Chapters

Coleman, G., Byrne D. (2015) Experiential ecologies: a transdisciplinary framework for embodiment and simulacra. Chapter 4. Media Art and the Urban Environment - Engendering Public Engagement with Urban Ecology, Springer.

Byrne D., Kelly L., Jones G. 2012. Multiple Multimodal Mobile Devices: Lessons Learned from Engineering Lifelog Solutions. Handbook of Research on Mobile Software Engineering: Design, Implementation and Emergent Applications.


Byrne D, Kelliher, A., Cox, D., Rikakis, T. 2013. XSEAD: A community platform for art-science integration, IEEE Multimedia, Vol. 20. Issue 4 (Oct-Dec 2013), pp. 4-7


Byrne D., Davidson C., Camp L., Cheville A., DeGraff M.W., Fasihuddin H., Gandhi S.J., O’Connell B., Padir T., Tacket E., Schneider D.R., White M.M. (2015) MakeSchools Higher Education Alliance State of Making Report, June 2015.


Byrne, D., Louw, M. Probing Documentation Practices of Noticing, Reflection, Articulation and Critique with Notional Prototypes. Workshop. 5th Annual Maker Educator Convening. October 12-13


Wu, S., Byrne, D., & Steenson, M. W. (2020, April). " Megereality": Leveraging Physical Affordances for Multi-Device Gestural Interaction in Augmented Reality. In Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-4).

Conference s

Chen, R., Demko, M., Byrne, D., & Louw, M. (2021, June). Probing Documentation Practices: Reflecting on Students’ Conceptions, Values, and Experiences with Documentation in Creative Inquiry. In Creativity and Cognition (pp. 1-1).