Katia Vega is a Beauty Tech Designer. Inspired by invisible computing, wearables and magic, she proposes novel ways to move from traditional to interactive cosmetics. Conductive Makeup, Tech Nails, Hairware and FX e-makeup are her Beauty Technologies that transform the body in an interactive platform.
She is a postdoc at the MIT Media Lab (USA). She got her PhD and master degree in Computer Science at PUC-Rio (Brazil). She received a BS from UNMSM (Peru). She was a Research Assistant at HKBU (Hong Kong).
Her work was covered by New Scientist, Wired, Discovery, CNN, PSFK and others.