Research Areas

Career History

since October 2019 Professor of Human Computer Interaction at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

2014—2019 Post Doctoral Researcher & Principal Investigator of Miteinander, Faculty For Computer Science, Chemnitz University of Technology · Germany

2018 Visiting Research Fellow, QUT Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane — with Prof. Margot Brereton, Dr. Alessandro Soro, Dr. Dhaval Vyas 

2014 Ethnographical Studies, Technology & Ageing, Mongolia, Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Australia

2007—2014 Researcher, Media Informatics · Faculty For Computer Science, Chemnitz University of Technology · Germany

2010 Visiting Research Fellow, Berkeley, California, USA Prof. Aaron Marcus

2004—2007 Teacher For Interface Design and Digital Typography, Berufliches Schulzentrum e.o.plauen, Plauen · Germany

2001—2007 self employed Interaction Designer

1999—2003 Student of Media Art & Design at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany

Funding & Grants

2018 — Mitmach X (BMBF, 382.000 €, co-applicant)
2014 — Miteinander (BMBF, 2.560.000 €, principal investigator)
2014 — Travel Grant (DAAD)
2001 — Travel Grant (State of Thuringia)

Teaching Experience

Academic Services

Invited Talks & Research Visits

2019
Invited Talk Simon Fraser University, SIAT, Vancouver, Canada
Invited Talk University of Washington, School of Art + Art History + Design · USA
Invited Talk University of Bristol, BIG Lab · United Kingdom

2018
Invited Talk HBK Braunschweig · Germany
Invited Talk Hongkong Baptist University, Hongkong · SAR China
Workshop Smart Connected Things, Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Invited Talk Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, Urban Informatics, Faculty of Creative Industries
Invited Talk, University of Melbourne · Social NUI Lab
Visiting Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

2017
Invited Talk, Centrum Wiskunde, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2016
Invited Talk, Simon Fraser University, SIAT, Vancouver, Canada

2015
Invited Talk, Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia

2014
Invited Talk, PaiChai University, Daejon Korea
Ethnographical Studies in Mongolia, Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Australia

2010
Visiting Research Fellow, Prof. Aaron Marcus, Berkeley, California, USA