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I am a Computer Scientist and Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne where I am a member of the Human-Computer Interaction Group. I lead the Berlin-Melbourne University Alliance for Digital Technologies to Measure and Promote Sustainable Health, a joint PhD graduate program between the Berlin Universities and the University of Melbourne.

I hold a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart, where I explored the notion of cognition-aware systems, i.e., systems that help people process information more effectively, boost memory, and generally augment human cognition.

Before coming to Melbourne, I was a Project Assistant Professor at Osaka Prefecture University in Japan and spent some time as a visiting post-doc at the MIT Media Lab. In between my academic career, I worked in Industry writing code for Yahoo! and TinyCo.

My general research interests include:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Intelligent Interactive Systems
  • Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality

In the context of the Berlin-Melbourne University Alliance, we are currently seeking to fill two PhD positions: If this sounds interesting to you and you are keen to spend some time in Berlin and Melbourne, please consider applying here or reach out.