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.