I am professor for development of media systems at h_da, University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany. I work in the Faculty of Media in the department Media Arts and Sciences. My major fields of teaching are interactive media and computer games.
Recent lectures and projects:
I am principal investigator (PI) of three LOEWE projects and consortium leader of one of them (Multimediale Exponateplattform). In that function I supervise two PhD students.
In 2010, I served in the Board of Trustees (Kuratorium) of the Campus Exhibition of Ars Electronica Festival, in Linz, Austria
Since 2009, I am supervisor of mediale*, our annual work exhibition.
In 2008 I planned and supervised the construction of our 3D-Lab.
From 2002 to 2005, I was managing partner and technical director of Cybernarium, a Virtual and Augmented Reality exhibition.
Between 1996-2002, I was a researcher at Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD) with the department 'Virtual and Augmented Reality' where I received my doctoral degree (Dr. Ing.) in 2002.
You can find about more about my professional past at my projects page.
The following people inspired me in personal communication, listening to their talks or by their publications.