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2006 – 2011

PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology

  • Dissertation topic: Model-driven Design of Self-observing Products (at Electronic Systems Group)
  • This work is being carried out as part of the “Managing Soft-Reliability in Strongly Innovative Product Creation Processes” project, sponsored by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs under the IOP-IPCR program. This page gives more detail and the project website hosts both joint publications, detailed information on developed tools and further material.

2000 – 2006

Diplom Informatiker (M.Sc. equivalent, Computer Science) from RWTH Aachen

Professional experience

2019 – present

Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Design, TU/e

2013 – 2019

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Design, TU/e

2010 – 2012

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Industrial Design, TU/e

Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Electrical Engineering, TU/e

2010 – present

Co-Founder, UXsuite GmbH

2007 – 2008

Visiting researcher, Philips Consumer Electronics, Eindhoven


Student research assistant at Software Construction Group (Prof. Lichter), RWTH Aachen

2004 – 2005

Research internship at Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan


Student research assistant at Man-Machine Interaction Group (Prof. Kraiss), RWTH Aachen


Student research assistant at Man-Machine Interaction Group (Prof. Kraiss), RWTH Aachen

since 2001

Consultant for web technologies, data and analytics applications, and system integration across fron-end technologies.


Since 2011 I have been teaching courses in the department of Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology. These were mainly introductory courses for programming with Processing, Arduino and Java, however, besides I give courses on Data Visualisation, Design of Information Products, App development and Apple SWIFT, as well as on systems design.

Since 2012 I have given workshops internationally on creating new musical instruments and installations for public spaces. I have been Guest Lecturer at Umeå Institute of Design, Jiangnan University in Wuxi, and TaiwanTech, Taipei.


Over the years I published over 90 peer-reviewed papers in journals, conferences and workshops. Most of these are outcomes of great collaborations with colleagues and students. Please refer to the respective page for details.


Best Design Exploration award for “IdleBot”, ACM CHI 2018

Best paper award from UXPA 2014

Best poster award for “Hands Reaching out of Dreamland” EUROHAPTICS, 2012

Best paper award for “Improving Product Usage Monitoring and Analysis with Semantic Concepts“, UNISCON’09, Sydney 2009

Bundeswettbewerb Jugend Musiziert (German Youth Music Competition)

  • 2nd prize in 1996 (percussion group)
  • 3rd prize in 1998 (drums)
  • 1st prize in 1999 (ensemble new music)