CV

Education

2013-201x – MIT Media Lab. PhD Student in Media Arts and Science. Fluid Interfaces Group. Professor Pattie Maes.

2011-2013 – MIT Media Lab. MS in Media Arts and Science. Fluid Interfaces Group. Professor Pattie Maes.

2003-2009 – Bauhaus University. German “Diplom of Design” (eq. Master of Design).

2007-2007 – Universidad Politecnica de Valencia. Studies in Art.

2006-2006 – Pratt Institute New York. Studies in Animation and Film.

2002-2003 – Johan-Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt‚ Studies in Computer Engineering.


Work Experience

2014-2014 – MIT India Initiative. Magical User Interfaces Track. Workshop Leader.

2014-2014 – MIT Media Lab Workshop. Natura Cosméticos S.A.. Workshop Leader.

2011-201x – MIT Media Lab. Fluid Interfaces Group. Research Assistant. Professor Pattie Maes.

2011-2011 – Bauhaus University. Lecturer with Professor Wolfgang Sattler. Department for Industrial Design.

2009-2011 – Axsotic GbR. Cofounder. Innovative Computer Aided Design hardware interfaces.

2009-2009 – Palomar5 e.V. Consultant. Palmoar5 was an innovation incubator funded by the Deutsche Telekom AG.

2001-2002 – Diakonisches Werk Frankfurt. Civilian Service.

1999-2000 – Flatfox GmbH. Web-developer. An early social network and news aggregator.

1997-1999 – Portum AG. First Employee. Web-developer. A Company for B2B Trading. Acquired by http://www.ibxplatform.com


Awards

Postscapes Editors Choice Award for IoT Software & Tools – 2016

Fast Company’s Boldest Ideas in User Interface Design – 2015

Wired UK Smart List – 2013

SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies Prize – 2012


Collaborations

Audi – Reality Editor, Hybrid Objects, Open Hybrid

Steelcase – Reality Editor, Hybrid Objects, Open Hybrid

Lego – Smarter Objects

Qualcomm – Smarter Objects

Sony – Second Surface, exTouch, Smarter Objects

NEC – Reality Editor, Hybrid Objects, Open Hybrid