About

Note: This is an excerpt of my CV. You can also download the full version.

Education

PhD-Candidate - Augmented Human Lab

September 2013 - present
Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
     Focus: Scaffolding the Music Making Process of Deaf Children
     Advisor: A/Prof. Suranga Nanayakkara

Master of Science (Computer Science)

October 2011 – October 2013
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
     Grade: gut („good”)
     Thesis title: Collaborative video work with paper-like displays
     Advisor: Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser, Dr. Jochen Huber

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

October 2008 - September 2011
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
     Grade: sehr gut („very good“)
     Thesis title: Spatial navigation in videos with multiple paper-like displays
     Advisor: Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser, Dr. Jürgen Steimle

Professional Experience

User Experience Design Intern - UX Team

April 2016 - July 2016
Synaptics Inc. - www.synaptics.com
     Location: Zug, Switzerland
     Advisor: Dr. Jochen Huber

Awards

Steve Howard Award

December 2016
for the best long paper by a student presented during OZCHI, CHISIG’s Annual Conference: MuSS-Bits: Sensor-Display Blocks for Deaf People to Explore Musical Sounds.

Sponsor’s Choice Award

October 2014
UIST Student Innovation Contest (http://www.acm.org/uist/uist2014/contest.php), Team: SpInformation, Project: SpAnchor – Spatial anchoring of information

Best Poster Presentation

August 2014
EPD PhD student industrial project poster competition, An internal post competition at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Most Creative Award - 1st place – at SAFMC (Singapore Amazing Flying Machine Competition)

March 2014
Category: Fully autonomous, Team: Radioactive

Finalist, Singapore Challenge, GYSS’14

2014
In recognition of the white paper ‘Smart adaptive interfaces for ageing gracefully’ submitted to Global Young Scientist Summit 2014.

President’s Graduate Fellowship

2013
Singapore University of Technology and Design, duration 5 years

Academic Service and Memberships

Chair

Augmented Human 2015 - Web and Student Volunteer Chair

Reviewer

Augmented Human 2015, TEI 2016, CHI 2016, C&C 2017

Student Volunteer

User Interfaces Software and Technology Symposium (UIST) 2014, INTERACT 2015, AH 2017

Skills

Java, C/C++, Javascript, C# + WPF, PHP + HTML + CSS, Processing, R, Python, Swift, Objective-C, Microsoft Access + VBA, LaTeX, jQuery, openFrameworks, openCV, Oculus Rift SDK, Leap-Motion SDK, Natural Point’s OptiTrack: 3D tracking with IR-cameras, Arduino, openSCAD, Adobe Illustrator