Professional Appointment

05/2018 – presentW-3 Professor for Usable Security (Bundeswehr University Munich)
Full time appointment at the Research Institute for Cyber Defense (CODE)
10/2013 – 04/2018W-1 Professor for Media Informatics (LMU Munich)
Full time appointment as assistant professor in media informatics
01/2012 – 09/2013Senior Researcher (Post-Doc) (University of Stuttgart)
Full time appointment as research associate; research, teaching and acquiring funding
03/2012 – 09/2013Guest Lecturer, JKU Linz and University of Duisburg Essen
Assignment as external lecturer for the courses “Unconventional User Interaction” and “Pervasive Computing”
12/2010 – 05/2011Visiting Researcher, Telekom Innovation Labs, TU Berlin
Research stay in the group of Prof. Jörg Müller, project “Looking Glass”
04/2008 – 12/2011Research Associate, Pervasive Computing, University of Duisburg-Essen
Full time appointment as research associate; research, teaching, and acquiring funding
10/2007 – 03/2008IT Specialist, Schreiner MediPharm Inc., New York
Building up the IT infrastructure for a production site in North America


01/2012 – 12/2012Ph.D. Student, University of Stuttgart (Dr. rer. nat, with distinction)
Dissertation: A Design Space for Pervasive Advertising on Public Displays
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Schmidt, Examiner: Prof. Nigel Davies, Ph.D.
04/2008 – 12/2011Ph.D. Student, University of Duisburg-Essen
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Schmidt; working on the EU project PD-Net
09/2001 – 09/2007Graduate Student, LMU München (Diplom-Medieninformatiker)
Major: Media Informatics | Minor: Communication Science
02/2007 – 09/2007Graduate Student, Fraunhofer IAIS (Bonn) / University of Bonn
Diploma Thesis: An Annotation Platform for the World Wide Web
02/2002 – 01/2007Student Trainee, Schreiner Group, München
Administration | IT support | Purchase
11/2005 – 06/2006Intern, Klinikum rechts der Isar, München
Project Thesis: Implicit Annotations and Self-Explanatory Medical Images
02/2005 – 10/2005Intern, Pinnacle Systems Inc. / Avid Technologies, Mountain View, USA
Web development with AJAX and PHP
09/1999 – 08/2001Undergraduate Student, TU München
Major: Computer Science | Minor: Business Administration