Some Facts

About Me

Deputy Head About Dr. Simon Voelker

Simon is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer (Übertragung von Lehraufgaben) at the Department of Computer Science at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He is the deputy head of the Media Computing Group and member of the HCI Center. Currently, he is also the Coordinator of the board of examiners for the Department of Computer Science. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University.

His research interests are in a wide range of topics within the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), including but not limited to ubiquitous computing, personal fabrication, touch input, interactive surfaces, and tangible user interfaces.

Professional Experience

2019

Lecturer for the area "Interactive Surfaces and Spaces"

Department of Computer Science
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2019

Deputy Head (Akademischer Oberrat)

Media Computing Group
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2017

Apple Certified Trainer

App Development with Swift 4

2016

Deputy Head (Akademischer Rat)

Media Computing Group
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2010

Research Assistant

Media Computing Group
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Education

2016

Dr. rer. nat. – Computer Science

RWTH Aachen University,
Germany

2010

Diploma – Computer Science

RWTH Aachen University,
Germany

2002

Abitur

Willy-Brandt-Gesamtschule Kerpen,
Germany

Program Committees

Chairing

Reviewing

Talks

  • 2018 BMBF Mensch-Technik Referat, Bonn, Germany
  • 2017 Human-Computer Interaction Group, Saarland University, Germany
  • 2016 Media Computing Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • 2015 ACM ITS’15 , Madeira, Portugal
  • 2015 ACM UIST’15 , Charlotte, NC, USA
  • 2015 Expertise Centre for Digital Media (EDM), University Hasselt, Belgien
  • 2014 ACM ITS’14, Dresden, Germany
  • 2013 ACM ITS’13, St Andrews, Scotland
  • 2013 ACM CHI’13, Paris, France
  • 2013 Institute of Psychology, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • 2012 Department of Maritime Operations, University College of Southeast Norway,
  • 2010 Institute of Psychology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany