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

Professional Experience

UX Consultant

from August 2018
Netlight Consulting GmbH - www.netlight.com
     Location: Hamburg, Germany

User Experience Design Intern - UX Team

May 2018 - July 2018
August 2017 - December 2017
April 2016 - July 2016

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


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

September 2013 - February 2018
Singapore University of Technology and Design, Augmented Human Lab, Singapore
     Thesis title: Design and Evaluation of Music Sensory-Substitution Systems that
                          Support People with Hearing Disabilities to Make Music
     Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Suranga Nanayakkara

Master of Science (Computer Science)

October 2011 – October 2013
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
     Grade: gut („good”)
     Focus: Human-Computer-Interaction, Software Engineering, Image Processing
     Thesis title: Collaborative video work with paper-like displays
     Advisor: Professor Dr. Max Mühlhäuser, Dr. Jochen Huber
     Application Subject: Business Administration

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

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


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

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

President’s Graduate Fellowship

Singapore University of Technology and Design, duration 5 years

Academic Service


Augmented Human 2015 - Web and Student Volunteer Chair


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

Student Volunteer

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


Design Thinking, Systematic Literature Review (SLRToolX), User Experience Research, User-Centered Design, Qualitative and Quantitative Research (Analysis and Synthesis), Java, C/C++, Javascript, C# + WPF, PHP + HTML + CSS, Processing, R, Python, Swift, Objective-C, Microsoft Access + VBA, LaTeX, MySQL, jQuery, openFrameworks, openCV, Oculus Rift SDK, Leap-Motion SDK, Natural Point's OptiTrack: 3D tracking with IR-cameras, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, openSCAD (3D Modelling), Laser Cutting, 3D printing, Eagle (Basic PCB Design), Adobe Creative Suite