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Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Jetter

Administration

Update: Christian will join the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities at University College London as postdoctoral research associate in spring 2013.



Current research activities & memberships:

  • Project leader for research project permaedia: design and evaluation of novel post-WIMP user interfaces for information management with Natural User Interfaces and Surface Computing (in cooperation with Microsoft Research Cambridge and the University of Cambridge).
  • Design and implementation of the novel ZOIL user interface paradigm and software framework (based on C#, WPF, Surface SDK) for post-WIMP multi-user and multi-surface interactive spaces (in cooperation with Microsoft Research Cambridge and the University of Cambridge).

  • Member of European Union COST Action IC0904 - Towards the Integration of Transectorial IT Design and Evaluation (TwinTide)

  • Associated Doctorate Student at the Graduiertenkolleg Konstanz "Explorative Analysis and Visualization of Large Information Spaces", funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

  • Member of the German Chapter of the Usability Professionals Association (GC-UPA)
  • Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member of the Special Interest Group Computer-Human Interaction of the ACM (SIGCHI)

  • Regular reviewer for conferences such as ACM SIGCHI, ACM UIST, ACM ITS, ACM Alt.CHI, ACM DIS, Interact, EuroVis, MobileHCI, IHCI, Mensch & Computer, ISI
  • Reviewer for journals ACM ToCHI, IP&M, IJHCS.
  • Member of program committees such as Mensch & Computer, PIM2009, PIM2012, FLAIRS-25


Past research activities:

  • Participant of Dagstuhl Seminar 12351, "Interaction Beyond the Desktop", Schloss Dagstuhl, Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Deutschland (Aug 2012).
  • Organizer and member of program committee of workshop DCIS 2012 Designing Collaborative Interactive Spaces for e-Creativity, e-Science and e-Learning at AVI 2012, Italy.
  • Participant of Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2011, Redmond, WA (Jul 2011).
  • Participant of Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2010, Redmond, WA (Jul 2010).
  • Participant of Dagstuhl Event 10222, "Joint Workshop of the German Research Training Groups in Computer Science", Schloss Dagstuhl, Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Deutschland (May 2010).
  • Participant of Dagstuhl Seminar 09101, "Interactive Information Retrieval", Schloss Dagstuhl, Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Deutschland (Mar 2009).

  • Visitor (for eScience and Surface Computing research) at Microsoft Research Cambridge and NanoPhotonics Centre, University of Cambridge (Oct 2009 - Apr 2010)
  • Research cooperations with Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG / Mercedes-Benz in the field of in-car user interfaces for navigation, search, and presentation of multimedia content (e.g. automotive Web browsers or browsers for digital user manuals).

  • Member of Management Committee for European Union COST Action 294 - Towards the maturation of IT usability evaluation (MAUSE)
  • Member of SIG "User Experience" of European Union COST Action 294 - Towards the maturation of IT usability evaluation (MAUSE)
  • Participant of EU COST Action 294 MAUSE Training School DEVISE: "Designing and Evaluating Innovative Interactive Systems: Interdisciplinary and Trans-sectorial Training" (Recipient of Leonardo Melandri Scholarship of the BiCi) (Jul 2008)

  • Project leader for research projects MedioVis and DROID
  • Successful project proposals for the MedioVis project (MedioVis is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG)

  • MedioVis: development of an innovative visual information seeking system for searching and browsing complex heterogeneous information spaces. MedioVis is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and applied in the Library of the University of Konstanz as visual browser for multimedia documents. MedioVis is also a part of the DelosDLMS developed in the EU network of excellence for digital libraries "DELOS".
  • Development of the DROID software framework for remote interaction logging, usability data collection and analysis

  • Usability testing and redesign of VisMeB user interface in course of the EU-Project INVISIP
  • Remote usability testing and web-based evaluation of VisMeB user interface in course of the EU-Project INVISIP


Talks (click here for all my publications):



Business

Commercial projects as freelancing IT-developer and interaction designer (2001-2006):

  • Contextual requirements analysis for future location based services and mobile phone applications. Focus: urban environments, Germany.
    Client: Nokia Corporation, Finland/Japan.

  • User interface design and process visualization on touchscreen HMI. Platform: Intel-based PanelPC with Windows CE and Pilz PMI Pro.
    Product: Automated laser cleaning system for tire production molds for Asian tire manufacturer.
    Client: Jet Lasersysteme GmbH, Hückelhoven, Germany

  • User interface design and user documentation for touchscreen HMI. Platform: Intel-based PanelPC with Windows 2k and VB.NET.
    Product: Automated identification and laser marking system for tire production at Continental.
    Client: Jet Lasersysteme GmbH, Hückelhoven, Germany

  • Development of spectral analysis and machine control software in Java/C++ and integration of sensoric hardware for an optical paint detection system. Platform: Intel-based IPC with Windows NT.
    Product: quality feedback component of automated laser paint-stripping machine for aviation parts at Raytheon Systems, Tucson, US.
    Client: Jet Lasersysteme GmbH, Hückelhoven, Germany

  • Development of database system based on MySQL for storing precise course data for long-term stockmarket analysis. Development of Java modules for administration, import, query optimization, caching and UI.
    Client: ActiveCreate GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany.

  • Development of encryption modules for secure communication software in C/C++ for Linux and Windows NT.
    Product: secure communicatons software suite by US manufacturer from Tulsa, US.
    Client: ActiveCreate GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany.

  • Development of backup client for secure backups over TCP/IP in C for Linux.
    Product: secure communicatons software suite by US manufacturer from Tulsa, US.
    Client: ActiveCreate GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany.

  • Development of graphical tool for user and security administration of secure servers in C++ for Windows NT.
    Product: secure communicatons software suite by US manufacturer from Tulsa, US.
    Client: ActiveCreate GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany.