About us

The Human-Computer Interaction Group is part of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Leibniz University Hannover. Our research and teaching focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous interactive systems. Current topics include the application of machine learning techniques in sensor-based mobile interactions and mobile haptic feedback, e.g. for pedestrian navigation and visually impaired people.

What's up

Dec 18, 2019 New PhD student: Shashank Ahire

We welcome Shashank Ahire as a new PhD student in the Human-Computer Interaction Group! We congratulate him for successfully defending his Master's thesis!

Dec 09, 2019 apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Matthias Becker

Wir gratulieren Matthias Becker ganz herzlich zur Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor an der Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informatik der Leibniz Universität Hannover!

Oct 29, 2019 Regional Final Bronze Award at InnovateFPGA 2019

Our project MultiWave: A Fully Customizable Mobile Function Generator for Haptic Feedback in VR by Maximilian Schrapel, Sergeij Löwen, and Michael Rohs received this year's "Regional Final Bronze Award" at the InnovativeFPGA Design Contest 2019. We have developed a haptic body suit that is powered by a DE10 FPGA development board. The entire open-source project is available via our project page. We are very happy to receive this award!

Oct 04, 2019 10-Year Impact Award at MobileHCI 2019

The paper HoverFlow: Expanding the Design Space of Around-device Interaction by Sven Kratz and Michael Rohs received this year's "10-Year Impact Award" at MobileHCI 2019. With 126 citations it is the most cited paper from MobileHCI 2009. We are very honored to receive this award!

Jul 09, 2019 InnovativeFPGA Global Design Contest

Our project MultiWave made it to the regional final round of the InnovativeFPGA Global Design Contest. Until October 8th we will develop a full body suit to give mobile haptic feedback in VR. Please visit our design page for more details and updates.

Jul 01, 2019 Neuer Doktorand: Dennis Stanke

Wir heißen Dennis Stanke als neuen Doktoranden am Fachgebiet Mensch-Computer-Interaktion herzlich willkommen!