Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle

Jürgen Steimle is a full professor of computer science in the Computer Science Department at Saarland University since 2016 and leads the Human Computer Interaction group.

Short CV

Jürgen Steimle is a full professor of computer science in the Computer Science Department at Saarland University since 2016 and leads the Human Computer Interaction group. Previously, he was head of the independent research group Embodied Interaction and visiting assistant professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Darmstadt University of Technology. He is serving on the program committees of the leading international conferences in his field, including ACM CHI, ACM UIST, ACM ISS and TEI. He has served as the general chair of ACM ISS, program chair of ACM TEI, and twice as track chair at ACM CHI.

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Research interests

His research investigates user interfaces which seamlessly integrate digital media with the physical world to enable more effective, expressive and engaging interactions with computers. His focus areas include on-body interaction, embedded user interfaces, and personal fabrication.

Awards

  • 2016 ERC Starting Grant
  • 2016 International Francqui Guest Professor Chair, Hasselt University, Belgium
  • 2015 Google Faculty Research Award
  • 2015 Best Paper Award at ACM CHI
  • 2015 Best Paper Award at ACM UIST
  • 2015 Germany Land of Ideas Award
  • 2014 Best Paper Award at ACM UIST
  • 2010 GI Best Computer Science Dissertation Award
  • 2006 Scholar of German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes)
  • 2005 Scholar of German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes)
  • 2004 Scholar of German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes)
  • 2003 Scholar of German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes)
  • 2002 Scholar of German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes)

 

Contact

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Steimle

Saarland University
Cluster of Excellence
Multimodal Computing and Interaction

Campus E17 Room 2.23
66123, Saarbrücken
Germany

Fon: +49 681 302 71081

Publications

Affiliation

Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken Computer Science Department, Saarland University Saarland University Cluster of Excellence