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Albrecht Schmidt (computer scientist)

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Citizenship  Germany
Alma mater  University of Ulm
Role  Computer scientist

Name  Albrecht Schmidt
Residence  Satteldorf, Germany
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Born  October 15, 1970 Crailsheim, Germany (1970-10-15)
Institutions  Lancaster University, University of Munich, University of Bonn, University of Duisburg-Essen,
Thesis  Ubiquitous Computing - Computing in Context (2002)
Doctoral students  Enrico Rukzio, Matthias Kranz, Paul Holleis, Heiko Drewes, Dagmar Kern, Tanja Doring, Karin Bee (vorm. Leichtenstern)
Books  Ubiquitous Computing - Computing in Context
Fields  Human–computer interaction, Ubiquitous computing

Doctoral advisor  Hans-Werner Gellersen

Albrecht Schmidt (born 1970) is a computer scientist best known for his work in ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing, and the tangible user interface. He is a professor at University of Stuttgart where he joined the faculty in 2011.

Professional career

Albrecht Schmidt received an M.Sc. in computing from Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) in 1996. His master thesis was on modual neural networks. In 1997, he finished his masters in computer science at the University of Ulm (Germany). As a research assistant he was working towards a PhD at Telecooperation Office (TecO), University of Karlsruhe (Germany) from 1998 to 2001. He changed to Lancaster University (UK) where he finished his PhD. This thesis was titled Ubiquitous Computing - Computing in Context. Schmidt changed to University of Munich (Germany) in 2003 where he headed the Emmy-Noether Research Group 'Embedded Interaction'. He was appointed professor for applied computer science/media informatics at University of Bonn and was simultaneously department manager at the Fraunhofer Institute 'Institut für Intelligente Informations- und Analysesysteme (IAIS)'. From October 2007 to December 2010, he headed the chair for pervasive computing at University of Duisburg-Essen. Since January 2011, he has headed the research group 'Human-Computer Interaction' at the Institut für Visualisierung und Interaktive Systeme at University of Stuttgart.


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