1985–1989Education as technical designer
1992–1993Free study at the Institute of Art and Design in Neustadt a.d. Waldnaab
1994–1998Graduated with a degree in communication design (Diploma)
2002–2007Study computer science with a Master's degree
2007–2010Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) with a dissertationon the  aesthetic visualization of information under the supervision of Matthias Hemmje and Frieder Nake

Professional activities

1998–2004Work in various advertising and media agencies
2004–2008Freelance work, projects for numerous clients
since 2008Professorship for media informatics at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH)


  • GI - German Informatics Society
  • Association of University Teachers

Other activities and memberships

  • Member of the University Senate
  • Lectureships at the OTH Regensburg
  • Member of the OTH research cluster IKT and RBD
  • Conference organization (reviews and session chair)
  • Member of the doctoral committee of the doctoral center "Digital Innovations for a Changing Society" DIWAG