A short bio

Dr. Marc Hermann received his diploma degree in 2002 at University of Ulm. He then joined the e-learning project “Docs ‘n Drugs – The Virtual Polyclinic” at the University of Ulm Institute of Media Informatics led by Prof. Dr. Michael Weber. Marc was working there as research associate until 2008 and finished his doctoral thesis in November 2012 with the topic “Der Interaktionsprozess bei Tangible Interaction – Entwicklung und Analyse eines Interaktionsmodells – Richtlinien zur Verwendung beim Design” (engl: “The interaction process in Tangible Interaction – Development and analysis of an interaction model – guidelines for use in design“. His research interests are alternative user interfaces, especially tangible interfaces and ambient displays for use in ubiquitous computing.

Between 2001 and 2005 Marc was freelancer in some online projects (flash, director) with Marune for ZDF (german public TV station).

In 2004-2005 he attended courses in higher education pedagogy and received the Baden-Württemberg Certificate thereupon.

Since the summer term of 2008 he holds a lecture on object-oriented programming in c++ at Aalen Universy.

From April 2009 to December 2014 he worked as a software developer at Inneo Solutions GmbH, Ellwangen, working on a projectmanagement system.

In winter term 2013/2014 and in the following summer term 2014, he held a lecture on XML at Aalen University as stand-in for Prof. Richter, who was on parental leave.

He also held a lecture in the summer term 2014 on multimedia production and management (in english language).

From January 2015 to December 2016 he worked in Bopfingen as senior developer for Veroo Consulting GmbH.

Since February 2017 he went back to a full academic job. He now holds four lectures at Aalen Universy.

education

1978 – 1982 Grundschule Obergünzburg (primary school)
1982 – 1992 Allgäu-Gymnasium Kempten,graduation: Abitur (diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission or matriculation)
1992 – 2002 University of Ulm,graduation: German diploma degree (Dipl. Inform.)
2005 – 2012 doctoral study at the Institute of Media Informatics, University of Ulm, graduation: Dr. rer. nat.

alternative civilian service

1999 – 2000 kindergarten of Lebenshilfe Aalen (german organisation for disabled persons)

employment

2002 – 2008 University of Ulm, research assistant at Institute of Media Informatics
2008 – 2017 Aalen University, guest lecturer at the Faculty for Engineering
2009 – 2014 Inneo Solutions GmbH, softwaredeveloper projectmanagement solutions (MS Project, WPF, Silverlight)
2013 – 2014 Aalen University, guest lecturer at the Faculty for Optics and Mechatronics (Technical Editing)
2014 Neu-Ulm University, guest lecturer at the Faculty for Information Management and Corporate Communications
2015 – 2016 Veroo Consulting GmbH, senior developer (MS Project, WPF, Silverlight, SQL, PowerPivot)
2017 – now Aalen University, academic staff at the Faculty for Engineering and Computer Science