About the article
Johannes Schöning is a professor of computer science with a focus on HCI at Hasselt University, working within the Expertise centre for Digital Media (EDM) – the ICT research Institute of Hasselt University. In addition, he is a visiting lecturer at UCL London within the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Cities. In this series, we portray the seven computer scientists who are first to receive a GI Junior Fellowship. In this part of the series, Johannes Schöning summarises his work in the field of interaction with geospatial information. His research interests are new methods and novel mobile interfaces to navigate through spatial information. In general, he develops, designs and tests user interfaces that help people to solve daily tasks more enjoyable and/ or effectively. This includes the development of mobile augmented reality applications, interactive surfaces and tabletops and other “post desktop” interfaces. His research and work was awarded with several prices and awards, such as the ACM Eugene Lawler Award or the Vodafone Research Award for his PhD. In addition, Johannes serve as a junior fellow of Gesellschaft für Informatik.
Hasselt University – tUL – iMinds, Expertise Centre for Digital Media, Wetenschapspark 2, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
Published Online: 2015-01-30
Published in Print: 2015-02-28