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Oliver Nowak

Research Assistant & Startup Advisor

Room 2205
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I'm a research assistant at the Media Computing Group. I'm interested in a wide range of topics in the field of HCI including any kinds of interaction techniques for mobile devices, improving the usage of smart home devices, and the investigation of productivity tools in research.

I'm also a startup advisor for RWTH Innovation in the field of computer science. If you have an idea for a start-up or already started to do the first steps to found a company, you can write me an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or come to my consultation hours on Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.

Research Projects

Software Projects

 

Teaching

SemesterCourse
Winter 2020 Designing Interactive Systems I
Lecture teaching assistant and Lab tutor, with Marcel Lahaye
Summer 2020 Seminar: Post-Desktop User Interfaces
Organizer
Winter 2019 Designing Interactive Systems I
Lecture teaching assistant and Lab tutor, with Krishna Subramanian
Summer 2019 Current Topics in Media Computing and HCI
Lecture teaching assistant and Lab tutor, with Marcel Lahaye

Thesis Supervisions

Name Topic Thesis Type Year
René Schäfer Redesigning ARPen: Evaluating Different Marker Placements for Mid-Air Pen Interaction Master's Thesis Winter 2019
Georg Röhl Tilt-Watch: Inclination-Based Smartwatch Input in Relation to the Forearm Master's Thesis Summer 2020
Maurice Schwarze Non-Linear Menus: A Comparison of Linear and Non-Linear Menus on Mobile Devices Bachelor's Thesis

Summer 2020

Markus Horlemann PaperOrganizer: A Visual Bibliography to Support Structuring Scientific Literature Bachelor's Thesis

Winter 2020

Mahsa Mansouri A Classification of Textile User Interfaces Bachelor's Thesis

Summer 2021

Mathis Beck Pneumatic Shape Changing Display Bachelor's Thesis

Summer 2021

Yeganeh Hajimiri Discoverability of Multi-modal Interaction Techniques Master's Thesis

Summer 2021

Kevin Fiedler A WYSIWYG content editor for the Centre Charlemagne App Bachelor's Thesis Summer 2021

Publications

    2020

  • Philipp Wacker, Oliver Nowak, Simon Voelker and Jan Borchers. Evaluating Menu Techniques for Handheld AR with a Smartphone & Mid-Air Pen.  In Proceedings of 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, MobileHCI '20, pages 10, ACM, New York, NY, USA, October 2020.
    HomepageMoviePDF DocumentBibTeX Entry
  • 2019

  • Philipp Wacker, Oliver Nowak, Simon Voelker and Jan Borchers. ARPen: Mid-Air Object Manipulation Techniques for a Bimanual AR System with Pen & Smartphone.  In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI '19, pages 619:1–619:10, ACM, New York, NY, USA, May 2019.
    HomepageMoviePDF DocumentBibTeX Entry
  • Oliver Nowak. ARMenus: An Evaluation of Menu Interfaces in Pen-based AR Applications on Smartphones. Master's Thesis, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, February 2019.
    PDF DocumentBibTeX Entry

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