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René Schäfer

Research Assistant

Room 2209
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Research Projects

Administrative Role

I am the i10 librarian. This includes maintaining the software for labeling books, maintaining publications, maintaining the CHI rankings page, and keeping the Hochschulbibliothek up to date. More information can be found on the Librarian page

Additionally, I took over the coordination of our Fab Lab from Marcel Lahaye.

Teaching 

SemesterCourse
SS 2022 Seminar: Post-Desktop User Interfaces
Organizer
WS 2021/2022 Seminar: Post-Desktop User Interfaces
Organizer
WS 2021/2022 Media Computing Project
Lab tutor
SS 2021 Proseminar: Human-Computer Interaction
Organizer, with Simon Völker
WS 2020/2021 Media Computing Project
Lab tutor

 

Thesis Supervisions

*current supervisions

NameTitleTypeYear
Julia Reim* TBD (Notifications Good Posture) Master's Thesis Summer 2022
Ulyana Lavnikevich* Investigating Modalities for Supplemental Notifications in Online Presentations via a Wrist-Worn Device Bachelor's Thesis Summer 2022
Laura Drescher-Manaa* Designing a Magnetic Field Sensor Grid for 2D Mid-air Gesture Recognition Bachelor's Thesis Summer 2022
Friedrich Kriegsheim Evaluation und Aufwertung der User Experience Lehrender in einer eLearning Anwendung Bachelor's Thesis, 2nd supervision Summer 2022
Lovis Suchmann* Textile Icons: Investigating Shape Properties for Leveraged Tactile Recognition Master's Thesis, co-supervised with Oliver Nowak Winter 2021
Nikita Huber Avoiding Accidental Input: Evaluating Activation and Confirmation Techniques on Textile Sliders Bachelor's Thesis, co-supervised with Oliver Nowak Winter 2021
Huy Dao Development of a Hand Detection on a Large-Area Textile Capacitive Pressure Sensor Matrix Bachelor's Thesis Summer 2021
Mahsa Mansouri The Taxonomy of Indoor Home Interfaces Bachelor's Thesis, co-supervised with Oliver Nowak Summer 2021
Michael Assad What would change if I used a different material? Exploring Visualisations of Dynamic Parameter-Based Adaptions in Collaborative Process Documentation for Makers Bachelor's Thesis, co-supervised with Marcel Lahaye Summer 2021

 

Student Assistants

Current
Gaetano Privitera
Esra Güney
Former
Simon Löhr
Rene Niewianda

 

Publications

    2022

  • Oliver Nowak, René Schäfer, Anke Brocker, Philipp Wacker and Jan Borchers. Shaping Textile Sliders: An Evaluation of Form Factors and Tick Marks for Textile Sliders.  In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI '22, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, April 2022.
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  • 2020

  • René Schäfer. Redesigning ARPen: Evaluating Different Marker Placements for Mid-Air Pen Interaction. Master's Thesis, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, June 2020.
    PDF DocumentBibTeX Entry

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