Prof. Dr. Christian Wolff (born 1966) has been professor for media informatics at the University of Regensburg since 2003. After his Ph. D. thesis, in which he designed an interactive retrieval frontend for factual data (1994, University of Regensburg), he worked as an assistant professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Leipzig from 1994 to 2001. In 2002, he became Professor for media informatics at the Chemnitz University of Technology.
As an information and computer scientist, he has a long record of research in electronic publishing, information retrieval and digital (multi)media. Currently, there is a strong focus on new interaction technologies like eye tracking or multitouch and gestural interaction, social media and the digital research process (virtual research environments) in his group. In addition, he is working on models for information literacy and has co-established an information literacy program at the University of Regensburg together with the Regensburg University Library.
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