Prof. Dr Matthias Rauterberg, Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands)
G.W. Matthias Rauterberg received a B.S. in Psychology (1978) at the University of Marburg (Germany), a B.A. in Philosophy (1981) and a B.S. in Computer Science (1983), a M.S. in Psychology (1981) and a M.S. in Computer Science (1986) at the University of Hamburg (Germany), and a Ph.D. in Computer Science/ Mathematics (1995) at the University of Zurich (Switzerland).
He was a senior lecturer for ‘usability engineering’ in computer science and industrial engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, where later he was heading the Man-Machine Interaction research group (MMI). Since 1998 he is fulltime professor for ‘Human Communication Technology’ first at IPO, Center for User System Interaction Research, and later at the Department of Industrial Design at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, The Netherlands). From 1999 till 2001 he was director of IPO. He is now the head of the Designed Intelligence research group at the Department of Industrial Design of the TU/e.
He was the Swiss representative in the IFIP TC13 on ‘Human Computer Interaction’ (1994-2002) and the chairman of the IFIP WG13.1 on ‘HCI and Education’ (1998-2004). He is now the Dutch representative in the IFIP TC14 on ‘Entertainment Computing’ and the founding vice-chair of this TC14 (since 2006). He is also the chair of the IFIP WG14.3 on ‘Entertainment Theory’ (since 2004). He was also appointed as visiting professor at Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan) (2004-2007). He received the German GI-HCI Award for the best Ph.D. in 1997 and the Swiss Technology Award for the BUILD-IT system in 1998. In 2007 he got the Silver Core Award from IFIP.
Since 2004 he is a nominated member of the ‘Cream of Science’ in the Netherlands (the 200 top-level Dutch researchers) and amongst the 10 top-level TU/e scientists. He has over 400 publications in international journals, conference proceedings, books, etc. He acts also as editor and member of the editorial board of several leading international journals. He is [co]editor-in-chief of the international journal "Entertainment Computing" (Elsevier).