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Rainer Wasinger

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing.
  • Professor
  • Westsachsische Hochschule Zwickau
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Rainer Wasinger is a Professor for Mobile Informatics at the Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau (WHZ). He has expert competency in the disciplines of HCI, Software Engineering, User-centred design, and mobile computing. During his career, he has designed, developed, and tested many user-centred systems; led the development of such systems; and taught in the fields of software development and interaction design at multiple Universities across the globe. Much of his work is focused on mobile and ubiquitous computing (including the Internet of Things). He is strongly committed to life-long learning and is passionate in applying his skills in teaching and technology to create lasting benefit to the community.

Recent publications

  • Enabling Symmetric Collaboration in Public Spaces through 3D Mobile Interaction

    • Machuca M
    • Chinthammit W
    • Huang W
    • et al.
  • Learning through shared note-taking visualisations in the classroom

    • Kaminski B
    • Wasinger R
    • Norris K
    • et al.

Professional experience


West Saxony University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

August 2017 - Present

Senior Lecturer

University of Tasmania

February 2014 - June 2017(3 years)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney

November 2008 - December 2013(5 years)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The Centre for Language Technology, Macquarie University

August 2007 - November 2008(a year)

Research Scientist

The Intelligent User Interfaces Department, DFKI GmbH

March 2002 - November 2006(5 years)


Dr.-Ing., Computer Science

Saarland University

March 2002 - November 2006(5 years)

B.Eng., Electrical Engineering

University of Sydney Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

January 1997 - January 2002(5 years)

B.Sc., Computer Science

University of Sydney Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

January 1997 - January 2000(3 years)

Co-authors (62)