Rúben Gouveia is a PhD candidate in Human-Computer Interaction. His research has focused mainly on the design, development and evaluation of persuasive technologies for health and wellbeing.
Rogério Bordini is a PhD candidate in Human-Computer Interaction, specialist in 3D modelling, sound design and game design. His research is focused on virtual environments for mental health treatment and serious games.
As a cognitive scientist, Lea Buchweitz has deep knowledge about the psychological backgrounds of HCI. Due to her interdisciplinary studies, she can contribute in various fields, such as concepts, programming and scientific research.
As an illustrator and creative thinker Jonas Grund enhances the projects of the ACI with his ideas, concepts and drawings. His goal is to ease the communication between science and the public.
Michael Blatz was one of the first members of the ACI. With a strong background in game development, game design and gamification, he is responsible for User Interaction and User Experience.
Adrian Rees has been part of the ACI since it's very beginning, concerning himself with everything related to Design and Gamification, as well as maintaining the institute's website.
James Gay joined the ACI in 2018, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience as a software engineer. Across various projects, he assists in developing gamified applications.
Software Engineer Moritz Umfahrer joined the ACI in early 2018. Providing assistance across various projects, he also manages the ACI's software development & project management infrastructure.
Student Research Assistants
As a former master student in Communication and Media Engineering Karan did his master thesis with the ACI. His specialty is in embedded software engineering and web development.
As a master student for Media & Communication Belinda helps to develop gamification concepts for lectures at Offenburg University.
Lara studies Media Technology and Economics at Offenburg University. She became part of the team in 2019 and supports it in scientific research.
Annika has been part of the ACI since its beginning and supports in scientific research during her studies in the master’s program Media and Communication at Offenburg University.