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Scientific Background of Matthias Rauterberg (Short Biography):
Prof. Dr. (G.W.) Matthias Rauterberg has held teaching and research positions at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg (D), University of Oldenburg (D), and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (CH). He was a senior researcher and lecturer for 'human-computer interaction' and 'usability engineering' in industrial engineering and computer science  at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and at the University of Zurich. He was the head of the Man-Machine Interaction research group (MMI) of the Institute of Hygiene and Applied Physiology (IHA) at the Department of Industrial Engineering (ETH). He holds a Diploma Degree (M.Sc.) in Computer Science, a Diploma Degree (M.Sc.) in Psychology, and a Bachelor Degree (B.A.) in Philosophy. He finished his PhD in Computer Science/Mathematics at the University of Zurich (Institute for Informatics). He is now full professor for 'Interactive System Design' and core chair in the research group 'Designed Intelligence' at the Department Industrial Design of the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands). For the period 2004-2007 I was appointed as visiting professor at the Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan). For the period 2011-21013 he is appointed as guest professor at School of Design, Jiangnan University (China). He is chair of the Technical Committee on Entertainment Computing in the International Federation for Information Processing - IFIP (2013-2015, 2016-2018). He is also the co-editor in chief of the international journal on 'Entertainment Computing' (Elsevier).

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Rauterberg M. (2007). Holder of the Silver Core Award of the
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) for exceptional service.

The award, first established in 1974, is given any three years and was named after the symbol of the computer technology of that time: a magnetic core <a toroidal memory device that was once the most common type of computer memory>.]


Bartneck C., Rauterberg M. (2007) HCI reality - an unreal tournament? International Journal on Human-Computer Studies, vol. 65, no. 8, pp. 737-743. [see also ID]
Bartneck C., Rauterberg M. (2007) Physics Nobels should favour inventions. Nature, vol. 448, no. 7154, p. 644.
Rauterberg M. (2010) Chart. Economist, online


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2005-2010 nominated Member for
'Cream of Science' in The Netherlands
(200 top-level Dutch scientists; see NWO, NARCIS/KNAW). Since 2005 listed amongst the 10 top-level TU/e scientists.


In 1997 winner of the German GI-SIGCHI award for the best PhD Thesis  in 1995 and 1996 with the title
"Ein Konzept zur Quantifizierung software-ergonomischer Richtlinien"



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He is author of over
400 publications in human-computer-interaction, entertainment computing, cognitive ergonomics, and usability engineering

He is [co-]author/editor of the following books:

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