Benjamin was the first PhD student in the Augmented Human Lab at SUTD, Singapore. He received his PhD in February 2018 from SUTD. Prior to that Benjamin received his Bachelor and Master degree in Computer Science with a focus on Human-Computer Interaction and Software Engineering from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany and participated in two internship programs as a User Experience Design Intern at Synaptics Inc. (http://www.synaptics.com/) in Zug, Switzerland.
His research interests lie in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. He designs, develops, and implements novel interaction concepts and user interfaces in the fields of multimedia appliances and assistive technology. The focus of his current work is on assistive technologies for hearing-impaired people to enhance their music-making experience using visual and vibrotactile feedback.
In his leisure time, Benjamin likes to play Badminton and to improvise on the piano.