Christian

I am a postdoctoral researcher in Computer Science at ZPAC, the People and Computing Lab at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, lead by Prof. Elaine May Huang. My work and research interests are in a wide range of topics within the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), including but not limited to Sustainable HCI, Sustainable Interaction Design, Ubiquitous Computing, HCI Design Patterns, HCI for Development, and Interactive Technologies.

In my PhD thesis I tackled issues of obsolescence and e-waste by applying theoretical frameworks from Sustainable HCI to product design practice. In particular, my approach focused on integrating design guidelines into the design process with the goal to encourage a stronger bond between a device and its owner, preventing disposal and ultimately reducing e-waste. For more details, take a look at my project page and my publications or read my PhD thesis.

Here is a verbose version of my CV which I frequently update.

In case you were wondering about the pictures: I am a passionate hiker; both pictures were taken at the top of Barrhorn. You can find plenty of hiking pictures on my flickr account.

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