We're an international, cross-disciplinary team, hailing from backgrounds including software engineering, electrical engineering, computer vision, machine learning, and personal informatics.

For all general inquiries, collaborations, and requests, email Christian at christian/holz#inf/ethz/ch.

If you're interested in working with us, get in touch or swing by. Our contact emails are:

  • Christian Holz
    physical computing. team lead.
  • Fiorella Meyer
    administrative assistant. operations and logistics.
  • Manuel Meier
    sensing and embedded systems. master's with Lothar Thiele at ETH ITET/EE.
  • Liliana Barrios
    neurological health monitoring. co-advised with Friedemann Mattern.
  • Hugo Romat
    embodied pen+touch interaction. previously at INRIA with Caroline Appert.
  • Paul Streli
    data-driven methods. master's from Imperial College London.
  • Julia Chen
    direct doctorate at ETH CS. previously undergrad at Georgia Tech.
  • Andreas Fender
    augmented reality & virtual reality. previously at Aarhus with Jörg Müller.
  • Roman Kusche
    medical devices. consulting bioengineer. researcher at Fraunhofer.

Current thesis students

  • Christian Knieling (high-fidelity avatar interactions in VR, ETH CS M.Sc.)
  • Nikola Kovacevic (detecting personality traits on mobile devices, ETH CS M.Sc.)
  • Tom Cinbis (modeling heat dissipation in urban environments, ETH CS M.Sc.)
  • Danil Ivanov (VR interactions through avatars, ETH CS M.Sc.)
  • Philippe Andreu (unobtrusive under-skin sensing, ETH CS M.Sc.)
  • Lukas Walker (first-person interaction with machinery in AR, ETH CS B.Sc.)

Past master's students and visitors

  • Alice Mylaus (pain alleviation using on-body robotics, M.Sc. Robotics, D-MAVT, ETH RSC). now APM at Google.
  • Karan Ahuja (3D from 2D, visiting from CMU HCII)
  • Manuel Meier (vital tracking in extreme situations, M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, D-ITET, ETH EE). now PhD student with us.

Past undergrad students

  • Nicole Wenzinger (posture monitoring using wearable devices, ETH CS B.Sc.)
  • Clemens Bachmann (ink-based interaction, ETH CS B.Sc.)
  • Chris Buob (audio and motion synchronization, ETH CS B.Sc.)