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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons

Applied Computer Science with a focus on Immersive Media

Profile | Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons

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Work and research focus

  • Human-machine interaction
  • User states
  • User Experience/User Satisfaction
  • Immersive media
  • eXtended Reality (XR)
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Emotions
  • Technology in the healthcare sector

Range of services

  • Consulting on agile project management
  • Standardization in the telecommunications sector
  • Execution of user tests/usability studies
  • Analysis of study data
  • Recording of physiological data
  • Development of mobile applications for iOS and Android

Other competencies

  • Statistics
  • Design thinking
  • User experience design
  • Interaction and usability concepts
  • Usability engineering/usability/usability suitability
  • Usability testing and evaluation

Previous employers/references

Optimizing the interface between people and technology is the focus of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons' career. He leads the Immersive Reality Lab at HSHL which focuses on the research and development of immersive applications.

Born in Duisburg, Prof. Voigt-Antons was drawn to study psychology at Darmstadt Technical University, where he received his diploma in 2008. After receiving his diploma in Darmstadt, Prof. Voigt-Antons earned his doctorate in computer science at the Technical University of Berlin, where he also worked as a research assistant, particularly in the areas of human-machine interaction and user experience in teaching and research.

Over the past 20 years, his professional career has taken him to the automotive and telecommunications sectors. At Daimler AG he focused on the development of physiological measurement methods for automotive applications and how this technology can be used during the development of driver assistance systems.

Between his studies and doctorate, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons worked at the Telekom Innovation Laboratories as a Research Scientist. There, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons was an expert on all issues relating to the measurement of user states in telecommunications systems. In addition to consulting on issues of human-machine interaction, he specialized in the development of measurement methods.

Before he took over the professorship "Applied Computer Science with a focus on immersive media" at Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences on November 1, 2021, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons was Senior Research Scientist at the Quality and Usability Lab of the Technical University of Berlin.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons is the author of numerous scientific publications and an active speaker at renowned international conferences. He is also a reviewer for scientific conferences and journals and has participated in numerous standardization activities.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons is married and has one child.


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