Dr.  Artur Lugmayr Digital Library

Based in Perth, WN, Australia
Artur Lugmayr


Artur Lugmayr is an Associate Professor at Curtin University, Australia and his research is situated in the area of data visualisation technologies, interactive media, media technology, human-computer-interaction, and media management. Artur was a Professor for media information systems / media technology at the Tampere University (TUNI), Finland, from 2009–2014, and established the Entertainment and Media Management Lab (digital media business) and the New Ambient Multimedia Lab (ubiquitous computation and smart media), which ran from 2004–2009. Artur holds a Dr.-Techn. degree (Information Technology, Tampere Univ. of Technology, Finland), and is pursuing his Dr.-Arts studies in motion pictures at Aalto University, Finland. He started his scientific career at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU), Linz, Austria by completing his Dipl-Ing. Degree in Computer Science. He was a visiting scientist in Singapore, Brisbane, Austria, and Ghana, and has raised or been involved in 1.7+ MEUR, wrote over 180+ publications, is regular keynote speaker at conferences and invited lecturer at universities. He organised over 12 conferences as general chair in-cooperation with ACM and was part of the organisation committees of a wide range of ACM or IEEE conferences (e.g. IEEE AIVR, ACM Multimedia). 

Recently Artur won the Curtin Commercial Innovation Award in 2017, with his project “UX-Machine to Analyse Human Emotions” and was founding the new book series “Emerging Media Technology and User-Experience Computation” published by CRC Press. His Special Interest Group “eMedia” has been recognized in 2014 as outstanding by the Association for Information Systems (AIS), which he founded and is president of. He won the ELISA award for the textbook “Ambient Media and Beyond” and received a special mention for his NAMU research group at the ELISA Ubimedia Award at MindTrek in 2007 for the open source Portable Personality (P2) software. Artur won the Nokia Award of 2003 with his textbook “Digital Interactive TV and Metadata – Future Broadcast Multimedia” published by Springer-Verlag in 2004. Artur founded the Academic MindTrek Conference series in Tampere (in-cooperated with ACM), Finland (which he organised as general chair between 2007 and 2014), the Semantic Ambient Media (SAME) workshop series, the Nokia Ubimedia MindTrek Award series, the EuroITV Grand Challenge series, and the Interactive Digital TV in Emerging Economies workshop series. He also was the general chair of the EuroITV conference in Tampere in 2010.

He is also the publisher and founder of the open access journal and series entitled International Series on Information Systems and Management in Media Industry (ISMMI). He acted as a reviewer, committee member and editorial board member for several publishers and journals, such as SERC Press, Wiley & Sons, IGI-Global, Springer-Verlag, IEEE, Inderscience, and the International Journal on Media Management. He was also part of the review and committees of several conferences, such as ACM-MM, AmI, ICEC, MobileCHI, ICME, EuroITV, NordiCHI, UIC, MMEDIA, Interact, uxTV, ACM-CHI, EBRF, IEEE-IE, VC, PDP. In future, Artur will only be accepting committee positions when he knows the organisers. 

More about Artur at www.artur-lugmayr.com.


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