Dr.  Johannes Schöning Digital Library

Based in Bremen, Germany
Johannes Schöning


Johannes Schöning is a Lichtenberg Professor and Professor of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at the University of Bremen in Germany. In addition,  he is the co-director of the Bremen Spatial Cognition Center (BSCC) and member of the TZI (Technologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik) and Minds, Media, Machines (MMM). MMM is an interdisciplinary network of researchers at University Bremen, Germany. Before, and coming to Bremen, he was a visiting lecturer at UCL, UK, helping to setup the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Cities and had a faculty position at Hasselt University, Belgium. Johannes Schöning is also currently a visiting professor at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI), Portugal. Previously, he worked in Saarbrücken, where he was a senior consultant at the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). During his time at DFKI, he received a PhD in computer science at Saarland University (2010), which was supported by the Deutsche Telekom Labs in Berlin. He obtained my Master's degree in Geoinformatics at the University of Münster at the Institute for Geoinformatics (2007).

Johannes Schöning is a member of the ACM Future of Computing Academy (FCA). The FCA is a global professional society for early-career researchers and practitioners in computing. In addition, Johannes Schöning received the prestigious ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award. The Eugene L. Lawler Award is awarded every two years to an individual or a group of individuals who have made a significant contribution to the use of information technology for humanitarian purposes in a wide range of social domains. 


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