Raphael Wimmer


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Raphael Wimmer is a tenured lecturer at the University of Regensburg where he leads the junior research group “Physical Affordances for Digital Media and Workflows” funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts and coordinated by the Bavarian Research Institute for Digital Transformation (bidt). From 2017 to 2020, the junior research group was funded in the context of the Centre Digitisation.Bavaria (ZD.B). He studied media informatics at the University of Munich (LMU) where he also received his PhD for a thesis on "Grasp-Sensitive Surfaces". His research revolves around technical, ergonomic, and organizational aspects of human-computer interaction. (more info in German and English)

News / Blog

Invited Talk at TU Dresden (2018-01-09)

Raphael Wimmer gave a talk about “Keeping the User in Control” at the Interactive Media Lab led by Raimund Dachselt at TU Dresden. Slides (PDF) (more...)

Invited Talk at Saarland University (2017-07-12)

Raphael Wimmer gave a talk about the state of paper and digital documents in public administration at the Human-Computer Interaction and Interactive Technologies Lab at Saarland University. We talked a little bit about e-government, prototyping techniques, and lab organization. Slides (PDF) (more...)

Invited Talk at Bauhaus-University Weimar (2017-05-17)

Raphael Wimmer gave a Research Talk about “Affordances of Paper, Public Administration, and Toolkits” at the Bauhausinteraction Colloquium at the Bauhaus-University Weimar. Slides (PDF) (more...)

Invited Talk at Media Interaction Lab (2017-04-05)

Raphael Wimmer gave a short talk about our research (and upcoming challenges) at the Media Interaction Lab in Hagenberg. Slides. (more...)

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Project: Sketching with Hardware (2012 - )

A Course for Teaching Interactive Hardware Prototyping to Computer Science Students

Project: Universal Files (2017 - )

Files and directories as information substrate

Project: Applying Voting Methods in User Research (2019 - 2019)

Investigating reliability and validity of Likert scales, Likert-type items and voting methods


For a list of older publications please have a look at my university web site