Holger Kenn holds a Diploma in computer science from Universität des Saarlandes. During 1997–2001, he was pursuing his Ph.D. studies at VUB AI Lab in Brussels with Professors Luc Steels and Andreas Birk on autonomous embodied agents and embedded systems hardware and software. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2001 for a thesis on component-based operating systems for autonomous systems. In 2001, he became a Lecturer of electrical engineering and computer science at the newly founded International University Bremen. His research focus was on autonomous mobile multirobot systems for urban search and rescue, sensor systems, and software architectures for adjustable autonomy and teleoperation. Between 2004–2007, he was the Scientific Lead of the Wearable Computing Research Group at TZI, Universität Bremen. In 2007, he joined the Microsoft EMIC Research Lab in Aachen/Germany. His research interests are in human-computer interfaces for wearables, social and user context sensing, human robot cooperation and embedded systems.
Biography Updated on 22 June 2008