Benjamin Schmidt
Former master student

Personal Information: 


Master student


Ben is an exchange student from University of Stuttgart, Germany. He stays at the lab from Oct. 2013 till May 2014 and is writing his diploma thesis “Facilitating data exploration in casual mobile settings with multi-device interaction”.
He enjoys playing squash, cycling, board games, pen-and-paper role-playing and hard rock music.

Research Interest:

Human-Computer Interaction, Information Visualization, Computer Graphics


  • Paweł Woźniak, Lars Lischke, Benjamin Schmidt, Shengdong Zhao, Morten Fjeld. 2014. Thaddeus: a dual device interaction space for exploring information visualisation. Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational. 

  • Benjamin Schmidt, Paweł Woźniak, Kristina Knaving, Chen Chen, Mohammad Obaid. 2014. ParkPal: Towards Ad-Hoc Route Planning for Runners. 2nd International Workshop on Cultures of Participation in the Digital Age (COPD@ 2014). 

  • P. Wozniak, B. Schmidt, L. Lischke, Z. Franjcic, A.E. Yantaç, and M. Fjeld. 2014. MochaTop: Building Ad-Hoc Data Spaces with Multiple Devices. In CHI 2014 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA 2014). PP. 2329-2334.