Tim Weissker

Virtual Reality and Visualization Research Group - Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Curriculum Vitae

I am currently working as a research and teaching assistant at the Virtual Reality and Visualization Research Group at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. My research interests include interaction techniques for multi-user VR systems, head-mounted display installations for multiple collocated and remote user groups and group navigation techniques in social virtual reality.

Education

2017 - today, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Ph.D. Candidate at the Virtual Reality and Visualization Research Group
2014 - 2017, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Master of Science in Computer Science and Media
2011 - 2014, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Bachelor of Science in Medieninformatik
2003 - 2011, Dientzenhofer-Gymnasium Bamberg
Abitur, Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Work Experience

2017 - today, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Research and Teaching Assistant at the Virtual Reality and Visualization Research Group
2012 - 2017, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Various Student Assistant and Tutor Positions in the fields of Discrete Mathematics, Information and Coding Theory, Programming Languages, Modeling of Information Systems, Linux Administration and Virtual Reality

Awards

2020
IEEE Virtual Reality 2020 Best VR-in-VR Presentation Award
Getting There Together: Group Navigation in Distributed Virtual Environments
Tim Weissker, Pauline Bimberg, and Bernd Froehlich
[talk-video]
2020
IEEE Virtual Reality 2020 Best Poster Award
Tracking Multiple Collocated HTC Vive Setups in a Common Coordinate System
Tim Weissker, Philipp Tornow, and Bernd Froehlich
[preprint] [poster]
2019
Nominee for IEEE Virtual Reality 2019 Best Conference Paper Award
Multi-Ray Jumping: Comprehensible Group Navigation for Collocated Users in Immersive Virtual Reality
Tim Weissker, Alexander Kulik, and Bernd Froehlich
[preprint]
2017
Addition of predicate with honors to the Master's Degree
Navigation in Immersive Virtual Reality: The Effects of Steering and Jumping Techniques on Spatial Updating
[thesis]
2014
Addition of predicate with honors to the Bachelor's Degree
Konfigurierbare und generische Applikationsinfrastrukturen für 3D-Multi-User-Multi-Display-Umgebungen in der Virtuellen Realität
[thesis]
2011-2017
Scholar of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

Languages

Real-World Languages
German (Native), English (C1), French (B2)
Programming Languages
C++, Java, Python, Matlab, SQL, Shell