Tim Weissker

Tim Weissker

Doctoral Candidate

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Bauhausstr. 11, Room 118
99423 Weimar, Germany


I am a research and teaching assistant at the Virtual Reality and Visualization Research Group at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, where I am working towards my doctoral thesis on group navigation in immersive virtual reality. My current research is focused on interaction in multi-user virtual reality and collaborative work of collocated as well as remote user groups. In particular, I am interested in 3D interaction design, distributed input management, and joint navigation techniques for traversing large virtual environments together.

Research Interests

  • Multi-User Virtual Reality
  • Head-Mounted Displays
  • Collaborative Work in VR
  • Group Navigation in VR


  • Doctoral Candidate in Virtual Reality

    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, since 2017

  • M.Sc. in Computer Science and Media

    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2017

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science and Media

    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2014


Doctoral Candidate
2017 – Present Weimar
Ongoing Thesis: Group Navigation in Immersive Virtual Reality
2003 – 2011 Bamberg
Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Work Experience

Research and Teaching Assistant
2017 – Present Weimar

Tasks and responsibilities:

Student Assistant
2012 – 2017 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


IEEE Virtual Reality Best VR-in-VR Presentation Award

IEEE Virtual Reality Best Poster Award

Nomination for IEEE VR Best Conference Paper Award

Master of Science with Honors

Bachelor of Science with Honors

Scholarship Student