Dr. Gerd Bruder

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Contact

Phone: 407.823.2281
Emailbruder@ucf.edu

 

Appointments

Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida

Education

University of Hamburg, Germany, Habilitation, Computer Science, 2017
University of Münster, Germany, Ph.D. Computer Science, 2011
University of Münster, Germany,  M.Sc., Computer Science with minor in Mathematics, 2009

About

Gerd Bruder is a Research Assistant Professor for Virtual and Augmented Reality at the Institute for Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida. From 2014 to 2016 he worked as a Post-Doc in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Hamburg. Between 2011 and 2014 he held the position of a Post-Doc at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Würzburg. He received his Habilitation in Computer Science from the University of Hamburg in 2017, his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Münster in 2011, and his M.Sc. in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Münster in 2009.

Research Interests

  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Surrogates and Social Interaction
  • Perception and Cognition
  • 3D User Interfaces

Prizes and Awards

  • “Best Paper Award” at the ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI) 2016, Tokyo, Japan
  • “Honorable Mention for Best Poster Award” at the ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI) 2016, Tokyo, Japan
  • “Best Poster Award” at the International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT) & Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE) 2015, Kyoto, Japan
  • “Best Poster Audience Choice Award” at the ICAT-EGVE 2015, Kyoto, Japan
  • “Best Demo Award” at the GI VR/AR HMD App Contest, 2015, Bonn, Germany
  • “Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award” at the IEEE Virtual Reality (VR) 2015, Arles, France
  • “Best Short Paper Award” at the ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI) 2014, Honolulu (HA), USA
  • “Best Paper Award” at the GI VR/AR 2013, Würzburg, Germany
  • “Best Paper Award” at the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) 2009, Kyoto, Japan
  • “Best Paper Award” at the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI) 2009, Lafayette (LA), USA
  • “Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award” at the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) 2008, Bordeaux, France
  • “Best Paper Award” at the Virtual Reality International Conference (VRIC) 2008, Laval, France
  • “Honorable Mention for Best Poster Award” at the IEEE Virtual Reality (VR) 2008, Reno (NV), USA

Publications