Portrait of Benjamin Weyers

Benjamin Weyers

University of Trier

Benjamin Weyers is working at the University Trier, Germany, as Assistant Professor for Practical Informatics leading the Human-Computer Interaction group. From Oct. 2013 until Nov. 2018, he worked as post doc in the Virtual Reality Group at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. His research interests include formal methods in human-computer interaction, especially the use of Petri net-based description concepts and graph transformation systems for modeling flexible and adaptable user interfaces, virtual reality, interactive data analysis and information visualization, collaborative and learning systems, as well as ambient intelligent systems. Benjamin studied Applied Computer Science at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and reached in 2008 the diploma degree (Dipl.-Inform.). In December 2011, he finished his PhD studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen and stayed there until September 2013 as research associate and lecturer. Since March 2020, he is Task Leader for the development of a Visualisation framework in WP5 of HBP and leads the software metadata curation for the EBRAINS Knowledge Graph.

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