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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Next-Generation Interfaces

Michael Haller

Faculty of Computer Science
Dominikanerplatz 3 - piazza Domenicani, 3

Short bio

Michael Haller is a full professor at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, founder and director of the Media Interaction Lab, responsible for next-generation interfaces & human-computer interaction. He received Dipl.-Ing. (1997), Dr. techn. (2001), and Habilitation (2007) degrees from Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria. Currently, he leads a team of over 10 researchers and students. He has been awarded the Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship Award, Google Research Award, Europrix Top Talent Award, Best ACM SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies Award, and Microsoft Imagine Cup. Seven of his papers were awarded best paper or honorable mention at top HCI venues including ACM CHI and ACM UIST.


Extended Reality: Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality

76088B · ING-INF/05 · LM-18 SEIS · EN

Physical Computing Project

76254B · INF/01 · L-31 Computer Science - 2020 · DE

Main Research Areas

Smart Textile Interfaces, Physical Prototyping, Next-Generation Interfaces, Human-Computer Interfaces