Sebastian is a researcher in the interaction design lab of the university of applied sciences potsdam, working on spatial data visualization and mobile systems.
Sebastian is currently working on his PhD on the topic of “Location based visual analytics”, which is a collaborative project with the University Potsdam (Geoinformatics Department). His research focuses on spatial data- and information visualization with a specific focus on the cognitive framing conditions that influence the perception and understanding of visualizations.
He received a diploma in communication design at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf in 2009 and a master’s degree in interface design at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Since 2002 he has been working for different clients as a consultant, designer and developer.
From 2009 to 2012 he taught courses on generative design at the University of Applied Sciences Trier, Düsseldorf and Potsdam. He became a research associate at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam in 2012.