The Mixality Team

Research & Teaching Staff

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thies Pfeiffer

Professor for Human-Computer Interaction


Thies Pfeiffer's research interests include human-machine interaction with a strong focus on gaze and gesture, augmented and virtual reality, as well as immersive simulations. In particular, he is interested in applying mixed-reality technologies and advanced user interfaces

Carolin Hainke, M.Sc.

Research Associate

Call: +49 4921 8071877


Carolin Hainke develops training applications in virtual reality. Her research interest is using eye-tracking technology to reveal user expertise and cognitive load to further use those insights within the applications to improve the training experience by autonomously adapt

Kristina Kölln, M.Sc.

Research Associate


Kristina Kölln’s research interests focus on human computer interaction, especially with accessibility and health in combination with gamification and e-learning. She aims to enhance the learning experience for students and reduce stress by using gamification elements in

Leonard Meyer, M.Sc.

Research Associate

Call: +49 4921 8071877


Leonard Meyer develops training applications in virtual reality focusing on the improvement of human computer interfaces to allow a wider range of people to use VR for their purposes. Currently, a special interest lies in the simplest possible creation of custom VR content t

Lars Pastoor, B.Eng.

Media Technology Engineer


Lars Pastoor is a 3D Artist and Engineer for Media Technology. His field of work consists of look development and 3D modelling for VR training applications and the creation of 360 degree virtual training applications.

Research Assistants

Sven Janßen, B.Sc.

Jan Behrends, B.Sc.

Jannik Franssen

Dennis Jongebloed

Laura Meiser

Ruwim Merling


Former Staff Members

Jonas Blattgerste, M.Sc.

Research Associate (2019-2023)



Jonas Blattgerste is a Human–Computer Interaction Researcher and Augmented & Mixed Reality Developer. He was affiliated with the Mixality lab from 2019 to 2023, and researched handheld and head-mounted Augmented Reality training applications.

Yusra Tehreem, M.Sc.

Research Associate (2019-2022)


Yusra Tehreem is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie researcher for ETN-CHARMING project. Her objective is to explore the potential of Virtual Reality for the advanced training of employees in the field of chemical industry.