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Dr. Philipp Ackermann

Dr. Philipp Ackermann

Dr. Philipp Ackermann

ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Human-Centered Computing
Steinberggasse 13
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 72 43

Work at ZHAW

Management role

dep. Head of Research/Focus Area, Human-Centered Computing

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer for Computer Science in the "Human-Centered Computing" group

Professional development teaching

CAS Advanced Statistical Data Analysis

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Visual Computing, Computer Graphics, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality, Information Visualization,
Digital Health, Mobile Apps, Audio & Music Processing.

Professional milestones

Founder and managing director of Perspectix AG

Educational background

Dr. oec. publ. UniZH
Research Assistant at Multimedia Lab / Institute for Informatics / University of Zürich

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Philipp Ackermann, Aurelius Bernet: Intelligent Building Configuration Model; in: Industrialised, Integrated, Intelligent Construction - Handbook 3; EU research report available online under, September 2010.

Philipp Ackermann: Configuration of Product-centric Services; Joint Conference of International Mass Customization Meeting (IMCM’08) and International Conference on Economic, Technical and Organisational Aspects on Product Configuration Systems (PETO’08); Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, June 19-20th 2008.

Philipp Ackermann: Supporting sales engineering with product-centric CRM; eStrategies Europe, May 2008.

Philipp Ackermann: PLM-integrated Configurators for Machine and Plant Construction; IJCAI Workshop on Configuration, in conjunction with the 19th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2005), Edinbrugh, Scotland, July 2005.

Philipp Ackermann: Product Knowledge Management; in Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Economic, Technical and Organisational Aspects of Product Configuration Systems, Copenhagen, June 2004.

Philipp Ackermann: Interactive Simulations; chapter in: Total Interaction – Theory and practice of a new paradigm for the design disciplines, edited by Gerhard M. Buurman, Birkhäuser, Basel, 2001.

Philipp Ackermann: Produktvisualisierung und Interaktions-Konzepte für Mass Customization; in: Piller, Schenk, Seelmann-Eggebert (eds): Mass Customization - Vom Businessmodell zur erfolgreichen Anwendung, Tagungsband zur dritten deutschen Mass Customization Tagung, Frankfurt 2001.

Philipp Ackermann: Eintauchen in den EncycloSpace – Die zukünftige Rolle des Mediums „Computer“ in den Geisteswissenschaften; in: Prof. Dr. habil Guerino Mazzola: Humanities@EncycloSpace; SWR/FER-Studie, Schweizerischer Wissenschaftsrat; Bern 1998.

Philipp Ackermann: Developing Object-Oriented Multimedia Software - Based on the MET++ Application Framework; dpunkt Verlag, Heidelberg, 1996.

Philipp Ackermann: Object-oriented Modelling of Time Synchronisation in a Multimedia Application Framework; in: Audio Engineering Society AES 95th Convention, Preprints, Audio Engineering Society, New York, October 1993.

Dominik Eichelberg, Philipp Ackermann: Integrating Interactive 3D-Graphics into an Object-oriented Application Framework; in: T. Grechenig, M. Tscheligi: Human Computer Interaction, Vienna Conference VCHCI 93, Proceedings, Springer-Verlag, September 1993.

Philipp Ackermann: Computer und Musik - eine Einführung in die digitale Klang- und Musikverarbeitung; Springer-Verlag, Wien 1991.