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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

Personal profile

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 Statistical Modelling

Expertise and research interests

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

Educational background

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

Professional milestones

Founder and managing director of Perspectix AG

Membership of networks



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.