• Video encoding and streaming
  • User-focused experimental research
  • Programming (Python, Ruby, TypeScript/JavaScript, R, Java, PHP, Bash)
  • Statistics and Modeling (R, tidyverse, ggplot, lmfit, …)
  • Audio and video production (Cubase, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, …)

Research Interests

  • Quality of Experience and User Experience in multimedia applications
  • Video streaming (Video on Demand and IPTV) and audiovisual interactive web applications
  • Assessment of user behavior and user engagement in online video services
  • Design and evaluation of testing procedures for acquiring qualitative and quantitative subjective data from human observers in laboratory and mobile contexts
  • Multimedia software development

Work Experience

  • Since 2018: Founder, CEO at AVEQ GmbH, Austria
  • 2018: Researcher at Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
  • 2015–2018: Researcher at Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
  • 2014–2015: Researcher at Assessment of IP-based Applications, TU Berlin, Germany
  • 2013–2014: Software engineer and project manager, salesXp GmbH, Vienna, Austria
  • 2009–2012: Researcher, Entertainment Computing Research Group, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2008–2013: IT and network support, 3s Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Vienna, Austria


  • Since 2016: PhD student, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
  • 2011–2014: Master in Media Informatics (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2007–2011: Bachelor in Informatics (BSc.), University of Vienna, Austria


  • Best Reviewer Award, 11th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, (QoMEX), 2019
  • Reviewer Recognition Award, 9th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2017
  • Best Student Paper Award, 7th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2015
  • “Best of the Best”, Best Masters degree in Media Informatics, University of Vienna, 2015
  • “Best of the Best”, 3rd best Bachelor degree in Computer Science, University of Vienna, 2012

TPC Memberships/Reviewing


  • ACM Multimedia Conference (2024)
  • ACM Multimedia Systems Workshop on Green Multimedia Systems (GMSys), 2023
  • ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys), 2022–2024
  • International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2017–2024
  • QoE Management Workshop at 22nd Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN), 2019
  • Communications Software, Services, and Multimedia Applications Symposium at IEEE International Conference on Communications (CSSMA), 2019
  • Quality of Experience for Multimedia Communications Workshop at IEEE Global Communications Conference (QoEMC), 2016
  • Forth International Workshop on Quality of Experience Centric Management (QCMan), 2016
  • IEEE Workshop on Quality of Experience-based Management for Future Internet Applications and Services (QoE-FI), 2016

Journal Reviewing:

  • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, since 2018
  • Springer Multimedia Systems, since 2016
  • IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, since 2016
  • ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, since 2016
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, since 2016
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, since 2015
  • Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, since 2013

Conference Organization

  • Publicity Chair, ACM International Conference on Interactive Media Experiences (IMX), 2023
  • Web and Publications Co-Chair, 9th International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), 2017
  • General Co-Chair, International Young Researcher Summit on Quality of Experience in Emerging Multimedia Services (QEEMS), 2017
  • Panel Co-Chair, Cloud Networks Track, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2016
  • Session Chair, 5th ISCA/DEGA Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems (PQS), 2016

Talks Given

  • 2021: “How to monitor a streaming service – what could possibly go wrong?“, Berlin Video Tech Meetup, online
  • 2020: “Video Quality Measurements in the Crowd – A Case Study from Germany”, ITU-T QSDG Webinar Series: Crowdsourcing for Regulators – Case studies and frameworks, online
  • 2018: “Video and web service quality monitoring using ITU-T standards at Deutsche Telekom”, ITU Workshop on Telecommunication Service Quality, Regulatory Frameworks and Experience-Driven Networking, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2017: “Monitoring QoE of HTTP-based Adaptive Streaming”, ITG Fachausschuss Bildkommunikation und Bildverarbeitung, TU Ilmenau, Germany
  • 2016: “User Behavior in Web Video Services – Thoughts on our current Research Tools”, Research seminar, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • 2015: “Ecologically valid Video Quality Testing?”, with Marie-Neige Garcia (TU Berlin), [Your/the community’s] Recent and future experiences with QoE Workshop, TU Ilmenau, Germany
  • 2015: “From pure technical viewing quality to more realistic audiovisual QoE testing”, ETSI Workshop on Telecommunication Quality beyond 2015, Vienna, Austria
  • 2012: “Observer Confidence in Subjective Quality Evaluation”, Séminaires IRCCyN, Nantes, France