David Gollasch, M.Sc.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Associate and Ph.D. Student at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, Institute of Applied Computer Science, Chair of Human-Computer Interaction focussing on accessibility of assistance robots

Computer Scientist (M. Sc.) with focus on software technology as well as software management in general and software variability modelling and management in particular

Self-Employed since 2008 for website and web app projects, CAD drafting and online tutoring

Research Focus

Human-Computer Interaction, Usability and Accessibility, Assistive Technology, Assistance Robots, Software Variability (Software Product Lines, Software Ecosystems), User Evaluation

Education

2016 – Today. PhD Student, Chair of Human-Computer Interaction, TU Dresden

2013  2016. Master’s Programme Computer Science, TU Dresden.

  • Thesis: Conceptual Variability Management in Software Families with Multiple Contributors

2010  2013. Bachelor’s Programme Computer Science, TU Dresden

  • Thesis: Quality Assurance by Means of Feature Models
2009. Higher education entrance qualification/Abitur

Professional Experience

Industrial Experience

2017 – Today. Self-Employed (Computer Scientist) Informatiker David Gollasch, M.Sc., Dresden, Germany

Online Tutoring

  • Online Marketing
  • IT Consulting and Programming

2008 – 2016. Self-Employed Web Programmer and CAD Drafter, Kroppen, Germany

  • Planning, realisation, distribution and maintenance of web projects
  • Digitalisation of technical drafts by means of CAD

Research Experience

2016 – Today. Research Associate (Teaching, Research), Chair of Human-Computer Interaction, TU Dresden

2015. Senior Student Assistant, Work group for blind and visually impaired students (AGSBS)

2014. Senior Student Assistant, Software Technology Group, TU Dresden

2011 – 2014. Student Assistant (Tutor), Chair of Human-Computer Interaction, TU Dresden

2012. Student Assistant, Chair of VLSI systems, diagnostics and architecture, TU Dresden

Teaching Experience

2019 Winter Term.

  • Human-Computer Interaction (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Accessible Documents (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Introduction to Media Computer Science (examination organisation support)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2019 Summer Term.

  • Summer School on Voice Interaction and Voice Assistants in Health Care, VIVA 2019 (organisation, lecturing and supervision)
    • Talk on Challenges related to Voice Assistants “Introduction to Voice Interaction and Voice Assistants” (Watch on YouTube)
  • Multimodal User Interfaces (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2018 Winter Term.

  • Human-Computer Interaction (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Accessible Documents (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Introduction to Media Computer Science (examination organisation support)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2018 Summer Term.

  • Multimodal User Interfaces (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Advanced Seminar Usability of Information Systems (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2017 Winter Term.

  • Human-Computer Interaction (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Accessible Documents (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Introduction to Media Computer Science (examination organisation support)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2017 Summer Term.

  • Multimodal User Interfaces (exercise organisation and tutoring)
  • Advanced Seminar Usability of Information Systems (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2016 Winter Term.

  • Introduction to Media Computer Science (exercise organisation and tutoring, examination organisation)
  • Complex Practical Course Human-Computer Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Complex Practical Course Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)
  • Research Project Multimodal Interaction (organisation and student supervision)

2016 Summer Term.

Student Supervision

Ubrich, Philipp. Gesture Recognition and Control by Means of Pepper Robot. Master’s Thesis. 2019.

Fuchs, Julian; Zeidler, Daniel. Developing a Welcome Assistant Based on Segway Robotics Loomo. Complex Practical Task. 2019.

Gröger, Tim; Hauptvogel, Thomas; Le, Nhat Long; Zhang, Ziyuan. Developing Alexa Skills with Service Access in the Health Care Domain. Complex Practical Task. 2019.

Ludwig, Robert; Römmer, Alexander. Developing MyCroft.ai Skills as Open Alternative to Alexa. Complex Practical Task. 2019.

Keller, Florian. Optical Object Recognition for Assistance Robots by Means of Machine Learning. 11th/12th Grade Scientific Project. 2019.

Striegl – Freiherr von Hoverbeck genannt von Schoenaich, Julian Lars. Investigating the Social Interaction Between People with Dementia and Assistance Robots. Master’s Thesis. 2019.

Peschel, Lukas. Physical In-Door Interaction of an Assistive Robot by Means of Controlling a Drone for Object Fetching. Master’s Thesis. 2019.

Ubrich, Philipp; Brandt, Leon; Mischke, Fabian; Haustein, Yasmin; Rottmann, Sebastian. Navigation of a Robot Using Exist Plans. Complex Practical Task. 2019.

Eisoldt, Martin; Hauptvogel, Thomas. Improving Machine-Learning-Based Emotion Recognition. Complex Practical Task. 2019.

Schneegast, Daniel. Interaction of Assistive Robots by Means of Augmented Reality. Diploma Thesis. 2019.

Thiele, Vincent Julius. User Identification for an Individualised Human-Robot Interaction. Bachelor’s Thesis. 2019.

Tränkner, Sarah. Improving the Voice-Based Product Search Using Product Details and Context Information. Master’s Thesis. 2018.

Köhler, David; Krieg, Falko. Obstacle Avoidance Using Loomo. Complex Practical Task. 2018.

Lipinski, Felix; Eisoldt, Martin. Optical Emotion Recognition Using Google Tensorflow. Complex Practical Task. 2018.

Loumová, Michaela. Mapping and Navigation Approach Based on Exit Plans. Application Research Project. 2018.

Arlt, Vincenz. Identification, Analysis and Realisation of Body Gestures for Controlling an Accessible Assistive Robot. Bachelor’s Thesis. 2018.

Schneegast, Daniel. Voice Interaction with Assistive Robots as Part of the Integration of Robot and Smart-Home Technology. Research Field Analysis. 2018.

Feigl, Maximilian. Emotion Modelling by Means of Assistive Robots. Master’s Thesis. 2018.

Chen, Mingze; Konrad, Nadja; Cosel, Phillip; Kopp, Tom. Loomo Basic Functions: Exploration Using Ultrasonic Sensors and Voice Control Using MS Voice Service. Complex Practical Task. 2017.

Kern, Christoph. Smart-Home Integration Using Loomo and Z-Wave. Application Research Project. 2017.

Schneegast, Daniel. Alexa Integration: Turing Loomo into an Alexa client to Enable Natural Voice Interaction and Get Access to Existing Skills. Application Research Project. 2017.

Feigl, Maximilian; Enderlein, Nico. Graphical Tool for Criteria Tests of Products within a Product Line. Complex Practical Task. 2016.

Publications

Please, have a look onto my Publications page.

Services

Academic Service

2019. Dresden-concept: Summer School on Voice Interaction and Voice Assistants in Health Care (funding, organisation and management, lecturing)

  • Talk on Challenges related to Voice Assistants “Introduction to Voice Interaction and Voice Assistants” (Watch on YouTube)

2018. GI Conference: Mensch und Computer, MuC 2018 (local organisation team, public relations/communication, website and social media)

2016. DVBS: International Camp on Communication and Computers, ICC 2016 (organisation team)

Community Service

2009 – 2010. Community Service, Dresden, Germany.