Ramin Hedeshy

Ramin Hedeshy

PhD Student

University of Stuttgart

Biography

I am a Ph.D. student and scientific employee of the AC department of Stuttgart University, working with Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab and Dr. Chandan Kumar. My research focus is on human-computer interaction.

Currently, I work on the ZIM-funded project MICME: Multimodal interaction and collaboration In Medical Environments. The project is about combining eye tracking with modalities to support surgeons in complex operations. My research is about multimodal interaction combining eye tracking with touch or non-lexical voice input. I have published papers at ACM showcasing a novel method of eye typing at ACM CHI and ACM ETRA. I am also a tutor of the HCIIR and the Machine Learning course at the University of Stuttgart and supervise student theses. Before pursuing my Ph.D., I have gained 7 years of industry experience working for companies such as Bliksund in Norway and the Union Betriebs-GmbH in Bonn. Among other Web-oriented IT projects, I have developed a rules repository system for CDU and implemented the personal homepage of Angela Merkel.

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Interests
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Retrieval
Education
  • MSc in Web Science, 2019

    University of Koblenz-Landau

  • BSc in Sofware Enginieering, 2012

    Azad Universtiy of Mashhad

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Scientific Employee
Apr 2020 – Present Stuttgart

Responsibilities include:

  • Eye tracking
  • Universal application development
  • Machine learning
 
 
 
 
 
Senior Full-stack Web Developer
Aug 2016 – Mar 2020 Rheinbach
I developed a REST API which consumes multiple REST, SOAP and JavaScript APIs and connects several of company’s main services. I implemented a dynamic Amazon Alexa skill, a rule repository application and was entrusted with the task of implementing the personal website of Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel.

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