Matthias Rehm


received his Diploma and Doctoral degrees (with honors) in 1998 and 2001 respectively from Bielefeld University in Germany. In 2008, he successfully completed his habilitation process in Informatics at the University of Augsburg in Germany. He is the head of the Human Machine Interaction group at the Dept. of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology and the director of the cross-departmental Human Robot Interaction Lab at the Technical Faculty of IT and Design at Aalborg University. His research is focused on modeling social, affective and cultural aspects of everyday behavior for intuitive human machine interactions. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications in the area of social robotics, human machine interaction, multimodal interaction, and smart learning technology. In 2010, he became founding and steering group member of Aalborg University’s Robotics Center. In 2014 he co-founded an international, Canadian-based startup that is actively pushing the limits in smart learning technologies. In 2015, he was elected vice president for the International Association for Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development.


Last update: July 2019


Articles published on IXD&A:


The chance for sociability - An institutional corridor as a place for learning for adolescents with brain injury, N.39, pp. 78 - 95,  abstractdownload


'Transitioning Towards a Smart Learning Ecosystem: Designing for Intersubjective Interactions between Cognitively Impaired Adolescents', N. 35, 2017, pp. 75 - 99, abstractdownload


Smartness of Learning Ecosystems and its bottom-up emergence in six European Campuses, N.27, 2016, pp. 79 - 92, abstractdownload