Tilman Dingler is a researcher at the Human-Computer Interaction group (MCI) of the Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems (VIS). His general research interests include concepts and applications in the field of Pervasive Computing, thereby developing embedded devices and software for context-aware systems that put users and their context at the center. More specifically, Tilman is looking into ways to augment human memory by marrying concepts from the field of cognitive psychology with pervasive technologies. This includes approaches to digitize and retrieve memories as well as examining knowledge acquisition points, such as reading skills, communication behavior and museum visits. Tilman holds a Diploma in Media Computer Science from the University of Munich, a Master's degree in Web Science from the University of San Francisco and an Honors degree in Technology Management from the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) in Munich. Before starting his PhD, Tilman was developing software for Yahoo! Inc. and TinyCo Inc. in San Francisco.