robert kovacs

PhD in Human Computer Interaction
MSc in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation

lead mechatronics engineer R&D at interactive-scape & werk5

current mission: empowering craftspeople to work with robots (project LEROSH)

scholar | acm dl | linkedin

phd thesis: human-scale personal fabrication

my research focused on adressing the challenges of building human-scale structures (static, kinematic, and dynamic ones), with minimal engineering knowledge and using comoddity equipment only.

advised by prof. Patrick Baudisch at the Hasso Plattner Institute - Human Computer Interaction lab.


internship @ Microsoft Research

fabrication papers

metamaterial mechanisms

haptic interfaces for blind users

haptic feedback in virtual reality

cyber security

art projects

2022 robert kovacs