Tobias Drey, M.Sc.

Tobias Drey joined the HCI Group in March 2019 as a research associate and PhD student. Prior to that he worked as a Software Engineer at Airbus since 2013.

Tobias has a M. Sc. in Computer Science (2017) from Ulm University. The title of the master thesis was: Investigation of the Applicability of Augmented Reality Head Mounted Displays for Geographic Information Systems.

His B. Eng. in Information Technology attained Tobias 2013 at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Ravensburg/Friedrichshafen. Since 2015, Tobias is there also an external lecturer for the lectures Mobile Network Architectures and Mobile Sensors and Actuators.

Research interests

  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Mobile Devices
  • Head Mounted Displays


  • Open Topics for Theses

    Currently I am offering the following theses topics. Please send me an e-mail if you are interested.

    You are also welcome to contact me if you are generally interested in projects or theses in the field of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. Of course I am always open for topic suggestions.

    I am looking forward to our cooperation.


    Open Topics:

    Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education
    Tinker Augmented and Virtual Reality



K. Plaumann, M. Babic, T. Drey, W. Hepting, D. Stooß and E. Rukzio, "Improving Input Accuracy on Smartphones for Persons who are Affected by Tremor using Motion Sensors" , Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies , vol. 1 , no. 4 , pp. 30 , Dec. 2017. ACM , .
DOI: 10.1145/3161169


K. Plaumann, M. Babic, T. Drey, W. Hepting, D. Stooß and E. Rukzio, "Towards Improving Touchscreen Input Speed and Accuracy on Smartphones for Tremor Affected Persons" , In Adj. Proc. (Demo) of Ubicomp 2016 (ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing) , Sep. 2016.
DOI: 10.1145/2968219.2971396