Matthias Rehm


is an Associate Professor for Media Technology at the Faculty of Engineering and Science at Aalborg University, Denmark. He 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. 

His research is focused on modeling social, affective and cultural aspects of everyday behavior for intuitive and human centered technology including social robots, embodied conversational agents, as well as multimodal and mobile interaction.

He has been involved in several international projects assuming different roles from project leader over work package leader to researcher.

He has over 70 peer reviewed publications and is member of the program committees of several international conferences like AAMAS (since 2008), IVA (since 2003) or CATS (since 2008). He also frequently reviews for several international journals, e.g. for JAAMAS, IJHCS, Culture and Communication. 

In 2010, he became founding and steering group member of Aalborg University's cross-departmental Robotics program Aalborg U Robotics. And in 2014, he became the Danish representative of the EU-wide Smart City Learning Observatory. Also in 2014, he co-founded an international startup that is actively pushing the limits in culture related learning technologies.



Last update: September 2015