Jan Torpus

Senior Researcher

Jan Torpus is a design and art researcher who develops practice-oriented research projects, works in interdisciplinary teams, and publishes primarily in the context of HCI. He investigates future and alternative techno-social lifeworlds and mindsets. Based on technological developments such as augmented reality and ubiquitous computing, he stages physical, immersive, interactive research settings that he examines with test persons to draw conclusions about experience, perception, behavior, and sense-making. Recently, he also applies his approach to ecology and biodiversity promotion in urban and recreational areas.