Suggested Topic: Design & Evaluation of a Web-based Interactive Visualization Tool

This applied topic will provide you the opportunity to work on the design and usability evaluation of a web-based online visualization tool. The tool in question is an interactive visualization of indicators on knowledge co‐creation in the European research area. Your task will be to assess the usability of the tool in its current state and to create design solutions for the improvement and extension of the tool.

This applied topic is suitable for project based courses (PR), such as “From Design to Software” or “Projekt aus Media and Human Centered Computing”.

Recommended prior knowledge: Interaction design, web usability, web front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript)

Students who wish to work in this area, please apply via email to with a short statement about your background and interest related to this research topic.