André Zenner

Doctoral Researcher


Scholar Profile

Research Interests

Virtual RealityMixed realityAugmented RealityHaptic FeedbackHaptic Interaction in Virtual EnvironmentsRedirection Techniques3D User InterfacesVisualization




Winter 2019/2020:

Winter 2018/2019:

Winter 2017/2018:

Summer 2017:

  • Proseminar: Einführung in 3D User Interfaces

Winter 2016/2017:

  • Seminar: Virtual Reality: Theory & Practice


Open B.Sc. / M.Sc. Thesis Topics

If you are interested in doing a Bachelor's or Master's thesis in my area of interest, feel free to contact me.
I am also open to topic suggestions related to these areas.


Ongoing Supervised Theses

  • Master: Using a Smartphone as an Everyday Proxy Object in Virtual Reality
  • Master: Generation of Building Plans for Optimized Haptic Virtual Reality Proxies
  • Master: Virtual Reality Presentation Trainer
  • Master: Perception of Holographic Humans in Augmented Reality Meetings
  • Bachelor: Virtual Reality Hand Redirection Toolkit
  • Bachelor: Improved Hand Redirection


Finished Supervised Theses


  • 2017 - Dominic Gottwalles
    Eingabe diskreter numerischer Werte in Virtual Reality [PDF][Award]


  • 2019 - Corinna Tasch
    Foot Tracking in Mixed Reality Climbing Environments
  • 2018 - Julien Schuh
    Head-mounted Augmented Reality Productlens



Dynamic Passive Haptic Feedback


Passive Haptic Feedback


Hand Redirection (Retargeting) in VR


Involving VR Bystanders

  • Addressing Bystander Exclusion in Shared Spaces During Immersive Virtual Experiences
    André Zenner, Donald Degraen, Antonio Krüger
  • A Projection-Based Interface to Involve Semi-Immersed Users in Substitutional Realities
    André Zenner, Felix Kosmalla, Marco Speicher, Florian Daiber, Antonio Krüger


Immersive VR Notifications

  • Immersive Notification Framework: Adaptive & Plausible Notifications in Virtual Reality
    André Zenner, Marco Speicher, Sören Klingner, Donald Degraen, Florian Daiber, Antonio Krüger


Immersive Process Models


Natural Walking Technique for Room-Scale Virtual Reality

  • The Space Bender: Supporting Natural Walking via Overt Manipulation of the Virtual Environment
    Adalberto L. Simeone (KU Leuven, Belgium), Niels C. Nilsson (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark), André Zenner (DFKI, Germany), Marco Speicher (DHfPG, Germany), Florian Daiber (DFKI, Germany)



I have reviewed for the following conferences and journals:

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