Uwe has held academic roles in undergraduate and postgraduate design and serious games programs at several Australian universities. Uwe’s most recent projects have involved interdisciplinary research in collaboration with education, allied health, and mental health professionals from various fields of expertise. Uwe is a protagonist of digital fabrication and creative technologies.
Uwe is well established and recognised nationally and internationally in the field of serious games and computer-supported education, which connects well with his discipline and teaching efforts. He has published in international high impact factor journals and presented his work at leading national and international conferences.
Uwe’s involvement in the development of specific disciplines including computer supported education, design & serious games and digital fabrication has led to recognition by his appointment as a committee member of the International Computer Supported Education Conference (CSEDU) and FAB16 that reaches over 2000 Fab Labs in 126 countries, and over 3000 participants.
Since 2017, Uwe has successfully supervised 18 students. Uwe has supervised 8 candidates of whom 5 are doctoral candidates and 3 master’s candidates. 4 higher degrees by research candidates were successfully awarded their degree in September 2019.
Uwe has extensive teaching, and curriculum review and development experience in undergraduate programs including:
Bachelor of Serious Games (Australian First)
Bachelor of Design
Bachelor of Design (UI &UX)
Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)
Major in 3D Design
Major in Animation & Visualisation
OLT award 2013 For designing and delivering exciting, engaging, and inclusive curricula that build students’ competence and confidence, enabling their success in the digital design industry
Recipient of two Advance Awards and the Advancing the Blended Learning Environment by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (USC) in 2015.
Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy (HEA).