Dr Niels Wouters
Digital Media Specialist, University of Melbourne
Dr Niels Wouters is an Academic Specialist with the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces at the University of Melbourne.
He studied architectural design, computer science and human-computer interaction in Belgium, Portugal, Austria and Australia. He holds a PhD in architectural engineering from University of Leuven.
Niels investigates the design and functional qualities of media facades and urban screens. To create novel and compelling interactions between the urban realm, architecture and citizens.
He is currently advising Science Gallery Melbourne on digital media requirements. Including the technical, functional and interpretive scope and design criteria of responsive façades and immersive spaces.
Dr Niels Wouters spoke at MuseumNext Brisbane in 2018. You can watch his presentation here.