Bauhaus-Universität Weimar / Germany

Kristian Gohlke, M.Sc. Digital Media, is a lecturer and researcher at Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany. His current research focuses on the exploration of bionic-inspired, textile-pneumatic actuators and sensors, as building blocks for the development of novel, shape-changing tangible input devices and user interfaces. Currently he develops concepts and prototypes for future assistive care technologies as a member of the interdisciplinary ReThiCare research group. During ongoing freelance engagements, Gohlke works as a consultant and developer in the field of UX and interaction design, consulting, designing, and realizing interactive projects for clients such as Native Instruments, Red Bull, medical & automotive StartUp companies, or the LEGOLAND theme parks.

Gohlke is co-founder of the Bauhausinteraction Colloquium, an interdisciplinary lecture series that addresses contemporary topics in technology, arts and design, and the humanities through talks and workshops of internationally renowned speakers. Info and contact at:

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Group "Human-Computer Interaction"

» Friday, 23 September, 9:00 - 12:00 - Workshop: Rapid Prototyping of Inflatable Textile Structures (Workshop leader)