Rainer Malaka

Prof. Dr. Rainer Malaka
Technologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik (TZI)
Geschäftsführender Direktor
Professor Digitale Medien
Universität Bremen
Tel.: 0421/218-64402

email: malaka@tzi.de
Post: Postfach 330440, 28334 Bremen
Office: Bibliothekstraße, MZH, Raum 6490

Prof. Dr. Rainer Malaka is professor for Digital Media at the University of  Bremen. He is manageing Director of the Center for Computing Technologies (Technologiezentrums Informatik und Informationstechnik, TZI) and Director of the PhD program Empowering Digital Media that is funded by the  Klaus Tschira foundation. He was member of a collaborative research center (CRC/SFB)  on autonomous logistics and is member of the CEC/SFB  EASE „Everyday Activity Science and Enginering“ at the University of Bremen. His research focus is on multimodal interaction, language understanding, entertainment computing, and artificial interlligence.

Research Interests

Interactive Systems

Contextual Computing

Multimodale Interaction

Semantics and Ontologies

Adaptive and Cognitive Systems


Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Bremen

Member of the Faculty Board of the Department for Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Bremen

PI in the Collaborative Research Center EASE

Member of the Steering Board of the Interdisciplinary College

Member of the high-profile area Minds Media Machines of the University of Bremen

Member of the research cluster LogDynamics at the University of Bremen

PI in the International Graduate School for Dynamics in Logistics (IGS)

Member of the Mahidol Bremen Medical Informatics Research Unit (MIRU)

Steering Board of IFIP-ICEC International Conference on Entertainment Computing

Member of Editorial Boards

International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering

International Journal of Web Based Communities

Journal on Entertainment Computing (Section Editor for Serious Games)

I-COM, Journal of Interactive Media

book series ‘Gaming Media and Social Effects’


Google Scholar has a quite complete list of all my publications. Please contact me if you need a reprint of work that is not available online.

Google Scholar

Research Gate