Forbes 30 under 30


I made it on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Science!!!! :-O :-O :-O Here are some summaries and articles on that: by Susanne Eigner: Forbes magazine lists Johanna Pirker, a computer scientist at TU Graz, among the 30 most interesting minds from Europe under the age of 30 for […]

ILRN 2018 Call for Special Tracks Proposals


Call for Special Tracks Proposals Details: Submission: The Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN)’s 2018 Conference Board invites you to submit proposals to host and conduct one of iLRN’s Special Tracks on June 24th – June 29th 2018 in Missoula, Montana. For this 4th annual conference we seek to continue to advance our shared understanding of […]


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Maroon Maroon (2013-now) is a interactive physics laboratory and experiment environment implemented in Unity3D, designed for active learning in the classroom or at home. It visualizes and simulates various physics experiments (at the moment solely electromagnetic experiments). 2017 GOLC Award for “Best Visualized Experiment” Maroon support three main environments: Maroon Web Maroon MobileVR Maroon VR happy to announce […]

New Paper: Evaluating Experiences in different Virtual Reality Setups


This was another contribution for ICEC 2016. An evaluation of different setups experiences with the Oculus Rift vs in a CAVE environment Settgast, V., Pirker, J., Lontschar, S., Maggale, S., & Gütl, C. (2016, September). Evaluating Experiences in Different Virtual Reality Setups. In International Conference on Entertainment Computing (pp. 115-125). Springer International Publishing. Abstract. This paper describes the […]

Immersive Education Links

Resources for VR in education  Some links on resources and interesting showcase on immersive education Immersive Learning Conference: – Maroon (my own research)  – physics education  – Google Expeditions  – cultural heritage  – Labster (virtual laboratories) – Natural History Museum ( ) – Astronomy:  – (Story telling ) – (various applications) –  (Augmented Reality) Hololens for education:  – […]