Thorben Ortmann

Department of Media Technology
Research Associate and PhD Student

Finkenau 35
22081 Hamburg

Room E68a



Offices held/Professional memberships

Doctoral Student's Representative

Short bio

Currently, I am doing my PhD at the Hamburg University of Applied Science in cooperation with the University of the West of Scotland. My research interests lie in the interdisciplinary field of affective computing. As part of my doctoral research, I investigate automatic emotion recognition in virtual reality environments.


  • ACII 2023: Tiltometer: Real-Time Tilt Recognition in Esports, in press.
  • ACII 2023: Towards Facial Expression Recognition in Immersive Virtual Reality with EmojiRain, in press.
  • PETRA 2023: Facial Emotion Recognition in Immersive Virtual Reality: A Systematic Literature Review,