Tilman is a Lecturer at the School of Computing and Information Systems. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart, Germany where he worked on technologies to augment cognitive abilities, including people’s memory and information processing capabilities. Tilman has worked on five different continents and, before coming to Melbourne, he did his post-doc at Osaka Prefecture University in Japan and the MIT Media Lab. In between his academic career, Tilman worked as an engineer at Yahoo! Inc. and multiple startups. Currently, Tilman investigates how people receive and process information through media technologies and — in the context of the CRE — applies his work to building tools to help self-management of chronic diseases. Tilman is a technology enthusiast and passionate developer of mobile devices, including smartphones, chat bots, and voice assistants.