Curriculum Vitae

[last updated: Nov 2007]

Personal Information

Full Name Dr. Claudia Kerstin Schremmer
E-mail claudia.schremmer[at]

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Work Experience & Principal Responsibilities

since 08/2005

Research Scientist at the CSIRO ICT Centre, Sydney, Australia.

My current interests are in Computer Human Interaction with a focus on Distributed Intense Collaboration between Teams of Teams. A mixture of face-to-face and computer-mediated communication between team members poses interesting research challenges about presence and perception disparities.

  • 01/2007 — ongoing. Adjunct Senior Lecturer position with UNSW, School of Computer Science and Engineering.
  • 02/2006 — ongoing. Research Lead for CSIRO in HxI Initiative and [braccetto] project.
  • 03/2005 — 06/2007. Project leader for CeNTIE projectVirtual Media Office.
  • 06/2006 — 02/2007. Acting Research Leader for CSIRO Science Area Multimedia.
  • 11/2006 — ongoing. External thesis reviewer for Sydney University.
  • 12/2005 — ongoing. External thesis reviewer for University of South Australia.
06/2003 - 08/2005

Post Doctoral Fellow at CSIRO ICT Centre, Sydney, Australia. Research project title: "Audio Enhancement for Telecollaboration".

03/2003 - 07/2003

Lecturer at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Department of Linguistics. Speech, Hearing and Language Research Center.

10/1998 - 05/2002

Research Scientist at the University of Mannheim, Germany, Faculty of Computer Science, Department Praktische Informatik IV

07/1997 - 10/1998

R/2 Consultant at SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany

09/1996 - 06/1997

MBA at the Collège des Ingénieurs (CDI), Paris and Stuttgart

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Scientific Citizenship

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Publications & Science Contributions

For a complete list, please confer to my Publications & Science Contributions site.

Top 10 Publications

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PhD — Dr. rer. nat. (high distinction). University of Mannheim, Germany . Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Dissertation topic: "Multimedia Applications of the Wavelet Transform" (in English). URL of the online version:


MBA. Collège des Ingénieurs (CDI), Paris and Stuttgart


MSc — Diploma Dipl.-Math. oec. (high distinction). Elite University of Karlsruhe, Germany . Faculty of Mathematics.

Dual degree in Mathematics and Economics which combines the techniques of classical mathematics and computer science with the demands of economical reasoning. Master thesis topic: "Ergodic Propositions for Stochastic Spatial Processes".


BSc — Diploma Licence M.A.S.S. (high distinction). M.A.S.S. = Applied Mathematics and Social Sciences. University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France.

06/1990 High school graduation (high distinction).

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I am serious about Sea Kayaking. A sea kayak can take you everywhere on the ocean, or in contrast allows you to paddle high up a tidal river that is only accessible at high tide. My bigger trips so far include:

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