J örn LOVISCACH is a professor of technical mathematics and computer engineering at Fachhochschule Bielefeld (University of Applied Sciences) in Bielefeld, Germany, since 2009. From 2000 to 2009, he was professor of computer graphics at Hochschule Bremen (University of Applied Sciences). Before that, he held the position of deputy editor-in-chief at c’t computing magazine in Hannover, Germany. He became a journalist after finishing his doctoral degree in physics, covering topics that range from music computing to graphics design to mathematical software.
In the German-speaking countries, Jörn LOVISCACH is well known for his YouTube channel with thousands of videos on mathematics, computer science and related topics as well as talks on education and e-learning. Addressing an English-speaking audience, his massive open online course (MOOC) titled “Differential Equations in Action” went online on Udacity in 2012.
Jörn LOVISCACH researches into human-computer interfaces, signal processing as well as into didactic presentation, student activation, the flipped classroom, blended learning, and lean production of media. On a regular basis, he conducts teacher trainings at universities and at schools.