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Tobias Hirsch


Tobias Hirsch is responsible for the network administration of the Quality and Usability Lab (QU) and doing research in the areas of privacy, security and usability.

He studied Communication Science, Lighting Engineering, Acoustical Engineering at the Technische Universität Berlin and began his work at the QU chair in January 2011 after recieving his Magister (Master) degree in December 2010.

His thesis "New Multimodal Interaction Techniques for Mobile Devices" resulted in an application which uses a magnet and an iPhone to control a set of musical instruments.

Research Interests

Privacy, Usability, Access Control, Media and Information Sharing, Social Networks, Visualization, (Effective) Usage of (Web) Technology (current and potential)



Lo Iacono, L., Viet Nguyen, H., Hirsch, T., Baiers, M. and Möller, S. (2014). UI-Dressing to Detect Phishing. Proc. 6th Int. Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security (CSS 2014). IEEE, 759–766.

Link zur Publikation

Kraus, L., Hirsch, T., Wechsung, I., Poikela, M. and Möller, S. (2014). Poster: Towards an Instrument to Measure Everyday Privacy and Security Knowledge. 2014 Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2014)

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Hirsch, T., Lo Iacono, L. and Wechsung, I. (2012). How much Network Security must be Visible in Web Browsers?. 9th International Conference, TrustBus: Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business. Springer Berlin, 1 – 16.

Möller, S., Engelbrecht, K.-P., Hirsch, T., Kirschnick, N. and Sieger, H. (2012). Usable Security and Privacy. Invited Talk, Berliner Kolloquium für Sicherheitsforschung

Möller, S., Engelbrecht, K.-P., Hirsch, T., Kirschnick, N., Sieger, H. and Westermann, T. (2012). Quantified Self in HCI: Models and Implications. Invited Talk, Symposium „Digitale Selbstvermessung. Leben nach Maß?``, Third Wave und Hybrid Plattform

Ketabdar, H., JahanBekam, A., Yuksel, K. A. and Hirsch, T. (2011). MagiMusic: Using Embedded Compass (Magnetic) Sensor for Touch-less Gesture Based Interaction with Digital Music Instruments in Mobile Devices. The Fifth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction

Möller, S., Hirsch, T., Kirschnick, N., Sieger, H. and Meyer, J. (2011). Nutzerzentriertes Security & Privacy Engineering mittels Verhaltenssimulationen. Security for Society: Berlin Views. Springer, 6.

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Tobias Hirsch
System Admin/Researcher
Quality and Usability Lab
Raum TEL 307 (T-Labs)
+49 30 8353 58656
Mo-Fr 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Quality and Usability Lab
TU Berlin
Sekr. TEL 18
Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7
10587 Berlin
tel: +49 30 8353 58231
fax: +49 30 8353 58409