Open Thesis, Projects, Positions

Master Thesis / Applied Research (PdF)
– In-Ear Headphone Computation with COTS Smartphone Depth Cameras
– Customizable Arduino-based Earable Prototyping Platform

Bachelor Thesis
– Expansion of Volatile Organic Compounds in Human Breath

– Hardware HiWi (PCB Design, Arduino Prototyping, …)

If you are a hacker, builder, maker or creator please reach out!

Tobias Röddiger

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Campus Süd
Institute of Telematics
Chair for Pervasive Computing Systems / TECO
Vincenz-Prießnitz-Straße 1
76131 Karlsruhe
Building 07.07, Room 206

email: roeddiger(at)

Short CV

  • Nov. 2019 – now       PhD candidate at TECO / KIT
  • Oct. 2017 – Oct. 2019       Master degree in Computer Science at KIT
  • Oct. 2017 – Jun. 2018       Joint project with BASF and Linköping University (Sweden) within the SUGAR Network
  • Oct. 2013 – Oct. 2017       Bachelor degree in Computer Science at KIT
  • Apr. 2017 – Aug. 2017       Visiting thesis student at Lancaster University (Interactive Systems)
  • Oct. 2016 – Dec. 2016       Internship at Microsoft (Identity Team, Skype)
  • Oct. 2014 – Oct. 2016       Co-Founder enCourage emergency app



  • Wound Monitoring (Jennifer Muenk, Master Thesis, 2020)
  • Urban Sensing (Dennis Osipov, Bachelor Thesis, 2020)
  • Earables (Christian Dinse, Master Thesis, 2020)
  • Urban Sensing (Julian Westermannn, Bachelor Thesis, 2019)
  • Activity Recognition (Victoria Karl, Bachelor Thesis, 2019)
  • Bio Sensing (Michael Kuettner, Bachelor Thesis, 2019)
  • Earables (David Laubenstein, Bachelor Thesis, 2019)

Research Interests

  • HCI
  • Earable Computing
  • Sleep Monitoring

Peer-reviewed Publications

The following list is automatically generated from Mendeley using Michael Koch’s WP Mendeley Plugin .


Tobias Röddiger, Daniel Wolffram, David Laubenstein, Matthias Budde, Michael Beigl (2019) Towards Respiration Rate Monitoring Using an In-Ear Headphone Inertial Measurement Unit, International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp'19), 1st International Workshop on Earable Computing Systems, ACM, Best Paper Award, pdf


Tobias Röddiger, Michael Beigl, Marcel Köpke, Matthias Budde (2018) VOCNEA: Sleep Apnea and Hypopnea Detection Using a Novel Tiny Gas Sensor, International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC) 2018, ACM, pdf, doi:10.1145/3267242.3267273