PHD Student


  • Augmented Reality
  • Mixed Reality
  • Computer Vision
  • Computer Graphics
  • Medical Engineering
Research Area(s)
  • Augmented Reality


"Daniel Eckhoff is a Ph.D. student at one of Asias most prestigious research universities, City University of Hong Kong. Since 2016, his foremost research interest is Augmented Reality, as he believes that it will have a profound impact on the future of mankind. Currently, his research focuses on exploring the cognitive effects of Augmented Reality. In 2016, he obtained a bachelors degree in Computer Science from the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany. In 2018 he received the master’s degree from the same university under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Hein and Prof. Christian Sandor. His master’s thesis focussed on developing a Augmented Reality medical training system. He received the best short paper award at ACM SIGGRAPH VRCAI for his work. He decided to explore the research world in the spirit of Alexander von Humboldt and has lived outside of Germany ever since to work with leading research groups at institutions including Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Graz University of Technology (Austria), City University of Hong Kong."