I am also passionate about teaching and have taught at various Universities. Most recently, UC Berkeley. This page contains links to some of my class materials. I am also actively involved in curriculum development, specifically as part of the TeachingPrivacy project that I lead.

Current Class

I teach
The Beauty and Joy of Computing at UC Berkeley in Spring 2016. Previous classes can be found on iTunes University or YouTube.

Past Teaching


Classes at UC Berkeley (2009-)

- The Beauty and Joy of Computing, together with Dan Garcia, Fall 2013.

- Hands On: Multimedia Methods for Large Scale Video Analysis: CS 294 Seminar at the EECS Department, Fall 2012

- Acoustic and Multimedia Methods for Video Analysis: CS 298 Seminar at the EECS Department, Fall 2011

- IEEE Summer School on Semantic Computing (UC Berkeley) 2009, 2010, 2011
Introduction to Semantic Multimedia Analysis

Classes at Freie Universität Berlin (2002-2005)

- Seminar Der künstliche Mensch (the artificial human) 2005

- Game Programming in Python, summer school for K12 students 2005
Game Programming in Python, summer school for K12 Students 2004

- Übung Softwaretechnik (exercises for Software Engineering) 2003

- Anwendungssysteme (software systems) 2003

- Seminar Multimediadatenformate (multimedia formats) 2002

- Projectcourse: E-Chalk 2002

Classes at University of Applied Sciences Berlin (2000)

-  Java exercises (summer term 2000)

Classes at VHS Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin (1997-2005)

- Introduction to the practical use of e-learning

- Introduction to repairing PC hardware

- IT-job orientation for students

- A guide to faster studying


-  Privacy Concerns in Multimedia and Their Solutions: Tutorial at ACM Multimedia 2012 and 2013

- Acoustic and Multimodal Processing for Multimedia Content Analysis: Tutorial at ACM Multimedia 2011


- Mentor for the Google Summer of Code 2009

Curriculum Development

The Teaching Privacy project empowers K-12 and college students in making informed choices about privacy, by providing educational tools for teachers. Watch one of our videos on the left and check out our webpage
or like the Facebook page.