Awards and Grants:
2016: WINTEC – Wissenschaftspreis Inklusion durch Naturwissenschaften und Technik;  vom Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales; Österreich (1. Platz)
2016: European Impact Challenge; Nobelpreisträgertreffen Lindau;
the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting & European Forum Alpbach & Falling Walls Foundation; Lindau/Alpbach/Berlin
2016: Designpreis “Design shapes the World” im Rahmen des internationalen Forums “Menschen bewegen” des Auswärtigen Amtes. (1. Platz)
2015: Scholarship, t.b.a. (bh)
2015: Nominated (Award Finalist) for the WTN World Technolgy Awards, NYC/USA
2015: Digital Science Match Stipendium
2015: Aufenthaltsstipendium, Soltau
2014: Young Innovator of the year. 1st Award at Falling Walls Lab 2014
2014: Audience Award at Falling Walls Lab 2014
2014: 2nd Prize, #Wissenschaftsjahr2014 (Year of the Science 2014)
2014: A.T. Kearney Scholarship for Falling Walls 2014
2014: Gewinner beim Hochschulwettbewerb 2014 “Mehr als Bits und Bytes – Die digitale Gesellschaft”
2014: L’arc Stipendium, Artist in Residence; Migros Kulturprozent
2013: WT Innovative Technology Award, Milano (1st Prize)
2013: nomination t.b.a. b
2011: Award: Falling Walls Lab 2011 (2nd place)
2011: A.T. Kearney Scholarship for Falling Walls 2011
2008: Nominated for the Lucky Strike Junior Design Award
2008: New Talents – Design Biennale Cologne
2005: Grant for design studies in Brasil (DAAD Scholarship)
2004: Commerzbank Designpreis, acknowledgment award

Jury, Peer-Review and Advisory Boards
2017 – 2018: Einstein Zirkel
2017: Design & Semantics of Form & Movement
(Reviewer for DeSForM 2017 – Sense and Sensitivity)
2017: Designing Interactive Systems
(Reviewer for DIS’17 – Pictorials: Space, Place and Interface)
2017: Jury at Pery Award 2017
2016: Jury at Falling Walls Lab 2016
Seit 2015: Think Tank “Mensch-Technik-Interaktion” des BMBF
2014 – 2017: Expertenteam des CBP-Projekts “Ambient Assisted Living-Modelle zur Verbesserung der gesellschaftlichen teilhabe von Menschen mit Behinderung”.
2015 – 2017: Associated Partner in the 3-Year-Project “AECo – An Arab-European Cooperation: The Development of Academic Modules on Gender and Body Image Topics” (European Programme “Erasmus+”) (t.b.c.)
2015: Swiss Design Network (Reviewer for SDN 2016)
2014: Bachelor examination at GUC German University in Cairo, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Art (External Examiner, Board of Examiners)
2014: Bachelor examination at UdK Berlin (Hauptprüfer)
2014: Jury at Telekom Innovation Contest Champions Pitch Krakow
2014 (Jury Member)
2014: Design Research Society (Reviewer for DRS 2014)
2014: MAAL Fotowettbewerb “Liebende Technik – hilfreich für einige, komfortabel für viele, attraktiv für alle”; HTW – Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin (Jury Member)
2013: Master examination at GUC German University in Cairo, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Arts (first supervisor, Board of Examiners)
2013: International Association of Societies for Design Research (Reviewer for IASDR2013)
2013: Eigth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (Reviewer for TEI 2014)
2013: Forschungskommission, Berner Fachhochschule (External Evaluator)
2013: Digita – Deutscher Bildungsmedienpreis (Gutachter für das IBI – Institut für Bildung in der Informationsgesellschaft e.V.)
2013: 3rd International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks (Program Committee / Reviewer for CECNet 2013 – Hubei University of Science and Technology, Xianning, China)
2013: Design4Health: invention, adoption and diffusion (Reviewer for the second European conference on design4health – Sheffield Halam University, UK)
2013: Bachelor examination at GUC German University in Cairo, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Art (External Examiner, Board of Examiners)
2013: Graphics Interface 2013 (Reviewer for GI 2013 – University of Regina, Canada)
2013: Include Asia 2013 (Reviewer for INCLUDE 13 – Hong Kong)
2013: Seventh International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (Reviewer for TEI 2013)
2013: Digital Humanities (Reviewer for DH 2013)
2012: Bachelor examination at GUC German University in Cairo, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Art (Supervisor, Board of Examiners)
2012: Diploma examination at KISD Köln International School of Design (External Supervisor, Board of Examiners)
2012: Digital Humanities (Reviewer for DH 2012)
2011: Design Research Society (Reviewer for DRS 2012)
2011: Swiss Design Network (Reviewer for SDN 2011)
2011: International Association of Societies for Design Research (Reviewer for IASDR2011)
2010: Associate Editor for Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Volume 4
2010: Communications – The European Journal of Communication Research (Reviewer)
2010: Swiss Design Network (Reviewer for SDN 2010)
2010: Design Research Society (Reviewer for DRS 2010)
2009: International Association of Societies for Design Research (Reviewer for IASDR2009)
2009: Design Research Week 2009, WSU Spokane; Design Charrette in landscape architecture, interior design and architecture. (Jury Member)

Exhibitions (presenting his work amongst others)
2018: Heinz Nixdorf Museum, Paderborn
2017/18 (Aug – April): “Neue Stoffe – New Stuff. Gestalten mit Technischen Textilien”; Textilmuseum, St. Gallen
2016/17 (Sept – Aug): DHMD – Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden;
Sonderausstellung “Sprache”; Dresden
2016 (Oktober): Outstanding16 – Experimentelles Design; Vienna
2016 (September): London Design Biennale, German Pavillion; London
2016 (June): DMY, International Design Festival, Berlin
2016 (April): “Design shapes the World”, Pop-Up Ausstellung im TAK / Aufbau Haus, Berlin
2015/16 (Oct – August): Interface; Cité du Design; St. Etienne, France
2015/16 (Oct – March): GLOBALE – Exo-Evolution; curated by Peter Weibel; ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
2015: “Thing Nothing”; Van Abbemuseum; Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven
2015: Deutsches Technik Museum, Berlin; Das Netz. Menschen, Kabel, Datenströme
2015: Bayern Digital, St. Quirin
2015: t.b.a.; Berlin
2014 (June – October): Vorbilder – Vorm Kunstgewerbe zum Design; MAK – Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, Museum für angewandte Kunst, Wien
2014 (Sep): new narratives – design im digitalen Zeitalter; Darmstadt
2014 (July): Rundgang – Institut für zeitbasierte Medien; Berlin
2014 (May): LNDW; Die Klügste Nacht des Jahres; Berlin
2014: A Journey to Luxury, German House Gallery, Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany, Fashion Week, New York
2014: t.ba., Berlin
2014: t.ba., London
2014: t.b.a. Manchester
2013/14: Fashion Talks, Nixdorf Museuem, Paderborn
2013: Kunst und Interkultur – Galerie Wedding, Kulturfestival WeddingMoabit 2013, Berlin
2013: Design4Health: Invention, Adoption and Diffusion; Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery, Sheffield, UK
2013: WELL TECH, Milan Design Week, Milan
2013: Arab Revolutions Art Exhibition – We are still burning – Art as Resistance, Edinburgh
2013: LOOK TWICE – Über digitale Sinnlichkeit und Räume von morgen – On digital sensuality and spaces of tomorrow, MCBW, Munich
2013: DESIGN IN(G) SOCIETY, Berlin
2012: DO GOOD – What can a Designer do for a better World?; Designtranfer Berlin + dmy – International Design Festival Berlin
2008: New Talents – Design Biennale Cologne (Project-Coop with O.Heydekamp, T.Zelmer, T.Klotsche)
2007: From KISD with love; Cologne
2005: Got the Look – Graphik der Popmusik; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Köln

Exhibitions (curation / co-curation)
2013: Design in(g) Society; Berlin
2009: StreetLab; Streetlab, Berlin
2008: 100 days – 100 ideas (Creation Center, Berlin)
2005: Got the Look – Graphik der Popmusik; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Köln
2004: Sagmeister non.stereo; Exhibition on the work of Stefan Sagmeister; kisd.gallery, Köln
2003: Quotidien visual; Exhibition on the work of ruedi baur + integral; kisd.gallery, Köln
2003: Fly design; Exhibition on design from cologne at köln-bonn-airport
2002: Kiss design; “design concepts for all” contribution on design process

Network
. Design Research Network (Founding Member)
. DGTF – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Designtheorie und -forschung
. Design Promoviert (Founding Member)
. Einsteinzirkel: bod-y-motion: Zur Rolle von Körper und Emotionen in künstlerischen und wissenschaftlichen Praktiken (Einstein Stiftung)
. BAS – Berlin Centre for Advanced Studies in Arts and Sciences
. DRS  – Design Research Society
. CYBORGS e.V. – Gesellschaft für kybernetische Organismen
. EASST – The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
. LeNS – The Learning Network on Sustainability
. ACM – Association for Computing Machinery
. Aktionsbündnis Teilhabeforschung (i.G.)
. Think Tank “Mensch-Technik-Interaktion” des BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung)
. iGDN – International Gender Design Network
. KISD Alumni