Dr. Moritz Queisner works in the Digital Surgery Lab, where he coordinates the research activities on extended reality. He is an expert in the field of digital health and digital media with a focus on future applications, technology assessment, knowledge transfer, and design principles. Moritz has an academic background in in media studies, science and technology studies and digital health and received his PhD with a thesis on extended reality at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Igor M. Sauer. He is the co-founder of the Adaptive Imaging group, a collective of scholars, designers and scientists who study image-guided practices in contemporary media technology.
Moritz held academic positions at the Cluster of Excellence »Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory« at Humboldt University Berlin, where he was part of the research team Image & Action, the Collegium for the Advanced Study of »Picture Act and Embodiment« at Humboldt University Berlin, the »Post Media Lab« at the Center for Digital Cultures at Leuphana University Lüneburg and the Institute for Arts and Media at the University of Potsdam. He has been a member of the research training group »Visibility and Visual Production: Hybrid Forms of Iconic Knowledge« at the University of Potsdam and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Besides his PhD in medical science Moritz holds a master’s degree in European Media Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Studies.