Sketching with Hardware

Course dates

  • Tuesday 9-11 am - lecture and project seminar 1
  • Tuesday 11-13 am - project seminar

In this course, students learn how to create functional prototypes for scientific studies in the human-computer interaction area. Common development tools are studied in small exercises as well as in a project. As part of the course, students develop hardware and software for interactive installations.

Course topics

  • Basics of Electrical Engineering
  • Prototyping
  • Connecting Sensors
  • Programming Arduino, ESP8266, ESP32
  • Introduction to Processing and C
  • Hardware Design Processes


  • Kosch, Thomas, Prof.
  • Katins, Christoph

This course may be taken by the following majors:

  • Computer Science (Bachelor Of Science)
  • Computer Science (Bachelor Of Art)
  • Computer Science, Maths, and Physics (Bachelor Of Science)
  • Information Management and Information Technology (Bachelor of Science)
  • Computer Science (Bachelor Of Science /Arts, with teaching option)

Sketching with Software - Lecture on Agnes Sketching with Software - Excercise on Agnes

  1. Lecture (starting in the first week of lectures, every 14-days 9-11 am) exercise = project seminar (starting in the second week of lectures, every 14-days 9 -11 am AND every week 11-1pm) ↩︎

Katja Chen
Katja Chen