Helma Torkamaan, M. Sc.

Helma joined the Interactive System Group in 2016. She has a master’s degree in computer science from the university of Bonn and a bachelor in Information Technology Engineering.

Before joining the group, she investigated affect, mood, and emotion research for computer scientists within Menthal project; worked as a user-experience expert & researcher in Deutsche Telekom, and beforehand; originated a user-centered business solution for interdisciplinary IT project management that is being used today.

Helma is interested in the intersection between computer science and psychology, namely the application of recommender systems & data mining on human behavior considering human-computer interaction. She is conducting research on the improvement of human mental and physical health with higher user satisfaction.

Currently, there are several topics for master/bachelor thesis. Write an email for more information.

Phone +49 (203) 379-2276
Fax +49 (203) 379-3557
Room LF 288


A Taxonomy of Mood Research and Its Applications in Computer Science

Torkamaan, H. and Ziegler, J. (2017). 2017 Seventh International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), San Antonio, Texas, October 23-26.