Dipl.-Inf. (FH) Loreen Pogrzeba

Research Interests:

Markerless motion recording (e.g. Microsoft Kinect)
Motion analysis for use in rehabilitation (e.g. with stroke survivors or patients with Parkinson's disease) Research in Functionally Oriented Music Therapy (FMT)
Visualization of treatment effect



Loreen Pogrzeba is a PhD candidate at the University of Technology and Mining Freiberg (TU Bergakademie Freiberg) and University of Applied Sciences Dresden (HTW Dresden). She finished her diploma in Media Computer Science at HTW Dresden in 2009 and worked as a technical assistant at the first German markerless motion capture system after her graduation. From 2010 to 2012, Loreen Pogrzeba taught the course modules Computer Animation and Digital Compositing at HTW Dresden. In March 2012 she started her PhD project with focus on therapy analysis using the example of Swedish function oriented music therapy and is cooperating closely with the FMT Behandlingscenter in Eskilstuna, Schweden. Currently she is working on segmenting repetitive drumming motion taken from treatment sessions with Functionally Oriented Music Therapy (FMT).