Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Otto

Ruhr University Bochum
Department of Cognitive Psychology
44780 Bochum, Germany

Room: IB 6-99
Phone: +49-234-32-27641
Fax: +49-234-32-07641


Curriculum Vitae

since 06/2021: Principal Investigator
SFB 1280 "Extinction Learning", subproject INF (2nd funding period), Ruhr University Bochum

since 10/2007: Research Technician
Department of Cognitive Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum

10/2005 - 10/2007: Research Technician
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum

10/2002 - 10/2005: Research Technician
Biomotionlab, both at Ruhr University and Queen's University in Kingston, Canada

04/2002 - 09/2002: Research Staff
TFH Bochum

10/1998 - 04/2002: Telecommunication Engineering

  • Development of experiments (Behavioral, eye tracking, MRI, EEG or single cell recording) including the integration of external hardware
  • Programming toolboxes for the development of experiments and the analysis of eye tracking or EDA data
  • Development of experimental setups
  • Research Data Management


  • DFG Research Grant, subproject INFof SFB 1280 (2nd funding period)


  • VDE Preis für ein hervorragendes Diplom Examen
  • Prof. Dr. Koepchen Studienstiftung
  • Siemens Studentenprogramm

since 2007: Pract. Course "MATLAB for Beginners"
M.Sc. Psychology and M.Sc. Cognitive Science, Ruhr University Bochum