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Emil is a researcher at the department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University. He received his M.Sc. degree in Medialogy (Media Technology) from Aalborg University in 2017, and worked as a research assistant in the Multisensory Experience Lab until 2018, where he initiated a P.hd. project within the lab on Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation in collaboration with the Danish municipality of Frederiksberg. Emil obtained his P.hd.-degree in 2023.

Throughout his studies and research career, Emil has developed and evaluated Virtual Reality (VR) as an assistive technology for a wide range of purposes including for adaptive skills training for autistic adolsecents, and VR exergames for older adults to explore the motivating capabilities of the technology.

Emil is a member of the International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (ISVR;, has served as Program Committee of international conferences such as International Conference on ArtsIT, Interactivity and Game Creation as well as a regular journal referee for BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Serious Games, Virtual Reality (VIRE) and ISA Transactions.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.d. degree, Just Like Riding a Bike: Exploring the Motivating Capabilities, Contextual Barriers and Facilitators of Virtual Reality and Cycle Ergometers for the Rehabilitation of Older Adults in Clinical Practice

1 Aug 201821 Oct 2022

Award Date: 27 Jun 2023

Medialogy, Master's degree, Transfer Nearly Completed - A VR shopping skills simulator for children with autism, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology

1 Sept 201529 Jun 2017

Award Date: 28 Jun 2017

Medialogy, Bachelor's degree, SpinShopper, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology

1 Sept 201226 Jun 2015

Award Date: 26 Jun 2015


  • Media Research
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Psychology


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