Britta Meixner

Postdoctoral researcher


I am an ERCIM Fellow at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam. I received my Ph.D. (German Dr. rer. nat) degree (magna cum laude) from the University of Passau, Germany, in 2014. The title of my thesis is “Annotated Interactive Non-linear Video - Software Suite, Download and Cache Management.” I am an award winner of the 2015 Award “Women + Media Technology,” granted by Germany’s public broadcasters ARD and ZDF (ARD/ZDF Förderpreis “Frauen + Medientechnologie” 2015). My Ph.D. also was presented a Honorable Mention for the SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award in 2015. The paper “Download and Cache Management for HTML5 Hypervideo Players” was awarded with the Hypertext Ted Nelson Newcomer Award in 2016. My research interests are hypermedia and video streaming. I am a reviewer for Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) Journal, the ACM TOMM Journal, and other journals. I am/was an Associate Chair at ACM TVX (2015-2017), an Area Chair at ACM Multimedia 2017, a member of the organization committee of TVX 2017 and MMSys 2018, and I served as a PC member for several other conferences. From 2014 to 2016 I was a co-organizer of the “International Workshop on Interactive Content Consumption (WSICC)” at ACM TVX.