Tomohiro Nagashima

Neuer Juniorprofessor für Technology-Enhanced Learning

Tomohiro Nagashima is a learning scientist whose research aims to understand and support meaningful human learning activities by designing advanced learning technologies with educators and learners. Using methods and approaches from multiple fields, including the Learning Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, and Cognitive Science, he co-designs innovative learning strategies and technologies with school teachers and pupils, and use those strategies and technologies to better understand how people learn in various contexts and domains.

He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in the United States with a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction in 2022. Previously he studied Learning, Technology, and Design (M.A.) at Stanford University in the US and Education (B.A.) at International Christian University in Japan. He currently also serves as Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

At Saarland University, he will closely work with school teachers, pupils, children, parents, and other community members to advance the research on human learning and also to advance teaching and learning practice in formal and informal educational environments in Saarland and beyond. For more information, please visit