Organizers

Brittany E. Noah is an Engineering Psychology doctoral student in the Sonification Lab at Georgia Institute of Technology. She holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her research focuses on the development of reliability displays for automated vehicles to enhance trust calibration. 

 

Philipp Wintersberger is a research assistant at the research center CARISSMA/THI. He obtained his diploma in Computer Science from Johannes Kepler University Linz specializing in Human-Computer-Interaction and Computer Vision. He worked 10 years as a software engineer/architect and was invited speaker about mobile and software development at several conferences/events. In January 2016, he accepted a position as PhD candidate in the area of Human Factors and Driving Ergonomics at THI.

 

Alexander G. Mirnig is a Research Fellow at the Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg, Austria. He holds a Master's degree in Analytic Philosophy ´ and his research interests include driver space design patterns, control transitions in semi-automated vehicles, ethical issues in automated driving, and Philosophy of Science. 

 

Shailie Thakkar is a UX Researcher in mobility and intelligent transportation, HMIs, semi and fully autonomous vehicle experiences, and connected transportation, shipping and logistics. She has worked on mobility and transportation at Intel and Lyft and is currently a researcher at Jaguar Land Rover working on in-vehicle experiences and innovation in the mobility ecosystem. She received her master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University.

 

Fei Yan is a research assistant in the Human-Centered Design Group at OFFIS- Institute for Information Technology and also a three-year PhD candidate at the University of Ulm. She received a master’s degree in Human Factors from Technische Universität Berlin and is interested in human factors especially trust in driving automation, concept and development of driver assistance system, and Human Machine Interface (HMI) design. 

 

Thomas M. Gable is an Engineering Psychology doctoral candidate in the Sonification Lab at Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Psychology from Georgia Institute of Technology where his research focuses on multimodal displays in multitasking environments. 

 

Johannes Kraus is a research assistant and a doctoral candidate at the department of Human Factors at Ulm University. He holds a Master degree in Psychology. His research focuses on the antecedents and influencing factors on trust dynamics in highly automated driving. 

 

Roderick McCall is a Lead Researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology. His research focuses on human-factors within the fields of (semi)-autonomous vehicles and mixed realities. He is an associate editor of Interacting with Computers (Oxford University Press), is the vice-chair of the IFIP Working Group on Social and Ethical Issues in Entertainment Computing. He has coorganized workshops at CHI, MobileHCI and Automotive UI.

 Feel free to contact the committee with any questions via autoui17trust@hci.sbg.ac.at