Organizers

Philipp Wintersberger is a researcher 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. His research interests focus on driver-vehicle interaction, trust calibration, and augmented reality/windshield displays. 

 

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.

 

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.  

 

Alexander Kunze is a PhD candidate and teaching assistant at Loughborough University. After completing a dual

Bachelor of Engineering degree in cooperation with Volkswagen R&D, he obtained a Master of Science degree in

Product Design Engineering from the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Glasgow. His research focuses on

the design of peripheral as well as augmented reality-based interfaces for communicating system uncertainties.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Bruce N. Walker, Professor in the School of Psychology and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech,

and founder of the Sonification Lab. Dr. Walker completed his Ph.D. at Rice University in Human Factors Psychology

and Human-Computer Interaction in 2001. He is a Core Faculty Member in the GVU Center, a member of the Center

for Music Technology (GTCMT) and the Center for Biologically Inspired Design (CBID), and a Project Director in

the WirelessRERC. Dr. Walker is a Past-President of the International Community for Auditory Display (ICAD).


 Feel free to contact the committee with any questions via philipp.wintersberger@carissma.eu