On March 6, Nicole Mirnig successfully defended her PhD at the Center for HCI, University of Salzburg. Her thesis entitled “Essentials of Robot Feedback-On developing a Taxonomy for Human-Robot Interaction” presents a substantial body of related research and empirical data form a user-centered perspective on how to design feedback strategies in HRI.
Nicole’s overall research aim is to facilitate the design of understandable (social) robots. Her recent research on “imperfect robots” was prominently discussed in the media.
Congrats Nicole. A well-deserved long-overdue career goal is achieved!