Teaching & Advising

Courses at the TU Wien:

Study year 2014 – 2015
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), Basics in Human-Robot Interaction
Study year 2013 – 2014
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), Basics in Human-Robot Interaction

Courses at the Computer Science Department, University of Salzburg:

Study year 2012 – 2013
  • Seminar, HCI Studio
  • Seminar, Informatics: HCI basics
  • Seminar, Advanced HCI Theories and Methods
  • Seminar, Bachelor Projects
Study year 2011 – 2012
  • TP (Proseminar), Usability and User Experience Engineering
  • Seminar, HCI Studio
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), HCI Anwendungen (HCI Applications)
Study year 2010 – 2011
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), User Interface Design
  • TP (Proseminar), Usability and User Experience Engineering
  • Seminar, HCI Studio
Study year 2009 – 2010
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), User Interface Design
Study year 2008 – 2009
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), User Interface Design
  • Seminar, HCI Studio
  • TP (Proseminar), Usability and User Experience Engineering
  • Lecture with practical components (VP), HCI Anwendungen (HCI Applications)
  • Seminar, HCI Innovation
Study year 2007 – 2008
  • Seminar, HCI Studio II (Tutor of Prof. Tscheligi)
  • TP (Proseminar), Grundlagen der HCI (Basics in HCI )
  • TP (Proseminar), Usability and User Experience Engineering

Other teaching Activities:

  • Fall school lecturer: Ferienakademie “Schöne Neue Technikwelt – Das Zeitalter der intelligenten Maschinen” (eng.: Beautiful new technology world – The age of intelligent machines) in 2011, Forum „Human-in-the-Loop: Mensch-Maschine Interaktion im interdisziplinären Diskurs“ (eng.: Human-in-the-Loop: Human-machine interaction in the interdisciplinary discourse).
  • I led a bachelor seminar at the University of Twente druing my sabbatical 2011/2.
  • I was teaching as invited lecturer at the University of Toulouse a course module on Statistics and evaluation methodology in HCI as well as a module on the basiccs in HRI in 2018.
  • Summer school lecturer: Trust Robot Summer school in 2019 (September) course module on Statistics and evaluation methodology.
  • Summer school lecturer: Social Robotics in 2019 (August).

Advisor of PhD Thesis:

Currently advising:

  • Koller, M. (planned submission 2021). Trusting Robots needs Joint Attention, supervisor Prof. Markus Vincze
  • Schwaninger, I. (planned submission 2021).  The Interrelation of Safety Assessment and Trust in Uncertain and Dynamic Human-Robot Cooperation , supervisor Prof. Geraldine Fitzpatrick
  • Hannibal, G. (planned submission 2021). Robot Anthropomorphism, Trust, and Machine Transparency, supervisor Prof. Peter Purgathofer

Finished:

  • Mirnig, N. (2019). Essentials of Robot Feedback. On developing a Taxonomy for Human-Robot Interaction; University of Salzburg, Dr. phil., supervisor Prof. Manfred Tscheligi
  • Kluckner, P. (2015). Providing Empirical Evidence for Long-term Effects of Persuasive Technology. The Use Case of an Ambient Persuasive Display for Changing Energy Consumption Behavior; University of Salzburg, Dr. phil., supervisor Prof. Manfred Tscheligi

 

Moreover, I served as an external committee member for the PhD defense of

  • Tsiourti, C. (June 2018).
    Artificial Agents as Social Companions: design guidelines for emotional interactions
    Thesis directors: Prof. Konstantas, Dimitri, Prof. Wac, Katarzyna, Univeristé de Geneve, Switzerland
  • Dondrup, C. (August 2016).
    Shaping Human-Aware Navigation and Human-Robot Joint Motion using Long-Term Adaptation
    Thesis directors: Prof. Tom Duckett, Dr. Marc Hahnheide, LCAS, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Ludewig, Y. (January 2016).
    Untersuchung des Einflusses sozio-emotionaler Faktoren auf die soziale Akzeptanz und Nutzungsintention von Lotsenrobotern
    Thesis directors: Prof. Nicola Döring, TU Ilmenau, Germany
  • Zlotowski, J. (July 2015).
    Understanding antrhopomorphism in the interaction between users and robots
    Thesis directors: Dr. Christoph Bartneck, Prof. Mark Billinghurst, University of Canterbury, Christ Curch, New Zealand
  • Fink, J. (August 2014).
    Dynamics of human-robot interaction in domestic environments
    Thesis directors: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg, Prof. Francesco Mondada, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Co-Supervision of Master Thesis:

Finished:

  • Stadler, S. (2015).
    Working title: Learning by demonstration as interaction paradigm for HRI in the factory context,
    University of Salzburg, computer science department.
  • Stollnberger, G. (2014).
    The effect of input modalities, different levels of task complexity and embodiment on users’ overall performance and perception in human-robot collaboration tasks,
    University of Salzburg, computer science department.
  • Weixelbaumer, B. (2013).
    Gender HCI – Investigating Gender Differences in Website Interaction as Implications for Design,
    University of Vienna, anthropology department.
  • Mirnig, N. (2011).
    A Communication Structure for Successful Human-Robot Interaction in Public Space,
    University of Salzburg, communication science department.
  • Osswald, S. (2011).
    Technology Acceptance Factors: A Case Study on an In-Vehicle Information System,
    University of Salzburg, communication science department.
  • Buchner, R. (2010).
    Entwicklung eines Bibliothekenleitsystems – Prototypen bestehend aus einem Mobile Interface und Ambient Displays in einem benutzerzentrierten Entwicklungsprozes (Development of a library navigation system – prototypes consisting of a mobile interface and an ambient display in a user-centered design approach),
    University of Salzburg, computer science department.
  • Altmaninger, M. (2008).
    Erweiterung der Methoden Heuristische Evaluierung und User Studien durch Videoprototypen zur Evaluierung von Human-Robot Interaktion (Enhancing the methods: heuristic evaluation and user studies by means of videoprototyping in human-robot interaction),
    FH Salzburg, Studiengang digitales Fernsehen.
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