TU Wien Informatics

About

We study the design of technology from multidisciplinary perspectives for a broad range of contexts. We promote inclusion & participation by integrating people, social and human value concerns in designing technological futures.

Our Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) group draws across relevant technical / engineering and social sciences research to make a contribution to the design of technology, particularly mobile, tangible and sensor-based technologies. Our research contributions are conceptual, methodological and practical. Our multidisciplinary group combines disciplines like informatics, engineering, psychology, sociology, medical-informatics, design, philosophy, and media arts. We apply our research to diverse domains, with shared concerns for how to promote inclusion & participation in designing technological futures, acceptance & adoption of new technologies, motivations & experiences of people, and values, ethics and social impact of information & communication technologies.

The research Unit Human Computer Interaction is part of the Institute of Visual Computing and Human-Centered Technology.

Geraldine Fitzpatrick
Geraldine Fitzpatrick G. Fitzpatrick

Head of Research Unit
Univ.Prof. / PhD

Peter Fleissner
Peter Fleissner P. Fleissner

Retired Professor
O.Univ.Prof.i.R. DI Dr.

Wolfgang Hofkirchner
Wolfgang Hofkirchner W. Hofkirchner

Retired Professor
Ao.Univ.Prof.i.R. Dr.

Margit Pohl
Margit Pohl M. Pohl

Associate Professor
Ao.Univ.Prof. Mag. Dr.

Peter Purgathofer
Peter Purgathofer P. Purgathofer

Associate Professor
Ao.Univ.Prof. DI Dr.

Wolfgang Zagler
Wolfgang Zagler W. Zagler

Retired Professor
Ao.Univ.Prof.i.R. DI Dr.

Glenda Hannibal
Glenda Hannibal G. Hannibal

PreDoc Researcher
MA

Silvia-Kay Kender
Silvia-Kay Kender S. Kender

PreDoc Researcher
Mag. des. ind.

Peter Mayer
Peter Mayer P. Mayer

Senior Scientist
DI

Janis Lena Meißner
Janis Lena Meißner J. Meißner

Senior Lecturer
DI / Bakk.

Paul Panek
Paul Panek P. Panek

Senior Scientist
DI

Isabel Schwaninger
Isabel Schwaninger I. Schwaninger

PreDoc Researcher
Mag. / BSc BA

Katta Spiel
Katta Spiel K. Spiel

PostDoc Researcher
Dr. / BSc BA MSc

Maximilian Robert Ulreich
Maximilian Robert Ulreich M. Ulreich

PreDoc Researcher
DI / BSc

Michael Urbanek
Michael Urbanek M. Urbanek

Senior Lecturer
DI Dr. / BSc BA MSc

Astrid Weiss
Astrid Weiss A. Weiss

PostDoc Researcher
Dr. Mag.

Katharina Werner
Katharina Werner K. Werner

PreDoc Researcher
DI Mag. / Bakk.

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  • AUTONOM III: Spracherkennung, Diplomarbeit / Master Thesis by G. Loidolt / Supervisor: F. Seifert, C. Flachberger, P. Panek, W.L. Zagler; Institut für Allgemeine Elektrotechnik und Elektronik, 1995; final examination: 1995

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  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick: IFIP Fellow Award
    2020 / IFIP Fellow / Austria / Website
  • Peter Mayer: WINTEC - Wissenschaftspreis Inklusion durch Naturwissenschaften und Technik 2019, 2nd place (together with Paul Panek)
    2019 / Austria / Website / Project
  • Paul Panek: WINTEC - Wissenschaftspreis Inklusion durch Naturwissenschaften und Technik 2019, 2nd place (together with Peter Mayer)
    2019 / Austria / Website / Project
  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick: IFIP TC-13 Pioneer Award
    2019 / IFIP TC-13 / France
  • Astrid Weiss: SharedSpace
    2018 / Richter-Programm / Austria
  • Astrid Weiss: Junge Akademie
    2017 / Mitgliedschaft / Austria
  • Paul Panek: iToilet - ICT-enhanced Toilet Supporting Active Life
    2017 / AAL Exhibition Award 2017, 3rd Place, jointly with company Santis Kft. / European Union / Website / Project
  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick: ACM Distinguished Scientist
    2016 / Association of Computing Machinery / USA
  • Margit Pohl: UrbanFoodSpots
    2015 / Austria / Website / Project
  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick: ACM Distinguished Speaker
    2015 / Mitgliedschaft
  • Astrid Weiss: Vision4HRC
    2013 / Firnberg-Programm / Austria
  • Astrid Weiss: enlisted among the 25 women you need to know in robotics
    2013 / robohub.org / USA
  • Wolfgang Hofkirchner: Member
    2010 / International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences / Austria
  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick: Highly Commended Paper (top 5%; 22% of 1346 accepted): Balaam, M., Fitzpatrick, G., et al. 2010. Exploring affective technologies for the classroom with the subtle stone. In Proc CHI '10. ACM, 1623-1632.
    2010 / International Organization
  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick: FEMTtech Expertin des Monats - September 2010 http://www.femtech.at/index.php?id=118
    2010 / Austria
  • Peter Purgathofer: Lehrendenaward der Fakultät für Informatik, Kategorie "Wissensvermittlung"
    2010 / Austria
  • Peter Purgathofer: E-Learning Award 2007/2008
    2008 / Austria
  • Wolfgang Zagler: European ICT Grand Prize (für ScanRobot mit TREVENTUS Mechatronic GmbH)
    2007
  • Wolfgang Zagler: Wilhelm Exner Medaille
    2007 / Österr. Gewerbeverein / Austria
  • Wolfgang Zagler: Wundsam-Hartig Preis
    2006 / Austria
  • Wolfgang Hofkirchner: Mitglied
    2006 / Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin / Germany
  • Peter Fleissner: Mitglied der Leibniz-Societät
    2003 / Germany
  • Peter Purgathofer: Prix Ars Electronica "Award of Distinction" in der Kategorie ".net"
    2000 / Austria
  • Peter Mayer: Winston Gordon Award für ColorTest Entwicklung für Fa. CARETEC
    1993 / CNIB / Canada
  • Wolfgang Zagler: Victor Kaplan Medaille
    1992 / Österr. Patentinhaberverband / Austria
  • Wolfgang Zagler: Hans Lauda Innovationspreis
    1987 / Austria
  • Wolfgang Zagler: Senator Holzer Preis
    1986 / Austria

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Until then, please visit Human Computer Interaction’s research profile in TISS .