The organization team brings together expertise in experience design, aesthetics of interaction, psychology, and social acceptability research.
Alarith Uhde is a doctoral student in the Ubiquitous Design / Experience & Interaction group of Prof. Marc Hassenzahl at Siegen University. His research interests include technology experiences in social contexts, technology-mediated social cooperation, and well-being-oriented design.
Stefan Tretter is a doctoral student in Economic and Organizational Psychology in the research group of Prof. Sarah Diefenbach at LMU Munich. His research interests include public user interactions, communication technologies, and social decision-making.
Pia von Terzi is a doctoral student in Economic and Organizational Psychology in the research group of Prof. Sarah Diefenbach at LMU Munich. Her research interests include the role of social context in Human-Computer Interaction, and technology experiences in public space.
Marion Koelle is a post-doctoral researcher in Human-Computer Interaction at Saarland University. She completed her PhD on “Designing Socially Acceptable Body-worn Cameras” in 2019. More recently, she expanded her research focus towards the design and fabrication of on-skin interfaces and their wearability in diverse social contexts.
Sarah Diefenbach is professor for market and consumer psychology at the LMU Munich with a focus on the field of interactive technology. Her research group explores design factors and relevant psychological mechanisms in the context of technology usage in different fields, e.g., social media, digital collaboration, companion technologies, social robots…
Marc Hassenzahl is Professor for Ubiquitous Design / Experience & Interaction at Siegen University. With his group of designers and psychologists, he explores the theory and practice of designing pleasurable, meaningful, and transforming interactive technologies.