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Program Committee

Program Co-Chairs


Nick Guldemond
Erasmus University
Netherlands


Brief Bio


Martina Ziefle
RWTH-Aachen University
Germany


Brief Bio
Martina Ziefle is professor for Communication Science at RWTH Aachen University and head of the eHealth Research group at the Human Technology Centre at RWTH Aachen University. Martina Ziefle studied psychology at the universities of Göttingen and Würzburg, Germany, where she finished her studies with honors. From the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, she received her Ph.D. in psychology summa cum laude. After her habilitation at RWTH, in which she examined reading processes in electronic media, Martina Ziefle took up positions as assistant professor at the University of Münster and, subs equently, at the RWTH Aachen. The research of Prof. Ziefle addresses the human factor in different technology types and using contexts. Technology acceptance decisively depends on the extent to which user diversity is considered and implemented in technological design. A special research focus is directed to the design of medical technologies. Here, the identification of users’ specific needs as well as affective barriers towards new technologies is essential in this sensitive field. In addition to teaching and directing research in HumTec, Prof. Ziefle leads various projects funded by industrial and public authorities, dealing with the interaction and communication of humans with technology. ... More >>



PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Emmanuel Andres, Hopital Civil Strasbourg, France
Theodoros Arvanitis, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Sandra Baldassarri, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Giacinto Barresi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
Karsten Berns, Robotics Research Lab, Germany
Damon Berry, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Laurent Billonnet, Ensil-Ensci - Université De Limoges, France
Philipp Brauner, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Jane Bringolf, Centre for Universal Design Australia Ltd, Australia
Noel Carroll, NUI Galway, Ireland
Yao Chang, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Hakima Chaouchi, Institute TELECOM SudParis, France
Mario Ciampi, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Malcolm Clarke, Ondokuz Mayis University, United Kingdom
Stuart Cunningham, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Choukri Djellali, University of Quebec at Rimouski, Canada
Georg Duftschmid, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Stefano Federici, University of Perugia, Italy
Deborah Fels, Ryerson University, Canada
Ana Fred, Instituto de Telecomunicações and Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon University, Portugal
Alastar Gale, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Ennio Gambi, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
Nuno Garcia, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Mark Gaynor, Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice, United States
Wojciech Glinkowski, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Janis Gogan, Bentley University, United States
Javier Gomez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Jaakko Hakulinen, Tampere University, Finland
Tarja-Riitta Heponiemi, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Roberto Hornero, University of Valladolid, Spain
David Isern, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Eila Jarvenpaa, Aalto University, Finland
Petr Ježek, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Jeongeun Kim, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Peter Kokol, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Stathis Konstantinidis, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Evdokimos Konstantinidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Lab of Medical Physics, Greece
Antonio Lanatà, University of Pisa, Italy
Mikel Larrea, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain
Barbara Leporini, ISTI - CNR, Italy
Christine Lisetti, Florida International University, United States
Amy Loutfi, Örebro University, Sweden
Jin Luo, London South Bank University, United Kingdom
Heikki Lyytinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Benoit Macq, UCLouvain, Belgium
Giuseppe Mangioni, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy
Maurice Mars, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Cezary Mazurek, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, Poland
Elvis Mazzoni, University of Bologna, Italy
Kathleen McCoy, University of Delaware, United States
René Meier, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Iosif Mporas, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Amit Nanavati, IBM Research, India
Yvonne O'Connor, University College Cork, Ireland
Marko Perisa, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Croatia
Zainab Pirani, MHSaboo Siddik College of Engineering, India
Marco Porta, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
Amon Rapp, University of Torino, Italy
Ulrich Reimer, University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen, Switzerland
Paolo Remagnino, Digital Imaging Research Centre, United Kingdom
Pertti Saariluoma, Jyväskylä University, Finland
Sreela Sasi, Gannon University, United States
Andreas Schrader, Universität zu Lübeck, Germany
Oh-Soon Shin, Soongsil University, Korea, Republic of
Jitae Shin, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of
Telmo Silva, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Josep Silva, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Åsa Smedberg, Stockholm University, Sweden
Jeffrey Soar, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Susanna Spinsante, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
Kostas Stathis, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom
Taro Sugihara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Victoria Torres, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Marilyn Tremaine, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States
Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
Elena Villalba, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Andrea Vitaletti, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Meng Wong, Education National Institute of Singapore, Singapore
George Xylomenos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Satoshi Yamane, Kanazawa University, Japan
Evi Zouganeli, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

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