Curriculum Vitae

Education

Period

03/2007 - 02/2010

Position

Doctorate in Engineering (Dr.-Ing), Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern

09/2005 - 02/2007

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Applied Sciences Trier

09/2001 - 08/2005

Diploma (Dipl.-Inf. (FH)), Faculty of Computer Science, University of Applied Sciences Trier

Professional activity

Period

since 03/2020

Position

Research Professor for Human-Computer Interaction, Faculty of Computer Science, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

since 12/2019

Affiliated Professor for Human-Computer Interaction in the division of Media Technology and Interaction Design, Department of Human Centered Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm

since 03/2018 

Programme Dean Master Software Engineering and Management (MSEM), Faculty of Computer Science, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

09/2015 - 08/2017

Programme Dean Bachelor Applied Computer Science (AI), Faculty of Computer Science, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

09/2014 - 06/2018

Vice-Dean for Research, Faculty of Computer Science, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

since 06/2013

Managing Director of the Usability and Interaction Technology Laboratory (UniTyLab), Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

since 03/2013

Professor for Human-Computer Interaction, Faculty of Computer Science, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

11/2007 - 02/2013

Senior Researcher & Head of the Human-Maschine Interaction group, Research Department for Innovative Factory Systems (IFS), German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern

03/2007 - 11/2007

Research Associate, Chair of Production Automation (pak), Technical University of Kaiserslautern

Short CV

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerrit Meixner is research professor for Human-Computer Interaction in the faculty of computer science of the Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences in Germany, managing director of the Usability and Interaction Technology Laboratory (UniTyLab) and Programme Dean for the Master programme of Software Engineering and Management (MSEM).

He got his diploma and his master degree in Computer Science from the University of Applied Sciences Trier and his doctoral degree in Engineering focusing on Human-Machine-Interaction from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern.

He has published more than 140 papers in different Human-Computer-Interaction related conferences, journals and books. In 2015 he got the Research Transfer Award from the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Heilbronn-Franken. His main research interests are in the area of usability engineering and innovative interaction technologies (e.g. Augmented and Virtual Reality).

He is chairman of the research cluster „Human-Computer Interaction“ at the Baden-Württemberg Center for Applied Research (BW-CAR), chairman of the section "Software Ergonomics” at the German Informatics Society (GI) and chairman of the Technical Committee 5.31 “User-Centered Development of Industrial User Interfaces” at The Association of German Engineers (VDI). Furthermore he is member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research (Springer) and Information (MDPI).

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