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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 Program Dean for the Master program of Software Engineering (SEM). Furthermore, he is an Affiliated Professor for Human-Computer Interaction at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm and an Associated Professor in the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg at Heidelberg University.
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 a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research (Springer), i-com (de Gruyter), and Information (MDPI).
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).
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