Prof. Dr.-Ing. Barbara Deml

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Barbara Deml studied psychology and speech communication at the University of Regensburg. In her doctoral studies she did research in the field of telerobotics and telepresence with a major concern on the design of haptic human-machine interaction. Her dissertation thesis in doctoral engineering was honoured with a research award by the University of the Armed Forces. After postdoctoral studies at TU München and Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) she joined the University of the Armed Forces as Assistant Professor for Cognitive Ergonomics. In 2009 she became a Full Professor at Ottovon-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg and in 2012 she joined the KIT. Since this time, Prof. Deml is head of the Institute of Human and Industrial Engineering and besides, active in several committees, such as Vice President of the German Society of Work Science. Her major research focus is on the design of human-robot-interfaces, user state and intention prediction as well as on the impact of automation on human users.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Barbara Deml
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute of Human and Industrial Engineering (IFAB)
Engler-Bunte-Ring 4, Bldg. 10.91, Room 007
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Phone: +49 721 608-44250