Staff members

As an interdisciplinary institute, we bring people from different disciplines together. Here you will find an overview of our team.

Institute directors

  Name Working area(s) Contact
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Prof. Dr. habil. Andreas Dreizler
Acting Head of the Institute
Dean of the Department Mechanical Engineering
+49 6151 16-26091
L1|01 129
Dr.-Ing. Bettina Abendroth
Deputy Director of the Institute, Head of Research Group Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
+49 6151 16-23123
L1|01 513

Secretariat and administration

  Name Working area(s) Contact
Birte Couch
Accounting
+49 6151 16-23112
L1|01 525
Elisabeth Orlemann
Assistance to the institute director
+49 6151 16-23100
L1|01 511
Patricia Theuerkauf
Co-organisation of courses & exams; exam registration
+49 6151 16-23111
L1|01 511

Heads of research groups

  Name Working area(s) Contact
Dr.-Ing. Bettina Abendroth
Deputy Director of the Institute, Head of Research Group Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
+49 6151 16-23123
L1|01 513
Dr.-Ing. Ilka Subtil
Head of Research Group Human & Organization
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-23103
L1|01 508
Dr.-Ing. Jurij Wakula
Head of Research Group Work Assessment & Workplace Design
Work Assessment & Workplace Design
+49 6151 16-23119
L1|01 507

Research associates

  Name Working area(s) Contact
M.Sc. Yusuf Arslanparcasi
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-23110
L1|01 503
M.Sc. Philip Joisten
Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
+49 6151 16-23118
L1|01 502
M.Sc. Oliwia Karasek
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-20839
L1|01 508
M.Sc. Verena Klaer geb. Steidel
Work Assessment & Workplace Design
+49 6151 16-23122
L1|01 514
Dipl.-Psych. Michael Kutscher
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-23071
L1|01 512
M.Sc. Maximilian Pätzold
Work Assessment & Workplace Design
+49 6151 16-23116
L1|01 514
M.Sc. Deborah Petrat
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-23117
L1|01 514
M.Sc. Lucas Polanski-Schräder
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-20081
L1|01 513
Dr.-Ing. Katharina Rönick (in Elternzeit)
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-23128
L1|01 512
M.Sc. Sarah Schwindt
Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
+49 6151 16-23125
L1|01 508
M.Sc. Tim Steinebach
Work Assessment & Workplace Design
+49 6151 16-23107
L1|01 502
Dr.-Ing. Christopher Stockinger
Human & Organization
+49 6151 16-23129
L1|01 512
M.Sc. Nina Theobald
Human-Machine Interaction & Mobility
+49 6151 16-23241
L101 503

Administrative technical support

  Name Working area(s) Contact
Dipl.-Ing. Knut Berg
Information technology, Work Assessment & Workplace Design
+49 6151 16-23121
L1|01 506
Luis Manuel Henriques Ferreira
Information technology
+49 6151 16-23114
L1|01 507
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Lion Langer
Trainee application development
+49 6151 16-23120
L1|01 505
Marco Nickolai
Information technology, Work Assessment & Workplace Design
+49 6151 16-23105
L1|01 505
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Matthias Schwarz
Laboratory manager
+49 6151 16-23109
L1|01 526
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Robin Seelig
Federal voluntary service
+49 6151 16-23153
L1|01 504

Adjunct lecturers

  Name Working area(s) Contact
Picture: IAD
Dr. Ralf Franke


Picture: M. Helfert
Dr.-Ing. Marlene Helfert
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Dr. phil. Michaela Kauer-Franz

External PhD students

  Name Working area(s) Contact
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M.Sc. Yanlong Gao