Who we are

HCI research group

Prof. Dr. Klaus Opwis

Head of Department of General Psychology and Methodology
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 35 29
Office 01.016 (HH)

Dr. Elisa Mekler

Research Director Human-Computer Interaction
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 35 68
Office 01.004 (HH)

Sharon Steinemann, M.Sc.

Assistant / PhD Student
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 35 25
Office 01.011 (HH)

Julia Bopp, M.Sc.

Assistant / PhD Student
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 35 68
Office 01.004 (HH)

Stephan Zähringer, M.Sc.

Assistant / PhD Student
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 55 42
Office 01.005 (HH)

Lena Aeschbach, B.Sc.

Student research assistant
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 05 63
Office 01.014 (HH)

Kamala Mutuura, B.Sc.

Student research assistant
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 05 63
Office 01.014 (HH)

Katja Rutz, B.Sc.

Student research assistant
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 05 63
Office 01.014 (HH)

Dominik Kayser

Student research assistant
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 05 63
Office 01.014 (HH)

Joel Siebenmann, B.Sc.

Student research assistant
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 05 63
Office 01.014 (HH)

Philipp Baumgartner, B.Sc.

Student research assistant
E-Mail
Tel. +41 61 207 05 63
Office 01.014 (HH)

and all our research interns

External lecturers

NAME COURSE CURRENT EMPLOYER
Dr. Javier Bargas-Avila Einführung in die MMI, Evaluationsmethoden der MMI Google Inc.
Dr. Stefan Leuthold Theoretische Modelle und Grundlagen der MMI; Unternehmensberatung in der MMI Stimmt AG
Dr. Chri[stian] Hübscher Konzeption von User Interfaces I & II www.ucd.ch

Master students

NAME E-MAIL MASTER PROGRAM SINCE
Pascal Benz, B.Sc. pascal.benz@stud.unibas.ch 2014
Oliver Thönen, B.Sc. oliver.thoenen@stud.unibas.ch 2015
Leo Stahl, B.Sc. l.stahl@stud.unibas.ch 2016
Jasmine Quanbrough, B.Sc. jasmine.quanbrough@stud.unibas.ch 2016
Pietro Caroni, B.Sc. p.caroni@stud.unibas.ch 2017
Vanessa Rita Lerch, B.Sc. vanessa.lerch@stud.unibas.ch 2017
Lena Aeschbach, B.Sc. lena.aeschbach@unibas.ch 2017
Katja Rutz, B.Sc. katja.rutz@unibas.ch 2017
Melanie Baumann, B.Sc. mel.baumann@stud.unibas.ch 2017
Philipp Baumgartner, B.Sc. philipp.baumgartner@stud.unibas.ch 2018
Manuel Heiz, B.Sc. manuel.heiz@stud.unibas.ch 2018
Daphne Margelli, B.Sc. d.margelli@unibas.ch 2018
Simon Wehrli, B.Sc. simon.wehrli@stud.unibas.ch 2018
Kamala Mutuura, B.Sc. kamala.sachithananthan@unibas.ch 2018
Alexander Ruch, B.Sc. alexander.ruch@unibas.ch 2018
Zöe Fenn, B.Sc. z.fenn@unibas.ch 2018
Ewgenij Wolkow, B.Sc. ewgeni.wolkow@stud.unibas.ch 2018
Sebastian Perrig, B.Sc. s.perrig@stud.unibas.ch 2018
Joel Siebenmann, B.Sc. joel.siebenmann@unibas.ch 2018

External PhD candidates

NAME E-MAIL
Esther Federspiel esther.federspiel@unibas.ch
Sandra Cortesi s.cortesi@unibas.ch
Sebastian Linxen sebastian.linxen@unibas.ch
Sébastien Orsini s.orsini@unibas.ch
Serge Petralito s.petralito@unibas.ch
Yanik Sterchi yanik.sterchi@unibas.ch
Beat Vollenwyder beat.vollenwyder@unibas.ch

Alumni

NAME YEAR OF GRADUATION CURRENT EMPLOYER
Sarah Endress 2017 (M Sc) UX Researcher @Tamedia AG
Alina Gasser 2017 (M Sc) UX Researcher in the AI Team @F&P Personal Robotics
Lisa Frese 2017 (M Sc)
Laura Quintana Gomez 2017 (M Sc) UX Researcher @Tamedia AG
Julia Mall 2017 (M Sc)
Fabian Martinis 2017 (M Sc) UX designer & Product Manager @sharoo AG
Denise Rieser 2017 (M Sc) User Researcher @Scout24 Schweiz AG
Mathias Jenny 2017 (M Sc) UX Consultant @YOUSE
Antonin Troendle 2017 (M Sc) Digital Analyst @zweipunkt gmbh
Yanira Gonzalez 2016 (M Sc) User Research @Tamedia AG
Seamus Forde 2016 (M Sc) UX Research @Royal Bank of Scotland
Livia Müller 2016 (M Sc) Doktorandin @Universität Basel
Orlando Bernhard 2016 (M Sc) Intern Usability Engineer @Roche
Julia Bopp 2016 (M Sc) Doktorandin @Universität Basel
Benedikt Merz 2016 (M Sc) UX Designer @Die Mobiliar
Marcel Schellenberg 2016 (M Sc) Usability Expert at Swiss International Air Lines
Clemens Steiner 2016 (M Sc) UX Researcher @Google Inc.
Florian Brühlmann 2015 (M Sc) Doktorand @Universität Basel
Katarzyna Hongler 2015 (M Sc)
Thomas Keller 2015 (M Sc) User Research @ Scout24 Schweiz AG
Anja Martig 2015 (M Sc) Interaction Designer @ Simplificator AG
Alessia Ruf 2015 (M Sc) Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin @FHNW
Gian-Marco Schmid 2015 (M Sc) Projektleiter Radio-& TV-Forschung @SRF
Sharon Steinemann 2015 (M Sc) Doktorandin @Universität Basel
Anna Hanchar 2013 (M Sc) UX Spezialistin @ Zühlke Engineering AG
Dominik Seger 2013 (M Sc) Lokomotivführer i.A. @SBB
Glena Iten 2013 (M Sc) Doktorandin @Universität Basel
Carina Nougaeva 2012 (M Sc) Online Content Manager @Skin Revival Laser & Skin Clinic & Online Store (AUS)
Peter Hänggli 2012 (M Sc) Student @ Pädagogische Hochschule
David Tschapnizky 2011 (M Sc) UX Researcher @Google Inc.
Andreas Aeberhard 2011 (M Sc) Doktorand & IT-Administrator @Universität Basel
Sandra Seckelmann 2011 (M Sc)
Dr. Elisa Mekler 2016 (Ph.D.) Post Doctoral Fellow @Universität Basel
Philippe Chresta 2011 (M Sc) IT-Administrator @Universität Basel
Serge Petralito 2011 (M Sc)
Dr. Mirjam Seckler 2015 (Ph.D.) UX Researcher @Google Inc.
Josef Schönhammer 2010 (M Sc) Research Assistent @Université de Genève
Dr. David Weber 2010 (M Sc) Safety Researcher/Adviser @Origin Energy (AUS)
Sandra Cortesi 2009 (M Sc) Fellow @Berkman Center (USA)
Dr. Silvia Heinz 2015 (Ph.D.) Fachspezialistin UX @Basler Kantonalbank
Olivia Brenzikofer 2009 (M Sc)
Lorenz Ritzmann 2009 (M Sc) Business Analyst @ Basel-Stadt
Jakob Boss 2009 (M Sc) Head of User Experience Design @Die Mobiliar
Sebastian Linxen 2009 (M Sc) Dozent @FHNW Basel
Sébastien Orsini 2008 (M Sc) Channel Manager Collaboration @Post
Eui-Jee Hah 2008 (M Sc)
Patrick Keller 2008 (M Sc) Global Head of UX @Novartis (NIBR)
Noemi Gsponer 2008 (M Sc) UX Designer @Ergosign
Wenzel Regli 2008 (M Sc)
Marco de Vito 2007 (M Sc) Consultant @NOVO Business Consultants AG
Dr. Alexandre Tuch 2011 (Ph.D.) Scientific Project Manager @Bundesamt für Statistik
Martin Rohner 2006 (M Sc) Leanmanager @TRUMPF
Dr. Sandra Roth 2010 (Ph.D.) Senior Manager Usability Engineering & Software Architecture @ Roche Molecular Systems
Dr. Peter Schmutz 2010 (Ph.D.) UX Expert @Migros Genossenschafts Bund
Dr. Stefan Pauwels 2010 (Ph.D.) Business Engineer @ZKB
Dr. Stefan Leuthold 2010 (Ph.D.) Partner und CEO @Stimmt AG
Dr. Javier Bargas-Avila 2009 (Ph.D.) Staff UX Researcher & Manager @Google Inc.