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Stefanie
Größbacher
Dipl.-Ing.

Stefanie Größbacher is a junior researcher at the Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Austria).

Her main research interests are usability engineering, graphic design, user-centered design and human-computer interaction. She graduated from the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Lower Austria with a Master’s degree in Digital Media Technologies with the specialization in Media Computing in 2015. She received her BSc in Media Technology with the specialization in Interactive Media in 2013.

Education

  • 2013-2015: St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. Master Digital Media Technologies. Specialization: Interface Design & Engineering (formerly known as Media Computing). Project for the museum Karikaturmuseum Krems (KMK): development of an application for touch-tables. Role: UX/ UI Designer.
  • 2010 - 2013: St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. Bachelor Media Technology. Specialization: Interactive Media.
  • Summer 2012: Study Abroad Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) Madrid, Spain. Courses in Usability, Graphic Expression (technical drawings), Servicios de Movilidad (mobility services - the technical side of phones) and English at the UEM language lab (at the highest level they offer).

Work experience

  • September 2014 - August 2015: St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. Assistant for the research project GenSiSys. Assisted in the development and conduction of usability evaluations for safety-critical environments. Main occupation was to conduct and analyse Eye-Tracking tests at a control room  of the Austrian National Railways.
  • May 2013 - July 2013: QSC - Quality Software & Consulting GmbH Emmersdorf, Austria. Internship Design and Usability. Creating icons, redesigning old icons, interface design.

Recent Publications

Niederer, C., S. Größbacher, W. Aigner, P. Judmaier, and M. Seidl, "Comic Experience: Narrative & Collaborative Drawing on a Multi-Touch Table in an Art Museum", Proceedings of the 10th Forum Media Technology 2017, St. Pölten, CEUR-WS, 11/2017.
Michelberger, F., P. Judmaier, G. Rottermanner, S. Größbacher, A. Viertelmayer, R. Bichler, B. Laser, D. Erharter, M. Pohl, E. Weißenböck, et al., Gender- und Diversity-Kriterien im sicherheitskritischen Arbeitsumfeld, , Berlin, epubli (neopubli GmbH), 2016.
Pohl, M., E. Weißenböck, P. Judmaier, G. Rottermanner, S. Größbacher, and D. Erharter, "Gender and the Design of Computer Interfaces in Control Rooms", Forum Medientechnik - Next Generation, New Ideas, FH St. Pölten, 2015.
Rottermanner, G., P. Judmaier, S. Größbacher, D. Erharter, M. Pohl, and E. Weißenböck, "Feasibility of Eye Tracking in a Safety-Critical Environment to Support the Design Process of Gender & Diversity", Forum Medientechnik - Next Generation, New Ideas, FH St. Pölten, 2015.