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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

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.
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.
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.