About

Katrin Wolf is a professor for Media Informatics at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Previously, she held a professorship at for Media Informatics at Berlin University of Art and Design, where she also was the Vice Dean of Research. Her research interests lie at the intersection of human–computer interaction and interaction design, focusing on how to make novel technologies more usable and useful. To date, Katrin’s research has focused on technologies and domains including mobile and wearable systems; virtual, augmented and mixed reality, as well as interactive exhibitions.

After her PhD, received from T-Labs at Technical University Berlin, Katrin has been a Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Stuttgart 2014-2015, where she worked in the Human-Computer Interaction Lab headed by Albrecht Schmidt. Her work experience includes research visits/internships at the Social NUI Group at University of Melbourne, INRIA (Bordeaux, FR), Glasgow University (Glasgow, UK), CSIRO (Sydney, AUS), and HITLab (Christchurch, NZ) as well as working as interface designer at the Jewish Museum Berlin.

Katrin published in the most competitive conferences of her field including ACM CHI, ACM TEI and ACM MobileHCI. She is actively involved in the research community. Most notably, she is General Chair of the German conference on Mensch & Computer (MuC) 2019, Student Research Competition Chair of CHI 2019 as well as Program Chair of MUM 2018; and in the past she served as WIP-Co-Chair of TEI 2018, Tutorial-Co-Chair of MobileHCI 2017, Studio-Co-Chair of TEI 2017 and Short Paper Co-Chair of MuC 2014.