Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Verena NitschCopyright: Peter Winandy
Verena Nitsch has been University Professor of Ergonomics at the RWTH Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics (IAW) since April 2018. Her key research areas include the human-centered design of human-machine interfaces and the impacts of new technologies on employees and work processes.
Born on August 13, 1982, in Gronau (Leine).
|2002||Studied Psychology at Charles Sturt University, Australia|
|2003 bis 2006||Studied Applied Psychology (B.Sc.) at the University of Central Lancashire, UK, with distinction|
|2006 bis 2007||Studied Business and Organisational Psychology (M.Sc.) at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK|
|2012||Doctorate (summa cum laude), Department of Aerospace Engineering, Bundeswehr University Munich|
|2008 bis 2013||Research assistant at the Human Factors Institute, Bundeswehr University München|
|2013 bis 2016||Junior Professor of Cognitive Ergonomics, Human Factors Institute, Bundeswehr University München|
|2016||Junior Expert Service Robotics, Japan|
|2016 bis 2018||Interim director of the Human Factors Institute, Bundeswehr University München|
Free time: Spending (a lot of) time in nature, travel, reading; going to the movies (when the weather is bad)