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Meet the Team
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. phil. Dr. rer. soc.

Carsten Röcker

Carsten Röcker is professor for Human-Technology Interaction at TH OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts, deputy director of the Institute Industrial IT, and head of the research group on Intelligent Assistance System at the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB-INA). His current research revolves around the topics of intelligent systems, human-technology interaction and technology acceptance.

Fraunhofer IOSB-INA
Campusallee 1
32657 Lemgo

Room: 2.02

Scientific Education

  • 2019, PhD in Social Science (Dr. rer. soc.)
  • 2012, Habilitation in Communication Science (Priv.-Doz.)
  • 2009, PhD in Psychology (Dr. phil.)
  • 2006, PhD in Computer Science (Dr.-Ing.)
  • 2004, Master in Engineering and Management (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.)
  • 2000, Master in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Dipl.-Ing.)

Employment

  • Since 2014, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Ostwestfalen Lippe,
    • Professor for “User Experience and Interaction Design"
    • Member of the Executive Board of the Institute Industrial IT (inIT)
    • Deputy Director of the Institute Industrial IT (since 2019)
    • Head of the Research Group on Human-Computer Interaction
    • Member of the Research Cluster "ProErgo" 
    • Member of the Research Cluster "NextPlace"
  • Since 2014, Fraunhofer IOSB-INA, Lemgo
    • Head of the Research Group on “Assistance Systems”
  • Since 2016, InnovationsZentrum für Internettechnologie und Multimediakompetenz Ostwestfalen-Lippe e.V., Paderborn
    • Member of the Board of Directors 
  • Since 2015, International Graduate School on “Intelligent Systems in Automation Technology (ISA)”, Paderborn
    • Member of the Board of Professors 
  • Since 2016, Graduierteninstitut für angewandte Forschung der Fachhochschulen in Nordrhein-Westfalen (GI NRW), Bochum
    • Member of the Section “Digitalization” 
  • 2017, Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan
    • Visiting researcher at the Graduate School of Engineering
  • 2012 - 2014,  RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    • Lecturer at the Communication Science Department
    • Senior Researcher at the Human-Computer Interaction Centre (HCIC)
  • 2013, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Japan
    • Visiting Researcher at the Ambient Intelligence Lab
  • 2012, Medical University Graz, Austria
    • Guest Professor at the Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation
  • 2008 - 2014, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Adjunct Researcher in the Media Computing and HCI Group
  • 2008 - 2011, Human Technology Centre, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    • Senior Researcher in the eHealth Research Group
  • 2010, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    • Visiting Researcher at the Laboratory of Media and Cultural Studies
  • 2007 - 2008, University of California, San Diego, United States
    • Postdoctoral Researcher at the Distributed Cognition and HCI Laboratory
  • 2000 - 2006, Fraunhofer IPSI, Darmstadt, Germany
    • Research Associate in the Research Division „Ambiente - Workspaces of the Future“

 

Reviewer for International Funding Agencies

  • Australian Research Council (ARC) 
  • Academy of Finland
  • Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

Reviewer for Journals

  • ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems
  • Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Springer)
  • Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments
  • Journal of Computing and Information Technology
  • Computers & Electrical Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Annals of Information Systems (Springer)
  • Universal Access in the Information Society (Springer)
  • Computers
  • Informatics
  • Journal of Computing and Information Technology 
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Human Technology
  • Electronic Journal of Health Informatics
  • Journal of Universal Computer Science
  • Applied Sciences
  • Technologies
  • BMC Medical Education
  • International Journal of Electronic Healthcare
  • International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management
  • Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics

 

Reviewer for International Conferences (Selected Events)

  • ACM International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
  • ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp)
  • ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileCHI)
  • ACM Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI)
  • ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI)
  • ACM International Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS)
  • ACM Workshop on Smart Health Systems and Applications (SmartHealthSys)
  • IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics (ISCI)
  • IEEE International Conference on User Science and Engineering (i-USEr)
  • IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE)
  • IEEE International Workshop on Managing Health Information in Mobile Applications (CePHSA)
  • IEEE International Workshop on Consumer eHealth Platforms, Services and Applications
  • IEEE International Workshop on Mobile Consumer Health Care Networks (Mo-biCHeSS)
  • IFIP International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact)
  • International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth)
  • International Conference on Human Factors in Computing and Informatics (SouthCHI) 
  • International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT)
  • International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII)
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth)
  • International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS)
  • Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems (CECIIS)
  • International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV)
  • International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing (CS2)
  • World Congress on Social Media, Mobile Apps, and Internet/Web 2.0 in Medicine, Health and Biomedical Research

 

Organizing Committees

  • Mensch und Computer, September 8-11, 2019, Hamburg, Germany.
  • International Workshop on Designing Assistive Environments for Manufacturing (DAEM’18), co-located with the 11th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece from June 26-29, 2018
  • International Workshop on Designing Assistive Environments for Manufacturing (DAEM’17), co-located with the 10th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Rhodos, Greece from June 21-23, 2017.
  • International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications (SmartHealth’14), December 2, 2014, Sydney, Australia.
  • International Workshop on Aesthetic Intelligence (AxI’14), November 11, 2014, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • International Workshop on User-Centered Design of Pervasive Healthcare Applications (UCDPHA’14), May 20, 2014, Oldenburg, Germany.
  • International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications (SmartHealth’13), November 25, 2013, Adelaide, Australia.
  • International Workshop on Aesthetic Intelligence (AxI’13), December 3, 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
  • International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications (SmartHealth’12), November 27, 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
  • International Workshop on Aesthetic Intelligence (AxI’12), November 13, 2012, Pisa, Italy.
  • International Workshop on User-Centered Design of Pervasive Healthcare Applications (UCDPHA’12), May 21, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • International Workshop on Intelligent Healthcare Applications (HIS’12), October 14, 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING’12), July 11-13, 2012, Linz, Austria.
  • International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications (SmartHealth’11), November 29, Canberra, Australia.
  • International Workshop on User-Centered Design of Pervasive Healthcare Applications (UCDPHA’11), May 23, 2011, Dublin, Ireland.
  • International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications (SmartHealth’10), November 23, 2010, Brisbane, Australia.
  • International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Usability for Elderly (HCI4AGING’10), July 12, 2009, Vienna, Austria.
  • International Workshop on User-Centered Design of Pervasive Healthcare Applications (UCDPHA’10), March 22, 2010, Munich, Germany.
  • International Workshop on Smart Healthcare Applications (SmartHealth’09), November 22, 2009, Melbourne, Australia.
  • International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction for Medicine and Health Care (HCI4MED’09), September 5, 2009, Cambridge, UK.

 

Technical Program Committees

  • International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications (FutureComputing'20), April 26 - 30, 2020, Nice, France.
  • International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies (AMBIENT'19), September 22 - 26, 2019, Porto, Portugal.
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth'19), September 22 - 26, 2019, Porto, Portugal.
  • International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI'19), July 26 - 31, 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • International Conference on Human and Social Analytics (HUSO'19), June 30 - July 4, 2019, Rome, Italy.
  • International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications (FutureComputing'19), May 5 - 9, 2019, Venice, Italy
  • International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies (Ambient’18), November 18 - 22, 2018, Athens, Greece.
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth’18), No-ember 18 - 22, 2018, Athens, Greece.
  • European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI'18), November 12-14, 2018, Larnaca, Cyprus.
  • International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI’18), Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 15-20, 2018.
  • International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies (Ambient’17), November 12 - 16, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth’17), November 12 - 16, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
  • International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS’17), July 28 - 29, 2017, Madrid, Spain.
  • International Conference on Human and Social Analytics (HUSO’17), July 23 - 27, 2017, Nice, France.
  • European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI’17): Towards a Smart and Human-Centered Internet of Things, April 26-28, 2017, Málaga, Spain.
  • International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI’17), July 9 - 14, 2017, Vancouver, Canada
  • International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications (FutureComputing’17), February 19 - 23, 2017, Athens, Greece.
  • Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems (CECIIS’16), September 21-23, 2016, Varaždin, Croatia.
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics and Applications Conference (IEACon’16), November 20 - 22, 2016, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • International IEEE Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing (IEEE SC2’16), December 8-10, 2016, Nadi, Fiji.
  • International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV’16) December 8-10, 2016, Nadi, Fiji.
  • International Conference on Digital Health, April 11 - 13, 2016, Montréal, QC, Canada. 
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth’16), October 9 - 13, 2016, Venice, Italy.
  • International IEEE Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE’16), September 12-16, 2016, Seattle, WA, USA.
  • International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS’16), July 27 - 28, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies (Ambient’16), October 9 - 13, 2016, Venice, Italy.
  • International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI’16), July 17 - 22, 2016, Toronto, Canada.
  • International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications (FutureComputing’16), March 20 - 24, 2016, Rome, Italy.
  • International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE’15), October 19 - 23, 2015, Shenzhen, China.
  • International Workshop on Developing Skills for Social and Emotional Wellbeing (held at CHI’15), April 19, 2015, Seoul, Korea.
  • International Workshop on Mobile Applications (MobiApps’15), August 24 - 26, 2015, Rome, Italy.
  • International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV’15), December 19 - 21, 2015, Chengdu, China.
  • International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing (SC2’15), December 19 - 21, 2015, Chengdu, China.
  • International ACM Conference on Digital Health (DH’15), May 18 - 21, 2015, Florence, Italy.
  • International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI’15), August 2 - 7, 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS’15), February 11 - 15, Angers, France.
  • International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications, March 22 - 27, 2015, Nice, France.
  • International Conference on Human and Social Analytics (HUSO’15), October 11 - 16, 2015, St. Julians, Malta.
  • Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems (CECIIS’14), September 17 - 19, 2014, Varaždin, Croatia.
  • International Conference on Enriching Health Data for Research and Practice (USAB’14), December 4 - 6, 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • International IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ISIEA’14), September 28 - October 1, 2014, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE’14), November 3-7, 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • ACM UbiComp Workshop on Smart Health Systems and Applications (SmartHealthSys’14), September 14, 2014, Seattle, Washington, USA.
  • International Symposium on Cloud and Service Computing (SC2’14), September 1 - 2, 2014, Beijing, China.
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth’14), August 24 - 28, 2014 - Rome, Italy.
  • International Workshop on Mobile Applications (MobiApps’14), August 27-29, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  • International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV’14), August 27-29, 2014, Beijing, China.
  • International Conference on Electronic Publishing and Information Technology (ICEPIT’14), April 22 - 24, 2014, University of Bahrain, Bahrain.
  • International IEEE Symposium on Computer Applications and Industrial Electronics (ISCAIE’14), April 7 - 8, 2014, Penang, Malaysia. 
  • International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems (PhyCS'14), January 7-9, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • International IEEE Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE’13), December 2-6, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth’13), November 16-17, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Human-Computer Interaction & Knowledge Discovery Workshop, held at the IFIP International Cross Domain Conference and Workshop (CD-ARES’13), September 2 - 6, 2013, Regensburg, Germany.
  • International Workshop on Smart Offices and Other Workplaces (SOOW’13), July 16-19, 2013, Athens, Greece.
  • International IEEE Symposium on Computers and Informatics, April 7-9, 2013, Langkawi, Malaysia.
  • International Conference on Human Factors and in Computing and Informatics (SouthCHI’13), July 1-3, 2013, Maribor, Slovenia.
  • IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact’13), September 2-6, 2013, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Special Thematic Session on Human-Computer Interaction & Knowledge Discovery (HCI-KDD’13), held at SouthCHI’13, July 1-3, 2013, Maribor, Slovenia.
  • International IEEE Workshop on Consumer eHealth Platforms, Services and Applications (CeHPSA’13) held at the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, January 14, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • International Conference on Global Health Challenges (GlobalHealth’12), October 21 - 26, 2012, Venice, Italy.
  • International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Application (AIA’12), September 26 - 27, 2012, Beijing, China.
  • Special Session on Human-Computer Interaction and Knowledge Discovery held at the International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT’12), December 4-7, 2012, Macau.
  • International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI'13), July 21-26, 2013, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Special Session on Knowledge Discovery and Human-Computer Interaction in Computational Sciences at the International Conference on Data Technologies and Applications (DATA’12), July 25-27, 2012, Rome, Italy.
  • International IEEE Workshop on Mobile Consumer Health Care Networks (MobiChess’12), June 10-15, 2012, Ottawa, Canada.
  • International IEEE Workshop on Consumer eHealth Platforms, Services and Applications (CeHPSA’12) held at the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, January 14, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.