Jörn Hurtienne

Jörn Hurtienne is Professor of Psychological Ergonomics at Julius-Maximilans-Universität Würzburg (Germany), Institute Human-Computer-Media. His research interests include Design for Intuitive Use, Primary Metaphors in User Interface Design, Tangible Interaction, and User Experience Design for fundamental values. Before joining Würzburg University he was a Research Associate at the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Berlin (Germany) and EU Marie-Curie Fellow at the Engineering Design Centre at the University of Cambridge (UK). He received a PhD in Engineering from TU Berlin (Germany) and before has worked as a usability consultant. He studied psychology at Humboldt University Berlin (Germany) and life sciences at Sussex University (UK). Today he is responsible for the Human-Computer-Interaction program in Würzburg.

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