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These pages provide insight into the research and teaching activities of the Usability Research Group at Bauhaus-University Weimar.

Below we document what we judge newsworthy enough to be shared with the world. To learn more about our work, click on the tabs above or contact us via email.

Latest News

(13/12/19) Mohammad Izabul Khaled defended his master thesis

Congratulations! Mohammad adopted a machine learning approach to automate the detection of voluntary induced pupil dilations in the ongoing data stream. Today he successfully defended his thesis entitled "Classifying Induced Pupil Dilations".

(01/11/19) Gissu Valentina Naghavi joined the Usability Research Group

From now on, Valentina will support our research activities as a student co-worker. Welcome!

(05/10/19) New publication online

Our paper "High Frequency Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials: An Empirical Study on Re-Test Stability for Brain-Computer Interface Usage" is now available.

(19/08/19) Lynn Hoff defended her master thesis

Congratualtions! Lynn collected an impresssive amount of data to analyse basic principles of biofeedback. Today she successfully defended her thesis entitled "Exploring Mechanisms of Action in Biofeedback Applications".

(15/08/19) Interview with Dr. Jan Ehlers

Lisa Hager from the Public Relations Department conducted an interview with Jan Ehlers on his new employment and research objectives in the Usability Lab. Click here.

(01/08/19) Dr. Jan Ehlers appointed to junior professorship Usability

After having represented the position as a guest scientist for about a year, Dr. Jan Ehlers now officially leads the Usability Research Group. 

(18/07/19) Paper accepted at CHIRA 2019

Our paper "High Frequency Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials: An Empirical Study on Re-Test Stability for Brain-Computer Interface Usage" has been accepted as a short paper at the 3rd International Conference on Computer-Human Interaction Research and Applications. The study was carried out in cooperation with the Insitute of Automation (Prof. A. Graeser) at the University of Bremen.

(01/07/19) Thamina Arab and Ruxin Zhang joined the Usability Research Group

From now on, Thamina and Ruxin will support our teaching and research activities as student co-workers. Welcome!

(27/06/19) Annika Meinecke defended her master thesis

Congratualtions! Annika conducted a study on pupil-based interaction outside the lab and successfullly defended her thesis entiteld "Applied Pupillometry - Inducing Pupil Size Changes in Noisy Environments".