Martin Hitz


Curriculum Vitae


Before his appointment as Full Professor for Interactive Systems at the University of Klagenfurt, Dr. Martin Hitz held positions as Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Vienna. He was visiting researcher at the Politecnico di Milano and the University of Ottawa and visiting professor at the University of Linz (Austria) and the Carinthian Polytechnic Institute, Klagenfurt (Austria). From 2001 to 2006, Prof. Hitz has been Vice Rector of the University of Klagenfurt. In 2006, he has prepared the foundation of the fourth faculty of the university, the Faculty of Technical Sciences, which he presided over as Dean from January 1, 2007 to May 10, 2012. Since May 11, 2012 he serves again as a Vice Rector of the university. 

In the past, Prof. Hitz has worked in the areas of information systems and data modeling, software reuse and software metrics, as well as interactive simulation environments. Since his move to Klagenfurt in 2000 where he has founded the Interactive Systems research group, he has been focusing on HCI, usability, non-classical user interfaces, and e-learning environments, generally taking into account also mobile systems and pervasive interfaces (e.g., awareness systems for monitoring energy consumption, usability issues of smart living environments). Currently, he works on interaction techniques to control UAVs and smart home infrastructure.



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