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15th International ACM Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI)

September 18-21, 2023, Ingolstadt, Germany

1st "International Workshop on Human And Technology"
(Theme: In the realm of ADAS)

Meet The Team

Ankit R. Patel

University of Minho

Guimaraes, Portugal

Ankit R. Patel is currently a doctoral student associated with the University of Minho, Portugal. He serves on the various positions at the international conferences like track chair for the 2023 IEEE ITEC, Detroit, USA; associate chair for the 2023 ACM IMX, Nantes, France; co-chair for the 2023 ACM AutomotiveUI, Ingolstadt, Germany; and proceedings chair for the 2023 IEEE e-Science, Limassol, Cyprus. He also serves as an editorial board member for the Journal of Sustainable Urban Mobility. He received a best poster paper award in the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Macau. He also serves as a reviewer in many journals included Journal of Transport and Health (Elsevier); Energies, Sustainability, Future Transportation (MDPI); and conferences includes IFAC, CHI, ozCHI, INTERACT, TRB, NordiCHI, MuC, ITS America. His research interest includes travel behavior and policy, human factors and interactions, socially inclusive transportation, and transport psychology.

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Nathan Tenhundfeld

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, AL, USA

Dr. Nate Tenhundfeld is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. His research focuses on Human-Machine Interactions with a particular focus on the role of trust in reliance behaviors while using automation. To date he has received $2.9 million in grant funding and was the lead author on a paper awarded the 2018 Raja Parasuraman Award for Scientific Impact by the International Neuro-ergonomics Society. Nate graduated with his PhD from Colorado State University in 2017 and completed a two-year postdoctoral position at the United States Air Force Academy before beginning at UAH in 2019.

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Tiziana C. Callari

Loughborough University

Loughborough, UK

Tiziana is a Senior Research Associate at Loughborough University, Loughborough (UK). She collaborates with the Intelligent Automation Centre at Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, to develop the EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Made Smarter Innovation: Smart Cobotics project. Her contribution regards embedding human factors and ethical considerations in human-robot collaboration in the manufacturing industry. She obtained her PhD in Applied Psychology and Ergonomics at the University of Turin (Italy), and then pursued her academic career overseas employing interdisciplinary human factors approaches at different Schools and Research centres in the USA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston), Australia (Deakin University), Ireland (Trinity College, Dublin) and the UK (Coventry University, University of Leeds, and now at Loughborough University). Taking a systems approach, her research interests focus on improving the interaction between work operators and the different systems’ components/elements. In her research, she has addressed topics such as: safety in various manufacturing and service sectors; design and development of intelligent and haptic technologies to improve wellbeing and work conditions; Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Machine Interaction and Human-Robot Interaction design, implementation and evaluation; work on adaptive/intelligent systems that may include Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence tools.

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Philipp Wintersberger

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria /

Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) 

Hagenberg and Vienna, Austria

Philipp Wintersberger is a Professor of Interactive Systems at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (Hagenberg) and lecturer at TU Wien. His research addresses human-machine cooperation in safety-critical AI driven systems. He has (co)authored many publications published at major journals and conferences (such as ACM CHI, ACM AutomotiveUI, IEEE IV, Human Factors), and his contributions have won several awards, including ACM AutomotiveUI Best Paper, Best Work-in-Progress, as well as Honourable Mentions. Further, he is member of the ACM AutomotiveUI steering committee, contributed to HCI conferences in various roles in the past (Technical Program Chair AutomotiveUI’21, Workshop Chair Muc’21, Diversity, and Inclusion Chair Muc’22), and is one of the main organizers of the CHI workshop on Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI). Currently, he leads a group of researchers and Ph.D. students working on human-AI cooperation in multiple FWF and FFG funded projects.

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Dustin Souders

Clemson University

Clemson, SC, USA

Dustin Souders [pronounced Soww-durs] is an assistant professor in the Psychology Department at Clemson University in the Human Factors Area and head of the STAAR Lab. Leveraging his knowledge of aging, technology use and adoption, and transportation technologies, Dustin's research focuses on making advanced vehicle technologies more useful, safe, and attractive to older adults as they seek to maintain their community mobility in later life. He earned his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Florida State University in 2018. His postdoc was multidisciplinary at Purdue University, where he worked with Civil Engineers and Policy Researchers on research on the ethical, legal, and social issues related to the deployment of connected and automated vehicles.

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