Birgit Vogel-Heuser


graduated in electrical engineering and received the Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the RWTH Aachen in 1991. She worked for nearly ten years in industrial automation in the machine and plant manufacturing industry. After holding different chairs of automation in Hagen, Wuppertal, and Kassel, she has been head of the Institute of Automation and Information Systems at the Technical University of Munich since 2009. She coordinates the Collaborative Research Center 768 'Managing Cycles in Innovation Processes – Integrated Development of Product-Service Systems Based on Technical Products' and is a member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech). Her research work focuses on modeling and education in automation engineering for distributed and intelligent systems and on human-computer interaction in automation environments.


last update: July 2019


Articles published on IXD&A: 

'Teaching Styles of Virtual Training Systems for Industrial Applications – A Review of the Literature', N. 38, 2018, pp. 46 - 63, abstractdownload