Liesel Beckmann Distinguished Professor
Human-Centered Technologies for Learning
Enkelejda Kasneci is a Liesel Beckmann Distinguished Professor for Human-Centered Technologies for Learning. From 2019 until 2022, she was Professor for Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Tübingen. As a BOSCH scholar, she received her M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart in 2007. In 2013, she received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Tübingen and was awarded with the Südwestmetall Research Prize. She was a Margarete-von-Wrangell Fellow from 2013 to 2015 and assistant professor at the University of Tübingen from 2015 to 2019. Her research evolves around Human-Centered Technologies and AI systems for everyday life, and especially in the context of learning. From 2016-2021 she served as Junior Fellow to the German Informatics Society. She is academic editor for PlosOne and TPC member of several major conferences and journals in the areas of Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Centered AI, and Eye-Tracking.
Tina Seidel is full professor of educational psychology at the Technical University of Munich and Department Head of Educational sciences at the TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology. She is one of the leading international educational scientists working on the development of digital educational tools and simulations for teacher education, and has expanded her expertise to medical education, effective problem-based instructional design, and the use of eye-movement tracking for training purposes in higher education. She is co-speaker of the DFG Research Group COSIMA on simulation-based learning in teacher and medical education, which was granted the Interdisciplinary Research Award of the German Association for Educational Sciences (GEBF) in 2023. Tina Seidel has also received several awards, including the Review of Research Award of the American Educational Research Association.