Prof. Dr. Barbara Kühnlenz

Barbara Kühnlenz

Fields of Teaching and Research

  • Organizational Development
  • Change Management
  • Employee Satisfaction
  • Team Dynamics
  • Human-Machine Interaction
  • Acceptance & User Experience (UX)
  • Interactive und Social Robotics
  • Persuasive Technology
  • Industry 4.0

University Activities

  • Professor of Business Psychology with focus on Technical Innovation
  • Head of the examination committee of the Master Program ZukunftsDesign

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2019: Professor at Coburg University of Applied Sciences & Arts
  • 2018 - 2019: Habilitation candidate, Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Department of Electrical Engineering und Information Technology, TU Munich
  • 2016 - 2019: Postdoc, Robotics Research Lab, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Coburg University of Applied Sciences & Arts
  • 2015 - 2019: Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Coburg University of Applied Sciences & Arts
  • 2014 - 2017: Scientific Coordinator, TechnologieAllianzOberfranken (TAO), Coburg University of Applied Sciences & Arts
  • 2013: PHD degree Dr.-Ing. (summa cum laude), topic: "Alignment Strategies for Information Retrieval in Prosocial Human-Robot Interaction", Department of Electrical Engineering und Information Technology, TU Munich 
  • 2009-2014: Research assistant/ doctoral canditate, Institute of Automatic Control Engineering (LSR), Department of Electrical Engineering und Information Technology, TU Munich 
  • 2005-2009: Freelancer, Facit Research GmbH & Co. KG: Marketing Research and Consulting (former: PbS AG), Munich

Professional Memberships

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society