Ruhr University Bochum
The Chair of Human-Centred Security investigates how the requirements of users must be taken into account in software development, how people can optimally interact and communicate with automated systems, or what role the human factor has in the security of IT systems.
Prof. Dr. M. Angela Sasse
M. Sc. Rebecca Panskus
M. Sc. Jan Magnus Nold
Educational Psychology and Technology
In our research group, we investigate cognitive, motivational, and social aspects of learning by applying experimental research methods in laboratory and field studies. One research focus is the development and evaluation of digital, didactic support.
Prof. Dr. Nikol Rummel
Dr. Valentina Nachtigall
M. A. Ann-Kathrin Mertineit
The Chair of System Security deals with various topics in the field of system-related IT security research.
Dr. Veelasha Moonsamy
Tenured Research Faculty
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Media Management and Journalism
The Chair of Media Management and Journalism covers a wide range of different topics in communication studies. They include risk and crisis communication, public relations, communication conception and journalism research.
Prof. Dr. Florian Meissner
M. A. Alexander Wilke
Hornetsecurity is a leading security awareness, email cloud security and backup provider that secures businesses and organizations of all sizes worldwide.
Team Lead Training and Education
The topics of awareness, pentesting and information security at management level occupy all 20 employees of AWARE7 GmbH on a daily basis.
Dr. Matteo Große-Kampmann
M. Sc. Jan Hörnemann
Head of Information Security Consulting