Alexander Mirnig is a Research Fellow at the Center for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), an interdisciplinary research facility at the University of Salzburg, Austria. His main research areas are user interaction with and within automated vehicles, safe and effective control transitions in Level 3+ automated vehicles, trust in automation and interactive technologies, ethics in automation, and cross-discipline knowledge transfer.
Alexander is currently involved in the EU-Horizon 2020 project HADRIAN, which investigates a holistic fHMI for fluid interaction within automated vehicles, for which he co-coordinates the interface development activities across the project and leads the Center for HCI’s contribution of an ambient light interface. He has been involved in several national and international projects, among them the EU FP7 project ANIKETOS, the Christian Doppler Laboratory for “Contextual Interfaces”, MaDSAV (Maintaining Driving Skills in Automated Vehicles) , and the Austrian national flagship project Digibus(R) Austria. He has published in several International Conferences and Journals (e.g., Automotive UI, CHI, HCSE, SOUPS, HRI) and been an invited speaker on topics related to automated driving in several national and international events.