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 safe and effective control transitions in Level 3+ automated vehicles, trust in automation and interactive technologies, ethics in automation, cross-discipline knowledge transfer, and design patterns.
Alexander is currently involved in the Digibus(R) Austria project, which investigates operation of an automated shuttle bus for last mile passenger transportation, in which he leads the Center for HCI’s contribution of designing for effective communication between the bus and its passengers as well as the roadside environment. He has been involved in several national and international projects, among them the EU FP7 project ANIKETOS, the Christian Doppler Laboratory for “Contextual Interfaces” and the MaDSAV (Maintaining Driving Skills in Automated Vehicles) project. He has published in several International Conferences and Journals (e.g., Automotive UI, CHI, HCSE, SOUPS, HRI), was involved in the development of the Austrian RDI (Research, Development & Innovation) Roadmap for Automated Vehicles, and is publications co-chair for the Automotive UI 2019 conference.