Bio: Susanne Boll is Professor for Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Oldenburg, Germany. In 2012, she also joined the ranks of the board of the OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology in Oldenburg, an associated research institute of the University of Oldenburg. In 2001, Susanne Boll received her doctorate with distinction from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria, and her diploma degree with distinction in Computer Science from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, in 1996.
Susanne Boll is a lead researcher in a number of international and national research projects in the field of intelligent user interfaces. She leads the Human–Machine Cooperation Competence Cluster, which drives the activities of the OFFIS research institute in this field. Susanne Boll has acquired and led over 50 research projects since 2002, funded by national and international research foundations as well as industry partners. Her competitive research results are published in the most prestigious conferences in the field of HCI, including CHI, MobileHCI, and Pervasive. Overall, she has published more than 200 articles in books, journals, and proceedings of international conferences and workshops in the fields of semantic retrieval, mobile systems, geographic information retrieval, and intelligent user interfaces. She is an active member of the scientific community, has co-organized several international events, is a member of several editorial boards, and has been a member of more than 100 Technical Program Committees.
Role in the Priority Program: Susanne Boll is the coordinator of the priority program. She is also a Principal Investigator in the Project RIME and Gripss