TU BRAUNSCHWEIG

Susann Winkler


Dr. Susann Winkler

Technische Universität Braunschweig
Institute of Psychology
Department of Engineering and Traffic Psychology
Gaussstr. 23
38106 Braunschweig

Germany

Phone:
+49 531 391 3654

Fax:
+49 531 391 8181

E-Mail:
susann.winkler@tu-braunschweig.de

Consultation hours:
on appointment



Academic experience

Since 11/2012

Research Associate and teacher at the Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany)

12/2018

PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) from the Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany)

Dissertation: "Human information processing in safety-critical traffic situations – How to design adaptive collision warnings", https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22323.68640

04/2018 - 05/2018

Research exchange at the University of Groningen (the Netherlands), Neuropsychology / Traffic Psychology

Observation study on cycling behavior with a green wave assistant (within the EU project XCycle)

10/2010 - 10/2012

M. Sc. in Psychology at the Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany)

Master thesis: "Situational influence on optimal timing of car2x warnings"

10/2007 - 09/2010

B. Sc. in Business Psychology at the Leuphana University Lüneburg (Germany)

Bachelor thesis at Volkswagen AG: "Perception-psychological experimentation to optimize the brightness of marking lights"



Current projects

2016 - 2019

KoLa

„KoLa - Kooperativer Laserscheinwerfer" (Cooperative laser beam) supported by the Federal Ministry for Education und Research, Subproject „Concepts for cooperation und their evaluation“

2012 - 2016

URBAN

„UR:BAN – urbaner Raum: Benutzergerechte Assistenzsysteme und Netzmanagement" supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Project part "Human factors in traffic“, Subproject "Human-Machine-Interaction (HMI)"



Teaching

SS 2019 Measuring methods in traffic psychology (Master)
SS 2018 BSc-13 Methods: Course „Experiment-psychological practices" (Bachelor)
WS 2017/18 BSc-02 Basics of the human behvaior and experience: Course „General Psychology I" (Bachelor)
SS 2017 BSc-13Methods: Course „Experiment-psychological practices" (Bachelor)
WS 2016/17 BSc-02 Basics of the human behvaior and experience: Course „General Psychology I"(Bachelor)
SS 2016 MSc-17 Methods of the Engineering and Traffic Psychology: Course „Analysis of behavioral data" (Master)
WS 2015/16 BSc-02 Basics of the human behvaior and experience: Course „General Psychology I" (Bachelor)
SS 2015 MSc-15 Applied traffic psychology: Course „Safety in traffic" (Master)
SS 2015 BSc-13 Methods: Course „Experiment-psychological practices" (Bachelor)
WS 2014/15 BSc-02 Basics of the human behvaior and experience: Course „General Psychology I" (Bachelor)
SS 2014 MSc-15 Applied traffic psychology: Course „Safety in traffic" (Master)
WS 2013/14 BSc-03 Basics of the human behvaior and experience: Course „General Psychology I" (Bachelor)
SS 2013 MSc-15 Applied traffic psychology: Course „Safety in traffic" (Master)



Publications

Peer-reviewed Journals

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2018). Practice makes better – Learning effects of driving with a multi-stage collision warning system. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 117, 398-409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2018.01.018.
  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2018). How to warn drivers in various safety-critical situations - Different strategies, different reactions. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 117, 410-426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2018.01.040.
  • Winkler, S., Werneke, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Timing of early warning stages in a multi stage collision warning system: Drivers’ evaluation depending on situational influences. Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, 36, 57-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2015.11.001
  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2016). The influence of attention allocation and age on intersection accidents. Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, 43, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2016.09.010

Book contributions

  • Winkler, S. (2018). Human information processing in safety-critical traffic situations – How to design adaptive collision warnings. Dissertation, Technische Universität Braunschweig, https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22323.68640.
  • Winkler, S., Powelleit, M., Kazazi, J., Vollrath, M., Krautter, W., Korthauer, A., Drüke, J., Töpfer, D., Semmler, C., & Bendewald, L. (2018). HMI strategy – Warnings and interventions. In K. Bengler, J. Drüke, S. Hoffmann, D. Manstetten, & A. Neukum (Eds.), UR:BAN Human Factors in Traffic. Approaches for Safe, Efficient and Stress-free Urban Traffic (pp. 75-103). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-15418-9_5.

  • Kazazi, J., Vollrath, M., & Winkler, S. (2016). UR:BAN MV-MMI: Integrierte Warnkonzepte zur Erhöhung der Sicherheit im urbanen Raum. Schlussbericht UR:BAN - Mensch im Verkehr - TU Braunschweig (Förderkennzeichen 19S12009O). Bonn: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi), https://doi.org/10.2314/GBV:870118633.

Conference Proceeding contributions

  • Powelleit, M., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (in progress/2019). Cooperation through communication – Using headlight technologies to improve traffic climate. In D. de Waard, K. Brookhuis, D. Coelho, S. Fairclough, D. Manzey, A. Naumann, L. Onnasch, S. Röttger, A. Toffetti, & R. Wiczorek (Eds.),  Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2018 Annual Conference. ISSN 2333-4959 (online). Available from www.hfes-europe.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Powelleit2018.pdf

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Driving with a multi stage warning system in the head-up display – How do drivers react upon it? In D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, A. Toffetti, A. Stuiver, C. Weikert, D. Coelho, D. Manzey, A.B. Ünal, S. Röttger, and N. Merat (Eds.), Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (pp. 141-153). http://www.hfes-europe.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Winkler2016.pdf

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Towards developing a head-up display warning system - How to support older drivers in urban areas? In D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, A. Toffetti, A. Stuiver, C. Weikert, D. Coelho, D. Manzey, A.B. Ünal, S. Röttger, and N. Merat (Eds.), Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (pp. 279-290). http://www.hfes-europe.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Kazazi2015.pdf

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Distractive or supportive – how warnings in the head-up display affect drivers’ gaze and driving behavior. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (pp. 1035-1040). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2015.172

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Accident prevention through visual warnings. How to design warnings in head-up display for older and younger drivers. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (pp. 1028-1034). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2015.171

Talks and posters

  • Winkler, S., Powelleit, M., & Vollrath, M. (accepted). Kommunikation im Straßenverkehr – Relevante Situationen und Bedürfnisse von Verkehrsteilnehmern. Poster presented at the Kongress der Fachgruppe Verkehrspsychologie. Saarbrücken, Germany, 05.03. – 07.03.19.
  • Powelleit, M., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (accepted). Lichtbasierte Kommunikationskonzepte zur Unterstützung von Kooperation im Straßenverkehr. Poster presented at the Kongress der Fachgruppe Verkehrspsychologie. Saarbrücken, Germany, 05.03. – 07.03.19.
  • Winkler, S., Powelleit, M., & Vollrath, M. (2018). Cooperation through communication – New light technologies for improved traffic climate. Paper presented at the Europe Chapter Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference (HFES Europe 2018). Berlin, Germany, 08.10.-10.10.2018.
  • Powelleit, M., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2018). Mach’s mit Licht – Kooperation durch Kommunikation im Straßenverkehr. Paper presented at the 51st Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs 2018). Frankfurt (Main), Germany, 15.09.-20.09.2018.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2018). Transfer is possible – Drivers benefit from a multi stage collision warning. Poster presented at the 60th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2018). Marburg, Germany, 11.03.-14.03.2018.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2017). Practice makes perfect – driving experience with a multi stage warning system. Poster presented at the Europe Chapter Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference (HFES Europe 2017). Rome, Italy, 28.09. -30.09.2017. Best Poster Award 2017

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Do you understand me? Developing a two stage driver warning system for older drivers. Paper presented at the International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP 2016). Brisbane, Australia, 02.08.-05.08.2016.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Kritische Situationen im urbanen Raum – Von der Unfallentstehung zum Warnkonzept. Paper presented at the 50th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs 2016). Leipzig, Germany, 18.09.-22.09.2016.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Towards developing a head-up display warning system - How to support older drivers in urban areas? Paper presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (HFES 2015). Groningen, the Netherlands, 14.10-16.10.2015.

  • Mohamad, M., Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Kollisionswarnungen im Head-Up Display: Einfluss der Darstellungsgröße auf das Fahrerverhalten. Paper presented at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2016). Heidelberg, Germany, 21.03.-23.03.2016.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). „Achtung!“ oder „Stopp!“ – Wie kann man Fahrer optimal in der Stadt warnen? Paper presented at the 50th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs 2016). Leipzig, Germany, 18.09.-22.09.2016.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). “Attention! Stop!“ – Drivers’ reactions upon a multi stage warning system for urban areas. Poster presented at the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2016). Heidelberg, Germany, 21.03. -23.03.2016.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Driving with a multi stage warning system in the head-up display – How do drivers react upon it? Paper presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (HFES 2015). Groningen, the Netherlands, 14.10-16.10.2015.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2016). Towards a multi stage driver warning system for different critical urban situations. Paper presented at the International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP 2016). Brisbane, Australia, 02.08.-05.08.2016.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Accident prevention through visual warnings. How to design warnings in head-up display for older and younger drivers. Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE ITSC 2015). Las Palmas, Spain, 15.09.-18.09.2015.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Do careful and experienced older drivers need assistance in urban areas? Poster presented at the International Conference on Aging & Cognition. Dortmund, Germany, 23.04.-25.04.2015.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Unfallvermeidung durch visuelle Warnungen bei älteren Fahrern. Paper presented at the 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2015). Hildesheim, Germany, 08.03. -11.03.2015.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Unfallvermeidung durch visuelle Warnungen bei älteren und jüngeren Fahrern. Poster presented at the 1st Kongress der Fachgruppe Verkehrspsychologie. Braunschweig, Germany, 25.02.-27.02.2015.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2015). Distractive or supportive – how warnings in the head-up display affect drivers’ gaze and driving behavior. Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE ITSC 2015). Las Palmas, Spain, 15.09.-18.09.2015.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2015). “Stopp!“ – Warnungen wirken, allerdings manchmal vielleicht zu stark. Paper presented at the 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2015). Hildesheim, Germany, 08.03. -11.03.2015.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2014). Accidents in urban areas – The effects of attention allocation and age. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conferences (AHFE 2014). Krakow, Poland, 19.07.-23.07.2014.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2014). Careful and experienced older drivers have less accidents – do they need help anyway? Poster presented at the Conference Ageing and Safe Mobility. Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 27.11.-28.11.2014.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2014). Unfallentstehung im urbanen Raum – Haben die Aufmerksamkeitsverteilung und das Alter einen Einfluss? Paper presented at the 56th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2014). Gießen, Germany, 30.03. -02.04.2014.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2014). Nutzerzentrierte, situationsgerechte Warnkonzepte - Wie warnt man in der Stadt am besten? Paper presented at the 56th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2014). Gießen, Germany, 30.03.-02.04.2014.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2014). User-oriented, situational warnings – How to warn the driver in urban areas? Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conferences (AHFE 2014). Krakow, Poland, 19.07.-23.07.2014

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2014). Visual driver warnings in urban areas. Paper presented at the Europe Chapter Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference (HFES Europe 2014). Lisbon, Portugal, 08.10.-10.10.2014.

  • Winkler, S., Kazazi, J., & Vollrath, M. (2014). Von der Unfallentstehung zur –vermeidung durch warnende Assistenzsysteme im urbanen Raum. Paper presented at the 49th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs). Bochum, Germany, 21.09.-25.09.2014.

  • Kazazi, J., Vollrath, M., & Winkler, S. (2013). Wann ist links Abbiegen gefährlich? Ein Fahrsimulatorexperiment. Paper presented at the 55th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2013). Vienna, Austria, 24.03.-27.03.2013.

  • Kazazi, J., Winkler, S., & Vollrath, M. (2013). Unfallvermeidung durch warnende Assistenzsysteme im urbanen Raum – ist das möglich? Paper presented at the 6th Tagung Fahrerassistenz. Munich, Germany, 28.11.-29.11.2013.

  • Vollrath, M., Kazazi, J., & Winkler, S. (2013). „Achtung, Fußgänger! Piep! Blink! Brems! Vorne rechts abbiegen.“ – Integration von Informationen und Warnungen im Fahrzeug. Paper presented at the 14th Braunschweiger Symposium AAET 2013 Automatisierungs-, Assistenzsysteme und eingebettete Systeme für Transportmittel. Braunschweig, Germany, 06.02.-07.02.2013.

  • Vollrath, M., Kazazi, J., & Winkler, S. (2013). „Stop! Break! Warning“ How to support the driver in urban scenarios. Paper presented at the 16th EAWOP congress. Münster, Germany, 22.05.-25.05.2013.

  • Winkler, S., Werneke, J., & Vollrath, M. (2013). „Jetzt!“ – Situative Einflüsse auf den optimalen Zeitpunkt eines Gefahrenwarnassistenten. Paper presented at the 55th Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP 2013). Vienna, Austria, 24.03.-27.03.2013.



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