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Mag. Michael Smuc

Head of Center for Cognition, Information and Management - left October 31st, 2016

Mag. Michael Smuc

Research focus

  • Visual Information Design
  • Usability, UX & HCI Methods
  • Visual Analytics
  • cognitional psychology


Research performance



Information Design / Usability Design Methods


Personal data

Mag. Michael Smuc studied Psychology at the University of Vienna with an emphasis on methodology, empirical research and cognitive science. He worked for several years as a traffic psychologist with the Austrian Road Safety Board, managing interdisciplinary projects addressing driver interaction with new technologies and Telematics. In 2007, he joined the Danube-University Krems, Austria as a research associate focusing on usability, human computer interaction and participatory information design.