Jun. Prof. Dr. Shadan Sadeghian

Shadan Sadeghian is an assistant professor on Interactive Autonomous Systems at the University of Siegen. She studied computer science at the university of Bonn and RWTH Aachen, and pursued her PhD in Human-Computer Interaction at OFFIS Institute for Information Technology and University of Oldenburg. She has also worked as a PhD scholar in the Max Planck institute in Tübingen and as a Post-Doc researcher at Fraunhofer institute FKIE and Experience and Interaction group at the University of Siegen.

Her research focuses on designing user experience and interaction with automated systems such as Robots, AI-based systems, and automated vehicles. She investigates approaches that balance pragmatic (performance-oriented) and hedonic (experience-oriented) qualities of interacting with automation.