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Team of the Media Production Group

Prof. Dr. phil. Heidi Krömker

Head of Department
Chairperson of the examination board for the course Media Technology

Phone: 03677 69-2883
Fax: 03677 69-2888
Kirchhoffbau, Room K 3005


Heidi Krömker is Professor for „Media Production" at the Technische Universität Ilmenau with a research emphasis on "Forms of New Media" and "Media Production Processes".

She led the User Interface Design Center of Corporate Technology for Siemens from 1995 to 2001. The international and interdisciplinary User Interface Design Team is active in the following fields:

  • International applications with new media for industry, energy, information and communication and medical technology
  • Research and development projects for the subjects "Augmented Reality", "Intelligent Agents", "Internet"
  • Intercultural creation of new media in the User Interface Design Labs in China (Beijing), USA (New York / Princeton) and Germany (Munich) for Siemens Inc.

As her study of sociology would suggest, she also leads various projects, such as "Usability in Software Development Processes", development of "Rules for Shaping User Interfaces", and the "Introduction of the Usability Concept in the Siemens Company."