Josef F. Krems, Professor of Cognitive and
Engineering Psychology, graduated at the University of Regensburg
in 1980. He then joined the group for Cognitive Psychology as a research
assistant and did a PhD in psychology (1984). For his habilitation
(second PhD) he worked on Computer modelling and expert systems (1990). From
1991-1993 he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Ohio State University, Columbus (OH), where he
worked on computational models of diagnostic reasoning. Then he became an Visiting Assistant Professor at the Centre for Studies on
Cognitive Complexity at the University
of Potsdam (1994-1995).
Since 1995 he is full professor at Chemnitz University of Technology. In 2006 he was invited as Visiting Professor to Chung-Keng University, Taiwan. His current research projects are on
Man-Machine Interaction, Safety, In-vehicle Information systems, enhanced night
vision systems, emobility etc. Professor Krems is
involved in the development and test of evaluation procedures for new on-board
systems for ISO. He published or co-edited 20 books and more than 170 papers in
books, scientific journals or congress proceedings.