Initiators

Name Affiliation Area(s) of Interest


PD Dr. Wiebke Loosen

Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research

(Spokesperson)

  • journalism research
  • online communication
  • methods of empirical communication research


Prof. Dr. Walid Maalej

University of Hamburg
Head of the Applied Software Technology group(Spokesperson)
  • innovative mobile services
  • context-aware adaptive systems
  • human factors in software engineering


Marlo Häring

University of Hamburg
Research accociate of the Applied Software Technology group
  • quality of user generated content in online journalism
  • applied machine learning techniques


Timo Johann

University of Hamburg
Research accociate of the Applied Software Technology group
  • user involvement
  • crowdsourcing requirements engineering
  • social aspects of software
  • social software engineering


Zijad Kurtanovic

University of Hamburg
Research accociate of the Applied Software Technology group
  • data-driven decision support
  • applied machine learning
  • recommender systems
  • empirical software engineering


Lisa Merten

Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research
  • media reception and effects
  • practices of media use and digital communication
Dr. Cornelius Puschmann Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research, Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society
  • interpersonal communication in digital platforms (particularly hate speech)
  • the role of algorithms for selection media content
  • methodological, ethical, and espistemological aspects of computational social science


Julius Reimer

Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research
  • participation and transparency in journalism
  • branding for journalists


Lies van Roessel

Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research
  • business models in the games industry
  • typologies of algorithms and user development in the application of feedback mechanisms


Mansoure Zeaei

University of Hamburg
Student assistant of the Applied Software Technology group
  • visualizing stances of user comments