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Universität Kassel - FG Mensch-Maschine-Systemtechnik


The Department of Human-Machine Systems Engineering pursues the goal in industrial and research projects of developing effective and efficient human-machine systems in an interdisciplinary approach so that users and their tasks are particularly considered. 


  • Ergonomic product and process design
  • Organizational work system design
  • Assistance systems and user modeling
  • Usability engineering / cognitive engineering
  • Technical system analysis, design and evaluation methods


  • AutomotiveAnalysis/design of human-machine interfaces
  • OtherErgonomic analysis and consulting
  • OtherTechnical systems analysis and evaluation


  • Department formed in 1982
  • 21 employees in North Hesse
  • Formed in 1982 as the first institution at a German university focusing primarily on human-machine systems research and offering application
  • oriented research and development projects with integration Bachelor-/Master thesis


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ludger Schmidt
Mönchebergstr. 7
34125 Kassel
Phone: +49 561 804-2704
Fax: +49 561 804-932704