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Martin Murer is a senior scientist at the Human-Computer Interaction division, at the department for Artificial Intelligence and Human Interfaces at University of Salzburg. Martin leads the embodied interaction research team, focusing on design driven research around tangible, embedded and embodied interaction. He holds a Master’s Degree in Information Design from University of Applied Sciences Graz and a PhD in Informatics. Since 2008, Martin was involved in multiple national and international research projects at the HCI division and its institutional predecessors, contributing his designs and research activities to industrial, automotive, and domestic applications. Aiming to bridge between various disciplines, Martin spearheads Studio 3, a lab dedicated to design-based and art-based research.

Previous Research Activities

  • 04/2013 – 09/2013 Visiting Researcher, Mobile Life @ Stockholm University
  • 10/2006 – 09/2007 Research Assistant at the Wiener Institute for Social Science Documentation and Methodology (WISDOM)

Teaching (at University of Salzburg)

  • 2021 / 2022 Impacts of Future Technology, seminar
  • 2018 / 2019 Formate und Designs für die digitale Gesellschaft, special lecture
  • 2018 / 2019 Future Interaction Design, tutorial and lecture course
  • 2015 / 2016 Moderne Technologien in der Informationsgesellschaft, special lecture
  • 2014 / 2015 User Interface Design, lecture with seminar
  • 2013 / 2014 User Interface Engineering, lecture & course
  • 2012 / 2013 HCI Innovation, course
  • 2011 / 2012 HCI Innovation, course


DI (FH) Dr. Martin Murer

Center for Human-Computer Interaction
University of Salzburg

Jakob-Haringer-Straße 8 / Techno 5
5020 Salzburg, Austria

Phone: +43 662 8044 4813

E-Mail: martin.murer@sbg.ac.at


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