Current position

since 10/2009 PhD student and scholarship holder at the post graduate program prometei (Prospective interaction design), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Focus of work

  • Rehabilitation Technology and Robotics
  • Human-centered Automation
  • Motor Learning and Control
  • User Interface Design & Biofeedback
  • Cogntive Psychology

Educational background

  • October 2004 - April 2009
    Degree (Diplom) in Psychology at the University of Mannheim, Germany
    Focus: Perception and cognition, evaluation and research methods, computer science, human factors
    Diploma thesis: Cognitive load in dynamic tasks at the University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Sport Science.
  • March 2006 - October 2006
    Exchange student at the Alpen-Adria-Universitaet in Klagenfurt, Austria
    Focus: Cognition, clinical psychology, and development assistance in Sri Lanka
  • October 2001 - September 2004
    Degree (Diplom FH) in Economics and Computer Sciences at the University of Cooperative Education in Karlsruhe, Germany Professional experience

Professional experience

  • October 2008 - May 2009
    Student assistant at the Chair for Automation (Prof. Dr. E. Badreddin) at the University of Heidelberg, Institute for Computer Engineering
  • March 2008 - September 2008
    Placement at the School of Human Movement Studies in the field of sport & exercise psychology and biomechanics/motor control/ergonomics at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia
    Supervisors: M. Kellmann, PhD Habil. R. Burgess-Limerick, PhD; G. Wallis, PhD
  • July 2007 - March 2008
    Working student in the division Health & Diversity at SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany
  • January 2006 - August 2007
    Freelancer at the Institute of Industrial and Organisational Psychology (Prof. Dr. W. Bungard) at the University of Mannheim, Department of Psychology
  • September 2006 - December 2007
    Student assistant at the Psychology Chair for Assessment, Evaluation and Research Methods (Prof. Dr. W. W. Wittmann) at the University of Mannheim, Department of Psychology
  • March 2006 - June 2007
    Working student in the division UsabilityTesting at SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany
  • October 2001 - September 2004
    Trainee within the scope of the studies in Economics and Computer Sciences at Fiducia IT AG in Karlsruhe, Germany

Publications

2011

Schmidt, H., Steingräber, R., Schmid, S., Schauer, M., Hesse, S., Krüger, J.(2011). Haptische Telerehabilitation - Robotergestützte Therapiesysteme für die fernbetreute häusliche Rehabilitation nach Schlaganfall. Public Health Forum, No. 19, Heft 73.

Schmid, S., and Schmidt, H. (2011). Adequate level of difficulty for challenging goals in device-assisted motor rehabilitation after stroke. In Schmid, S., Elepfandt, M., Adenauer, J., Lichtenstein, A. (Hrsg.). Proceedings of the 9. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme, Reflexionen und Visionen der Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion, Oktober 5/7, Berlin, Düsseldorf: VDI Verlag.

Steingräber, R., Schmid, S., and D. Willfroth (2011). An integrated personalized interaction concept for rehabilitation devices. In Schmid, S., Elepfandt, M., Adenauer, J., Lichtenstein, A. (Hrsg.). Proceedings of the 9. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme, Reflexionen und Visionen der Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion, Oktober 5/7, Berlin, Düsseldorf: VDI Verlag.

Steinkellner, O., Wabnitz, H., Schmid, S., Steingräber, R., Schmidt, H., Krüger, J., and Macdonald, R. (2011). Robot-assisted motor activation monitored by time-domain optical brain imaging. Proc. SPIE 8088, 808807.

Schmid, S. (2011). Development of an augmented feedback application to support motor learning after stroke: Requirement analysis. In A. Marcus (Ed.), Design, User Experience and Usability, Pt I, HCII 2011, LNCS 6769 (pp. 305-314). Heidelberg: Springer.

2010

Brüning, M., Hussein, S., Schmid, S., Bardeleben, A., Schmidt, H., Hesse, S., and Krüger, J. (2010). Visuelles Biofeedback für die gerätegestützte neurologische Gangrehabilitation nach Schlaganfall. Biomedizinische Technik 55, Supplement 1, pp.13-16.