Dipl.-Psych. Maria Luz

Dipl.-Psych. Maria Luz

Academic Study

  • 2000 - 2008
    Psychology, Berlin Institute of Technology
    Diploma thesis: "Evaluation of new feedbacks in BCI training. An experimental study"
  • 1997 - 2000
    Business Administration (Commerce), University of Cooperative Education, Dresden

Work experience

  • 05/2009 - 06/2011
    Berlin Institute of Technology, Chair Work, Engineering & Organizational Psychology/ University Hospital of Leipzig
    Scientific assistant in DFG project "Impact of surgical navigation systems on performance, workload and situation awareness of surgeons"
  • 02/2009 - 04/2009
    EUROCONTROL European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Budapest, Ungarn)
    Work placement
  • 11/2008 - 12/2008
    The Open University (Milton Keynes, GB) Faculty of Mathematics Computing & Technology:
    Consulting in design and evaluation of tabletop interface systems, analysis of video data
  • 01/2006 - 05/2007
    Research training group prometei (Berlin Institute of Technology)
    Project "Image Schemas and Design for Intuitive Use"

    Student research assistent
  • 09/2004 - 03/2005
    ARGUS Statistics and Information Systems in Environment and Public Health
    Student assistent
  • 03/2004 - 08/2004
    BMW Group
    Project "Roll out of online learning platform"

    Work placement
  • 05/2003 - 02/2004
    ARGUS Statistics and Information Systems in Environment and Public Health
    Student assistent
  • 10/1997 - 09/2000
    AMB Automobile Borna GmbH
    Work placement: export trade

Publications

  • Luz, M., Manzey, D., Mueller, S., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J. & Strauss, G. (2013). The Impact of Advanced Image-Guided Navigation System on Performance, Workload and Situation Awareness of Experienced ENT Surgeons. International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Advancing the Cause, Baltimore, 10.-13. März, 2013. Presentation.
  • Luz, M., Manzey, D., Müller, S., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J. & Strauß, G. (2012). Einfluss einer Navigated-Control-Unterstützung auf die Qualität des Operationsergebnisses bei einer simulierten Mastoidektomie. CURAC 2012, 11. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterunterstützte Chirurgie e.V., Düsseldorf, 15.-16. November, 2012. Presentation.
  • Luz, M. Navigated Control - Reducing Human Error and the Workload of Surgeons by Means of Computer Assisted Navigation. Europe Chapter Conference, Toulouse, 10.-12.Oktober, 2012. Poster presentation.
  • Luz, M. (2012). Patientensicherheit und Computerassistenzsysteme in der Chirurgie. mt Medizintechnik, 2012, 04, 139-142.
  • Manzey, D., Luz, M., Mueller, S., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J. & Strauss, G. (2011). Automation in Surgery: The Impact of Navigated-Control Assistance on Performance, Workload, Situation Awareness, and Acquisition of Surgical Skills. Human Factors, 2011, 53, 584-599.

    Awarded with the Human Factors Preze 2011 of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

  • Stelter, K., Ertl-Wagner, B., Luz, M., Muller, S., Ledderose, G., Siedek, V., Berghaus, A., Arpe, S. & Leunig, A. (2011). Evaluation of an image-guided navigation system in the training of functional endoscopic sinus surgeons. A prospective, randomised clinical study. Rhinology, 49(4), 429-437.
  • Luz, M., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J., Strauß, G. & Manzey, D. (2011). Impact of NC support on skill acquisition on surgical novices. Vortrag gehalten beim Annual Meeting of Europe Chapter of Human Factors and Ergonimics Society, Leeds, 19.-21. Oktober, 2011. Presentation.
  • Luz, M., Müller, S., Strauß, G., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J. & Manzey, D. (2011). Automationsfolgen computerbasierter Navigationssysteme für die Chirurgie. In S. Schmid, M. Elepfandt, J. Adenauer & A. Lichtenstein (Hrsg.), Reflexionen und Visionen der Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion - Aus der Vergangenheit lernen, Zukunft gestalten. ZMMS Spektrum Band 33 mit CD-ROM, 2011 (pp. 26-27). VDI-Verlag.
  • Luz, M., Manzey, D., Müller, S., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J. & Strauß, G. (2011). Auswirkungen von Navigated-Control (NC) Systemen auf die Leistung, die Beanspruchung und das Situationsbewusstsein bei der Durchführung einer simulierten Mastoidektomie. In O. Burgert, J. Schipper & S. Zachow (Hrsg.), Tagungsband der CURAC 2011, 10. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterunterstützte Chirurgie e.V., Magdeburg, 15.-16. September 2011. (pp. 95-98).

    Nominated for Best Paper Award

  • Manzey, D., Luz, M. & Strauss, G. (2011). Automation in der Chirurgie: Human Factors Aspekte computerbasierter Navigation. In: Gesellschaft für Arbeitswissenschaft e.V. (Hrsg.). Mensch, Technik, Organisation - Vernetzung im Produktentstehungs- und -herstellungsprozess (S. 453-457). GfA-Press, Dortmund.
  • Luz, M., Müller, S., Strauss, G., Dietz, A., Meixensberger, J. & Manzey, D. Automation in Surgery: Benefit- and cost-effects of navigated-control systems on the Performance, Workload and Situation Awareness of Surgeons. Europe Chapter Conference, Berlin, Oktober, 2010. Poster presentation.
  • Luz, M., Müller, S., Strauß, G. & Manzey, D. Automation in Surgery: The Impact of Navigated-Control Assistance on the Performance, Workload and Situation Awareness of Surgeons. Procceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 28 Sept.-1. Oct. 2010, 889-893, 2010.
  • Müller, S., Luz, M., Strauss, G., Dietz, A., Manzey, D. Lueth, T., &Bahner-Heyne, E. "Auswirkungen der navigiert-kontrollierten Fräse auf die körperliche Beanspruchung und die Fehlerquote in der Mastoidektomie". 81. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für HNO, Wiesbaden, 12.-16. Mai 2010.
  • Müller, S., Luz, M., Strauss, G., Bahner-Heyne, E., Lueth, T., Dietz, A. & Manzey, D. "The use of the navigated control system in temporal bone surgery and the impact on effectiveness, efficiency, patient safety and intra operative workload in novice surgeons". CAS-H. Paris, 5.-7. November 2009.
  • Zander, T. Kothe, C., Jatzev, S., Luz, M., Mann, A., Welke, S., Dashuber, R. & Rötting, M. Das PhyPA-BCI - Ein Brain-Computer-Interface als kognitive Schnittstelle in der Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion. 7. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme, Berlin, Germany, October 10-12, 2007.
  • Luz, M., Zander, T. & Rötting, M. Reduction of eye movement and mental workload in machine-learning based BCI-Training. BCI meets HCI, PASCAL Workshop, Martigny, Switzerland, April 16-17, 2007. Poster presentation.