Chantal Himmels, M.Sc.

  • Driving Simulation
  • human factors
  • user experience

Short Biography

Chantal Himmels is a PhD student at Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt and at BMW Group, supervised by Prof. Dr. Andreas Riener. She obtained both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology at University of Düsseldorf. During her master’s thesis at BMW Group, she developed an efficient approach for measuring user experience in highly automated driving systems (level 3).

She joined the Human-Computer Interaction Group at THI/CARISSMA in August 2021, with her research focus being the validation of driving simulators with specific regard to the demands of the research question.


Topics of Research

  • Driving Simulation
  • User Experience
  • Human Factors
  • Cognition and Perception
  • Driver behavior in virtual environments