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Michael Knierim

Michael Knierim

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Institut für Informationswirtschaft und Marketing
Fritz-Erler-Straße 23, 76133 Karlsruhe


Forschungsinteressen & -methoden

My research endeavors are driven by an interest in creating knowledge and artifacts that aid in profoundly improving human lives. Focus lies especially on the augmentation of mental and social functioning through design and engineering of innovative technological means. Innovation activities (e.g. in organizations and in collaboration with external actors) provide fertile ground for this approach.

While previous work dealt with the potentiality of intrinsically motivated action in customer co-creation platform, current research activities are focused on the augmentation of social interaction and group performance through psychophysiological feedback mechanisms.

Therefore current interests include:
  • Individual and social functioning: Emotional & Collective Intelligence, Flow, Emotion regulation
  • Technical augmentation means: Psychophysiological Feedback Mechanisms & Designs, Cognitive & Affective State Detection

Vorlesungen, Übungen, Seminare

WS 2016/2017

  • Vorlesungen: Management of Business Networks, Business Data Strategy
  • Seminar: E-Commerce and Human Computer Interaction

SS 2016

  • Vorlesung: KSRI Service Design Thinking
  • Seminar: Participation and Collaborative Services

Preise und Auszeichnungen

  • 2017: Best Products & Prototypes Award, Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2017

Curriculum Vitae

09.2015 - Today Academic assistant - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - Germany
11.2014 - 08.2015 Head coach female youth - Hockey-Federation Rhineland-Palatinate/Saar - Germany
04.2012 - 11.2014 M. Sc. Management - Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz - Germany
09.2013 - 01.2014 Semester abroad in the M. Sc. Management - Université Montpellier I - France
07.2012 - 08.2013 Working student - juwi Technologies GmbH Wörrstadt - Germany
10.2008 - 04.2012 B. Sc. Business Sciences - Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz - Germany


The psychophysiology of flow: A systematic review of peripheral nervous system features.
Knierim, M. T.; Rissler, R.; Dorner, V.; Maedche, A.; Weinhardt, C.
2017. Information Systems and Neuroscience - Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2017. Ed.: F. D. Davis, 109-120, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-67431-5_13
Designing Live Biofeedback for Groups to Support Emotion Management in Digital Collaboration.
Knierim, M. T.; Jung, D.; Dorner, V.; Weinhardt, C.
2017. Designing the Digital Transformation : 12th International Conference (DESRIST 2017), Karlsruhe, Germany, 30 May - 1 June 2017. Ed.: A. Maedche, 479–484, Springer International Publishing, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-59144-5_35
Live Biofeedback for Digital Collaboration.
Knierim, M. T.; Hariharan, A.; Lux, E.; Dorner, V.; Weinhardt, C.
2016. 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual (DOTI), Dublin, Ireland, December 11, 2016

Betreute Abschlussarbeiten

Turn that frown upside down...
[Bachelorarbeit, Masterarbeit]
Status: noch nicht vergeben

Are we in Flow?
[Bachelorarbeit, Masterarbeit]
Status: noch nicht vergeben