MPA-ES Module: International Project Management
Verena Nitsch is currently university professor and Director of the Institute of Industrial Engineering and Ergonomics at RWTH Aachen University. After studying Applied Psychology at Charles Sturt University in Australia and the University of Central Lancashire in the UK, she completed her Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Manchester Business School. From 2008 to 2013, she worked as a research assistant at the Human Factors Institute at the Bundeswehr University Munich, where she received her Doctorate of Engineering in 2012 and was appointed Assistant Professor of Cognitive Ergonomics in October 2013. From 2016 to 2018 she was Acting Head of the Human Factors Institute of the Bundeswehr University Munich. Her research interests include human-robot interaction, multi-modal human machine interfaces and autonomous driving. She has extensive teaching experience in the subject areas of project and personnel management as well as human factors engineering and ergonomics.