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Prof. Dr. Marc O. Ernst
Head of Dep. Applied Cognitive Psychology

Prof. Marc Ernst
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Consultation hours
on appointment

Academic Positions

Since 2016

Chair (W3) Applied Cognitive Psychology
Psychology, Ulm University

2011-2016 Chair (W3) Cognitive Neuroscience
Biology, Bielefeld University
2007-2010 Max Planck Research Group Leader
Multisensory Perception & Action Group
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
2001-2006 Research Scientist
Group Leader of the Sensorimotor Group
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
2000-2001 Postdoc
School of Optometry, University of California at Berkeley, USA


Managing Positions

Since 2018 Vice-Dean Faculty for Computer Science, Engineering and Psychology
Ulm University
Since 2018 Head of Psychology and Education
Ulm University
2014-2016 Associate Coordinator of the Excellence Cluster CITEC
Cognitive Interaction Technology, Bielefeld University
2013-2016 ZiF Scientific Director
Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung (ZiF), Bielefeld University
2014-2018 Vice-President of the Eurohaptics Society
2010-2014 President of the Eurohaptics Society
and founding member
2010-2016 Scientific Board Member
of the Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN), Tübingen


Vice Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics
and founding member



1996-2000 Ph.D.
Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik, Tübingen
Dr. rer. nat. granted by the Eberhard-Karls-University, Tübingen
1992-1995 Physics Diplom
J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/M
Biophysics Diploma
1989-1992 Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg
Physics Vordiplom



Since 2016 Editor-in-Chief
Multisensory Research
Since 2014 Associate Editor
Journal of Experimental Psychology: HPP
Since 2014 Associate Editor
Journal of Vision
Since 2010 Series Editor
of the Springer Book Series on Touch and Haptic Systems
Since 2004 Associate Editor
ACM Transactions on Applied Perception
2012-2019 Associate Editor
Cognitive Processing
2011-2016 Associate Editor
Multisensory Research (formerley Seeing and Perceiving)
2011-2013 Associate Editor
2008-2010 Associate Editor
IEEE Transactions on Haptics