Franziska Babel, M. Sc.

Since 04/2018Research assistant at the department of Human Factors, Ulm University
2018Master Thesis entiteled 'Investigating Opt-out permission policies to increase the usage of automated driving features'
2016/17 Six month internship abroad at Volvo Trucks in Göteborg, Sweden with the topic of Behavioural Change Management
2015-2018    Student assistant at the department of Human Factors, Ulm University
2015    Bachelor Thesis entiteled 'Training effects in multitasking driving situations – Re-Analysis of a driving simulator study' at Ulm University
2013- 2014         Tutor for statistics and research methods supervised by PD Dr. Tatjana Stadnitski, Department of psychological research methods, Prof. Dr. Moshagen, Ulm University


Franziska Babel
Research Assistant

Franziska Babel
☎ +49-(0)731/50 26516
℻ +49-(0)731/50 31749
Π 43.02.302

Consultation hours
on appointment

Research interests

  • Social interactions with service robots
  • Persuasive Technologies in traffic


Hock, Philipp & Babel, Franziska & Muehl, Kristin & Rukzio, Enrico & Baumann, Martin. (2019). Online experiments as a supplement of automated driving simulator studies: a methodological insight. 282-286. 10.1145/3349263.3351334.

Hock, Philipp & Babel, Franziska & Kraus, Johannes & Rukzio, Enrico & Baumann, Martin. (2019). Towards Opt-Out Permission Policies to Maximize the Use of Automated Driving. 101-112. 10.1145/3342197.3344521.

Hock, P., Kraus, J., Babel, F., Walch, M., Rukzio, E., & Baumann, M. (2018, September). How to Design Valid Simulator Studies for Investigating User Experience in Automated Driving: Review and Hands-On Considerations. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (pp. 105-117). ACM.

Mühl, K., Büsch, S., Babel, F., Hock, P., Baumann, M. (2018). Should I stop or should I go? Evaluating Human Capabilities of Cooperative Manoeuvre Strategies on Automated Driving In de Waard, D. and Brookhuis, K. and Coelho, D. and Fairclough, S. and Manzey, D. and Naumann, A. and Onnasch, L. and Röttger, S. and Toffetti, A. and Wiczorek, R., Editor, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2018 Annual Conference , Seite 1--10. Berlin, 2018 . [PDF]

Pradhan, A. K., Lin, B. T., Wege, C., & Babel, F. (2017). Effects of Behavior-Based Driver Feedback Systems on Commercial Long Haul Operator Safety. Proceedings of the Ninth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, June 26-29, 2017, Manchester Village, Vermont. Iowa City, IA: Public Policy Center, University of Iowa, 2017: 87-93.