Members of the Research Centre DITES
The team of the research center is exceptionally interdisciplinary. At DiTeS, professors from various disciplines - philosophy, computer science, economics, information science, law, design and social work - conduct research together with the scientific staff and assistants of the research center as well as cooperation partners from practice and science.
Research areas: participatory design of technology, digital technologies in media education and social work, e-learning concepts, technology assessment from a media educational perspective
Institute of Media Research and Media Education (IMM)
Research areas: software and enterprise architectures for complex, socio-technical systems, e.g. the field of e-Government; slim and agile architecture management for such systems; collaborative approaches
Areas of teaching: software engineering
Institute of Computer Science
Research areas: holistic management and new working environment
Areas of teaching: organizational and group psychology
Institute for Gender Studies (IFG)
Research Area: Social Media, User Experience and Transcultural Communication
Institute of Information Science
Areas of research and teaching: data and application security, web engineering, computer science
Institute of Media and Imaging Technology (IMP)
Research areas: applied ethics; normative theories of social work
Areas of teaching: ethics; social philosophy; science of social work
Institute for Research in Social Work (IRIS)
Research areas: socio-technical design patterns (e-learning, educational patterns, creative thinking), community design and participatory design methods; application development for group innovation processes (‘extreme collaboration‘)
Areas of Teaching: socio-technical systems
Fakultät für Informationswissenschaften
Institute of Computer Science (INF)
Research areas: system-theoretical analysis of human factors in business processes (“humanBI”), which encompasses cybernetics, business analytics, human resources und process-simulation to measure intangible values and to structurally shape and design measurable service and software products
Schmalenbach Institute for Economic Science(WI)
Research areas: hybrid value creation (initiation, design and implementation of cross-corporate innovation projects); behavioural change in service design systems via design; taxonomies of co-creation processes
Köln International School of Design (KISD)
Research areas: social and labour law, data protection law and human rights
Institute of Social Law (ISR)
Research areas: editorial concepts and strategies for digital media; usability; media usage and reception
Institute for Information Science (IWS)
Anna Schelling, M.A.
Schwerpunkte: Forschungsmanagement; Forschungkooperationen, Projekt- und Strukturentwicklung; interdisziplinäres Forschen
M.A., Fachfrau Projektmanagement GPM-IPMA
Baptiste Egelhaaf, B.A.
Research Areas: interdisciplinary research in the field of social work and digitalisation.
State approved Social Worker
Institut for Research in Social Work (IRIS)
Student of Social Work
Research areas: digital media as way of support. Former student of Psychology
Research and teaching areas: national and international media law, with a specific emphasis on data protection law as well as constitutional frameworks pertaining to intellectual property
Schmalenbach Institute for Economic Science (WI)
Research areas: addressee, profession, and organisational research; use of information and communication technologies in social work; evaluation studies, implementation of quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method research designs
Former director of the research center
Scarlet Siebert, M. Sc.
Research Assistant at the Institute of Media Research and Media Education and PhD student at the Graduiertenkolleg NRW „Digitale Gesellschaft“
Salvatore Campayo, M. A.
M.A., state approved Social Worker
Research areas: Digitalisation of Social Work, SocialMedia, research of prefession, kids and youth research, media education. PhD student at University Köln