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Professor Bengler conducts research in the field of "micro ergonomics". The primary focus of his work is human-machine interactions, particularly in the area of driver assistance, software ergonomics, and cooperation between humans and robots. One of his research projects examines the effect of additional tasks on driver performance while another project studies the design of driver workstations for the vehicle of the future, addressing issues associated with demographic change. His research covers both anthropometric and cognitive problems.

Professor Bengler studied psychology at the University of Regensburg, receiving a doctorate in 1995 for work he performed in cooperation with the BMW Group on the design of driver navigation information. He then headed the "Human Machine Interaction" team in BMW’s Research & Development Department where he also managed the Usability Lab. Since 2009 he has been head of the Ergonomics Department at TUM.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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