Christina Schmidbauer

[Translate to English:] Christina Schmidbauer techn., M.Sc.

Project Assistant

Research Area Human-Machine Interaction| Institute of Management Science
Vienna University of Technology


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Areas of Research Interests

  • Human-robot interaction: Adaptive division of labor between humans and collaborative robots in assembly

Teaching Activities


  • Research project EIT Manufacturing "DeCoTe2022" (01/2022 - ongoing)
  • Research project EIT Manufacturing "DeCoTe" (01/2021 - 12/2021)
  • Research project "Shared Tasks" (10/2018 - 03/2019)
  • Research project "CoMeMak" (04/2019 - ongoing)
  • Research project EIT Manufacturing "RoboNuggets" and "UN.I.CO" (01/2020 - 12/2020)
  • Construction of demonstrators in the Pilotfabrik für Industrie 4.0


  1. Bernd Hader, Christina Schmidbauer, Themistoklis Christakos, Eleni Tzavara, Sotiris Makris, Sebastian Schlund (2022) Democratizing Industrial Collaborative Robot Technology through Interactive Workshops in Learning Factories. Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Learning Factories (CLF 2022), pp. 1-6.
  2. Dhungana Deepak, Haselböck Alois, Schmidbauer Christina, Taupe Richard, Wallner Stefan (2022) Enabling Resilient Production Through Adaptive Human-Machine Task Sharing. In: Andersen AL. et al. (eds) Towards Sustainable Customization: Bridging Smart Products and Manufacturing Systems. CARV 2021, MCPC 2021. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Cham., pp. 198-206.
  3. Christina Schmidbauer, Bernd Hader, Sebastian Schlund (2021) Evaluation of a Digital Worker Assistance System to enable Adaptive Task Sharing between Humans and Cobots in Manufacturing. Procedia CIRP, vol. 104, pp. 38-43.
  4. Helena Frijns, Christina Schmidbauer, Design Guidelines for Collaborative Industrial Robot User Interfaces. In: Ardito C. et al. (eds) Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2021. INTERACT 2021. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12934, pp. 407-427, Springer, Cham.
  5. Komenda, Titanilla and Schmidbauer, Christina and Kames, David and Schlund, Sebastian, Learning to Share - Teaching the Impact of Flexible Task Allocation in Human-cobot Teams (May 06, 2021). Proceedings of the Conference on Learning Factories (CLF) 2021
  6. Mayrhofer, Walter and Nixdorf, Steffen and Fischer, Clara and Zigart, Tanja and Schmidbauer, Christina and Schlund, Sebastian, Learning Nuggets for Cobot Education: A Conceptual Framework, Implementation, and Evaluation of Adaptive Learning Content (June 17, 2021). Proceedings of the Conference on Learning Factories (CLF) 2021
  7. Christina Schmidbauer, Marcel Umele, Tanja Zigart, Astrid Weiss, Sebastian Schlund: On the Intention to Use the Pepper Robots as Communication Channel in a Business Context: Results of a User Acceptance Survey. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI), 2020, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 204–211. DOI:
  8. Christina Schmidbauer, Sebastian Schlund, Tudor B. Ionescu, Bernd Hader: Adaptive Task Sharing in Human-Robot Interaction in Assembly. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), 2020, pp. 546-550, DOI: 10.1109/IEEM45057.2020.9309971 (Honourable Mention Award)
  9. Christina Schmidbauer, Titanilla Komenda, Sebastian Schlund: Teaching Cobots in Learning Factories - User and Usability-Driven Implications. Procedia Manufacturing, Vol. 45, pp. 398-404, 2020.
  10. Setareh Zafari, Isabel Schwaninger, Matthias Hirschmanner, Christina Schmidbauer, Astrid Weiss, Sabine T. Köszegi: “You Are Doing so Great!” – The Effect of a Robot’s Interaction Style on Self-Efficacy in HRI. 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN), 2019, pp. 1-7, DOI: 10.1109/RO-MAN46459.2019.8956437
  11. Tudor B. Ionescu, Sebastian Schlund, Christina Schmidbauer: Epistemic Debt: A Concept and Measure of Technical Ignorance in Smart Manufacturing. 10th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE): Advances in Human Factors and Systems Interaction, pp. 81-93, 2019.

Vita (excerpt)

  • since 09/2021 Project assistant and doctoral studies in technical sciences at the TU Vienna
  • 09/2018 - 08/2021 University assistant and doctoral studies in technical sciences at TU Wien within the doctoral program TrustRobots
  • 10/2015 - 12/2017 Product data, order and project management, Mercedes Benz G GmbH, Raaba/Graz
  • 02/2015 - 07/2015 Master thesis "Building future success potentials through additive metal manufacturing processes in the production equipment manufacturing of Daimler Trucks Powertrain", Daimler AG
  • 09/2013 - 09/2015 Master study High-Tech-Manufacturing, FH Campus Vienna
  • 02/2013 - 06/2013 Bachelor thesis "The goal hierarchical classification of financial control variables in decision making", Daimler AG
  • 09/2010 - 06/2013 Bachelor studies Production and Management, FH OÖ, Campus Steyr
  • 06/2010 Matura, BG/BRG Ramsauerstraße Linz