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Dipl. Ing. (FH) Michael Gau

IT Specialist
Institute of Information Systems
Current Activity
Research Software Engineer
Design Thinking in Virtual Reality: Feasibility Study
FFF-Förderprojekt, January 2019 until December 2019 (finished)

Design thinking, an approach that is used to structure and solve various types of business problems, has been applied successfully by numerous companies for many years-especially to produce ... more ...

Virtual Reality in Higher Education: Application Scenarios and Recommendations
ERASMUS, September 2018 until February 2021

Virtual reality (VR) has become a popular and versatile technology that has recently attracted interest from researchers, practitioners and educators alike. The technology offers the potential for ... more ...

Towards a Context-sensitive Conceptual Framework and Design Principles for Internet of Things Solution
FFF-Förderprojekt, July 2018 until March 2020 (finished)

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies allow for connectivity among various physical objects and play a key role for the development of "smart" solutions such as smart homes, smart factories, smart ... more ...

  • Seidel, S., Chandra Kruse, L., Székely, N., Gau, M., & Stieger, D. (2018). Design principles for sensemaking support systems in environmental sustainability transformations. European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), 27(2), 221-247. (ABDC_2016: A*; ABDC_2019: A*; ABS_2018: 3; ISI_2016: 2.819; ISI_2016_5year: 3.505; ISI_2018: 2.603; VHB_3: A)

  • Morana, S., vom Brocke, J., Maedche, A., Seidel, S., Adam, M. T., Bub, U., Fettke, P., Gau, M., Herwix, A., Mullarkey, M. T., Nguyen, H. D., Sjöström, J., Toreini, P., Wessel, L., & Winter, R. (2018). Tool Support for Design Science Research - Towards a Software Ecosystem: A Report from a DESRIST 2017 Workshop. Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), 43(Article 17), 237 - 256. (ABDC_2016: A; ABDC_2019: A; ABS_2018: 2; VHB_3: C)

  • Handali, J. P., Schneider, J., Holzwarth, V., & vom Brocke, J. (2021). Visual Complexity and Scene Recognition: How Low Can You Go?. Paper presented at the 2021 IEEE Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR), Online.

  • Kamm, M., Gau, M., Schneider, J., & Vom Brocke, J. (2020). Smart Waste Collection Processes-A Case Study about Smart Device Implementation. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii. (VHB_3: C)

  • Seidel, S., Chandra, L., Reuter, N., Stieger, D., & and Gau, M. (2014). Green e-community: Sensemaking in Environmental Sustainability Transformations. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference DESRIST 2014, Miami, FL, USA. (VHB_3: C)

  • Stieger, D., & Gau, M. (2013). Testing an ASIC: an mbeddr Case Study. Bachmann electronic GmbH.