Deutsch Intern
Chair of Computer Science V

Elisabeth Ganal


Elisabeth completed her Bachelor's degree in Media and Educational Management at the Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten (PHW) and her Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Würzburg. Since July 2020 she is working as a research assistant at the Chair of Socially Interactive Agents (formerly professorship of Media Informatics) on topics like Context in Smart Environments. She was also part of the ESF-ZDEX project. From April 2019 until June 2020 she worked as a student worker at the HCI chair for the project ViLeArn.

Research Interests:

  • Contextual knowledge and recognition in intelligent environments
  • Social robots and intelligent virtual agents in social contexts
  • Socially adapted behaviour of robots
  • Virtual, augmented and mixed reality


  • Seminar: Research Project Media Informatics (Bachelor)
    • Interaction with virtual agents
    • Context-aware environments
    • Robot story interruptions
  • Seminar: Media Production - Design and Production of Virtual Objects (Bachelor)
  • Seminar: Media Production – Extend Reality and Knowledge with Augmented Reality (Bachelor)
  • Seminar: Multimodal Intelligent Systems (Master)
  • Seminar: Research Project B (Master)

Contact Details

Elisabeth Ganal
Chair for Computer Science V
Socially Interactive Agents
Universität Würzburg
Am Hubland (Campus Süd) 
D-97074 Würzburg, Germany


Room: B106, Building M2
Consultation-Hour: by appointment