Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci


Enkelejda Kasneci is a Junior Professor of Computer Science at the University of Tübingen, Germany, where she leads the Perception Engineering Group. As a BOSCH-scholar, she received her M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart in 2007. In 2013, she received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Tübingen. For her PhD research, she was awarded the research prize of the Federation Südwestmetall in 2014. From 2013 to 2015, she was a Margarete-von-Wrangell Fellow. Her main research interests are human vision, eye-tracking technology and applications, and driver assistance systems. She serves as a reviewer and PC member for several journals and major conferences. In 2016, she founded LeadersLikeHer, the world’s first open social network that brings together women from industrial, research and public organizations in a social network where the next generation of ambitious and talented women can profit from the experience and support of today’s leaders to achieve their career goals.

Why I Tech

Technology is ubiquitous and is already running our world. Through the increasing degree of automation and efficient access to information, technology can enhance our creativity.

My personal tech/IT-trend 2017

I am excited about novel ways of interaction and user experiences that will arise through mixed realities – by simultaneously navigating through real and virtual environments.