About Us

The Lab is a joint initiative between ETH Zurich and Swiss Mobiliar. It is a research group associated with the Chair of Technology Marketing at ETH Zurich’s Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (MTEC) and is funded as part of Swiss Mobiliar’s corporate commitment to society.

Steering Committee

Prof. Dr. Florian von Wangenheim

ETH Zürich (ETHZ)

Andrea Kleiner


COO Mobiliar

Prof. Dr. Stefan Feuerriegel

ETH Zürich

Dorothea Strauss


Head of Societal Engagement, Mobiliar

Prof. Dr. Elgar Fleisch


ETHZ and University of St. Gallen (Guest)

Jérôme Koller



Head of Data & Analytics, Mobiliar (Guest)

Our Team

Dr. Erika Meins

Lab Director

erika.meins@mobiliar.ch

Dr. Andrea Ferrario

Scientific Director

aferrario@ethz.ch

Michaela Benk

PhD candidate and researcher at the Mobiliar Lab for Analytics

MA Computer Linguistics 

Focus: Trust in human-machine interactions and interpretable AI


mbenk@ethz.ch

Jasmine Kerr

PhD candidate and researcher at the Mobiliar Lab for Analytics

MSc Psychology

Focus: Design and evaluation of digital stress interventions

jkerr@ethz.ch

Mara Nägelin

PhD candidate and researcher at the Mobiliar Lab for Analytics

MSc Mathematics

Focus: Design and evaluation of digital stress interventions

mnaegelin@ethz.ch

Raphael Weibel

PhD candidate and researcher at the Mobiliar Lab for Analytics

MSc Computer Science

Focus: Design and evaluation of digital stress interventions

raweibel@ethz.ch

Joseph Ollier

Associated researcher, Technology Marketing Chair, ETH Zurich 

MSc Strategic Marketing

Focus: Tailoring conversational agents to an individual’s needs

jollier@ethz.ch 

Sybilla Merian

Associated Researcher, Chair of Marketing, University of Zurich

MSc Economics

sybilla.merian
@business.uzh.ch

Dr. Victor Schinazi

Associated researcher, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Bond University

Focus: Design and evaluation of digital stress interventions

vschinaz@bond.edu.au

Alumni 

Dr. Gundula Heinatz Bürki, former Director 
Dr. Irena Pletikosa, former Scientific Director
Dr. Stefan Mau, former Researcher and PhD Candidate
Dr. Daniel Mueller, former Researcher and PhD Candidate 
Dr. Funk Te, former Researcher and PhD Candidate
Dr. Cristina Kadar, former Researcher and PhD Candidate
Dr. Raquel Rosés, former Researcher and PhD Candidate
Michael Schaffner, former Research Assistant

Research Network 

Chair of Management Information Systems (MIS) at the ETHZ department of Management, Technology, and Economics (MTEC) 

Chair of Cognitive Science (COG) at the ETHZ department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)  

Computational Science & Engineering Laboratory at ETHZ

Department of Mathematics at ETHZ

Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine (IBME) at the University of Zurich

Department of Psychology – Gerontopsychology at the University of Zurich

Collegium Helveticum, a joint research initiative of University of Zurich, ETHZ and the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK)

Open Positions

Master Thesis 
How stressed are you? Detection of stress levels using webcam recordings and machine learning.  Apply on SiROP

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