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Wendy Wlasak

Room
8.08, Otago Business School Bldg
Phone
+64 3 479 8097
Email
wendy.wlasak@postgrad.otago.ac.nz
Programme
PhD
Supervisor
Sander Zwanenburg, Michael Winikoff, Brian Spisak
Topic
Overcoming of bad habits in IT usage through software design changes.
Interests

Behavioural Science, Technology Impact on Behaviour, User Experience, Wearables, Activity Detection. 

Wendy Wlasak joined the University of Otago in 2018 as a Ph.D. student. She has a Double Degree (Bachelor of Arts) in International Business Studies from the University of Applied Science in Wernigerode, Germany and the Haaga Helia in Helsinki, Finland and earned a Master degree in Business Information Systems (Wirtschaftsinformatik) from the University of Siegen, Germany. 

In her PhD research she combines her knowledge from Behavioural Science, User Experience and Information Systems to challenge current technologies like fitness tracking devices and apps, and aims to create better ways of supporting physical activity long-term.