University of Oldenburg

Department of Computing Science

Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems

Escherweg 2
26121 Oldenburg
Room: E-118

Tel.-Nr. 9722-293
E-mail: hatice.sahin(at)


Hatice Sahin

Short Bio

Hatice Şahin is a PhD student at the University of Oldenburg/Germany. She holds a MSc degree in Neurocognitive Psychology from the University of Oldenburg, BA degrees in Psychology and Translation Studies from Yeditepe University/Turkey. Her research focuses on the interaction between vulnerable road users and automated vehicles and prosocial behaviour in traffic. She is a member of Research Training Group Social Embeddedness of Autonomous Cyber Physical Systems" (SEAS).

Research Topics

  • Prosocial interaction between vulnerable road users and automated vehicles
  • External Human-Machine Interfaces (eHMIs)
  • Behavior towards automated vehicles
  • Virtual reality experiments, field experiments, online surveys and online experiments
  • Effects of social factors on prosocial behavior in traffic

Recent Activities

  • Tutoring in the seminar series Conversations on the Social Embeddedness of Digital Technologies
  • Supervision of Master's Thesis
    Nina Trilck, "Exploration of empathy-eliciting eHMIs and their influence on prosocial driving behavior towards autonomous vehicles"
  • Supervision in Human-Computer Interaction Lab Summer semester 2021
    Project groups A and B "Encourage Sympathy for Automated Vehicles"
  • Supervision in Virtual and Augmented Reality Course Winter semester 2020
    Mini project group "Prosocial Behavior in Traffic" 
    Mini project group "Street Crossing Game"
  • Supervision in Virtual and Augmented Reality Lab Winter Semester 2020
    Project group "Overtrust Towards Automated Vehicles"
  • Supervision of Bachelor's Thesis
    Kevin Daudrich, "The Effects of Cue Timings on Interactions Between Automated Vehicles and Pedestrians in Urban Traffic​"
  • Participation in WeCARe Workshop, MobileHCI 2020
  • Participation in Doctoral Colloquium, AutoUI 2020
(Changed: 2021-06-25)