In TÜV Bayern, Dr. Klaus Bengler investigated the influence of additional tasks on driving performance in several studies within EMMIS EU project and in contract with BMW. Multifunctional steering wheels,touch screens and ACC-functionality are examples for the topics of these investigations. In 1997 he joined BMW. At BMW he was responsible for the HMI project of the MOTIV program, a national follow-on program of PROMETHEUS. He was work package leader in an EU project Speechdat Car and “Evaluation and Methodology” within the EU project AIDE, Within BMW Research and Technology he is responsible for projects on HMI research. Currently, he is the director and full professor of Lehrstuhl für Ergonomie,Technische Universität München.
Biography Updated on 15 March 2012