Prof. Dr. Ulrich Reimer, Prof. Dr. habil.

IPM Professor für Wirtschaftsinformatik

+41 58 257 17 46ulrich.reimer@ost.ch

Ulrich Reimer is a Professor of Information Systems at the Institute of Information and Process Management. He is primarily involved in the acquisition and management of research projects. His current research focus is the field of Digital Health, in particular adaptive, patient-centered systems, behavioural change support systems as well as the interpretation of sensor data to draw conclusions about the well-being of the user of a health app and to trigger appropriate interventions.

Area of Expertise

digital health, behavioural change support systems, AI, data science, semantic technologies, knowledge management, conceptual modelling, domain-specific modelling languages

Education

1992: Habilitation in Information Science at the University of Konstanz;
1987 Doctorate in Information Science at the University of Konstanz;
1981 Diploma in Computer Science with a minor in Computational Linguistics at the Technical University of Darmstadt

Professional Experience

since 2005: Lecturer at the Institute for Information and Process Management at FHS St. Gallen and OST;
2002 - 2005: Member of the management of the consulting and software development company Business Operation Systems;
1991 - 2002: Head of the IT Research & Development group of Swiss Life/Rentenanstalt in Zurich;
1987 - 1991: Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Science at the University of Konstanz;
1982 - 1987: Research Assistant at the Department of Information Science at the University of Konstanz

Teaching Experience

Knowledge Management (Bachelor Business Information Systems and Further Education), Data Science (Master Business Information Systems), supervision of student projects (Master Business Information Systems)

Memberships

German Informatics Society (GI), Swiss Informatics Society (SI), Swiss Informatics Research Association (SIRA), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

Editorials and Reviewing

on the program committee of many conferences, regular reviewer for scientific journals

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

  • MAIER, E., DOERK, M., MURRI, M., REIMER, U., RISS, U. (2022). What does privacy mean to users of voice assistants in their homes? In Jani Koskinen, Kai Kimppa, Olli Heimo, Juhani Naskali, Salla Ponkala, Minna Rantanen (Eds.), Effectiveness of ICT ethics – How do we help solve ethical problems in the field of ICT? Proceedings of the ETHICOMP 2022(pp. 326-339).
  • MAIER, E., BAER-BALDAUF, P., PEDRON, C., REIMER, U. (2021). Home Monitoring Service for Critically Ill Children. In IARIA (Ed.), eTELEMED 2021 : The Thirteenth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine(pp. 16-21).
  • ULMER, T., MAIER, E., REIMER, U. (2020). The myth of 10,000 steps: A new approach to smartphone-based health apps for supporting physical activity. 13th International Conference on Health Informatics, HEALTHINF 2020. SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications.
  • MAIER, E., BAER-BALDAUF, P., JAESCHKE, P., REIMER, U., ULMER, T. (2020). Continuous real-time remote monitoring of severely or chronically ill children. In Bath, Pete, Jokela, Päivi & Sbaffi, Laura (Eds.), Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research.
  • REIMER, U., TÖDTLI, B., MAIER, E. (2020). How to Induce Trust in Medical AI Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).
  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E., TÖDTLI, B. (2020). Going beyond Explainability in Medical AI Systems. Proc. Modellierung 2020 Short Papers, Workshop Papers, and Tools & Demo Papers. CEUR-WS.org/Vol-2542(pp. 185-191).
  • MAIER, E., REIMER, U., ULMER, T. (2020). Indirekte Steuerung und Stressbewältigung in der Arbeitswelt 4.0: Digitale Lösungen im betrieblichen Gesundheitsmanagement. Controlling, Zeitschrift für erfolgsorientierte Unternehmenssteuerung(5).
  • MAIER, E., REIMER, U. (2020). Integrating experience management into the every-day life of organisations. Lecture Notes in Informatics , P303, pp. 139-152.
  • MAIER, E., REIMER, U. (2019). Wissensmanagement in digitalen Arbeitswelten - aktuelle Ansätze und Perspektiven. Proceedings 10th Conference Professional Knowledge Management.
  • REIMER, U., EMMENEGGER, S., MAIER, E., ULMER, T., VOLLBRECHT, H.-J., ZHANG, Z., KHATAMI, R. (2018). Laying the Foundation for Correlating Daytime Behaviour with Sleep Architecture Using Wearable Sensors. In Carsten Röcker, John O’Donoghue, Martina Ziefle, Leszek Maciaszek, William Molloy (Eds.), Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health(pp. 147-167). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • LAURENZI, E., HINKELMANN, K., IZZO, S., REIMER, U., VAN DER MERWE, A. (2018). Towards an Agile and Ontology-Aided Modeling Environment for DSML Adaptation. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, pp. 222-234.
  • LAURENZI, E., HINKELMANN, K., REIMER, U., VAN DER MERWE, A., SIBOLD, P., ENDL, R. (2017). DSML4PTM - A Domain-Specific Modelling Language for Patient Transferal Management. 1st International Workshop on Advanced Enterprise Modelling - AEM 2017. In conjunction with the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2017(pp. 520-531). SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications.
  • REIMER, U., EMMENEGGER, S., MAIER, E., ZHANG, Z., KHATAMI, R. (2017). Recognizing Sleep Stages with Wearable Sensors in Everyday Settings. 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health(pp. 172-179). SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications.
  • REIMER, U., LAURENZI, E., MAIER, E., ULMER, T. (2017). Mobile Stress Recognition and Relaxation Support with SmartCoping: User-Adaptive Interpretation of Physiological Stress Parameters. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
  • MAIER, E., BRUNS, W., ESCHENBACH, S., REIMER, U. (2016). Experience - the Neglected Success Factor in Enterprises? In Ralf Krestel; Davide Mottin; Emmanuel Müller (Ed.), LWDA 2016 - Lernen, Wissen, Daten, Analysen 2016(pp. 136-144).
  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E. (2016). An Application Framework for Personalised and Adaptive Behavioural Change Support Systems. 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health (ICT4AWE)(pp. 152-159).
  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E., THALER, J., VEITZ, S., ZHANG, Z., ULMER, T., ... KHATAMI, R. (2016). Erkennung von Schlafstruktur mit Consumer-Sensoren: Sensordatenanalyse mit Data Mining und Deep Learning. 24. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin.
  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E., ULMER, T. (2016). Automatic User Adaptation for Behavior Change Support. Proc. Int. Workshop on Engendering Health with RecSys. CEUR Workshop Proceedings.
  • MAIER, E., REIMER, U., LAURENZI, E., RIDINGER, M., ULMER, T. (2014). SmartCoping: A Mobile Solution for Stress Recognition and Prevention. 7th International Conference on Health Informatics(pp. 428-433).
  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E. (2014). SmartCoping: Ein System zur mobilen Erkennung und Prävention von Stress. Proceedings of the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik , pp. 611-618.
  • REIMER, U., LAURENZI, E. (2014). Creating and Maintaining a Collaboration Platform via Domain-Specific Reference Modelling. IEEE Xplore.

Books and Research Monographs

  • COUTAZ, G., REIMER, U., KNOCH-MUND, G. (2014). Informationswissenschaft: Theorie, Methode und Praxis: Arbeiten aus dem Master of Advanced Studies in Archival, Library and Information Science. Baden: Hier und Jetzt.

Chapters in Edited Books

  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E., ULMER, T. (2019). SmartCoping: A Mobile Solution for Recognizing Stress and Coping with It (1 ed.). In Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Freimut Bodendorf (Eds.), Delivering Superior Health and Wellness Management with IoT and Analytics(pp. 119-143). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • MAIER, E., REIMER, U. (2018). Digital Change—New Opportunities and Challenges for Tapping Experience and Lessons Learned for Organisational Value Creation (1 ed.). In Klaus North, Ronald Maier, Oliver Haas (Eds.), Knowledge Management in Digital Change – New Findings and Practical Cases(pp. 83-95). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E., ULMER, T. (2017). A Self-learning Application Framework for Behavioral Change Support (1 ed.). In Carsten Röcker, John O'Donoghue, Martina Ziefle, Markus Helfert, William Molloy (Eds.), Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health. ICT4AWE 2016. Communications in Computer and Information Science(pp. 119-139). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • KARAGIANNIS, D., BUCHMANN, R. A., BURZYNSKI, P., REIMER, U., WALCH, M. (2016). Fundamental Conceptual Modeling Languages in OMiLAB (1 ed.). In Dimitris Karagiannis, Heinrich C. Mayr, John Mylopoulos (Eds.), Domain-Specific Conceptual Modeling: Concepts, Methods and Tools(pp. 3-30). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • ULMER, T., MAIER, E., REIMER, U., YILMAZ, Y. (2016). Nutzerzentrierte Entwicklungsmethoden zur Umsetzung von Smartphone-Apps für persönliches Gesundheitsmanagement (5 ed.). In G. Kempter (Ed.), design2product: Beiträge zur empirischen Designforschung. Hohenems: Bucher Verlag.

Professional Journals and Newspaper

  • REIMER, U., MAIER, E. (2016). Motivationsunterstützung für Verhaltensänderungen durch E-Nudging. Schweizerische Ärztezeitung, 97(43).
  • MAIER, E., REIMER, U. (2015). E-Nudging - Motivationshilfe in der Prävention und im Umgang mit chronischen Erkranungen. Clinicum, 2016(6).

Presentations

  • PEDRON, C., MAIER, E., BAER-BALDAUF, P., REIMER, U. (2021). Continuous real time remote monitoring of severely or chronically ill children. iaria.
  • REIMER, U., HAHN, H. (2018). Deep Learning for Recognizing Sleep Stages from Mobile Sensor Data. Tagung FTAL 2018 "Industrial Applied Data Science".
  • REIMER, U. (2018). Eingeladene Teilnahme am Panel “Lifestyle biomarkers for personalized therapy: vision or reality?”. BioLago Diagnostics-4-Future Conference.
  • REIMER, U. (2017). SmartSleep. Schweizer Jahrestagung für Schlafmedizin und Schlafforschung.
  • REIMER, U. (2016). Keynote-Talk zu E-Nudging. Schweizer Gesundheitskongress 2016.
  • REIMER, U. (2016). ICT Support for behavioural change: E-Nudging. Schweizer Gesundheitskongress 2016.
  • REIMER, U. (2015). SmartCoping. KMU-Update der EMPA 2015.