Alexa Becker

Alexa Becker

Research Fellow

Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft
Zeppelinhaus
Nikolaistraße 27-29, Room 5.15
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35747

Abstract

Since June 2021 Alexa Becker is a research associate at the Department for Communication and Media Studies at the University of Leipzig. She has an interdisciplinary background in literature, art, media and computer science. Her research interests are micro-interactions, co-design and the smart home, especially for people with chronic disease. She works in the project “futurehomestories” funded by the BMBF.

Professional career

  • since 06/2021
    Research associate at the Department for Communication and Media Studies at the University of Leipzig (BMBF project: “futurehomestories”)

Education

  • 10/2015 - 05/2021
    Study of computer science for humanities and social scientists at TU Chemnitz (M.Sc.)
  • 10/2010 - 09/2014
    Study of literature-art-media at University of Konstanz (B.A.)
  • Integrated Research Cluster, Subcluster 2 Collaborative Interventions (KI), Project KI2: Integrated research as co-creation practice (futurehomestories)
    Pentzold, Christian
    Duration: 04/2021 - 03/2024
    Funded by: BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft
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  • Online-Workshop
    Diversifying Approaches to Co-Designing the Smart Everyday
    Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft
    Event Organiser: Pentzold, Christian; Becker, Alexa; Haupt, Benedikt
    05/12/2021
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