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Mandy Scheermesser

Mandy Scheermesser

Mandy Scheermesser

ZHAW School of Health Sciences
Institute of Physiotherapy
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 63 49

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate, School of Health Sciences, Institute of Physiotherapy
Member of the Personnel Committee at the School of Health Sciences

Expertise and research interests

interdependency of society, technology and health (e.g. quantified self, robotics, ehealth)
qualitative and quantitative research methods


Educational background

PhD-Project "The socio-technical reconstruction of the acceptability of a wearable"

M.A. in Social Sciences at Humboldt University of Berlin

Professional milestones

Since 2008 Research Associate, School of Health Professions, Institute of Physiotherapy

2001-2008 Research Associate at Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment, Berlin (IZT)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Orwat, Carsten; Rashid, Asarnusch; Wölk, Michaela; Scheermesser, Mandy; Kosow, Hannah; Holtmann, Carsten; Graefe, Andreas, 2010. Adopting pervasiv computing for routine use in healthcare. IEEE Pervasive Computing. 9(2), S. 64-71. Verfügbar unter:

Hahn, Tobias; Scheermesser, Mandy, 2006. Approaches to corporate sustainability among german companies. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 13(3), S. 150-165. Verfügbar unter:

Scheermesser, Mandy; Kosow, Hannah; Rashid, Asarnusch; Holtmann, Carsten, 2008. User acceptance of pervasive computing in healthcare : main findings of two case studies [Paper]. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2008 : PervasiveHealth. 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2008 : PervasiveHealth, Tampere, 30. Jan-1. Feb 2008, S. 205-213. New York: IEEE. Verfügbar unter: 10.1109/PCTHEALTH.2008.4571071