Dr. Peter Heinrich

Research assistant
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmuehlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich
Email: peterhe AT ifi.uzh.ch
Phone: +41 44 63 54362
Fax: +41 44 63 56809
Room: BIN 2.C.10

Peter Heinrich is head of the research unit Sensor Supported Collaborative Work at the Department of Informatics at the University of Zurich.

He is leading the research project “Quantified Home” that focuses on sensor supported consultation in the case of energy saving advice service.
Additionally he is also engaged in the European research Project (Facts4Workers) as a senior researcher, where he explores, amongst others, the use of sensor data to support employees in an industrial context.

Peter’s research is focused on human centric computing supporting (small) group collaboration. His research agenda includes both theoretical as well as practical aspects. Applying methods of Design Science Research, he creates, implements and evaluates innovative artifacts in organizational work contexts.


  • Wirtschaftsinformatik

Teaching assistance

  • Informatik für Oekonomen III