Dr. Xuanhui Liu

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    Institute of Information Systems and Marketing (IISM)
    Kaiserstraße 89
    76133 Karlsruhe

Research Interests

  • Digital Service Design
  • Digital Service Design Techniques
  • Design Support System
  • Human-Computer Interaction



Teaching and Theses

  • Winter 2018: Digital Service Design (Lecture)
  • Winter 2018: Master These Supervision "Designing a Technique Advisor for Digital Service Design"
  • Winter 2018: Master / Bachelor Research Seminar
  • Winter 2017: Digital Service Design (Lecture)
  • Winter 2017: Master These Supervision "The Effect of Different Classifications on the Selection of Design Techniques: An Online Experiment Design"
  • Winter 2017: Master These Supervision "Developing a Framework for Selecting Digital Service Design Techniques"
  • Winter 2017: Master These Supervision "Design Techniques in Project Management: An Empirical Study on Adoption & Outcomes"
  • Winter 2017: Master / Bachelor Research Seminar
  • Summer 2017: Master These Supervision "Web-based Digital Service Design Techniques Classification Platform"
  • Winter 2016: Digital Service Design (Lecture)
  • Winter 2016: Master / Bachelor Research Seminar



  • Reviewer for the "International Journal of Information Management" (IJIM)
  • Reviewer for the "European Conference on Information Systems" (ECIS)
  • Reviewer for the "Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology" (DESRIST)
  • Reviewer for the "HCI International" (HCII)



  • Talk "Supporting Novice Designers’ Decision-Making with Interactive Decision Aids – A Comparison of Taxonomies and Tags" at Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS) Research Seminar, 2019

  • Talk "Situational-Dependent Selection of Digital Service Design Techniques" at Doctoral Consortium of Mensch und Computer in Aachen, 2016


Short CV

  • Since 2015: Ph.D. Student at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2012-2015: M.Sc. Engineering in Industrial Design Engineering at Shenyang Aerospace University, China
  • 2011-2012: Industrial Designer at Ningbo Datum Industrial Co., Ltd, Ningbo, China
  • 2007-2011: Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Design at Ningbo University, China



  • 2018:   Best Paper Nominee at the International Conference of Information Systems