Prof. Dr. Birgit Lugrin (geb. Endrass)



E-Mail: birgit.lugrin { @ }
Telefon: +49 821 598 - 2338
Fax: +49 821 598 - 2349
Raum: 2022
Hausanschrift: Universitätsstr. 6a
86159 Augsburg

Please note

Since April 2015, I am affiliated with Würzburg University. This homepage is no longer updated. Please visit my new homepage here:

Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence, Behavior Modeling, Cultural Computing, Dialog Generation, Interactive Storytelling, Multimedia, Simulation of Social Group Dynamics, Social Robotics, Virtual Agents.



  • eCute (education in Cultural understanding, technologically enhanced)
  • IRIS (Integrating Research in Interactive Storytelling)
  • IT4SE (IT for Smart renewable Energy generation and use)
  • Cube-G (CUlture-adaptive BEhavior Generation for interactions with embodied conversational agents)






Awards and scholarships

  • IFAAMAS-12 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award (May 2013)
  • Wissenschaftspreis der Universität Augsburg (Research Award of Augsburg University) (November 2012)
  • PhD grant from Elitenetzwerk Bayern (Elite Network Bavaria) (November 2007 - December 2010)




Please note that I changed my name to Birgit Lugrin.

My birth name is Birgit Endrass with which I have published before 2015.