Dr Daryoush Daniel Vaziri

Field of research

Design and Development of IT-Healthcare Innovations


Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
daryoush.vaziri [at] h-brs.de

Sankt Augustin

Grantham-Allee 20
Sankt Augustin
E 015

Research Associate
Department of Management Sciences (Sankt Augustin Campus)


Research Field:

- Design and development of information and communication technologies
  for the support of active healthy ageing


participatory design, user centered design, mixed methods, active healthy ageing


Scope of Tasks:

- Execution of research projects
- Publication of research results
- Planning and execution of practice projects
- Supervision of Bachelor- and Master Theses
- Supervision of seminar papers


- Lecture Master IuI: Innovation Management
- Bachelor of business administration: Data management


Conference Proceedings


Eichberg, S, Aal, K, Vaziri, D & Wieching, R. 2016, 'Results from the EU-project iStoppFalls: feasibility, effectiveness, user experience and acceptance of a new technology based approach for fall prevention' in A Hökelmann, N Müller, K Witte & T Wolbers (Hrsg.), Proceeding book of the Active Healthy Aging 2015 Sport Science and Neuroscience Conference, Dr. Kovac, S. 50-56.


Vaziri, D.; Crowley, C.; Gadatsch, A.: Review of the IT-CMF framework for the implementation of IT-accessibility, Proceedings of the 2015 Industrial and Systems En-gineering Research Conference, S. Cetinkaya and J. K. Ryan, eds., Nashville, TN, 30.05.-03.06.2015, https://www.xcdsystem.com/iie2015/abstract/finalpapers/I851.pdf.


Vaziri, D. D. and Ghadiri, A. Improving Human Cognitive Processing by Applying Accessibility Standards for Information and Communication Technology. In: Dwivedi, Y. K. et al. (Eds.). TDIT 2013, IFIP AICT 402, pp. 555-565.


Vaziri, D. D., Schreiber, D. and Gadatsch, A. Designing High Quality ICT for Altered Environmental Conditions. In: Nagle, T. (Ed.). Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation,, pp. 314-324.

Vaziri, D. D. and DeOliveira, D. Accessible Business Process Modelling. In: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 62, pp. 129-140.


Vaziri, D. D. Sustainability Aspects of Barrier-Free Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Private Sector. In: Nüttgens, M., Gadatsch, A., Kautz, K., Schirmer, I. and Blinn, N. (Eds.). Governance and Sustainability in Information Systems-Managing the Transfer and Diffusion of IT. Proceedings of IFIP WG 8.6 International Workshop Conference, pp.89-102.



Daryoush Daniel Vaziri, Konstantin Aal, Yves J. Gschwind, Kim Delbaere, Anne Weibert, Janneke Annegarn, Helios de Rosario, Rainer Wieching, David Randall, Volker Wulf (2017). Analysis of effects and usage indicators for a ICT-based fall prevention system in community dwelling older adults. In: International Journal of Human-Computer Studies Vol 106, Pages 10–25, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2017.05.004.

Vaziri, D. D., Anslinger, M., Wieching, R., Randall, D., Schreiber, D., Wulf, V. (2017). Prototype Design for an Integrative Health Platform to Support Active and Healthy Ageing in Older Adults, In: Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (Work in progress).

Vaziri, D. D., Unbehaun, D., Hofheinz, S., Wieching, R., Shklovski, I. A., Schreiber, D., Wulf, V. (2017). Negotiating Contradictions: Engaging Disparate Stakeholder Demands in Designing for Active and Healthy Aging, In: International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (Work in progress).


Vaziri D.D, Aal K., Ogonowski C., Von Rekowski T., Kroll M., Marston H.R., Poveda R., Gschwind Y.J., Delbaere K., Wieching R., Wulf V. (2016). Exploring User Experience and Technology Acceptance for a Fall Prevention System: Results from a Randomized Clinical Trial and a Living Lab. In: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity Vol. 13(6), doi: 10.1186/s11556-016-0165-z.

Corinna Ogonowski, Konstantin Aal, Daryoush Vaziri, Thomas Von Rekowski, Dave Randall, Dirk Schreiber, Rainer Wieching, Volker Wulf (2016). ICT-Based Fall Prevention System for Older Adults: Qualitative Results from a Long-Term Field Study, ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 23(5), p. 29:1--29:33, New York, NY, USA: ACM, doi:10.1145/2967102.


Yves Gschwind, Sabine Eichberg, Andreas Ejupi, Helios de Rosario, Michael Kroll, Hannah Marston, Mario Drobics, Janneke Annegarn, Rainer Wieching, Stephen Lord, Konstantin Aal, Daryoush Vaziri, Ashley Woodbury, Dennis Fink, Kim Delbaere (2015). ICT-based system to predict and prevent falls (iStoppFalls): results from an international multicenter randomized controlled trial. In: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2318-14-91


Vaziri, D. D. and Gadatsch, A. Barrierefreie Gestaltung von Informationssystemen (in English: Accessible Design of Information Systems). In: Hartmann-Wendels, T., Thome, R., Woll, A. and Luderer, B. (Eds.). Das Wirtschaftsstudium (WISU) Vol. 42 (8-9), pp. 1094-1100.



Vaziri, D. D. Disabled entrepreneurship. The role of technology and policy building. Background paper for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).



Results from the EU-project iStoppFalls. Symposium. Active Healthy Ageing 2015, Magdeburg, 02.09. - 05.09.2015.


Exploring usability, accessibility and user experience of the iStoppFalls system: Results from the iStoppFalls Living Lab and clinical trial. / Vaziri, Daryoush; Ogonowski, Corinna ; Aal, Konstantin; von Rekowski, Thomas; Wieching, Rainer; Gschwind, Yves J; Marston, Hannah; Poveda-Puente, Rakel. In: iStoppFalls Symposium : How effective is ICT-based Fall Prevention and Risk Assessment?. 2014. S. 44.


Designing High Quality ICT for Altered Environmental Conditions. Cork, Ireland, European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, 14.09.2012


Sustainability aspects of barrier-free ICT in the private sector. Hamburg, International Federation for Information processing(IFIP) Conference, 22.09.2011

Book Chapters


Vaziri, D. D. and DeOliveira, D. Improving the Accessibility of Business Process Modelling Tools. In: Perez-Castillo, R. and Piattini, M. (Eds.). Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archaeology.



Vaziri, D. D. and Schreiber, D. Sustainability Factors of Accessible Information Systems and Technologies. In: Khosrow-Pour, M. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology.