Csilla HERENDY PhD
Mother and UX researcher in Budapest, Magyarország
The focus of my interest is communication in general, and more specifically online communication and website usability research.
The main area of my research are web usability and different testing methods.
I'm working as a Senior UX researcher and a trainer, as a Docent (National University of Public Service), Researcher (Budapest University Technology and Economics), and I was a Visiting professor at Università di Bologna.
Subjects I teach at the university: Online communication, Communication theory and practice, External Communication, Visual Communication, Non-verbal communication, Presentation Techniques, Public Relations.
In addition to teaching, I participate in research related to usability. Most of the time I work with simple usability tests, user interviews, paper prototyping test, or use eye tracking method. Some of my works and research projects: Hungarian governmental portal magyarorszag.hu (eye tracking research), the websites of the city of Bologna and the province of Emilia-Romagna, WWF, Toshiba, Ringier, Invitel, Telenor, OTP.
I defended my doctoral thesis in 2012, in the theme of scientific methods for studying usability.
I live in Budapest with my husband and my little children: Peti, Lizi and Gusty.