Shanshan Hu, M.Sc.

Shanshan Hu, M.Sc.


Shanshan Hu is a PhD student at the research group Critical Information Infrastructures and part of the cii-Hiwi-Office.

Research Interests

  • Gamification
  • Mental Health
  • Health Information System


  • Since 03/2021: Ph.D. student at the Critical Information Infrastructures research group, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
  • 10/2014 – 07/2017: Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
  • 10/2011 – 09/2014: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Work Experience

  • 01/2018 – 12/2021: Consultant & Senior Consultant at Deloitte GmbH, Munich
  • 08/2017 – 09/2017: Working student at dm-drogerie markt GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe
  • 05/2016 – 11/2016: Working student at Siemens AG, Karlsruhe
  • 02/2015 – 01/2016: Working student at LOCOM Consulting GmbH, Karlsruhe
  • 08/2013 – 03/2014: Intern & working student at LOCOM Software GmbH, Karlsruhe


Threat Modeling to Design a Decentralized Health Data Management Application
Erler, C.; Hu, S.; Danelski, A.; Stork, W.; Sunyaev, A.; Gersch, M.
2023. Information Technology and Systems – ICITS 2023. Vol.: 2. Ed.: Á. Rocha, 443–455, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-33261-6_38
Be Mindful of User Preferences: An Explorative Study on Game Design Elements in Mindfulness Applications
Hu, S.; Usta, A.; Schmidt-Kraepelin, M.; Warsinsky, S.; Thiebes, S.; Sunyaev, A.
2023. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences : January 3-6, 2023, 1116–1125, University of Hawaii
Title Project Group

Ali Sunyaev, Scott Thiebes, Konstantin Pandl, Shanshan Hu, Richard Guse