Laura studied Industrial Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Aschaffenburg and at Kassel University, Germany. She is attending a bachelor program in psychology at the University of Hagen. Her PhD project focuses on designing strategies to stimulate repair and maintenance activities conducted by consumers.
Since 2013, Laura has been working as a researcher and lecturer at the department of Design & Product Management at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences in the field of Usability, User Experience and Interaction Design. She is an active member of the German Usability Professionals Association and has been organising the World Usability Day Salzburg since 2015.