Egon Werlen is the head of the research field “Emotion, Reading and Learning” in the institute for Research in Open-, Distance- and eLearning (IFeL) at the Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS), which also holds the UNESCO Chair on Personalised and Adaptive Distance Education. His research interests include e-learning innovations and technology-enhanced learning with a focus on emotion analytics, i.e. measurement of emotions during learning, and in students’ texts with emotional text analysis. Further topics in his research are personalised and adaptive learning, self-regulated learning, and usability of learning applications. He teaches at the Distance University of Applied Sciences Methods and Statistics, Human Computer Interaction, Psychological Aspects of Learning with Media, and Health Psychology.