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Design Research in the Netherlands

Last update: 4-12-2009

Links to groups involved with design & research

The list on this page has been retrieved from the search query "design" & "research" on the KNAW research website [accessed 1-12-2009]. It builds on the 2005 list that was created for DRN 2005. The list is not completely updated. Notice also that due to changes in organisation some of the information presented here may not be correct. For errors or changes, please notify

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Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven

Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design:
Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences:
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering:
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

Universiteit Twente, Enschede

Behavioral Sciences:
Department of Science, Technology, and Policy Studies:
  • Centre for Studies of Science, Technology and Society: Arie Rip.
  Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science:
  • Human-media interaction: Betsy van Dijk
  • Research group pervasive systems: P. Havinga
  • Research group Computer Architecture for Embedded Systems: Th. Krol
Faculty of Engineering Technology:
  • Design engineering: H.W.M. Hoeijmakers.
  • Product realisation: Wim Poelman.
  • Product design: A.O. Eger.
  • Section of Engineering Design, Production and Management: F.J.A.M. van Houten

Technische Universiteit Delft

Civiele Techniek en Geowetenschappen:
Elektrotechniek, Wiskunde en Informatica:
Industrieel Ontwerpen:
Lucht- en Ruimtevaarttechniek:
Techniek, Bestuur en Management
Technische Natuurwetenschappen
Werktuigbouwkunde & Maritieme Techniek

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen en Bedrijfskunde:
Department of Computer Science:
Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte:

Rijks Universiteit Groningen


Universiteit Leiden

Universiteit Maastricht

Universiteit Utrecht

Faculteit Wiskunde en Informatica:

Universiteit van Amsterdam

Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen:
Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen:

Wageningen Universiteit:

Lectors Hogescholen

From the list of all lectors:

  • Art and Technology: Prof. A. Wisman, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht.
  • Communicatie en designmanagement: dr. E. Riezebos, Hogeschool Inholland Rotterdam.
  • Denkprocessen in de kunst: M. van Hoogenhuijze, Hogeschool van Beeldende Kunsten, Muziek en Dans Den Haag.
  • Industrial Design: mw Ir. K.M.M. van Beurden (lector product design), Saxion Hogescholen Enschede, mw ir. C. Stephan (lector design for all).
  • Innovatie en Productrealisatie KIP): mw ir. A. Cordia, Hogeschool Rotterdam.
  • Innovatie Management, dr. G.T. Vinig, HES Amsterdam.
  • Integraal Ontwerpen, ir. T.M.E. Zaal, Hogeschool van Utrecht.
  • Product Design & Engineering: ir. W.A. Poelman, Hogeschool van Utrecht.
  • Quality management & quality engineering: R. van Solingen, Hogeschool Drenthe.
  • Visuele Retorica van het Grafisch Ontwerpen: H.C.Boekraad, Avans Hogeschool Breda.
  • Human Technology: A.C. (Rianne) Valkenburg, Hanzehogeschool Groningen.


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