Assistant Professor

Daniel Tetteroo

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Group / Unit
Future Everyday
Department / Section
Industrial Design
Floor / room
1.89

Research Profile

Daniel Tetteroo is Assistant Professor of Physical Rehabilitation and the co-founder of Picoo BV, a startup that develops interactive toys for active play. Tetteroo is interested in the design of physical rehabilitation technology, end-user development, personalization and playful interaction. He is a human-computer interaction (HCI) researcher, designer and developer who understands both analysis and synthesis, and both technology and design. His specialties include qualitative user research methodology, designing for health, community design, cultures of participation, designing for children, tangible interfaces and emergent ambient entertainment. Tetteroo is leading the Physical Rehabilitation and Social Inclusion squad at Industrial Design, and is a member of the Faculty Council. He also is co-organizer of the workshop on End-user Development in the Internet of Things Era.

Academic Background

Daniel Tetteroo got his BSc in Computer Science from the University of Twente in 2008, followed by an MSc in Human Media Interaction in 2010. He worked as postgraduate design engineer at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) for two years before starting his PhD research here in 2012. He worked for 3 months as visiting researcher at Colorado University in Boulder (USA). He obtained his PhD in 2015 with his thesis on end-user adaptable rehabilitation technology. Tetteroo briefly worked as user experience consultant at Alten Nederland and information architect for ASML before founding Picoo BV in 2016 and returning to TU/e as Assistant Professor in 2017.

Educational Activities

  • Health
  • Final Master Project - Design Leadership and Entrepreneurship (FE)
  • Preparation FMP - Design Leadership and Entrepreneurship (FE)
  • Preparation FMP - Design Leadership and Entrepreneurship (FE)
  • Final Master Project - Research, Design and Development (FE)
  • Preparation FMP - Research, Design and Development (FE)

Ancillary Activities

  • Oprichter & CFO, Picoo bv