Irene Kuling is an Assistant Professor in the group Dynamics & Control at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Key areas of expertise are haptics, human perception, tele-operation systems, motor control and human-robot interaction.


Irene Kuling obtained her PhD degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2016 in the sensorimotor lab of Prof. Jeroen Smeets. After a short postdoc in the same lab she was awarded an NWO Rubicon grant, which brought her to Université Catholique de Louvain (BE). In the lab of Prof. Philippe Lefèvre she worked on eye-hand coordination in preparation for object interaction. In 2019, Kuling returned to the Netherlands and worked for one year at TNO Soesterberg. She became an Assistant Professor on Haptics and Soft Robotics at TU Eindhoven in 2020.