Full Professor

Stephan Wensveen

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Group / Unit
Future Everyday
Department / Section
Industrial Design
Floor / room
1.03

Research Profile

Stephan Wensveen is full professor of Constructive Design Research in Smart Products, Services and Systems. He is also Program Director for the Bachelor’s degree and graduate programs of Industrial Design. His interest is in using the power of research through design to foster collaboration between research, education and innovation. He helped introduce notions of ‘aesthetics of interaction’, ‘feedforward’ and ‘interaction frogger' and is co-responsible for canonical examples of Research through Design.

Academic Background

Stephan Wensveen has a long-standing career at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He started as Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Design in 2002 and has held an Associate Professorship and, since 2017, a Full Professorship here. Between 2011 and 2013, he worked as Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark.

Educational Activities

  • Project at company in the Netherlands
  • Final Master Project - Research, Design and Development (FE)
  • Project at company abroad
  • Minor at University in the Netherlands
  • Research exchange abroad
  • Project at university/research institute abroad

Ancillary Activities

  • Consultancy Interaction Design, Novo Nordisk Denemarken