Yuan Lu is Associate Professor of Design for Healthy and Active Ageing. She is a member of the Faculty Graduate School Admission Committee and a Visiting Associate Professor at Zhejiang University in China. Lu is interested in exploring the use of design probes to create innovation opportunities and support design decisions with multi-stakeholders. She aims at creating intelligent products, systems and related services for the increasing aging society. She has a background in mathematics, industrial engineering and innovation sciences. Luhas been leading and participating in a number of national and EU research projects in the area of designing for healthy and active ageing, including the CRISP Grey but Mobile project (2011-2014) in the Netherlands and the Horizon 2020 REACH project (2016-2020) in Europe. She has been a member of the advice board to the Province Brabant in the area of Healthcare since 2017.
Yuan Lu holds a BSc and MSc in Mathematics from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China (1995). She also holds an MSc in Engineering from the National University in Singapore (1999), where she also worked as research engineer. From 2000 to 2002, she did a joint PhD program with the Design Technology Institute (DTI) of the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). After obtaining her doctorate, Lu joined TU/e as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Technology Management. In 2008, she became Assistant Professor in the Industrial Design department of TU/e, and in 2012 she became Associate Professor. She also holds a position as Guest Professor at the School of Software Technology at Zhejiang University in China.
ShuttleKicker+ : designing gamified sonification to augment the physical leisure activity(2017)
Towards personalised persuasive strategies for active ageingGerontechnology (2017)
Can technology adoption for older adults be co-created?Gerontechnology (2017)
Business model innovation for value and technology based preventive health careGerontechnology (2017)
Perswedo : introducing persuasive principles into the creative design process through a design card-set(2017)
- Internship National Company
- Final Bachelor Project
- Design Management
- Innovating by design
- Final Master Project (BPD)
- Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Lid, Advies geven, Provinciale Raad Gezondheid