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.
Designing for technology acceptance of wearable and mobile technologies for senior citizen users21st DMI: Academic Design Management Conference (ADMC 2018) (2018)
Identifying factors for personalized strategies to motivate seniors to adopt a more active lifestyleGerontechnology (2018)
Not all classrooms have four walls : analyzing experiences of senior citizens using novel smartphone technology11th World Conference of Gerontechnology (ISG 2018) (2018)
Situating societal challenges in an industrial design classroom21st DMI: Academic Design Management Conference (ADMC 2018) (2018)
ShuttleKicker+ : designing gamified sonification to augment the physical leisure activityCHI PLAY '17 the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, 15-18 October 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2017)
- Final Bachelor Project
- Design Innovation Methods
- Design Management
- Innovating by design
- Final Master Project (BPD)
- Introduction to Business Design
- Lid, Advies geven, Provinciale Raad Gezondheid