C.C.M. (Caroline) Hummels - Expertise

Hummels, C.C.M.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Design and theory for transformative qualities
Department :
Department of Industrial Design
Section :
Systemic Change
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
LG 1.1.115
Tel :
+31 40-247 5924
Tel (internal) :
Email :


  • D65000 - Urban and rural planning
  • D20000 - Life sciences, medicine and health care
  • D14000 - Technology
  • D16500 - User interfaces, multimedia
  • Aesthetics of interaction
  • Industrial Design
  • social innovation and design



Prof. dr. ir. Caroline Hummels is full professor Design and Theory for Transformaive Qualities at the department of Industrial Design (ID) at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). She is heading the Designing Quality in Interaction group at ID as well as the interdepartmental area Participatory Health and Wellbeing at the TU/e. She studied Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology where she also obtained her PhD (both cum laude). Her current activities concentrate on designing for personal, social and societal transformation, with a special focus on health and wellbeing. She designs for transformation based on the aesthetics of interaction with open, disruptive innovative systems within a societal context. She is the co-founder and member of the steering committee of the Tangible Embedded, and Embodied Interaction Conference (TEI), editorial board member of the International Journal of Design, Chairman of MU Artspace and Member of the Provincial Council of Health.

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