Former professors

Below you will find a compilation of former professors affiliated with the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Prof. dr. Dr TJM van der Cammen (Tischa)

Professor 2015 – 2020
Tischa van der Cammen was a Professor of Autonomous Ageing at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Tischa’s main research interests were Design for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia, Design for Falls Prevention, and Design for  Integrated Care.

In. Prof. B. Ninaber van Eyben

Professor 2003 - Present
Bruno Ninaber van Eyben is an Emeritus Professor of Design Aesthetics at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. He was appointed as a professor of IDE in 2003.

In. Prof. Dr. go. JC Brezet

Professor 1992 - Present
Han Brezet is an Emeritus Professor within the Design for Sustainability department of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. He graduated in 1977 with a MSc in Electrical Engineering from TU Delft and completed his PhD in energy innovation at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

Prof. dr. Timo de Rijk

Professor 2013 - 2016
Timo de Rijk was a Professor of Design, Culture & Society at the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering and Leiden University.

Prof. dr. Badke-Schaub, P.G.

Professor 2004 - 2021
Petra Badke-Schaub was a Professor of Design Theory and Methodology within the department of Design, Organisation and Strategy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Prof. ir. Erp, J. van

Professor 2016 – 2021
On 1 November 2015, Jeroen van Erp was appointed as a Professor of Concept Design within the Department of Human-Centered Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Currently, Jeroen is the creative director of multidisciplinary design agency Fabrique.

Prof. Middelkoop, C. van

Professor 2016 – 2022
Catelijne van Middelkoop was appointed a Professor of Visual Communication Design within the Department of Human-Centered Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2016. She is the co-director of Strange Attractors Design, a trans-disciplinary studio in Rotterdam.

Prof. ir. Oberdorf, J.E.

Professor 2016 – 2021
Jos Oberdorf was appointed Professor of Product Architecture Design within the Department of Sustainable Design Engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2016. Jos is co-owner of npk design.

Prof. dr. Vorst, R.R.R. van der

Professor 2016 – 2021
Roland van der Vorst was appointed Professor of Strategic Design for Brand Development within the Department of Design, Organisation, and Strategy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2016. He is the head of innovation at Rabobank and a weekly columnist with Het Financieele Dagblad.

Prof. dr. Horváth, I.

Professor 1997 – 2020
Imre Horváth was a Professor of Computer Aided Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering within the Department of (Sustainable) Design Engineering. His research interest includes, but is not limited to, systematic methodologies of design research and cognitive engineering of cyber-physical systems.

Prof. dr. Ridder, H. de

Professor 1998 – 2022
Huib de Ridder was a Professor of Information Ergonomics at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. His main research objective was  understanding human behaviour in context, with a focus on human perception and human information processing. Huib was also a co-founder and member of the Delft Perceptual Intelligence Lab.

Prof. dr. Schoormans, J.P.L

Professor 2001 – 2022
Jan Schoormans was a Professor of Consumer Research and Behavior within the department of Design, Organisation and Strategy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Prof. ir. Voûte, M.A.

Dean 2012 – 2022

In 2012, Ena Voûte became the dean of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering and remained in this position until 31 August 2022. Voûte is now the Pro Vice Rector of International Affairs for TU Delft.

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J. Aasman (Jans)1995 - 2003
A. Anemaat (Anton)
H. Baudet (Henri)1964 - 1987
M. de Bruin
R. den Buurman (Rudy)1980 - 2000
N.G. Cross (Nigel)1990 - 1996
W.H. Crouwel1965 - 1985
J.A.G. de Deugd (Hans)2003 - 2007
J.M. Dirken (Hans)1968 - 2001
F. Doorschot (Flip)1989 - 1992
J.W. Drukker (Jan Willem)1987 - 2007
J. Eekels (Johannes)1976 - 1987
G.H.A. van Eijk (Gérard)1976 - 1994
R.A. Fitch (Rodney)2009 - 2013
W.S. Green (Bill)1995 - 2000
J. van der Grinten (Joost)1958 - 1970
H. Hermans (Huub)1980 - 1988
J.M. Hennessey (Jim)1992 - 2002
R.J.G.A. van der Hoorn (Ruud)        1986 - 1993
J. Istha (Joop)1978 - 1990
L. Leopold1984 - 1991
A.H. Marinissen (Aat)1980 - 1995
P.P. Mijksenaar (Paul)1992 - 2007
W.M. Oppedijk van Veen (Walle)          1985 - 2007
R.D.E. Oxenaar (Ootje)1978 - 1991
W. Rietveld (Wim)1970 - 1979
K.H.J. Robers1991 - 2009
P. de Ruwe (Paul)1992 - 2002
B.B. Schierbeek (Berndt)1967 - 1991
G.J.F. Smets (Gerda)1982 - 1996
C.J. Snijders (Chris)1984 - 2006
J.L. Spoormaker (Jan)1981 - 2001
A.L.N. Stevels (Ab)1996 - 2007
A. Stienstra1985 - 1990
E.A.H. Truijen (Emile)1964 - 1978
P.J. Vergragt (Philip)1999 - 2003
A.P.M. Witkam (Toon)1992 - 1995