This is a list of the former professors of the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.
Em. Prof. dr. Jakimowicz, J.J.
In. Prof. ir. J.J. Jacobs (Jan)
Em. Prof. PV Kandachar (Prabhu)
Prof. dr. ir. J.A. Buijs (Jan)
† December 2015
Professor 1995 – 2012
In 1976, Jan Buijs graduated from TU Delft with a degree in Industrial Design and he became the first student to obtain his doctorate from the faculty in 1984. Jan was appointed as a professor at TU Delft in 1986. In 2014, Jan retired from the university.
Prof. dr. Dr TJM van der Cammen (Tischa)
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.
Prof. ir. Erp, J. van
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. 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.
Imre Horvath was a Professor of Computer Aided Design Engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering within the Department of Human-Centered Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. His interests include, but are not limited to, systematic methodologies of design research and cognitive engineering.
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.
|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. Crouwel||†||1965 - 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. Leopold||†||1984 - 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. Robers||1991 - 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. Stienstra||1985 - 1990|
|E.A.H. Truijen (Emile)||†||1964 - 1978|
|P.J. Vergragt (Philip)||1999 - 2003|
|A.P.M. Witkam (Toon)||†||1992 - 1995|