Ir. eur. erg. Hoekstra, G.P.M.

Gonny Hoekstra is lecturer at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Academic Background

Gonny is a 'teacher of practice' at Industrial Design Engineering. Besides that she works as an ergonomist for KLM. She graduated from Industrial Design Engineering in Delft in 1996.

Gonny has been interested in ergonomics every since the beginning of her study period at IDE. In 2003 she got her certificate as an European Ergonomist (Eur. Erg). 

Combining her jobs at IDE and KLM makes it possible to contribute practical experience to the education of Industrial Design Engineering and inspire students.


  • 2003 – Present
    European Register ergonomist
  • 1990 – 1996
    Industrial Design Engineering, TU Delft


  • 2016 – present
    Teacher of practice, Industrial Design Engineering, TU Delft
  • 2001 – present
    Ergonomist / SafetyConsultant, KLM
  • 1999 – 2001
    Ergonomist / Industrial Design Engineer, De Vesting Design, Naarden Vesting
  • 1997 – 1999
    Policy officer at Industrial Design Engineering, TU Delft

Specialisation / field of research

  • Human Factors / Ergonomics
  • Participatory ergonomics

Lectures and/or coaches students on:

  • Bachelor:
  • Mens & Product
  • Master:
  • Advanced Concept Design (AEE expert)
  • UXAD
  • Manage Your Master
  • Joint Master Project
  • Mentor graduation projects

Secondary employment

  • Ergonomist / Safety Consultant KLM