Prof. dr. Keyson, D.

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor in Smart Products and Environments
Department Industrial Design
Section Conceptualization and Communication

Academic Background

David Keyson is a distinguished Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor in Smart Products and Environments in the Department of Industrial Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. He leads research in the area of sustainable living and work. His research aims to foster wellbeing combined with energy and CO2 reduction in the built environment while contributing to living lab design methods. His educational work focuses on applications for interactive technology for societal impactful designs. Over the past decade he has acquired and led multiple EU and NWO projects and is active in the Climate Knowledge Innovation Community.

Prior to joining TU Delft, David worked at Philips Research as a Senior Research Scientist in media and multimodal interaction and prior to that as a human factors engineer at Xerox in California. He holds a PhD from the Technical University of Eindhoven in Perception and Technology and a Masters of Science in Ergonomics from Loughborough University.
David co-founded the TU Delft spinoff Office Vitae in late 2016. The start-up focuses on vitality at work in the context of sustainability. He heads the section Design Conceptualisation and Communication in the department of Industrial Design.  

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