MSc. Onselen, L. van

Lenny van Onselen is PhD candidate at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Academic Background

I am a teacher at the Hague University of Applied Science at the Bachelor programme Industrial Design Engineering. I do a part-time PhD project at the Delft University of Technology. My research subject is 'Personal Values as Catalysts for Meaningful Innovation'. With this research I aim to support junior designers and students to incorporate their personal values while collaborate with other such as clients and stakeholders.


  • 2004 – 2006
    MSc. Product Design, Delft University of Technology
  • 2000 – 2005
    BSc. Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology 


  • 2006 – 2010
    Lecturer & researcher, Delft University of Technology
  • 2007 – 2010
    Innovation consultant, Dusc (Self-employed) 

Specialisation/Field of research

  • Personal values
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation and design research
  • Professional development

Primary employment

  • 2011 – present 
    Lecturer & researcher, The Hague University of Applied Sciences
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