Dr. Ir. Pohlmeyer, A.E.

Assistant professor
Industrial design (ID)


Doktorin der Ingenieurwissenschaften (Dr.-Ing.), TU Berlin & Université du Luxembourg (summa cum laude)

Diplom in Psychology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (with distinction)


2012 – present
Assistant professor, Department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology

2010 – present
Member of executive board/scientific advisory board, Center of Human-Machine Systems, TU Berlin

2009 – 2011
AFR Grant Beneficiary, Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg

2007 – 2011
PhD research, Prospective Design of Human-Technology Interaction, TU Berlin
funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Short-term visiting researcher & tutor, Aalto University, School of Art and Design, Helsinki

2007 – 2008
Guest lecturer, Department of Industrial Design, School of Art and Design Berlin-Weissensee

2006  – 2007
Research associate, MIT AgeLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005 – 2006
Student assistant, Sensorimotor-Cognitive Couplings, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development

Specialisation / field of research

  • Design for happiness
  • User experience
  • User-centered design
  • Human-technology interaction
  • Intuitive use of user interfaces
  • Aging
  • User involvement in early product development 

Lectures/Coaches students on:

  • Lecturer: product understanding, usage, and experience
  • Tutor: exploring interactions
  • Lecturer & tutor: Mens en Product
  • Supervisor and mentor: graduation projects

For further information see www.id-studiolab.nl/pohlmeyer.

Involved in the research project(s):