Dr.ir. D.A. (David) Abbink
Dr.ir. D.A. (David) Abbink
Media attention and outreach
Research of the Delft Haptics Lab often receive media attention, click here for a recent overview
Several key projects on which David and his team worked:
- 2002-2015 Industry projects funded by Nissan Motor Company
- 2007-2011 Industry projects funded by the Boeing Company
- 2010-2013 VENI "Feeling is Believing"
- 2011-2017 H-Haptics - human-centered haptic for tele-robotics
- 2016-2021 VIDI "Symbiotic Driving"
Members of the Delft Haptics Lab have received multiple awards for education, research and entrepreneurship.
David Abbink (1977) is a full Professor in Haptic Human-Robot Interaction at the Department of Cognitive Robotics, Faculty of 3mE, Delft University of Technology. There he heads the Delft Haptics Lab. Driven by the vision to enhance co-operation between human and intelligent machine, David and his team strive towards excellent research and education in human-robot interaction and haptics.
Ontology-Based Reflective Communication for Shared Human-AI Recognition of Emergent Collaboration Patterns
Emma M. van Zoelen / Karel van den Bosch / David Abbink / Mark Neerincx
A Human Factors Approach to Validating Driver Models for Interaction-aware Automated Vehicles
O. Siebinga / A. Zgonnikov / D.A. Abbink
Arbitration of Authority in Physical Human-Robot Collaboration with Combined Preventive and Reactive Fatigue Management
Alvaro Gil Andres / Niek Beckers / David A. Abbink / Luka Peternel
Artificial Intelligence for Automated Vehicle Control and Traffic Operations
Challenges and Opportunities
David A. Abbink / Peng Hao / Jorge Laval / Shai Shalev-Shwartz / Cathy Wu / Terry Yang / Samer Hamdar / Danjue Chen / Yuanchang Xie / Xiaopeng Li / Mohaiminul Haque
Do sport modes cause behavioral adaptation?
Timo Melman / Adriana Tapus / Maxime Jublot / Xavier Mouton / David Abbink / Joost de Winter
Max Mulder in de media 2021
Appeared in: TU Delft
Driving behavior less 'robotic' thanks to new model
Appeared in: TechXplore
Human-robot symbiosis improves interaction
Appeared in: Newswise
Feeling the way towards haptics in maritime
Appeared in: The Naval Architect, p. 26-27
Scheepshendel duwt terug
Appeared in: De Ingenieur (ISSN 0020-1146), vol. 130, nr. 3, p. 10
Andrew P. Sage Best Transaction Paper 2018
The Andrew P. Sage Best Transaction Paper is selected from all 2018 publications of the SMC transaction journals: e.g., Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Transactions on Cybernetics. Criteria include: originality, technical merit, potential impact to the SMCS Field of Interest, and presentation quality.
IEEE Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
Human Factors Prize by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
Winner of the 2014 Human Factors Prize awarded by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) with the following paper: Petermeijer, S. M., Abbink, D. A., & De Winter, J. C. F. (2015). Should drivers be operating within an automation-free bandwidth? Evaluating haptic steering support systems with different levels of authority. Human Factors, 57, 5–20. (shared with two co-authors)
Best student paper of conference award
Paper: “Biodynamic Feedthrough is Task Dependent”
2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
Best Dutch PhD thesis
For the thesis: “Neuromuscular Analysis of Haptic Feedback during Car Following”
2022-03-01 - 2024-03-01