Prof. Ingrid Heyndrickx

Ingrid Heynderickx received her PhD degree in Physics at the University of Antwerp in December 1986. In 1987 she joined the Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven (The Netherlands), and since then worked in different areas of research. In 1999 she became head of the research activities on Visual Perception of Displays and Lighting Systems, and in 2005 she was appointed research fellow in the group Visual Experiences of Philips Research.

In 2005, she was appointed Guest Research Professor at the Southeast University of Nanjing (China) and Part-time Full Professor at the University of Technology in Delft (the Netherlands). In 2013, she became Full Professor in the Human-Technology Interaction group of the University of Technology in Eindhoven (the Netherlands) with a chair on Applied Visual Perception. Since 2015, she is dean of the Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences department of the Eindhoven University of Technology. She is also scientific director of the Intelligent Lighting Institute at the university.

Her research interests cover topics as image quality modeling, image rendering on various devices, atmosphere perception and performance of lighting systems. She currently has more than 100 peer-reviewed international journal papers and 19 patent applications.

She is member of the Society for Information Displays (SID). In 2008, she became Fellow of the SID, and in 2015 she received the prestigious SID's Otto Schade award. In 2009 she received the National Friendship Award of the Chinese Government.