MSc. Albayrak, A.
Applied Ergonomics & Design
Armaĝan Albayrak was born in Ankara, Turkey. In 1993, she finished her high school education in Izmir, Turkey. The same year she came to Holland and did her entrance examination for a study on Delft University of Technology. In 1994, she started with her study Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. In 2002, she received her master degree at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. The same year she started with her PhD-research titled “Ergonomics in the operating room: transition from open to image-based surgery”. Her PhD-research was in cooperation with the Erasmus Medical Centre (EMC) in Rotterdam. In the first two years of her PhD-research she was situated in EMC.
In 2004, she came back to the faculty Industrial Design to finish her PhD. Since July 2007, she has been employed as an Assistant Professor at the department Industrial Design, section Applied Ergonomics and Design. Her responsibilities include both research and teaching in the field of design for healthcare, integrated product design, ergonomics, biomechanics and user research.
- 2002 - 2008
PhD-research, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. Title: Ergonomics in the operating room: transition from open to image-based surgery
- 1994 - 2002
Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands
- 1990 - 1993
High School, Izmir, Turkey
- July 2007-now
Assistant Professor at the department Industrial Design, section Applied Ergonomics and Design
Specialisation / field of research
- Staff member of the Master programme Medisign
- Design for healthcare
Lectures and/or coaches students on:
- Supervision of graduation projects of students of Industrial Design Engineering (in particular Medisign and Integrated Product Design Master students)
- Advanced Concept Design ID4170 (coach & coordinator)
- Capita Selecta Medisign ID5721 (coordinator)
- Biomechanics (lecturer)