MSc. Jellema, A.H.

Anton Jellema is a lecturer at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Key elements in his work are 'ergonomics and human factors in design', 'design for ageing' and 'medical design'.

Academic Background

Anton Jellema was born in Heerenveen and studied physiotherapy where after he worked as a physiotherapist. Later he studied ergonomics and occupational health and prevention. He started to work at the TU Delft in 1990.

He followed courses in research methodology, organization and management, and a course in work and organizational psychology. From 1993 - 2008, he was also a consultant in office ergonomics and health. In 2015 he obtained a master's degree in ergonomics at the Université Paris Descartes.

He teaches ergonomics and human factors. Moreover, the use of 3D anthropometric data, 3D scanning, comfort evaluation, usability testing, user experience evaluation and medical design.

He is involved with the fieldlab UPPS (ultra personalized products and services) and he does research in the field of design for healthy ageing (shoe design for older adults).


  • 2014-2015
    MSc in Ergonomics, Faculté des Sciences Fondamentales et Biomédicales, Université Paris Descartes
  • 2013-2014
    University Teaching Qualification (BKO certificate)
  • 1989-1992
Ergonomics and Occupational Health, Hogeschool Enschede
  • 1984-1988
    Physiotherapie, Hogeschool Leeuwarden

Lecturing and coaching

  • Mens en Product
  • Minor Medical Technology Design
  • Minor Sports Innovations
  • Research and Design
  • Interaction and Electronics
  • UXAD
  • Graduation projects.