Voormalig hoogleraren

This is a list of the former professors of the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

In. Prof. Dr. go. Geraedts, JMP

Professor 2008 – 2019
Jo Geraedts was appointed Professor of New Mechatronic Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2008. He is a leading authority in the field of 3D multi-modal scanning, 3D multi-material printing, and human–robot interaction.

Em. Prof. dr. Jakimowicz, J.J.

Professor 2007 - 2017
Jack Jakimowicz was appointed Professor of Safety in Healthcare at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering on 1 November 2007. He is a leading authority in the field of minimally invasive surgery and an expert on ergonomic applications and new technological developments.

In. Prof. ir. J.J. Jacobs (Jan)

Professor 1986 – 2012
In 1973, Jan Jacobs became the  sixth student to graduate from the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. He became an employee of our faculty in 1986 and bid farewell to it on 3 February 2012.

Prof. dr. C.M.J.P. de Bont (Cees)

Dean 2005 – 2012
In 2005, Cees de Bont became the dean of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering and remained in this position until 1 February 2012. During his time at TU Delft, Cees headed the Delft Design and Engineering Initiative.

Em. Prof. PV Kandachar (Prabhu)

Professor 1995 - 2012
Prabhu Kandachar joined the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 1995.. Both his teaching and research were focused on concretizing design ideas and concepts into artefacts. He became a TU Delft emeritus professor in January of 2012.

Prof. dr. ir. J.A. Buijs (Jan)

† December 2015
Professor 1995 – 2012

In 1976, Jan Buijs graduated from TU Delft with a degree in Industrial Design and he became the first student to obtain his doctorate from the faculty in 1984. Jan was appointed as a professor at TU Delft in 1986. In 2014, Jan retired from the university.

Prof. dr. Dr TJM van der Cammen (Tischa)

Professor 2015 – 2020
Tischa van der Cammen was a Professor of Autonomous Ageing at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Tischa’s main research interests were Design for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia, Design for Falls Prevention, and Design for  Integrated Care.

In. Prof. B. Ninaber van Eyben

Professor 2003 - Present
Bruno Ninaber van Eyben is an Emeritus Professor of Deign Aesthetics at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. He was appointed as a professor of IDE in 2003.

In. Prof. Dr. go. JC Brezet

Professor 1992 - Present
Han Brezet is an Emeritus Professor within the Design for Sustainability department of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. He graduated in 1977 with a MSc in Electrical Engineering from TU Delft and completed his PhD in energy innovation at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

Prof. dr. Timo de Rijk

Professor 2013 - 2016
Timo de Rijk was a Professor of Design, Culture & Society at the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering and Leiden University.

Prof. dr. Badke-Schaub, P.G.

Professor 2004 - 2021
Petra Badke-Schaub was a Professor of Design Theory and Methodology within the department of Design, Organisation and Strategy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Prof. ir. Erp, J. van

Professor 2016 – 2021
On 1 November 2015, Jeroen van Erp was appointed as a Professor of Concept Design within the Department of Human-Centered Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Currently, Jeroen is the creative director of multidisciplinary design agency Fabrique.

Prof. Middelkoop, C. van

Professor 2016 – 2022
Catelijne van Middelkoop was appointed a Professor of Visual Communication Design within the Department of Human-Centered Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2016. She is the co-director of Strange Attractors Design, a trans-disciplinary studio in Rotterdam.

Prof. ir. Oberdorf, J.E.

Professor 2016 – 2021
Jos Oberdorf was appointed Professor of Product Architecture Design within the Department of Sustainable Design Engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2016. Jos is co-owner of npk design.

Prof. dr. Vorst, R.R.R. van der

Professor 2016 – 2021
Roland van der Vorst was appointed Professor of Strategic Design for Brand Development within the Department of Design, Organisation, and Strategy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in 2016. He is the head of innovation at Rabobank and a weekly columnist with Het Financieele Dagblad.

Prof. dr. Horváth, I.

Imre Horvath was a Professor of Computer Aided Design Engineering at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering within the Department of Human-Centered Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. His interests include, but are not limited to, systematic methodologies of design research and cognitive engineering.

Prof. dr. Ridder, H. de

Professor 1998 – 2022
Huib de Ridder was a Professor of Information Ergonomics at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. His main research objective was  understanding human behaviour in context, with a focus on human perception and human information processing. Huib was also a co-founder and member of the Delft Perceptual Intelligence Lab.

Meer voormalig hoogleraren

J. Aasman (Jans)1995 - 2003
A. Anemaat (Anton)
H. Baudet (Henri)1964 - 1987
M. de Bruin
R. den Buurman (Rudy)1980 - 2000
N.G. Cross (Nigel)1990 - 1996
W.H. Crouwel1965 - 1985
J.A.G. de Deugd (Hans)2003 - 2007
J.M. Dirken (Hans)1968 - 2001
F. Doorschot (Flip)1989 - 1992
J.W. Drukker (Jan Willem)1987 - 2007
J. Eekels (Johannes)1976 - 1987
G.H.A. van Eijk (Gérard)1976 - 1994
R.A. Fitch (Rodney)2009 - 2013
W.S. Green (Bill)1995 - 2000
J. van der Grinten (Joost)1958 - 1970
H. Hermans (Huub)1980 - 1988
J.M. Hennessey (Jim)1992 - 2002
R.J.G.A. van der Hoorn (Ruud)        1986 - 1993
J. Istha (Joop)1978 - 1990
L. Leopold1984 - 1991
A.H. Marinissen (Aat)1980 - 1995
P.P. Mijksenaar (Paul)1992 - 2007
W.M. Oppedijk van Veen (Walle)          1985 - 2007
R.D.E. Oxenaar (Ootje)1978 - 1991
W. Rietveld (Wim)1970 - 1979
K.H.J. Robers1991 - 2009
P. de Ruwe (Paul)1992 - 2002
B.B. Schierbeek (Berndt)1967 - 1991
G.J.F. Smets (Gerda)1982 - 1996
C.J. Snijders (Chris)1984 - 2006
J.L. Spoormaker (Jan)1981 - 2001
A.L.N. Stevels (Ab)1996 - 2007
A. Stienstra1985 - 1990
E.A.H. Truijen (Emile)1964 - 1978
P.J. Vergragt (Philip)1999 - 2003
A.P.M. Witkam (Toon)1992 - 1995
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