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Ad A.J. van Berlo

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20122018

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Research profile

Ad van Berlo is part-time Professor of Entrepreneurial Design of Intelligent Systems and visiting professor at various universities in Asia. Van Berlo focuses on transferring the vast amount of knowledge he has gained throughout his career. He enjoys working with young people, because they have a natural understanding of intelligent surroundings as part of the design. That is where the future of design is.

Van Berlois founder of design agency VanBerlo, which has evolved into one of the leading European design and innovation strategy agencies, servicing a global client base with a team of almost 100 people. Van Berlo enjoys actively co-creating the future of design and innovation, which also shows from his prior roles as Chairman of Capital D/Dutch Design Week, Board member of CLICKNL/Design and his current roles in the boards of Brainport Industries and Brainport Development.

Academic background

Ad van Berlo studied Industrial Design at Design Academy Eindhoven. After graduating in 1981, he founded VanBerlo design agency in 1982. He is still active at the agency and has been Chairman of the VanBerlo Group since 2006. Van Berlo was appointed part-time professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 2012, a position which allows him to pass on his extensive entrepreneurial experience to the next generation.

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Research Output

  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Inaugural speech
  • 1 Article

Empathizing in design thinking processes for multi-stakeholder innovation

Lu, Y., de Brouwer, M., Soetens, B., Hornix, J., Vrehen, S. & van Berlo, A. A. J., Aug 2018, Next Wave: The 21st dmi: Academic Design Management Conference Proceedings. Boston: the Design Management Institute, p. 822-832 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • Situating societal challenges in an industrial design classroom

    Lu, Y., Ren, X., Valk, C. A. L., den Haan - Wintermans, M. C., van Berlo, A. A. J., Li, P., Li, T., Li, J. & Yang, G., 2018, Next Wave: the 21st dmi: Academic Design Management Conference Proceedings. Boston: the Design Management Institute, p. 1268-1278 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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  • Towards a smart learning city

    Lu, Y., Berlo, van, A. A. J. & Meijs, H. A. T. W., 2014, In : Interdisciplinary Studies Journal. 3, 4, p. 182-191 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Design +≥ / = & Ondernemerschap

    Berlo, van, A. A. J., 2012, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 32 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportInaugural speechAcademic

    Open Access
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    Student theses

    Baby Comfort Class

    Author: Peverelli, D., 31 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: van Berlo, A. (Supervisor 1) & Lu, Y. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    Careguide : enhanching the communication at the mamma outpatient clinic

    Author: Verbeek, J., 31 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: van Berlo, A. (Supervisor 1) & Lu, Y. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    Debend

    Author: Kelderman, M., 31 Aug 2013

    Supervisor: van Berlo, A. (Supervisor 1) & Alblas, A. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    Designing pre-hospital cervical spine immobilization for increased patient safety and comfort

    Author: Kouwenhoven, R., 31 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: van Berlo, A. (Supervisor 1), Martens, J. (Supervisor 2) & Evers, L. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master

    Goed wijzer

    Author: Jacobs, M., 31 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: van Berlo, A. (Supervisor 1) & Peeters, M. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master