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"Bridging the digital and built environment to enable a better quality of life for all citizens."

Research profile

Astrid Kemperman is Associate Professor of Urban Planning & Quality of Life at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her area of expertise focuses on smart urban environments that promote healthy living and well-being. Her research involves integrating advanced ICT solutions in daily activity patterns to address societal challenges such as physical inactivity, social isolation, and loneliness. She extends the state-of-the-art in modeling and measuring people’s preferences and needs to optimize the integration of technological devices, systems and living environments. This integration supports active, healthier and more livable communities for residents and visitors.

Her fundamental research is supported by European and national grants. Applied research is supported through cooperative grants with policy makers and industry partners.

Examples of her research include the C-Space project on the development of a smart tourist recommender system. The SOULMATE project that aims to secure old people’s ultimate lifestyle mobility by offering augmented reality training experiences; and the GOAL project with a focus on gamification to achieve overweight prevention and active lifestyle.

Dr Kemperman is an associate editor of Annals of Tourism Research, and serves as a Curator for the Annals Virtual Special Issue (VSI) ‘Choice modelling in tourism’. She is also an editorial board member of the European Journal of Tourism Research and has acted as a reviewer for many other journals. She has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals (>50 scientific publications and >80 conference papers). In addition, she is a regular visiting research fellow at the University of Queensland Business School in Australia, where she collaborates on research on livable tourism environments.

Academic background

Astrid Kemperman obtained her PhD at Eindhoven University of Technology in 2000. She was an assistant professor at the Urban Planning Group until 2014, when she was promoted to associate professor. She teaches courses on urban planning and methodology at the bachelor and master level. In 2015 she has developed a new course ‘Smart urban environments’ and the project ‘Big data and experiments for urban analysis’ that she still teaches. Astrid regularly supervises PhDs & PDEngs in the research domain of smart healthy living.

Astrid has been actively involved in administration as a member and chair of a variety of committees at departmental and university level. Currently, she is chairperson of the examination committee of the department of the Built Environment and is a member of the Advisory Committee on Bachelor’s and Master’s Program Examinations (AEB/AEM) of Eindhoven University of Technology. Dr Kemperman is also a member of the independent retail advice committee for the Province of Noord-Brabant.

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Research Output 1994 2019

Open Access
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Employee satisfaction
Work environment
Employees
Direct effect
Holistic approach

Attracting and retaining millennials: the contribution of Corporate Real Estate

Vosters, S. M. C., Appel - Meulenbroek, H. A. J. A. & Kemperman, A. D. A. M., 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Real estate
Millennials
Work place
Sociability
Managers

Estimating a latent-class user model for travel recommender systems

Arentze, T., Kemperman, A. & Aksenov, P., 1 Jun 2018, In : Information Technology & Tourism. 19, 1-4, p. 61-82 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Recommender systems
travel
tourist
online survey
random sample

Knowledge worker preferences for physical workplace aspects affecting productivity

van den Berg, J. C., Appel - Meulenbroek, H. A. J. A., Kemperman, A. D. A. M. & Sotthewes, M., 2018, Book of full papers TWR2018 Transdisciplinary Workplace Research Conference. Tampere, Finland, p. 10-24

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

Productivity
Work place
Knowledge workers
Employees
Interaction

Loneliness in seniors: social network and the living environment.

Kemperman, A. D. A. M., van den Berg, P. E. W., Weijs - Perrée, M. & Uijtdewillegen, C. G. J., 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

Prizes

Honorable mention VOGON Research Award

Pauline van den Berg (Recipient), Astrid Kemperman (Recipient) & Minou Weijs - Perrée (Recipient), 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Outstanding Travel Behaviour and Society Paper Award

Pauline van den Berg (Recipient), Astrid Kemperman (Recipient), Boy de Kleijn (Recipient) & Aloys Borgers (Recipient), 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Activities 2000 2018

  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 1 Membership of committee
  • 1 Contributed talk
  • 1 Invited talk

Omgevingsfactoren voor gezonde steden

van den Berg, P. (Speaker), Kemperman, A. (Speaker)
31 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkProfessional

Annals of Tourism Research (Journal)

Kemperman, A. (Editorial board member)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityScientific

Province of Noord-Brabant (External organisation)

Kemperman, A. (Advisor)
2017 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of committeeProfessional

European Journal of Tourism Research (Journal)

Kemperman, A. (Editorial board member)
2007 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activityScientific

Presentation at the School of Management Studies for the Service Sector, University of Surrey, Surrey, Guildford, UK

Kemperman, A. (Speaker)
1 Jan 2000

Activity: Talk or presentationContributed talkScientific

Press / Media

Director (f/m) of European Membrane Institute

Astrid Kemperman

19/02/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

Activiteit op de moderne werkplek: een studie naar de invloedsfactoren op het gebruik van faciliteiten in een activiteitgerelateerd huisvestingconcept

Author: Kleijn, M., 31 Aug 2011

Supervisor: Smeets, J. (Supervisor 1), Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2), Appel - Meulenbroek, H. (Supervisor 2) & Hendriks, E. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Actor de présence: samenwerkingsvormen in historische binnensteden

Author: Külter, R., 31 Oct 2012

Supervisor: Smeets, J. (Supervisor 1), van de Ven, L. (Supervisor 2) & Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A fuzzy multi-criteria decision support system for upscale business hotel location selection in Western Europe

Author: Damman, G., 31 Dec 2011

Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2), van de Ven, L. (Supervisor 2) & Smeets, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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