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Personal profile

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“However small or big the result, engineers and designers should create products, services and systems that improve the quality of life. All life.”

Research profile

Peter Peters is a lecturer and researcher in the Future Everyday cluster. He leads the TU/e part of the European Horizon 2020 project DoCHANGE and is a member of the ICT committee, the Program Committee, the Joint Program Committee and the teacher’s team for the basic courses. Peters is interested in computer science and electronics, and how these fields can be applied in design. He has deep expertise and extensive practical experience with electronics and software, which he applies throughout the design process. His main areas of interest are medical simulation and improving the quality of life of elderly people, with a focus on the elderly.

Academic background

Peter Peters obtained his BSc in Electrical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Applied Sciences in 1980, and then worked as software designer at Philips Communication Industries. He took a position as software designer at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 1988, and worked there for 11 years. He started studying towards his MSc in Computer Science part-time in 1992 and graduated in 1997. After 3 years of working at the Eindhoven Embedded Systems Institute as a researcher, he returned to TU/e as researcher and lecturer at the Industrial Design department in 2002. This is also where Peters got his PhD in 2014, doing his research into designing a premature baby simulator while continuing to do his other tasks. 

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Projects 2015 2018

Do CHANGE: Do Cardiac Health: Adv New Gen Ecosystem

Peters, P., Peters, P., Feijs, L., Feijs, L., van der Avoird, M., Wetzels, M., Feijs, L., Schoumacher, J., van Mierlo, P. & van Mierlo, P.

1/03/1531/07/18

Project: Research direct

Research Output 2000 2019

Why healthcare and well-being researchers should become developers : a case study using co-creation methodology

Wetzels, M. H., Liebregts, J. M. F., Peters, P. J. F., Ayoola, I. B. I. & Feijs, L. M. G., 18 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement - Sense and Sensitivity, DeSForM 2017. Bruns Alonso, M. & Ozcan, E. (eds.). s.l.: InTech, p. 325-333

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Health
Data privacy
Data fusion
mHealth
Wearable technology

Designing preterm neonatal cyanosis simulation

Peters, P. J. F., Delbressine, F. L. M. & Feijs, L. M. G., 7 Apr 2014, Proceedings IWBBIO 2014, 7-9 April 2014, Granada. s.l.: s.n., p. 1325-1337 13 p.

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

Health risks
Risk assessment
Skin
Simulators

Designing preterm muscle tone and arm movement simulation

Peters, P. J. F., Delbressine, F. L. M. & Feijs, L. M. G., 2013, Proceedings of 2013 International Conference on Biological, Medical and Chemical Engineering, December 1-2, 2013, Hong Kong. Purshotaman, E. (ed.). Lancaster: DEStech publications, p. 147-150

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

Open Access
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Health risks
Risk assessment
Muscle
Simulators

Designing an ecosystem for contextual information in healthcare applications and improving patient behaviour

Wetzels, M. H., 2 Jul 2019, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 238 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)Academic

Open Access
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Prizes

Reddot Award 2017

S. Bambang Oetomo (Recipient), Peter Peters (Recipient), S. Claes (Recipient), Jiachun Du (Recipient), Miguel Cabral Guerra (Recipient) & Smits Lisa Malou (Recipient), 18 Oct 2017

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

Innovation

Courses

Creative Apps

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Course

Creative Electronics

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Course

Final Master Project (DI)

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Course

Student theses

Active workspace: towards an active lifestyle in the work environment

Author: van Veen, T., Jun 2018

Supervisor: Peters, P. (Supervisor 1) & van der Spek, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Clipr: motivate children to jump at Jump XL

Author: Kamp, S. L., Jun 2018

Supervisor: Vos, S. (Supervisor 1) & Peters, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Bachelor

CO

Author: Dhaeze, E., 2016

Supervisor: Peters, P. (Supervisor 1) & Delbressine, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Bachelor

Connecting generations

Author: Mertens, H. (., Jun 2018

Supervisor: Peters, P. (Supervisor 1) & Chuang, Y. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Bachelor

Cup to cup: smart environments for wellbeing

Author: Guo, M., 2016

Supervisor: Peters, P. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Bachelor