Stephan A.G. Wensveen

prof.dr.ir.

  • 745 Citations
19992020

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Personal profile

Research profile

Stephan Wensveen is full professor of Constructive Design Research in Smart Products, Services and Systems. He is also Program Director for the Bachelor’s degree and graduate programs of Industrial Design. His interest is in using the power of research through design to foster collaboration between research, education and innovation. He helped introduce notions of ‘aesthetics of interaction’, ‘feedforward’ and ‘interaction frogger' and is co-responsible for canonical examples of Research through Design.

Academic background

Stephan Wensveen has a long-standing career at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He started as Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Design in 2002 and has held an Associate Professorship and, since 2017, a Full Professorship here. Between 2011 and 2013, he worked as Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark.

Affiliated with

  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Delft University of Technology

Partners in (semi-)industry

  • Novo Nordisk Denmark

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Research Output

Design research through practice: from the lab, field, and showroom

Koskinen, I. K., Zimmerman, J., Binder, T., Redström, J. & Wensveen, S. A. G., 2011, Waltham: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc.

Research output: Book/ReportBookAcademic

  • Tangible products : redressing the balance between appearance and action

    Djajadiningrat, J. P., Wensveen, S. A. G., Frens, J. W. & Overbeeke, C. J., 2004, In : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 8, 5, p. 294-309

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • 149 Citations (Scopus)
    53 Downloads (Pure)

    Interaction frogger : a design framework to couple action and function through feedback and feedforward.

    Wensveen, S. A. G., Djajadiningrat, J. P. & Overbeeke, C. J., 2004, Across the spectrum : designing interactive systems ; DIS 2004, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1-4 August 2004. Benyon, D. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 177-184

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

    Beauty in usability : forget about ease of use!

    Overbeeke, C. J., Djajadiningrat, J. P., Hummels, C. C. M. & Wensveen, S. A. G., 2002, Pleasure with products : beyond usability. Green, W. S. & Jordan, P. W. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 9-18 390 p.

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

  • Augmenting fun and beauty: a pamphlet

    Djajadiningrat, J. P., Overbeeke, C. J. & Wensveen, S. A. G., 2000, Proceedings of Designing Augmented Reality Environments (DARE2000). Mackay, W. E. (ed.). Helsingor, Denmark, p. 131-134

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

  • Activities

    • 3 Invited talk
    • 2 Contributed talk

    Invited talk at Munich Business Design Week on ‘Ultra Personalized Products & Services in Fashion’

    Stephan Wensveen (Speaker)
    23 Feb 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

    Últra personalized products & services in fashion

    S.A.G. Wensveen (Speaker), T.R. Nachtigall (Speaker)
    23 Feb 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Ultra Personalized Products & Services in Fashion

    S.A.G. Wensveen (Speaker)
    2015 → …

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Keynote Presentation at DeSForM2013

    Stephan Wensveen (Speaker)
    22 Sep 201325 Sep 2013

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

    The ripples echo of the reflection

    Caroline C.M. Hummels (Speaker), Stephan Wensveen (Speaker)
    27 Oct 2007

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Courses

    Aesthetics of Interaction

    1/09/16 → …

    Course

    Constructive Design Research

    1/09/16 → …

    Course

    Design for Debate

    1/09/17 → …

    Course

    FMP proposal (FE)

    1/09/18 → …

    Course

    Project 1 Design

    1/09/15 → …

    Course

    Press / Media

    Industrial Design leaves Laplace in style

    Stephan Wensveen

    8/02/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    TU/e designs an outfit for Minister Bussemaker

    Stephan A.G. Wensveen

    15/09/15

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Student theses

    (Es)sence

    Author: Schreuders, N., 2014

    Supervisor: Wensveen, S. (Supervisor 1)

    Student thesis: Bachelor

    AILA: ultra personalised textile services

    Author: van Engelen, Y., Jun 2017

    Supervisor: Barakova, E. (Supervisor 1) & Wensveen, S. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Bachelor

    BatiQ: innovating on time-honored craft towards batik product service system

    Author: Zhu, Y., 31 Aug 2016

    Supervisor: Wensveen, S. (Supervisor 1) & Feijs, L. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    Bokeh: a communicative lighting system for managing domestic finance

    Author: Hu, X., 31 Aug 2017

    Supervisor: Funk, M. (Supervisor 1) & Wensveen, S. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

    Breathe, breathe, breathe

    Author: Luu, T., 2014

    Supervisor: Munnecke, M. (Supervisor 1) & Wensveen, S. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Bachelor