• 1289 Citaties
1993 …2020

Research output per year

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Persoonlijk profiel

Quote

“I want to translate human activity data into something useful for people, so they can be more active, recover in responsible ways and use that as motivation to stay active.”

Research profile

Aarnout Brombacher is Full Professor of Design Theory and Information Flow Analysis. Brombacher has an interest in field-data analysis of complex systems in interaction with users and user communities, data analytics and the resulting customer perceived design quality models. His early career at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) focused on quality and reliability management, both in the Department of Industrial Design and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has extensive experience in industrial quality and reliability improvement projects and developing tools and analysis methods for this field.

Later, his interests shifted to sports, activity and human health, using the increasingly available amounts of individual activity data to help create opportunities for more people to become active. He is currently member of the National TopTeam (advisory body of the Dutch government) on Sports and Vitality representing the 14 Dutch universities in this field.

Academic background

Aarnout Brombacher holds a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Engineering Science, all from Twente University of Technology. Hewas appointed Full Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 1993. He has also worked as a senior consultant for the Reliability section of Philips CFT Development Support.

Brombacher is a prolific author, having authored and co-authored over 100 journal papers. Together with Doug Montgomery, Brombacher is chief-editor of the journal Quality and Reliability Engineering International. Brombacher became Dean of the Industrial Design department in 2010 and, in addition, Vice-Rector of TU/e International Relations since 2012. Brombacher was Distinguished Visiting Professor and Adjunct Professor at the National University of Singapore between 1998 and 2006. 

Affiliated with

  • National University of Singapore

Partners in (semi-)industry

  • Philips

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Projecten

Nano4Sports

Vos, S. B., Funk, M., van der Spek, E. D., Menheere, D. S., Brombacher, A. C., Schoumacher, J. & Vos, S. B.

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Project: Onderzoek direct

Bestand

Onderzoeksoutput

Dealing with subjectivity in early product design phase: a systematic approch to exploit QFD potentials

Raharjo, H., Brombacher, A. C. & Xie, M., 2008, In : Computers & Industrial Engineering. 55, 1, blz. 253-278 25 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

  • 86 Citaten (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)

    Quality and reliability problems from a consumer's perspective: an increasing problem overlooked by businessess?

    Ouden, den, P. H., Lu, Y., Sonnemans, P. J. M. & Brombacher, A. C., 2006, In : Quality and Reliability Engineering International. 22, 7, blz. 821-838 18 blz.

    Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

  • 60 Citaten (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)

    A dynamic model for managing overlapped iterative product development

    Lin, J., Chai, K. H., Wong, Y. S. & Brombacher, A. C., 2008, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 185, 1, blz. 378-392

    Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

  • 68 Citaten (Scopus)

    Prioritizing quality characteristics in dynamic quality function deployment

    Raharjo, H., Xie, M. & Brombacher, A. C., 2006, In : International Journal of Production Research. 44, 23, blz. 5005-5018 14 blz.

    Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

  • 63 Citaten (Scopus)

    Managing product reliability in business processes 'under pressure'

    Brombacher, A. C., Sander, P. C., Sonnemans, P. J. M. & Rouvroye, J. L., 2005, In : Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 88, 2, blz. 137-146

    Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

    52 Citaten (Scopus)

    Activiteiten

    • 8 Aangemelde presentatie

    Utrecht

    Aarnout Brombacher (Spreker)
    1 okt 1994

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    London

    Aarnout Brombacher (Spreker)
    1 jun 1994

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk

    Anaheim

    Aarnout Brombacher (Spreker)
    1994

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk

    Glasgow

    Aarnout Brombacher (Spreker)
    1994

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk

    Bordeaux

    Aarnout Brombacher (Spreker)
    1993

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk

    Scriptie

    A case study into increasing warranty costs in the Lighting Electronics industry

    Auteur: van de Wijdeven, A., 31 aug 2007

    Begeleider: Brombacher, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & den Ouden, P. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

    Bestand

    ALARM! : analysis on level of architecture using Markov models or 'Is it feasible to analyse safety instrumented systems on architectural level?'

    Auteur: van den Bliek, E., 30 jun 1998

    Begeleider: Brombacher, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Rouvroye, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

    A method for dynamic system robust design

    Auteur: Bisschops, J. W., 30 jun 2001

    Begeleider: Brombacher, A. (Begeleider) & Jayaram, J. (Externe persoon) (Afstudeerdocent 1)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

    Bestand

    An evaluation of a concept for reliability prediction and optimization through degradation analysis and robust design

    Auteur: van Hoorn, M., 28 feb 2003

    Begeleider: Brombacher, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Kok, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Schouten, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Rouvroye, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Jayaram, J. (Externe persoon) (Afstudeerdocent 2), van den Boogaard, J. (Externe persoon) (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Hulsken, G. (Externe persoon) (Afstudeerdocent 2)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master