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Persoonlijk profiel

Research profile

Yuan Lu is Associate Professor of Design for Healthy and Active Ageing. She is a member of the Faculty Graduate School Admission Committee and a Visiting Associate Professor at Zhejiang University in China. Lu is interested in exploring the use of design probes to create innovation opportunities and support design decisions with multi-stakeholders. She aims at creating intelligent products, systems and related services for the increasing aging society. She has a background in mathematics, industrial engineering and innovation sciences.

Luhas been leading and participating in a number of national and EU research projects in the area of designing for healthy and active ageing, including the CRISP Grey but Mobile project (2011-2014) in the Netherlands and the Horizon 2020 REACH project (2016-2020) in Europe. She has been a member of the advice board to the Province Brabant in the area of Healthcare since 2017.

Academic background

Yuan Lu holds a BSc and MSc in Mathematics from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China (1995). She also holds an MSc in Engineering from the National University in Singapore (1999), where she also worked as research engineer. From 2000 to 2002, she did a joint PhD program with the Design Technology Institute (DTI) of the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). After obtaining her doctorate, Lu joined TU/e as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Technology Management. In 2008, she became Assistant Professor in the Industrial Design department of TU/e, and in 2012 she became Associate Professor. She also holds a position as Guest Professor at the School of Software Technology at Zhejiang University in China.

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Projecten 2016 2020


Bekker, M. M. (., Lu, Y., Lu, Y., Valk, C. A. L., van der Avoird, M., Chuang , Y., Schoumacher, J., van Mierlo, P., van Mierlo, P., Damen, A. A. J. M. (. & Wintermans, M. C.


Project: Onderzoek direct

ProVita KIC Health 17288

Brombacher, A. C., Lu, Y., Valk, C. A. L., Damen, A. A. J. M. (., Gerrits, E., Vos, S. B., Schoumacher, J., van Mierlo, P., van Mierlo, P., Brankaert, R. G. A. & Brankaert, R. G. A.


Project: Onderzoek direct

Onderzoeksoutput 1999 2020

Applying design methods to promote older adults’ walking activities based on their hobbies and personal interests

den Haan, M. C., Brankaert, R. G. A. & Lu, Y., 2020, Design of assistive technology for ageing populations. Woodcock, A., Moody, L., McDonagh, D., Jain, A. & Jain, L. C. (redactie). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland, blz. 257-273 17 blz. (Intelligent Systems Reference Library; vol. 167).

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureHoofdstukAcademicpeer review

recreational activity
leisure time
intrinsic motivation

Agile methods to enhance iterations in designing solutions for active ageing

Gomez Puente, S., Lu, Y. & Brankaert, R., 25 jun 2019. 3 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan congresPaper

Open Access

Designing digital services to enhance older person’s access to public transport

Lu, Y., Brankaert, R. G. A., Valk, C. A. L., Wintermans, M. C. & Ren, X., 2019, Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing. Lane, A. P. (redactie). Oxfordshire: Taylor and Francis Ltd., blz. 209-225 17 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureHoofdstukAcademicpeer review

Delivery of Health Care
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Empowering seniors’ mobility to maintain a healthy lifestyle

Treglia, C. & Lu, Y., 2019, The Academy for Design Innovation Management 2. blz. 1512–1527 16 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Social sciences
Product design
Aging of materials
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Engaging senior adults with technology for behavior change

Valk, C. A. L., Lovei, P., Chuang, Y., Lu, Y., Pu, P. & Visser, T., 29 nov 2019, blz. 57-68. 13 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan congresPaperAcademic

Open Access
Research Design
Research Personnel

Activiteiten 2008 2019

  • 1 Workshop, seminar, cursus of expositie
  • 1 Redactioneel werk

Education Day Systemic Change

Caroline C.M. Hummels (Organisator), Yuan Lu (Organisator)
22 mei 2019

Activiteit: Types deelname aan of organisatie van een evenementWorkshop, seminar, cursus of expositieWetenschappelijk

Quality and Reliability Engineering International (Tijdschrift)

Yuan Lu (Lid redactieraad)

Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkRedactioneel werkWetenschappelijk


A designerly way to bridge the gap between theory and practice: researching knowledge sharing theory using a designer attitude

Auteur: van den Berge, L., 31 jul 2011

Begeleider: Lu, Y. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Berends, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master


Analysing the effect of consumer knowledge on product usability using process mining techniques

Auteur: Hofstra, P., 28 feb 2009

Begeleider: Lu, Y. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Weijters, A. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master


Analyzing product reliability from the user perspective in the highly-innovative consumer electronics industry

Auteur: Roelofs, T., 30 nov 2005

Begeleider: Lu, Y. (Afstudeerdocent 1)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master


Analyzing the return of sound products with the use of data mining techniques

Auteur: Breukink, T., 30 sep 2009

Begeleider: Weijters, A. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Lu, Y. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master


Analyzing uncertainty management in innovative product development: a case study in the innovative consumer electronics industry

Auteur: Kuipers, L. A., 30 sep 2005

Begeleider: Lu, Y. (Afstudeerdocent 1)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master