Dr. C.I.M. Nevejan (Caroline)
My research interest is focused on the design of presence and the design of trust in social interactions between people, in organizations and in larger social and political structures. I use methodologies from the social sciences as well as from the design discipline. Having a profound theoretical interest I find it a challenge to bridge knowledge, insight and skills between different domains. When 'making things happen' in a design process I am convinced this only works when the people involved contribute.
Dr. M. Warnier (Martijn)
My research focuses on secure management of large scale socio-technical systems. With a particular interest on understanding and managing confidentiality, integrity, trust, privacy, and other security properties and on studying the computational foundation of self-organizing, self-healing and self-configuring systems, both in the context of socio-technical systems. I believe that, in general, the really interesting research challenges can only be solved by truly multidisciplinary research that combines expertise from researchers with a variety of academic backgrounds.
Dr. P.H.G. van Langen (Pieter)
My research interest is in the foundations of design, models of design processes, and applications of design in various domains. My current research focuses on design theories, creativity in design, and the design of participatory systems. Practical applications are investigated to acquire theoretical insights and these insights are tested by means of practical cases in various domains.
Dr. S.G. Lukosch (Stephan)
My current research focuses on foundations for participatory systems. In participatory systems new social structures, communication and coordination networks are emerging. Enabled by technology these structures span physical, temporal and relational distance in merging realities. New types of interaction emerge that require new types of governance and participation. Systems for virtual co-location allow individuals to be virtually at any place in the world and coordinate their activities with others and exchange their experiences. By using augmented reality techniques to merge realities additional information can be provided and visualized, thereby fostering shared understanding. By merging realities complex problems can be solved, complex trainings can be supervised, or complex activities can be guided without all interacting individuals being physically at the same place.