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dr.ir. K. Visscher (Klaasjan)

Associate Professor

About Me

Klaasjan Visscher is a  teacher, researcher and educational innovator who works on innovation processes in organizations and society. He studied ‘Industrial Engineering & Management’ and ‘Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society’ and obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Twente in 2001. His current research and teaching focuses on transdisciplinary innovation and education and the embedding of new technologies in organizations and society. He has contributed to various nationally and internationally funded research projects and his work has been published in academic journals and books.

Klaasjan won a Comenius teaching fellowship with an educational role-play simulation on the societal embedding of new technologies and a senior fellowship on transdisciplinary and responsible challenge-based education. Klaasjan is co-chair of the ComeniusNetwork.  Besides, he is research fellow at DesignLab and Programme Director of the Transdisciplinary master-insert 'Shaping Responsible Futures', which won the Dutch Higher Education Award 2022.

Expertise

Business & Economics
Ecosystem
Innovation
Innovation Performance
Market Demand
New Product Development
Organizing
Time Constraints
Social Sciences
Innovation

Publications

Recent
Johnson, C. , MacLeod, M. A. J. , & Visscher, K. (Accepted/In press). The Utility of a Peer Review Application in Interdisciplinary Teamwork Arrangements. In Towards a New Future of Engineering Education: SEFI Proceedings
Visscher, K., Johnson, C. , MacLeod, M. A. J. , & van der Veen, J. (Accepted/In press). Multi-, inter- and transdisciplinarity in challenge-based engineering education. In Towards a New Future in Engineering Education: SEFI Proceedings
MacLeod, M. A. J., Johnson, C. , Poortman, C. L. , & Visscher, K. (Accepted/In press). Student motivation and disciplinary expertise in Challenge-Based Learning. In Towards a New Future in Engineering Education
Coenen, T. B. J. , Volker, L. , & Visscher, K. (2021). Introducing Circular Innovation in the Construction Industry: The Case of the Circular Viaduct. In L. Scott, & C. J. Neilson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual ARCOM Conference (pp. 624-633). Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM).
Vosman, L. , Coenen, T. B. J. , Volker, L. , & Visscher, K. (2021). Exploring the Innovation Ecosystem Concept for a Construction Industry in Transition. In L. Scott, & C. J. Neilson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual ARCOM Conference (pp. 449-458). Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM).
Johnson, C. , MacLeod, M. A. J. , & Visscher, K. (2021). Student-driven Learning of Professional Skills in the Support of Interdisciplinary Teamwork. In H-U. Heiss, H-M. Järvinen, A. Mayer, & A. Schulz (Eds.), Proceedings of the 49th SEFI Annual Conference: Blended Learning in Engineering Education: challenging, enlightening - and lasting? (pp. 1422-1426). SEFI ISEL.
Visscher, K. (2020). Theatrical Technology Assessment: A Role-play Simulation for Bridging the Gap between Technology and Society in Interdisciplinary Engineering Education. In J. van der Veen, N. van Hattum-Janssen, H-M. Järvinen, T. de Laet, & I. ten Dam (Eds.), Engaging, Engineering, Education: Book of Abstracts, SEFI 48th Annual Conference University of Twente (online), 20-24 September, 2020 (pp. 1181-1190). University of Twente.
Visscher, K. (2020). Theatrical Technology Assessment: A Role-play Simulation for Bridging the Gap between Technology and Society in Interdisciplinary Engineering Education. (STePS working paper series "Science, Technology & Policy Studies"; Vol. 2020, No. 01). Universiteit Twente - Department of Science, Technology and Policy Studies (STePS). https://doi.org/10.3990/4.2589-2169.2020.01

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 5117
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  5117
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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