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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 innovation ecosystems, 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 is head of the section Science, Technology and Policy Studies at the faculty of Behavioral, Management & Social Sciences. He is also affiliated with University College Twente. 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. He also coordinates the Comenius leadership project 'Structuring Interdisciplinary Projects for Engineering Students'. 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
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
Visscher, K. , Stegmaier, P., Damm, A., Hamaker-Taylor, R., Harjanne, A., & Giordano, R. (2020). Matching Supply and Demand: A Typology of Climate Services. Climate Services, 17, [100136]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cliser.2019.100136
Visscher, K. , Hahn, K. , & Konrad, K. (2019). Alignment and positioning in innovation ecosystems: Exploring strategies van industrial firms. In Proceedings of the 20th International CINet Conference: Innovating in an era of continuous disruption (pp. 507-517).
Hölzle, K., Björk, J. , & Visscher, K. (2019). Editorial. Creativity and innovation management, 28(1), 3-4. https://doi.org/10.1111/caim.12307
Visscher, K. , & Stegmaier, P. (2018). A New Market for Climate Services: What Kind of Climate Services?. Paper presented at 19th International CINet Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

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Master

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.
 

Courses Academic Year  2020/2021

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 4307
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  4307
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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