After finishing her university education in Cognitive Psychology, Marieke Martens started her carreer at TNO Human Factors in 1996. In the department of Traffic Behaviour her research focuses on driving behaviour, traffic safety, road design, driver support systems and driver state (fatigue, workload, attention, expectations). These studies are part of exploratory research, projects for the Ministry of Transport, European Union, OEMs and service suppliers. She received her PhD degree from the Free University in Amsterdam about the effects of expectations on visual attention and perception in driving. The title of her dissertation is: The failure to act upon important information: Where do things go wrong?
She has been a member of several CROW-working groups and a member of the PIARC working group on road tunnels and human factors. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the TRANSaid project and the INTERACT projec.
Since 2014, she works as Professor of ITS & Human Factors. Topics include driver support, Human Machine Interaction, cooperative systems, driving simulators, driving behaviour, and traffic safety.
- 2014- present
Professor, ITS & Human Factors, Universiteit Twente
- 2009 – 2013
Associate Professor, ITS & Human Factors, Universiteit Twente
- 1996 - present
Department of Traffic Behaviour, TNO Human Factors
- PhD: "The failure to act upon important information: Where do things go wrong?", Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master Cognitive Psychology and Ergonomics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
- Driver support
- User acceptance
- Driving behaviour
- Cooperative systems
- Road design
- Traffic safety
- Intelligent Transport Systems 1
- Intelligent Transport Systems 2
Bachelor Introduction into Intelligent Transport Systems
- VU Amsterdam Cognitive Psychology (Gastdocent)
- Stichting PAO Various