I am a Philosopher of Technology who works on the interplay between Cities, Technologies, and Human self-understanding. My current projects are centred around the following topics:

  • Measuring and mapping cities
  • Philosophy & Design

I am a co-director of the International Philosophy of the City research group.

I am an associate editor of the Journal of Human-Technology Relations (focus: urban design), a member of the advisory board of the Philosophy of the City journal, and a convener of the Design Research Society's Design Ethics SIG.

If you would like some tags for my research:

#PhilosophyOfTheCity #PhilosophyOfTechnology #EmpiricalPhilosophy #ResponsibleGeoAI #DesignEthics




Research profiles

I am the programme director of Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Society (MSc PSTS) as well as a member of the management team of the REflection on Science Technology and Society (RESTS) education.

I supervised thesis projects on the following topics for our PSTS master:

  • Uncovering the purpose of the Map: How Geospatial Data Visualisations can influence the responsibility of Governmental Policy- and Decision-Makers towards deprived Urban Areas (Joint Educational Programme with Communication Science)
  • The Citizens’ Strain to See Through Transparency: Exploring Reciprocity as an Alternative in the Smart City of Amsterdam (Joint Education Programme with Public Administration)
  • COVID-19 applications and co-production (Joint Education Programme with Public Administration)

Affiliated study programs

Courses academic year 2023/2024

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 2022/2023


Visiting address

University of Twente

Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 4216
Hallenweg 17
7522 NH Enschede

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