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dr.ir. W. Eggink (Wouter)

Assistant Professor

About Me

I am especially interested in the relationships between design, technology and society. I am already teaching this subject for a couple of years at the Bachelor and Master programme of Industrial Design Engineering. I am also coordinator of the Mastertrack Human Technology Relations, (part of the Master Industrial Design Engineering) and expert in course and curriculum development for the Design disciplines.

My research activities are about the shaping of human-technology relations. My research approach is concentrating on both Design History and insights from Design for the Future, supported by Scenario Planning. I also published extensively on Design Education, and on enhancing Creativity in Innovation and Design through application of Visual Essays.

Recently I started a project about the benefits of Philosophy of Technology tools and methods for Industrial Design practice (and vice versa); The Practical Turn in Philosophy of Technology. 

Expertise

Education
Scenarios
Student
Research
Product Design
Toolkit
Novelty
Postmodern Society

Publications

Recent Articles
Eggink, W. (2017). Sustainable technologies, Aesthetics and diffusion; a historical perspective.. Paper presented at Design History Society Annual Conference 2017, Oslo, Norway.
Eggink, W., & Reinders, A. H. M. E. (2016). Design it with LSCs: an exploration of applications for Luminescent Solar Concentrator PV technologies. Paper presented at 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2016, Portland, United States.
Eggink, W., & Mulder-Nijkamp, M. (2016). Research through design & research through education. Paper presented at Design Education: Collaboration and Cross-Disciplinarity, Aalborg, Denmark.
Eggink, W. (2016). Design History Education in the Netherlands: the Historic, the Cultural, and the Methodical. -. Paper presented at Nordic Forum For Design History Studies Conference 2016: Design Education In The Nordic Countries, Helsinki, Finland.
Eggink, W., & Mulder-Nijkamp, M. (2016). Research Through Design & Research Through Education. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (pp. 216-221). Aalborg, Denmark: The Design Society.
Eggink, W., & Reinders, A. H. M. E. (2016). Product integrated PV: the future is design and styling. In The EU PVSEC 2016 Conference Proceedings (pp. 2818-2821). Munich. DOI: 10.4229/EUPVSEC20162016-6AV.6.15
Mulder-Nijkamp, M., & Eggink, W. (2016). Design-research-in-education; combining the best of both worlds. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (pp. 192-197). Aalborg, Denmark.
Eggink, W., & van Rompay, T. J. L. (2015). Shake it off: Radical meaning innovation in product design. -. Paper presented at 5th CIM Community Workshop, Enschede, Netherlands.

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21), room W 239
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring  W 239
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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