Meet our Team

HART team

HART team

Jan van Erp

Prof. dr., Principal Scientist, Full Professor

Expertises: Human Computer Interaction, Multisensory Integration, Human Robot Interaction, Applied Neuroscience
"I believe that technology should support our performance, safety, well-being and our strive for happiness. Therefore I work on Human-Technology Symbiosis.”
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Jurriaan van Diggelen

Dr., Senior Research Scientist

Expertises: Human Machine Teaming, Meaningful Human Control
“I design and implement AI-enabled systems that team up with human professionals in safety critical domains.”
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Valentina Maccatrozzo

MSC, Junior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: UX research, recommender system, user modeling, semantic web technologies
"Combining AI and psychological theories to allow machines to better understand users.”
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Tjalling Haije

MSc, Junior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: Human-agent interaction, Rapid Concept Prototyping
“I specialize in transforming fundamental HART research into concrete prototypes.”
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Birgit van der Stigchel

MSC, Junior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: Artificial Intelligence, (Social) Robotics, Human-agent interaction
"I like to discover how people and machines can work together in the most optimal way. What does the collaboration of humans and machines look like and what are the desires of people when working with AI systems?"
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Karel van den Bosch

Ph.D., Senior Researcher

Expertises: Human-Machine Learning; Meaningful Human Control
"I develop and evaluate environments and methods that enable human and AI team partners to learn about the task, themselves and each other."
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Tjeerd Schoonderwoerd

MSc, Junior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: Empirical research, Explainable AI
“I design AI that takes into account the socio-cognitive requirements and effects of human-AI collaboration.”
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Mark Neerincx

Prof. Dr., Principal Scientist

Expertises: Cognitive engineering, social AI, human-agent/robot symbiosis
"My research focuses on the socio-cognitive engineering of artificial, virtual or physical, agents (ePartners) that show social, cognitive and affective behaviors to enhance performance, resilience, health and/or wellbeing."
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Willeke van Vught

MSc, Medior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: Knowledge representation and logical reasoning, requirement engineering, end-user experiments.
"'Most of my work is focusing on observing, predicting and directing team members in hybrid teams."
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Sabine Verdult

MSc, Junior Scientist Cognitive Engineering & Artificial Intelligence

Socio-technical systems & evaluation; meaningful human control; cognitive engineering
"My research focuses on (beyond-)human capabilities linked to state of the art technology. I am privileged to carry out such research in safety critical domains."
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Tycho Brug

MSc, Junior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: Interactive robotics, Biomechatronics, Human-machine teaming, Project management
"I’m driven to connect people in order to create impact in the field of interactive robotics”
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Jasper van der Waa

MSc., Medior Scientist Innovator

Expertises: Explainable AI, Rapid Prototyping
"I develop solutions that help users understand their systems and use them appropriately."
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Emma van Zoelen

PhD Candidate, TU Delft & TNO

Expertises: Human-centered AI, AI and Design, Human-Agent Collaboration
"I research and design fluent collaborations between humans and AI systems, to empower both in using their unique qualities."
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Martijn van Emmerik

PhD, Senior Project Manager

Expertises: Project management, (Driving) Simulators, Validity, Fidelity
“Faciliting the smooth execution of our projects”