Geert de Haan

Position and Company: Independent researcher, Lecturer | Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
Country: The Netherlands

Geert de Haan (PhD) is active in HCI and Cognitive Ergonomics since 1986 on design methods for user interface design. He has worked on a number of Dutch and European projects on intelligent wearables, e-healthcare, cultural heritage and media design. He has taught courses on user-centred design and evaluation, formal specification, prototyping, development in media technology, internet of things and research and design methodology. At Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, he lectures ICT-related courses such as database systems, business statistics and information management. Geert is also involved in the Wittenborg Research Centre.

Geert is specialised in formal and less formal methods to design usable, possibly social, yet intelligent and context-sensitive Human-Computer Systems as in Intelligent Sensor Networks, Ambient Technology and the Internet of Things applications. He regularly acts as a co-organiser and reviewer for conferences and workshops, and he is the treasurer of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics ( Outside research and teaching, Geert is a keen ecological gardener and ‘desperately trying to be green’. For more information and publications see: