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Personal profile

Personal profile

My Topics are Design, History and Meaning. I am especially interested in the relationships between Design, Technology and Society. My research perspective is on combining insights from Design History with Philosophy of Technology. Apart from that I am an expert in course and curriculum Development for the Design Disciplines.

I am also coordinator of the Mastertrack Human Technology Relations, (part of the Master Industrial Design Engineering) and External Examiner at Nottingham Trent University.


External positions

External Examiner, Nottingham Trent University

1 Sep 2015 → …


  • BH Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Design History
  • Scenario Development
  • LB2361 Curriculum
  • Design Education
  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • Product Design
  • Design Engineering
  • Product Development
  • Design Innovation
  • Design Creativity

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Research Output 2008 2019

Design Research in Design Education: Thesis for Senior University Teaching Qualification

Eggink, W., 15 Apr 2019, Enschede: University of Twente. 47 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Open Access
university teaching
research planning

Editorial: Design Innovation and Philosophy of Technology: the Practical Turn

Eggink, W. & Dorrestijn, S., 20 Jun 2019, Academy for Design Innovation Management Conference: Research perspectives in the era of Transformations. de Bont, C., Gemser, G. & Bohemia, E. (eds.). London, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Conceptual framework
Social innovation

Queer-Sensible Designing: Challenging Normative Gender through an Industrial Design Practice

Denz, S. & Eggink, W., 21 Jun 2019. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Product design

Towards a Tangible Philosophy through Design: Exploring the question of being-in-the-world in the digital age

van Belle, J., van Dijk, J. & Eggink, W., 20 Jun 2019. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Question of Being
Digital Age
Design philosophy

Branded Healthcare Innovations, Experiences from a Service Design Workshop

Eggink, W. & Mulder-Nijkamp, M., 7 Jul 2018. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Technical presentations
Product design


Red DOT Design Award - Product Design 2002

Wouter Eggink (Recipient), 1 Jul 2002

Prize: Other distinction

Product design

Red DOT Design Award - Product Design 2003

Wouter Eggink (Recipient), 1 Jul 2003

Prize: Other distinction

Product design

Activities 2011 2017

  • 1 Publication Peer-review
  • 1 Oral presentation

Design History Society Annual Conference 2017 (Event)

Wouter Eggink (Reviewer)
7 Oct 20179 Oct 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

Disruptive images: stimulating creative solutions by visualising the design vision

Wouter Eggink (Speaker)
8 Sep 2011

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation