Wijnand IJsselsteijn

Wijnand IJsselsteijn has a background in artificial intelligence and cognitive neuropsychology (MSc Utrecht University). He obtained his PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in 2004 on the topic of telepresence. Since 2012, he is full professor of Cognition and Affect in Human-Technology Interaction at TU/e. He has an active research program on the impact of technology (esp. VR and AI) on human psychology, and the use of psychology to improve technology design. His work is focused on enhancing human learning, communication, health and wellbeing, and improving quality of life for people living with dementia. Prof. IJsselsteijn is scientific director of the interdisciplinary Center for Humans and Technology at TU/e, co-director of the Expertise Centre for Dementia & Technology (www.ecdt.nl), and scientific board member of the Eindhoven AI Systems Institute (www.eaisi.nl).