Elise van den Hoven has a joint appointment with permanent positions as fulltime full professor in the School of Software, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and part-time (research-only) associate professor in the Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In addition, she is an honorary senior research fellow at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee and associate investigator of the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence on Cognition and its Disorders.
Elise has a background in Biology (MSc, Utrecht University, specialisation in perception research), HCI (MTD, now PDEng, Eindhoven University of Technology) and HCI/Interaction Design (PhD, Eindhoven University of Technology & Philips Research Eindhoven). Her research interests span aspects of human-computer interaction, design and psychology, including a people-centred design approach, tangible interaction solutions and the application area of human remembering activities in everyday life.
She leads the international research programme Materialising Memories (partially funded through her VIDI-grant), which is a collaboration between TU/e, UTS and the University of Dundee.