Maja van der Velden


her research is focused on the design and impact of emerging technologies, in particular the interaction of technologies with people, societies, and planet, with sustainability impacts of electronics design, youth and health informatics, and the impacts of digitalization on local knowledges as special interests. Informed by Science and Technology Studies, Systems Thinking, and critical theories of technology, she pursues topics in the field of design, human computer interaction, and information systems. These interests are also reflected in her teaching, in which she work with a critical constructivist learning methodology, actively involving students in exploring the social and ethical effects of technology design and use.


last update: February 2019



Articles published on IXD&A:


Digitalisation and the UN Sustainable development Goals: What role for design, N.37, 2018, pp. 160 - 174,  abstractdownload