Peter van Waart Lecturer and Researcher

Lecturer at the School of Communication, Media and Technology and researcher at Research Center Creating 010 of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (HR), PhD candidate at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). Peter is trained as a teacher in arts and as an educational researcher. His research focus is on human values as driver for people’s experiences with technology. He currently explores the possibilities of participatory prototyping for envisioning desirable future cities. He is one of the initiators of Rotterdam Open Data and developed the minor Urban Interaction Design (UrbanIxD, formerly known as Experience Design for the Internet of Things). To enforce the involvement of citizens in the design of IoT applications in cities, he initiated the urban neighborhood lab ‘Smart Popup’. Peter is also a member of Council, the international think-tank for the Internet of Things.