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I am Assistant Professor of Data-Centric Design with the Department of Sustainable Design Engineering (SDE) of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) of the Delft University of Technology 🧐.

My research lies at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction, Data Science and Design. I hypothesise that the central use of behavioural data in Human-Centred Design can turn challenges and limitations of both fields into flourishing ethical and collaborative opportunities.

For more information, have a look at my vision on research and education and the open-source tools and material I contribute. You’ll find below some excerpt of recent activities. As student, you might also be interested in the open 🚩vacancies or the completed 🎓 graduation projects.

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Latest Activities

Eleonora Fiore, Jacky Bourgeois

📜 PLATE'17 On the meaningfulness of data in product design for lifetime optimization

Planned obsolescence is generally considered as a negative business strategy that induces replace…ment needs and affects attachment dynamics, as opposed to the goal of elongating product lifetime. ...

Jacky Bourgeois

📜 Interactive Demand-Shifting in the Context of Micro-Generation

I have successfully defended my PhD thesis! I am grateful for the continuous support of my supervisors Blaine Price, Johann Bourcier, Janet van der Linden and Benoit Baudry at the Open University a...

Gerd Kortuem, Jacky Bourgeois

📜 The Internet of Things for the open sharing economy

This workshop paper contributed to the workshop IOT Horizons, a New Horizons for the IoT in Everyday Life: Proactive, Shared, Sustainable. In this paper we raise the question of how to enable grou...

Jacky Bourgeois, Stefan Foell, Gerd Kortuem, Blaine A. Price, Janet van der Linden, Eiman Y. Elbanhawy, Christopher Rimmer

📜 UbiComp'15 Harvesting Green Miles from my Roof: An Investigation into Self-Sufficient Mobility with Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are an increasingly attractive option for households to reduce carbon emissions, especially when they are powered by renewable energy. In this paper we report the results of an 18...

Jacky Bourgeois, Gerd Kortuem, Benoit Baudry, Janet van der Linden, Johann Bourcier, Blaine A. Price

📜 BritishHCI'15 Understanding and Supporting Emerging Domestic Energy Practices

This workshop paper contributed to the workshop ‘Sustainable HCI in the UK’. The home energy environment, as part of the smart grid implementation, is starting a deep mutation: (i) householders ha...

Jacky Bourgeois

📜 SustainIT'15 'Interactive demand shifting'

We are entering a key time period for home energy. While ubiquitous computing takes an increasing space in our daily life, emerging energy technologies including local generation and electric vehic...

Jacky Bourgeois, Gerd Kortuem, Johann Bourcier, Janet van der Linden, Blaine Price, Benoit Baudry

📜 BEHAVE'14 'Energy Demand Shifting in Residential Households'

Emerging energy technologies,such as smart meters and solar photovoltaic systems (solar PV),are changing our relationship to energy. There isincreasing evidence that households with solar PV on t...

Jacky Bourgeois, Janet van der Linden, Gerd Kortuem, Blaine A. Price and Christopher Rimmer

📜 UbiComp'14 Conversations with my washing machine

Domestic microgeneration is the onsite generation of low- and zero-carbon heat and electricity by private households to meet their own needs. In this paper we explore how an everyday household rout...

Jacky Bourgeois, Janet van der Linden, Gerd Kortuem, Blaine A. Price, Christopher Rimmer

📜 ICT4S'14 Using Participatory Data Analysis to Understand the Social Constraints and Opportunities of Electricity Demand-Shifting

This paper reports results from an empirical study that explored the potential of interactive electricity Demand-Shifting – a particular form of behavior change where electricity consumption is shi...

Gerd Kortuem, Jacky Bourgeois, Janet van der Linden, Blaine Price

📜 ICT4S'14 Participatory Data Analysis: A New Method for Investigating Human Energy Practices

This workshop paper contributes to the workshop ‘A social practice perspective on the smart grid’. This paper presents a novel data-driven method to investigate the interdependence between technol...