Gerrit van der Veer's Home Page

Welcome to our department!


Monday - Thursday I am mostly (being Emeritus Professor) at the:
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA), Faculty of Sciences,
Dept. Computer Science, De Boelelaan 1081 A, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands

My main job in the Netherlands, and sometimes my location on Tuesdays:
Open University Netherlands (OUN), School of Computer Science
Valkenburgerweg 177, 6419 AT Heerlen, the Netherlands

I am occasionally present at the
University Twente (UT), Enschede, the Netherlands
Faculty Computer Science, Department Human-Media Interaction

I am Visiting Professor and teach various Design courses as well as a course in Cognitive Ergnomics, at the
Sino European Usability Center, Dalian Maritime University, China

Current Positions

Past President (2009-2015) of ACM SIGCHI
Past President of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics (EACE)
Honorary Member of Chi Nederland, who made me Godfather of the annual
Gerrit van der Veer Prijs for best Master thesis on Human Computer Interaction


If you want to talk to me, try: +31-20-5987764,
or try Elly Lammers at +31-20-5987718.
Never leave messages to answering machines - these do not work in our system.
e-mail should "always" work:,
and always Cc Elly, who is much more reliable that I am:

last updated January 27, 2016