Gerrit van der Veer's Home Page

Welcome to our department!


When I am in the Netherlands, you will find me one day each week 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 is supervision of PhD students at:
Open University Netherlands (OUN), School of Computer Science, Heerlen, the Netherlands;
and at:
University Twente (UT), Enschede, the Netherlands, Faculty Computer Science, Department Human-Media Interaction.
I am Visiting Professor and teach various Interaction Design courses, Visual Design, Service Design, Human Information Processing, and Design for Cultural Heritage, at the
Sino European Usability Center, Dalian Maritime University, China;
and at:
Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Multimedia and Animation, Liaoning, China.

Current and Past Positions
Former President (2009-2015) of ACM SIGCHI;
Former President of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics (EACE);
Representative of ACM to IFIP;
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 call, 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:

You may download my CV

You may download my publication list

last updated September 24, 2018