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Dr. David Geerts

Research Manager CUO , K.U.Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Research field: Computer and Information Science - Human-Computer Interaction
human-computer interaction, user-centered design, user experience, sociability, interactive television, ICT


Biographical Information

David Geerts has a master in Communication Science at the K.U.Leuven, a master in Culture and Communication at the K.U.Brussel and a PhD in Social Sciences at the K.U.Leuven, where he now leads the Centre for User Experience Research (CUO) at the faculty of Social Sciences. David is specialized in user-centered design and evaluation of future ICT applications, such as multi-touch surfaces, social interactive television, serious games and social media, working on several local and EU projects. He organized several workshops, special interest groups, and tutorials at international conferences, and teaches a course on Human-Computer Interaction for master students of the faculties of Social Sciences and Economy, and students of the GroepT Engineering school. David Geerts is member of the IFIP TC14 WG6 on Entertainment Computing, is co-founder and treasurer of the Belgian ACM chapter, is part of the EuroITV steering committee and was program chair of the EuroITV2009 conference on interactive television.


Professional Experience

2003 - Present
Research Manager CUO at K.U.Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
Classes taught:
Human-Computer Interaction
Oct 1996 - Sep 2003
Project leader Mediacentrum at K.U.Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Sep 2003 - Apr 2009
K.U.Leuven in Leuven, Belgium
PhD Social Sciences
Sep 1995 - Jul 1996
K.U.Brussel in Brussels, Belgium
MS Culture and Communication
Sep 1991 - Jul 1995
K.U.Leuven in Leuven, Belgium
MS Communication Sciences

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