David Geerts Dr.

Research Manager CUO

K.U.Leuven

Location
Leuven, Belgium
Discipline
Computer and Information Science
Interests
human-computer interaction, user-centered design, user experience, sociability, interactive television, ICT
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About

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 SIGCHI.be chapter, is part of the EuroITV steering committee and was program chair of the EuroITV2009 conference on interactive television.
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Publications

  • Social Interactive Television: Immersive Shared Experiences and Perspectives

    Cesar P, Geerts D, Chorianopoulos K

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  • Coupling the Users: The Benefits of Paired User Testing for iDTV

    Shrimpton-Smith T, Zaman B, Geerts D

    International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (2008)

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  • Enhancing social sharing of videos

    Cesar P, Bulterman D, Geerts D, Jansen J, Knoche H, Seager W

    Proceeding of the 16th ACM international conference on Multimedia - MM '08 (2008)

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  • Usability evaluation of iDTV application in Flanders

    Shrimpton-Smith T, Geerts D

    User-Centered ITV systems, Programmes and Applications. Proceedings of EuroITV 2005 (2002)

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  • Towards a Framework For Evaluating the Sociability of Interactive Television

    Geerts D

    User-Centered ITV systems, Programmes and Applications. Proceedings of EuroITV 2005 (2005)

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  • The implications of program genres for the design of social television systems

    Geerts D, Cesar P, Bulterman D

    Proceeding of the 1st international conference on Designing interactive user experiences for TV and video - uxtv '08 (2008)

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  • Supporting the social uses of television

    Geerts D, De Grooff D

    Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '09 (2009)

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  • Supporting non-professional users in the new media landscape

    Geerts D, Obrist M, Tscheligi M, Brandtzæg P

    CHI '07 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '07 (2007)

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  • Social software in a community website for the elderly

    Bakx I, Geerts D

    Web Based Communities 2007

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  • Sociability evaluation methods for interactive television

    Geerts D

    Proceedings of the 4th Euro iTV Conference (2006)

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  • Mobile iTV

    Roibás A, Geerts D, Calvi L, Anttila A, Daly-Jones O

    CHI '06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '06 (2006)

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  • Investigating new user experience challenges in iTV

    Roibás A, Geerts D, Furtado E, Calvi L

    CHI '06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '06 (2006)

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  • Implications of the socio-physical contexts when interacting with mobile media

    Roibás A, Geerts D, Furtado E, Calvi L

    Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (2008)

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  • Gender differences in children’s creative game play

    Zaman B, Geerts D

    Young People and New Technologies (2005)

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  • Design for creating, uploading and sharing user generated content

    Obrist M, Geerts D, Brandtzæg P, Tscheligi M

    Proceeding of the twenty-sixth annual CHI conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '08 (2008)

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  • Coupling the users The benefits of paired user testing for iDTV

    Shrimpton-Smith T, Zaman B, Geerts D

    Proceedings of the 4th Euro iTV Conference (2006)

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  • Comparing voice chat and text chat in a communication tool for interactive television

    Geerts D

    Proceedings of the 4th Nordic conference on Human-computer interaction changing roles - NordiCHI '06 (2006)

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Professional experience

Research Manager CUO

K.U.Leuven

October 2003 - Present

Project leader Mediacentrum

K.U.Leuven

October 1996 - September 2003 (6 years 11 months)

Education history

K.U.Leuven

PhD Social Sciences

September 2003 - April 2009 (5 years 7 months)

K.U.Brussel

MS Culture and Communication

September 1995 - July 1996 (10 months)

K.U.Leuven

MS Communication Sciences

September 1991 - July 1995 (3 years 10 months)