Outreach & media

Contributions to television & radio (Dutch)

  • RTL Nieuws, 16 Juli 2015, SPENCER project featured in an item about robots in stores [video]
  • VPRO Tegenlicht Meetup, 13 Mei 2015, with Khiet Truong [video]
  • Pauw & Witteman, 3 April 2014 [video][PenWextra / behind-the-scenes video]
  • BNR Eyeopeners, 31 March 2014 (radio interview) [link]
  • WNL Nu Al Wakker (NPO Radio 1), 24 September 2014. Item about FROG, starts at about 00:55 [link]
  • Tuffels (Radio Enschede FM), 23 September 2014. Item about FROG
  • QMusic  “Nederlandse robot i.p.v. gids in het Spaanse Sevilla”, 30 September 2014. [link]

Contributions to (news) articles

  • “Vliegreis naar de toekomst”, Elsevier Juist, May 2017 (page 47-48) [link]
  • Interview “Inochi Magazine”, magazine about humanoids in human society, created by students of the University of Twente’s Philosophy of Sciente, Technology & Society master program [link]
  • “Met mensen omgaan blijft lastig voor robots” Trouw, 27 april 2016 (page 17) [link]
  • “UT test gidsrobot Spencer op Schiphol” UT News, 30 November 2015 [link]
  • “UT-gidsrobot doorstaat testweek op Schiphol”, 8 December 2015 [link]
  • “Robot ‘Spencer’ leert de weg op Schiphol tijdens tests” Tweakers, 27 November 2015 [link]
  • “KLM krijgt eigen Wall-E: robot helpt passagier met overstap” AD.nl, 4 December 2015 [link]
  • “Huidige baan blijft bestaan, ondanks robotisering?” HR Magazine July 2015 [link]
  • “Toekomstdroom?” DeltaLloyd Magazine April 2015 (page 40), with Vanessa Evers. [link]
  • Interview “De Nieuwe Overijsselaren”. www.overijsseldoetmee.nl, in Dutch [link]
  • Interview “Freundlicher Frosch führt Fremde”. www.golem.de, in German [link]

Talks

  • Participated in panel during the “Update: Een robot als collega?”-event, public library AanZet/Sliedrecht (8 November 2017)
  • “User Studies to Investigate People’s Attitudes and Responses to Social Robots”, invited talk at the University of Amsterdam (6 November 2017)
  • “User Studies to Investigate People’s Attitudes and Responses to Social Robots”, short talk at ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communications Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan (24 October 2017)
  • “In gesprek met Sociaal Intelligente Robots”, talk at GGD Innovatienetwerk (17 December 2015)
  • “Nemen robots uw werk over?”, talk at the Tomorrow@Work event (10 November 2015)
  • “Sociale robots & SPENCER”, talk at the UT/KLM/Airbus workshop on “improved flight experiences for silver agers” (8 January 2015)
  • “Sociale robots”, invited talk University of Amsterdam (October 2013)
  • “Sociale robots”, invited talk University of Twente’s masterclass social robots (March 2014)

Other

  • Nerd101: Nominated in the category “Robots” as one of the 101 most interesting technologists in the Netherlands by Vrij Nederland (June 2015)