Dr. M. Birna van Riemsdijk is associate professor Intimate Computing in the Human-Media Interaction group at University of Twente since 2019. She obtained her PhD in 2006 from Utrecht University on the topic of Cognitive Agent Programming, after which she was a postdoc at LMU Munich for two years. She was appointed assistant professor at TU Delft in 2008. Her research mission is to develop theory and software for creating intimate technologies that take into account our human vulnerability in supporting us in our daily lives: intimate computing is computing with vulnerability. For her research on supportive technology that takes into account norms and values of people she was awarded a Vidi personal grant and the Dutch Prize for Research in ICT 2014. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (JAAMAS) and was elected member (2012-2018) of the board of the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS). She is member of the board of 4TU.NIRICT, which comprises all ICT research of the four universities of technology of the Netherlands.
More information can be found on her personal webpage: https://intimate-computing.net .
A complete list of her publications can be found on her website.