Anika Boelhouwer MSc.

Anika Boelhouwer

Anika Boelhouwer was born in a small Dutch town in the Netherlands.

During her Bachelor in Arts and Technology she developed her interest in design and human computer interaction. To combine her knowledge of design and the psychology of design interaction, she started her Master in Human Factors and Engineering Psychology after her graduation.

During her studies, she has worked at multiple design and research institutions such as TNO and T-Xchange which focus on the interaction between humans and applications. Now, she will continue her research through a PHD position at the CTS department of the University of Twente. Here she will study the interaction between drivers and (the interface of) partially automated vehicles.



Room: Citadel Room H327
Phone: +31 (0) 53 - 489 9943

Phone secretary: +31 (0) 53 - 489 4322

Position: PhD Candidate


February 2016 - August 2016

Master thesis, TNO, Soesterberg

October 2015 – January 2016

Master internship, Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede

September 2014 – September 2015

Front desk service, Hogeschool Saxion, Enschede

January 2014 – July 2014

Bachelor thesis, StartUp Center, Enschede

June 2012 – December 2012

Bachelor internship, T-Xchange, Enschede




September 2015- October 2016

Master Human Factors & Engineering Psychology, University of Twente

2014, Enschede

Pre Master Psychology, University of Twente

January 2013 – July 2013, Enschede

Minor Psychologie, University of Twente

2010-2014, Enschede

HBO Kunst en techniek, Hogeschool Saxion

2004 – 2010, Aalten

VWO, Christelijk College Schaersvoorde



i-CAVE (the integrated cooperative automated vehicle)



Interaction design

Human factors

Engineering Psychology

Automated systems

Serious gaming