Anika Boelhouwer MSc.

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: Horst Room Z208
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


2016-: i-CAVE (the integrated cooperative automated vehicle)


•Interaction design

•Human factors

•Engineering Psychology

•Automated systems

•Serious gaming