dr. Peter Conradie

Senior researcher at the research group for Media, Innovation and Communication Technologies, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Product Design, Ghent University.

Peter Conradie 

Peter.Conradie@UGent.be   |   +329 264 9728

Peter completed his M.A. in Design (2011) at the Fachhochschule Potsdam. Before he also worked as researcher at the Interface Design Lab of the FH Potsdam and as student researcher at the Design Research Labs of Deutsche Telekom / TU Berlin.

After graduating, he worked as researcher at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, group for Human Centered ICT, where he researched public sector data (open data) release by local governments.

Starting in 2013, Peter has worked on a variety of projects at the University of Ghent, most prominently focussing on user involvement and human-centred design in product development.

In 2018 Peter finished his PhD in Industrial Design Engineering Technology, supervised by Prof. Jelle Saldien and Prof. Lieven De Marez. His research explored the potential of people with disabilities as a source of product innovation.

Peter’s research currently focusses on users and their role in new product development.