Ben Schouten
Ben Schouten
Ben Schouten
Ben Schouten
Ben Schouten

Ben Schouten and his work focus on play and design for social innovations, citizen empowerment and culture. He has worked as a Full Professor of Playful Interactions in Smart Environments at Eindhoven University of Technology and as Lector of Play & Civic Media Research at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences as well as a lecturer at the Utrecht School of Art and Technology (HKU) in Interaction Design and Gaming.

After graduating from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1983 he proceeded and received a Master’s degree in mathematics, specialising in chaos theory. In 2001 his PhD thesis was acknowledged with a Bronze World Medal for Design in the New Media category, sub-category Information and Education, in New York, USA.

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