Ruud Balkenende is Professor of Circular Product Design. He started at the TU Delft in 2015 after 25 years of experience at Philips. He published about 40 papers and holds 30 patents. He has been active in several EU-funded projects and was e.g. the coordinator of the GreenElec, a project that successfully developed and implemented design for recycling of electronic products. His research, projects and teaching concentrate on the connection between product design and circular economy with a focus on the engineering aspects of implementation.
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