Barbara N.E. Kok (1974) is occupational therapist and ergonomist and has a MSc in Health Science. In the Media, Arts and Design Faculty in Genk she is a lecturer in Product ergonomics. As a researcher in Social Spaces she focusses on sustainability; social as well as environment sustainability. Additionally she is an OVAM-SIS- toolkit instructor. From 2010 to 2013 she coordinated the design related projects of the e-co² project“charging zones for electric vehicles”.
At the moment she is conducting a PhD research into: Which components in the design process can increase the user’s experience of products.