The centre of expertise Interaction Design IXD is a research chair at Fontys School of Information and Communication Technology, department of Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The research chair was installed on September 1st, 2015 with a projected end term on August 31st, 2023 and a mid term evaluation in September 2019.
The aims and ambitions of Interaction Design were presented by professor Mark de Graaf in his inaugural speech on October 16th, 2016. The full speech is available for download (in Dutch only): Mark de Graaf, lectorale rede, Technologie als tweede natuur.
In Spring 2019 Interaction Design is involved in four funded research projects and two permanent research themes of its own. Interaction Design is also associated with the annual GLOW event. Progress on all fields is documented on this website, www.ixdfontysict.nl, since February 2019. Interaction Design publishes overall evaluation reviews at least two times each year. According to the last overview, April 2019, a total of 120 students of Fontys School of ICT were working together with Interaction Design in more than ten different research assignments. There were 15 lecturers affiliated with Interaction Design and various other lecturers contributed to the research projects.