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PROGRAMME

See the sessions schedule below.

6 September 2023

08:00-09:15

09:15-09:30

09:30-10:00

10:00-11:00

11:00-11:30

11:30-12:45

Registration

Welcome by the Chair and the University

Future vehicles

Special needs for special population in autonomous vehicles: A Systematic review

Alessandro Naddeo, University of Salerno, Italy

Subjective and objective comfort analysis of three commercial vehicle seats

Peter Johnson, University of Washington, USA

Developing an effective questionnaire for trust-investigation while using an autonomous vehicle

Saeedeh Mosaferchi, University of Salerno, Italy

Towards an environment friendly comfortable aircraft seat

Peter Vink, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Emotion

Emotion assessment in eVTOL cabin design

Catarina Ferreira, Almadesign, Portugal

Tactile comfort studies on automotive seat trim materials

Wu Pan-Zagorski, Lear Corporation, USA

Designing joyful journeys for demand responsive transport

Cyriel Diels, Royal College of Art, UK

Break

Modelling and simulation

Virtual analysis of dynamic seat comfort

Thorsten Hans, Lear Corporation Engineering GmbH, Germany

Estimation of occupant comfort using driving behaviour and seat pressure distribution

Akinari Hirao, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

Development of sitting behaviour modification system using an infrared depth camera

Hayato Uchida, Keio University, Japan

Development of a passenger comfort model for turboprops

Wolf Song, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Prediction model for the analysis of the haptic perception of interior textiles

Bianca-Michaela Wölfling, Hohenstein Institut für Textilinnovation GmbH, Germany

Non-driving related tasks

Effects of hand support to reduce carsickness caused by smartphone use

Kousuke Suzuki, NHK Spring Co Ltd, Japan

Train passengers' needs for the seating environment

Stella Boess, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Is neck flexion angle a good indicator to explain perceived discomfort while doing non-driving related activities in reclined seating?

Shabahang Shayegan, University Eiffel, France

Comfort in future mobility: Tool development and user study on non-driving tasks

Florian Schneider, Grammer AG

In-seat movements: A literature review on categorizations and patterns over time

Aernout Kruithof, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

12:45-14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:30

Drive to Grammer campus

14:30-15:30

Welcome by Grammer

Tour of Grammer campus

Workshop

15:30-16:30

Workshop

Welcome by Grammer

Tour of Grammer campus

16:30-17:00

Drive to Amberg

Break

18:30-19:00

Gather for dinner

19:00-21:00

Beer garden dinner

7 September 2023

09:00-09:45

09:45-11:00

Sleep and service

Sleep quality in noisy aircraft cabins

Naomi Sieben, Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre, The Netherlands

Inflight service optimization for a better comfort experience

Xinhe Yao, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Effectiveness of earplugs and noise cancelling headphones to improve turboprop acoustic comfort

Gerbera Vledder, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Preferred environmental conditions and products for comfortable naps in vehicles

Peter Vink, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Professional and inexperienced cabin crew evaluation of aircraft interiors in XR

Jeongha Joo, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Motion sickness

Standards on standing - the influence of posture on comfort and health effects of whole-body vibration

Peter Johnson, University of Washington, USA

A method to improve seating comfort based on 2-D pressure sensitivity distribution

Kazuhito Kato, NHK Spring Co Ltd, Japan

A novel experiment to unravel fundamental questions about postural stability and motion comfort in automated vehicles

Georgios Papaioannou, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Motion sickness symptoms in underwater robot operator in low visibility environment

Tatsuki Otobe, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:45

Future interiors

Guidelines for adapting the vehicle interior for comfortable smart phone use

Sumalee Udomboonyanupap, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Clear preference for a seat and almost no difference in comfort: the basics for further development of an aircraft seat

Peter Vink, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

A case study of the effects of foam properties and support surface on seat pressure distribution

Shenghui Liu, Gustave Eiffel University, France

Designing perceived safety in autonomous vehicles

Cyriel Diels, Royal College of Art, UK

Comfort of a reclined backrest with less leg space versus an upright backrest with more leg room

Sander Eversdijk, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Vibration

Explorative study for sleep conditions in sleeper trains

Gerbera Vledder, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Kinematic body responses and perceived discomfort in a bumpy ride: Effects of sitting posture

Riender Happee, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

A new paradigm for the evaluation and design of foam for commercial vehicle and automotive seats

Peter Johnson, University of Washington, USA

Seat vibration experienced by passengers on turboprop aircraft flights

Neil Mansfield, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Impact of thinner seat foams in static and dynamic seating comfort simulation

Jörg Hofmann, Wölfel Engineering GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

12:45-14:15

14:15-15:15

15:15-15:30

15:30-16:00

Lunch

University tour

University tour

Lunch

Physiology

Objective evaluation of seat discomfort on eRacing performance

Frederique Vanheusden, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Thermophysiological studies of seat comfort – possibilities and opportunities of thermal manikins

Bianca-Michaela Wölfling, Hohenstein Institut für Textilinnovation GmbH, Germany

A Framework on Aircraft Seating Comfort Research

Xianzhi Zhong, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

Prediction equations for lower leg swelling in driving posture

Fuka Kajitani, Keio University, Japan

Touch

Modelling human seat contact interactions for vibration comfort

Riender Happee, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Challenges of females in menstruation calling for comfort design in working environments

Xinhe Yao, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Improve comfort using a sensor - link between a sitter and a seat

Kageyu Noro, Waseda University, Japan

Static comfort properties of polyurethane foams for mattress under cyclic fatigue and photodegradation

Francesco Palmieri, University of Salerno, Italy

Break

Closing

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