as designer, engineer, researcher and entrepreneur, rombout and his teams initiate multifaceted innovation processes. these uncover and address our pressing human needs by realizing novel and aesthetic solutions in which technology has a purpose.
next to the work with his studio and various spin-out ventures, rombout is also creative director of the intelligent lighting institute at eindhoven university of technology (TU/e), where he runs the openlight lab.
finally rombout is curator of the glow forum for light & architecture and sir james dyson innovation fellow at the royal college of art in london.
rombout studied engineering, philosophy and design at eindhoven university of technology, tilburg university and stanford university.
he also holds an MSc in design engineering from imperial college london and an MA in design from the royal college of art in london, where he graduated with distinction.