Daniël Heikoop is a Strategic Product Manager at CBR. Previously, he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Delft University of Technology working on the project Meaningful Human Control over Automated Driving Systems. After obtaining his M.Sc. in Applied Cognitive Psychology at Utrecht University, he started a Ph.D. within the project called HFAuto funded by Marie Curie-Skłodowska Actions.

Between 2014 and 2017 he obtained his Ph.D. on Driver Psychology during Automated Platooning as an external student from Delft University of Technology at the University of Southampton (UK).

research interest

  • human behavior and psychophysiology
  • automated driving and human psychology/behaviour
  • driver training and human-machine interaction with automated vehicles

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Daniël Heikoop is a Strategic Product Manager at CBR and previously a post-doctoral researcher at the Delft University of Technology.


PhD, Human Behaviour in Highly Automated Driving, Delft University of Technology
MSc, Applied Cognitive Psychology, University of Utrecht
BSc, Cognitive Artificial Intelligence, University of Utrecht


Civil Engineering and Geosciences

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