I try to keep below the list of my publications as up-to-date as possible.

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Journal Articles

Ren, X., Spina, G., de Vries, S., Bijkerk, A., Faber, B., and Geraedts, A. Understanding physician’s experience with conversational interfaces during occupational health consultation. IEEE Access, 2020. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Yu, B., Lu, Y., Zhang, B., Hu, J., and Brombacher, A. LightSit: an unobtrusive health-promoting system for relaxation and fitness microbreaks at work. Sensors, 2019. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Yu, B., Lu, Y., Chen, Y., and Pu, P. HealthSit: designing posture-based interaction to promote exercise during fitness breaks. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 2018. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Yu, B., Lu, Y., and Brombacher, A. Exploring cooperative fitness tracking to encourage physical activity among office workers. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 2018. [ pdf ]
- full paper presentation at ACM CSCW 2018 conference.

Valk, C., Lu, Y., Ren, X., Wintermans, M., Kraaijevanger, I., Steenbakkers, J., and Visser, V. Towards personalized persuasive strategies for active ageing. Gerontechnology, 2017. [ pdf ]

Conference Papers

Ren, X., An, P., Bekker, T., Chen, Y., Khot, R., Bhömer, M., Wang, Y., and Spina, G. Weaving healthy behaviors into new technology routines: designing in (and for) the COVID-19 work-from-home period. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM DIS Conference on Designing Interactive Systems Companion, ACM, 2020. [ pdf ]
- Workshop Call for Participation -

Ren, X., Spina, G., Faber, B., and Geraedts, A. Engaging stakeholders to design an intelligent decision support tool in the occupational health context. In Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2020. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Wang, Z., Nast, C., Ettema, D., and Brombacher, A. Integrating industrial design and geoscience: a survey on data-driven research to promote public health and vitality. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Digital Public Health, ACM, 2019. [ pdf ]

Pan, S., Ren, X., Brombacher, A., and Vos, S. Designing technology to encourage healthy eating at work. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Digital Public Health, ACM, 2019.

Ren, X., Hollander, L., Marel, R., Molenaar, L., and Lu, Y. Step-by-Step: exploring a social exergame to encourage physical activity and social dynamics among office workers. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, 2019. [ pdf ]

Lu, Y., Ren, X., Valk, C., den Haan-Wintermans, M., van Berlo, A., Li, P., Li, T., Li, J., and Yang, G. Situating societal challenges in an industrial design classroom. In 21st DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, the Design Management Institute, 2018.

Ma, Y., Bekker, T., Ren, X., Hu, J., and Vos, S. Effects of playful audio augmentation on teenagers' motivations in cooperative physical play. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children, ACM, 2018.

Ren, X., Ma, Y., Lu, Y., and Brombacher, A. ShuttleKicker+: designing gamified sonification to augment the physical leisure activity. In Extended abstracts publication of the annual symposium on computer-human interaction in play, ACM, 2017. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Lu, Y., Oinas-Kukkonen, H., and Brombacher, A. Perswedo: introducing persuasive principles into the creative design process through a design card-set. In IFIP conference on human-computer interaction (INTERACT), Springer, 2017. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Lu, Y., Visser, V., Le, P. H., and van den Burg, R. Interaction matters? exploring interactive music as a reminder to break sedentary office time. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC, 2017.

Ren, X., Visser, V., Lu, Y., Brankaert, R., Offermans, S., and Nagtzaam, H. FLOW pillow: exploring sitting experience towards active ageing. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct, ACM, 2016. [ pdf ]

Ren, X., Lu, Y., Brombacher, A., and Bogers, S. Mind the gap: probing exertion experience with experiential design landscapes. In 20th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, the Design Management Institute, 2016.

Ren, X., Lu, Y., Brombacher, A., and Bekker, T. Shuttlekickers: exploring social persuasions to encourage physical activities. In Proceedings of the 30th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference: Fusion!, ACM, 2016. [ pdf ]

Book Chapters

Lu, Y., Brankaert, R., Valk, C., den Haan, M., and Ren, X. Designing digital services to enhance older person’s access to public transport. Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective, 2019.

Theses

Ren, X. Work or workout? designing interactive technology for workplace fitness promotion. Ph.D. dissertation. Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 2019