Veerle Van der Sluys is vice dean research of LUCA School of Arts, Belgium. She has an interest in interaction design, playful design and the interplay between design and technology. She has been involved as coordinator and researcher in several national and international projects e.g. Traders, JamToday, PLAI and GameHUB. Veerle Van der Sluys holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Gent (B).