Drs. Nicole de Koning has a degree in Cognitive Science (Radboud University). Nicole is a senior consultant human behaviour within TNO. She works in the group ”Engineering human behaviour”. Engineering Human Behaviour is about efficiently changing people’s behaviours for the common good. This group develops knowledge and technologies in order to help people to adapt to new situations.
Nicole investigates the behaviour of consumers and citizens. She designs and evaluates interventions to influence behaviour. Her projects focus on the energy domain (e.g., creating energy neutral districts and stimulating people to invest in sustainable energy solutions) and the information society (e.g., empowerment of citizens).
Her areas of expertise are human behaviour, drivers of human behaviour, intervention design and evaluation.