Aarnout Brombacher was appointed 1-7-1993 as full professor at Eindhoven Universtiy of Technology. He currently is professor in “Business Process Design” in the faculty Industrial Design of Eindhoven University of Technology. With this chair he is responsible for research and education in the fields Quality Information Flows and Customer Perceived Quality in highly innovative product design and development processes. He has authored and co-authored over 100 journal papers and is, together with Doug Montgomery, chief-editor of the journal Quality and Reliability Engineering International. Since March 1st, 2010 he is also Dean of the department Industrial Design and since March 1st 2012 also, next to this, Vice-Rector International Relations of Eindhoven Univeristy of Technology.