Aida Boukhris holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. After she graduated, she worked as embedded systems designer for two years and a half within a development lab, APPCON Technologies. During the same time, she pursued a master degree in Innovation Management. Her master thesis was completed within the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in Leipzig and invetigated the relationship between business model innovation and high growth firms.
Her main research interests cover the design of product-service systems within the context of Internet of Things and the integration of users within the design of such systems through prototyping.
When she is not researching, she enjoys learning new languages, traveling, good food, tinkering and mingling with makers and entrepreneurs.