An overview of all my publications can be found at my personal Research Gate or Google Scholar



Onasanya, A., Bengtson, M., Oladepo, O., Van Engelen, J., & Diehl, J. C. (2021). Rethinking the Top-Down Approach to Schistosomiasis Control and Elimination in Sub-Saharan Africa. Frontiers in Public Health, 9(99).

van Grootheest, D., Agbana, T., Diehl, J.-C., van Diepen, A., Bezzubik, V., & Vdovin, G. (2021). Large volume holographic imaging for biological sample analysis. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 26(1), 016502.


Onasanya, A., Keshinro, M., Oladepo, O., Van Engelen, J., & Diehl, J. C. (2020). A Stakeholder Analysis of Schistosomiasis Diagnostic Landscape in South-West Nigeria: Insights for Diagnostics Co-creation. Frontiers in Public Health, 8(697).

Bengtson, M., Bharadwaj, M., Bosch, A. t., Nyakundi, H., Matoke-Muhia, D., Dekker, C., & Diehl, J.-C. (2020). Matching Development of Point-of-Care Diagnostic Tests to the Local Context: A Case Study of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Kenya and Uganda. Global Health: Science and Practice, 8(3), 549.

Baldassarre, B., Keskin, D., Diehl, J. C., Bocken, N., & Calabretta, G. (2020). Implementing sustainable design theory in business practice: A call to action. Journal of Cleaner Production, 273, 123113.

Van, G.-Y., Onasanya, A., van Engelen, J., Oladepo, O., & Diehl, J. C. (2020). Improving Access to Diagnostics for Schistosomiasis Case Management in Oyo State, Nigeria: Barriers and Opportunities. Diagnostics, 10(5), 328.

Oosting, R. M., Ouweltjes, K., Hoeboer, M. D. B., Hesselink, L., Madete, J. K., Diehl, J. C., . . . Dankelman, J. (2020). A Context-Specific Design of an Electrosurgical Unit and Monopolar Handheld to Enhance Global Access to Surgical Care: A Design Approach Based on Contextual Factors. Journal of Medical Devices, 14(1).

Fleischer, J. C., Diehl, J. C., Wauben, L. S. G. L., & Dankelman, J. (2020). The Effect of Chemical Cleaning on Mechanical Properties of Three-Dimensional Printed Polylactic Acid. Journal of Medical Devices, 14(1)

Intriago Zambrano, J. C., van Dijk, R., Michavila, J., Arenas Pinilla, E., Diehl, J. C., & Ertsen, M. W. (2020). Co-creation of affordable and clean pumped irrigation for smallholders: lessons from Nepal and Malawi. Water Supply.


Juniors, J. C. d., Diehl, J. C., & Secomandi, F. (2019). Towards Systems-Oriented Energy Solutions: A Multilevel Analysis of a Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program in Brazil. Sustainability, 11, 5799.

da Costa Junior, J., Diehl, J. C., & Snelders, D. (2019). A framework for a systems design approach to complex societal problems. Design Science, 5, e2.

Zambrano, J. C. I., Michavila, J., Pinilla, E. A., Diehl, J.-C., & Ertsen, M. W. (2019). Water lifting water: A comprehensive spatio-temporal review on the hydro-powered water pumping technologies. Water, 34.

Kersten, W. C., Diehl, J. C., & Engelen, J. M. L. v. (2019). Using a multi-context design approach as manifestation of complexity: perceptions and experiences of students in design engineering. Journal of Design Research, 16(3/4), 214 – 246.


Narayan, N., Qin, Z., Popovic-Gerber, J., Diehl, J.-C., Bauer, P., & Zeman, M. (2018). Stochastic load profile construction for the multi-tier framework for household electricity access using off-grid DC appliances. Energy Efficiency.

Kersten, W., Diehl, J. C., & Engelen, J. v. (2018). Facing complexity through varying the clarification of the design task: How a multi-contextual approach can empower design engineers to address complex challenges. Form Akademisk-Research Journal of Design and Design Education, 11(4), 1-28.

Mink, A., Diehl, J. C., & Kandachar, P. V. (2018). Comprehensive user insight to improve technologies for development. International Development Planning Review, 40(3).

Agbana, T. E., Diehl, J.-C., van Pul, F., Khan, S. M., Patlan, V., Verhaegen, M., & Vdovin, G. (2018). Imaging & identification of malaria parasites using cellphone microscope with a ball lens. PLOS ONE, 13(10)

Junior, J. D. C., Diehl, J. C., Secomandi, F., & Snelders, D. (2018). Educating for a Systems Design Approach to Complex Societal Problems. Journal of Engineering Design.


Kersten, W., Long, N., Diehl, J., Crul, M., & Van Engelen, J. (2017). Comparing Performance of Biomass Gasifier Stoves: Influence of a Multi-Context Approach. Sustainability, 9(7), 1140.

Junior, J. d. C., Santos, A. L. d., & Diehl, J. C. (2016). Introducing systems oriented design for complex societal contexts in design
engineering education. FORMakademisk.

Iwamoto, R., Rodrigues Santos, L. A., Chavannes, N., Reis, R., & Diehl, C. J. (2017). Considerations for an Access-Centered Design of the Fever Thermometer in Low-Resource Settings: A Literature Review. JMIR Hum Factors, 4(1), e3. doi:10.2196/humanfactors.6778


Chininthorn, P., Glaser, M., Tucker, D. W., & Diehl, C. J. (2016). Exploration of Deaf People?s Health Information Sources and Techniques for Information Delivery in Cape Town: A Qualitative Study for the Design and Development of a Mobile Health App. JMIR Hum Factors, 3(2), e28.


Vezzoli, C., Ceschin, F., Diehl, J. C., & Kohtala, C. (2015). New design challenges to widely implement ‘Sustainable Product–Service Systems‘. Journal of Cleaner Production.

Vezzoli, C., Ceschin, F., & Diehl, J. C. (2015). Sustainable Product-Service System Design applied to Distributed Renewable Energy fostering the goal of sustainable energy for all. Journal of Cleaner Production.




Agbana, T., Nijman, P., Hoeber, M., van Grootheest, D., van Diepen, A., van Lieshout, L., . . . Vdovine, G. (2020). Detection of Schistosoma haematobium using lensless imaging and flow cytometry, a proof of principle study. Paper presented at the SPIE BiOS, San Francisco.

Heemels, A., Agbana, T., Pereira, S., Diehl, J. C., Verhaegen, M., & Vdovin, G. (2020). Effect of partial coherent illumination on Fourier ptychography. Paper presented at the SPIE BiOS, San Francisco.

Diehl, J. C.., Doesum, F. v., Bakker, M., Gijzen, M. v., O’Reilly, T., Muhumuza, I., . . . Kabachelor, E. M. (2020). The embodiment of low-field MRI for the diagnosis of infant hydrocephalus in Uganda. Paper presented at the GHTC 2020, Seattle, USA.

Sluiter, M., Onasanya, A., Oladepo, O., Engelen, J. M. L., Keshinro, M., Van, G.-Y., & Jan-Carel, D. (2020). Target product profiles for devices to diagnose urinary schistosomiasis in Nigeria. Paper presented at the GHTC 2020, Seattle, USA.

Diehl, J. C., Oyibo, P., Agbana, T., Jujjavarapu, S., Van, G.-Y., Vdovin, G., & Oyibo, W. (2020). Schistoscope: Smartphone versus Raspberry Pi based low cost diagnostic device for urinary Schistosomiasis. Paper presented at the GHTC 2020, Seattle, USA.


Agbana, T. E., Oladepo, O., Vdovin, G., Oyibo, W., Van, G.-Y., & Diehl, J. C. (2019). Schistoscope: Towards a locally producible smart diagnostic device for Schistosomiasis in Nigeria. Paper presented at the 2019 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, Seattle.

Baldassarre, B., Calabretta, G., Bocken, N., Diehl, J. C., & Keskin, D. (2019). The evolution of the Strategic role of Designers for Sustainable Development. Paper presented at the Academy for Design Innovation Management, London.

Brian, B., Giulia, C., Nancy, B., Jan-Carel, D., & Duygu, K. (2019). Track 4.f Introduction: Strategic Design of Sustainable Business Models. Conference proceedings of Academy for Design Innovation Management doi:10.33114/adim.2019.4f

Licher, Y. J. M., Visser, J. S., Van, G.-Y., & Diehl, J. C. (2019). Formulating Design Recommendations for the Acceptance of the Use and Results of Point-of-Care Testing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Literature Review Paper presented at the ICED 2019, Delft.

Majumdar, P., Banerjee, S., Diehl, J. C., & Van Engelen, J. M. L. (2019) Connected us! how social motives determine diy behaviorism in rural base of the pyramid communities. In: Vol. 134. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (pp. 807-819).

Majumdar, P., Banerjee, S., Diehl, J. C., & van Engelen, J. M. L. (2019) Motivation for do-it-yourself in rural base of the pyramid communities and the changing landscape. In: Vol. 135. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (pp. 611-625).

Majumdar, P., Banerjee, S., Jan-Carel, D., & Engelen, J. v. (2019). LAMPS – ‘DESIGNERLY WAYS’ FOR SUSTAINABLE DISTRIBUTED ECONOMY. Paper presented at the Product-Service System Design for Sustainability.

Intriago Zambrano, J. C., van Dijk, R. W., Michavila, J., Arenas, E., Diehl, J-C., & Ertsen, M. (2019). Co-creation of Affordable and Clean Pumped Irrigation for Smallholders: Lessons from Nepal and Malawi. In Conference Proceedings: Water for All – Water for Nature, Reliable Water Supply, Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (First ed., pp. 466-473). Prague, Czech Republic: University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague.

Salarić, P., & Jan-Carel, D. (2019). Design for Taboos. Paper presented at the Senses & Sensibility 19, Lisbon


Diehl, J. C., Sprang, S. v., Alexander, J., & Kersten, W. (2018, 18-21 Oct. 2018). A Scalable Clean Cooking Stove Matching the Cooking Habits of Ghana and Uganda. Paper presented at the 2018 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC).

Diehl, J. C., Stroober, M., Majumdar, P., & Mink, A. (2018). Do-it-Yourself (DIY) workspaces run by local entrepreneurs that transform plastic waste into valuable water and sanitation products. Paper presented at the 2018 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, San Francisco.

Majumdar, P., Banerjee, S., Mahendra, P., Pundir, V., Chowdhury, A., Agarwal, S., . . . Engelen, J. M. L. v. (2019). LaMPS-‘Designerly Ways’ for Sustainable Distributed Economy. Paper presented at the LeNS the Learning Network on Sustainability, Bangalore.

Influence of Context Variation on Quality of Solutions: Experiences with Gasifier Stoves. Procedia Manufacturing, 2017 


A multi-context design approach for a portable ultrasound device. NordDesign 2016

Developing for developing nations: Exploring an affordable solar home system design. IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2016.

The Power of Design: Product Innovation in Sustainable Energy Technologies. Wiley’s
Product-Service System Design for Sustainability. Green leaf Publishing
Designing Sustainable Energy for All. Springer

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PHD Dissertation
Product Innovation Knowledge Transfer for Developing Countries: Towards a Systematic Transfer Approach, 2010