Menno D.T. de Jong – Associate Fellow

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For your contributions to research in technical communication; developing tech­nical communication as an academic discipline, especially within the Netherlands; for conveying technical communication principles into other disciplines; and for editing STC’s Technical Communication journal.


Menno D.T. de Jong is a full professor of technical and professional communication at the University of Twente (The Netherlands). As the director of the University of Twente’s bachelor and master programs in communication studies, he has contributed to the quality of the academic education of technical communicators in one of Europe’s strongest and most visible programs. As a researcher, he focuses on developing applied research techniques that technical communicators can use in designing many types of communications. He has received several awards for his research articles and has served on the editorial boards of several journals. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the STC Technical Communication journal.