His PhD study at TU Delft focus on guidelines for designing meaningful technology applied in the urban domain. Peter is one of the initiators of Rotterdam Open Data and StadsLab Rotterdam, and he initiated and coordinated the minor Urban Interaction Design (Urban IxD).
Next to that he initiated and organised the Global Service Jam Rotterdam, the Rotterdam GovJam and the International Internet of Things Day Rotterdam. He was involved as co-principal researcher in the Participatory City making project. All of this aims for the participation of Rotterdam citizens in designing meaningful applications for urban living.