Jet Gispen is Best Graduate 2017!

News - 22 November 2017

Jet Gispen is Best Graduate 2017 at TU Delft. She graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Today, at the Best of TU Delft Ceremony, eight Best Graduates, each representing his or faculty, competed for the ultimate 2017 Best Graduate of TU Delft. 

The graduates, 4 men and 4 women, each pitched  their research and results of their master thesis. Approximately 200 colleagues, students, friends and family members cheered them on in the Aula of TU Delft. After the presentations, the jury, consisting of Anka Mulder (Vice President Education & Operations), Professor Peter Wieringa (Vice Rector) and Evelyne Esveld (Director of the Delft University Fund), had the difficult task of choosing the ultimate winner. In the meantime, the audience was entertained by Vocalzz, an a capella jazz choir of 4 students.  Anka Mulder on behalf of the jury: "They are all winners. But ... there can only be one the Best: Jet Gispen, with a relevant theme Ethics for designers and Incorporating ethics into the design process. Congratulations Jet! "

The proud winner received, in addition to the statuette Towards a bright future, an extra cash prize of 2,500 euros, a KIVI membership and a new laptop offered by Dell.

The other 2017 Best Graduates are: 

All eight Best Graduates received the Best Graduate Medal and Certificate of Excellence in recognition of their graduation work, personal dedication, general study results and the way they achieved them. In addition, they received a personal cash prize of 1,000 euros.

Evelyne Esveld, director of the University Fund: "The Delft University Fund is proud to be able to award the Best Graduates from TU Delft for their outstanding contributions each year. These eight engineers have also pushed their limits in the final phase of their study. Their personal efforts, dedication and inventiveness have resulted in eight exceptionally excellent theses. And with this exceptional achievement comes a prestigious title and prize Best Graduate."