ERC Starting Grants for seven TU Delft researchers

News - 27 July 2018 - Communication

The European Research Council has awarded ERC Starting Grants to seven TU Delft researchers. The grants (1,5 million euros for a five-year programme) are intended to support scientists who are in the early stages of their career and have already produced excellent supervised work.

The ERC Starting Grants winners of 2018 are:   

Farbod Alijani
Precision and Microsystems Engineering | Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Research: Exploring Nonlinear Dynamics in Graphene Nanomechanical Systems

Jens Kober
Cognitive Robotics | Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Research: Teaching Robots Interactively

Sergio Grammatico
Delft Center for Systems and Control | Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime & Materials Engineering
Research: Game theoretic Control for Complex Systems of Systems

Attila Geresdi
QuTech | Faculty of Applied Sciences
Research: Simulated Majorana states

Sonia Conesa-Boj
Quantum Nanoscience | Faculty of Applied Sciences
Research: Living on the Edge: Tunable Electronics from Edge Structures in 1D Layered Materials

Marios Kotsonis
Aerodynamics, Wind Energy, Flight Performance & Propulsion | Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
Research: Spatio-temporal measurement and plasma-based control of crossflow instabilities for drag reduction

Oded Cats
Department of Transport & Planning | Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Research: Concepts, theories and models for planning, operating and evaluating the dynamics of Mobility as SH2 a Service

These seven grants cover a wide variety of themes. Soon we give a more in-depth explanation of the ERC-proposals. Click here for a list of all selected researchers.