26 September 2022
David Abbink in various media
12 September 2022
Riender Happee appointed Professor in Motion Comfort in Automated Driving
Riender Happee has been appointed Professor in Motion Comfort in Automated Driving at the department of Cognitive Robotics, section Intelligent Vehicles. Happee’s research focuses on motion perception and motion comfort as key factors in the acceptance of vehicle automation.
05 July 2022
Three Vidi’s for faculty 3mE
The Dutch Research Council has awarded 101 experienced researchers a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros. Eight Vidis go to top researchers from Delft, of which no fewer than three researchers work at the 3mE faculty: Michael Wiertlewski, Willem Haverkort and Kim Batselier. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group in the coming five years.
28 June 2022
The first Robotics Engineer graduated cum laude!
16 June 2022
Michaël Wiertlewski in various media
25 May 2022
Laurence Willemet wins the Best Thesis Award from the Eurohaptics Society
11 April 2022
Feeling things by touching the screen of your smartphone
Imagine you could feel the brush strokes of Van Gogh, the fur of your beloved pet on a zoom call, fabrics in online shopping or tissues in medical images. Yasemin Vardar, assistant professor at the department of Cognitive Robotics (CoR), wants to enable this breakthrough by developing friction-modulation haptic displays. This week she received Veni funding from NWO for her research idea.
21 March 2022
David Abbink, Timo Melman en Niek Beckers in various media
17 March 2022
ERC Grants for Daniel Tam and Javier Alonso-Mora
Javier Alonso-Mora at the Department of Cognitive Robotics (CoR) has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant, while Daniel Tam at the Department of Process and Energy (P&E) has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant.
24 February 2022
TU Delft develops a car that can ‘look into the future’ with smart eco mode
Together with Renault, Delft robot engineers developed the Proactive Eco Mode, a new system that enables drivers to reach the desired speed faster, based on predictions of the future, while maintaining the eco fuel benefits. They have successfully demonstrated the system on French roads.