The Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME) carries out research and provides education in the field of high-tech systems and scientific instrumentation. We aim to solve fundamental questions in engineering science to advance the performance of precision systems and devices as well as their design.

Our specific mission is to merge mechanical engineering concepts with micro and nanoscience. We deliver skilled professionals and contribute knowledge to support leadership of the high-tech systems industry.

News

Farbod Alijani in various media

Syfy Wire: Scientists recorded the sound of a single bacterium (English) Quantum Universe: Bacteriën afluisteren met grafeen (Dutch) New Scientist: Grafeen vangt concert op van drummende bacteriën (Dutch) Elsevier Weekblad: Doorbraak: Delfts team kan één enkele bacterie afluisteren (Dutch) ICT&Health: Bacteriën afluisteren met behulp van nanotechnologie (Dutch) India Education Diary: TU Delft: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Nationale Onderwijsgids: Onderzoek: Bacteriën afluisteren met een drumvel van grafeen (Dutch) RTV West: Wetenschappers TU Delft luisteren bacteriën af (Dutch) De Ingenieur: Grafeen verraadt resistente bacteriën (Dutch) Metbuat: Bakteriyalar necə səslər çıxarır? - VİDEO (Azerbaijani) NRC: Luister! De bacterie leeft, want hij is aan het trommelen (Dutch) Daily Beast: Listening to Bacteria’s ‘Music’ Could Help Us Combat Antibiotic Resistance (English) Genetic Engineering News: Antibiotic Resistance Detected by Graphene Drums Sensing Bacterial Soundtrack (English) UKTimeNews: Scientists capture bacteria ‘sound’ in antibiotic breakthrough (English) SciTechDaily: What Do Bacteria Sound Like? Bacterial Soundtracks Revealed by Nanotechnology (English) EurekAlert!: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Bioengineer: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Telegraph: Scientists capture the 'sound' of bacteria in antibiotic breakthrough (English) Science Daily: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Republica: El grafeno detecta si una bacteria sigue viva después de usar un antibiótico (Spanish) Pulso: El grafeno detecta si una bacteria sigue viva después de usar un antibiótico (Spanish) Physics Today: Graphene drums detect jiggling cells (English) Yahoo! News: Listening to Bacteria’s ‘Music’ Could Help Us Combat Antibiotic Resistance (English) DailyAdvent: Listening to Bacteria’s ‘Music’ Could Help Us Combat Antibiotic Resistance (English) El Universal: Hallazgo: la sustancia que detecta si una bacteria sigue viva (Spanish) CNET Science: This Is What a Single Bacterium Sounds Like Before It's Killed (English) Technical Ripon: Listen to a single bacterium drumming (English) Diario de León: Grafeno para saber si una una bacteria sigue viva (Spanish) Cosmos Magazine: Will drum-playing bacteria be the next big thing in fighting antibacterial resistance? (English) Nano Magazine: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Tech Explorist: Scientists captured low-level noise of a single bacterium (English) Tom's guide: Vous pouvez entendre le son d’une bactérie : écoutez (French) InnovationOrigins: Luisteren naar een bacterie die drumt op een trommelvel van grafeen (Dutch) Wissenschaft: Bakterielle Trommelschläge erfasst (German) De Ingenieur: Grafeen verraadt resistente bacteriën (Dutch) BNR Nieuwsradio: Met een drumvel van grafeen bacteriën afluisteren (Dutch) Azonano: Novel Technique Measures Nanomotion of Bacterium in its Aqueous Growth Environment (English) Engineeringnet.be: Bacteriën afluisteren met drumvel van grafeen (Belgian) Salon: Scientists record the sound of a single bacterium's motion (English) DeutschlandFunkNova: Bakterien-TrommelForschende machen Bakterien hörbar (German) Nouvelles-du-monde: Écouter des bactéries avec une peau de tambour en graphène (French) Time.news: Eavesdropping on bacteria with graphene drumhead (English) Ordonews: Scientists record ‘bacteria sounds’ with graphene membrane (English) Iflscience: What Do Bacteria Sound Like? A New Study Let Them Play Tiny Drums (English) Science Times: Microbial Nanomotion Measured How Bacteria Stop Producing Sounds When Killed by Antibiotic (English) Bionity: Bakterielle Geräusche durch Graphenmembran enthüllt (German) Sciencemag.cz: Bakterie rozezvučí grafen. Pozná se tak, zda žije (Czech) BNR: Met een drumvel van grafeen bacteriën afluisteren (Dutch) Nationale onderwijsgids: Onderzoek: Bacteriën afluisteren met een drumvel van grafeen (Dutch) Phys: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Bioengineer: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Scienmag: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Miragenews: Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane (English) Nanowerk: Graphene membranes capture low-level noise of a single bacterium (English)

| Read our stories

/* */