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12 April 2016

3mE Professor Andrzej Stankiewicz hosts Nobel Laureate Steven Chu

11 August 2017

3mE congratulates Veni laureate Javier Alonso Mora

3mE congratulates Veni laureate Javier Alonso Mora

Javier Alonso Mora, assistant professor at the department Cognitive Robotics of 3mE, has been awarded a 250,000 euros Veni grant for his research ‘Robots among humans: safe and socially intuitive navigation.’ In the near future millions of robots, autonomous cars and boats, will coexist with humans. This research will provide algorithms that allow a mobile robot to safely navigate and coordinate with other robots and humans. The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) is a partner in this project.

13 February 2018

3mE in Portraits of Science

The new issue of Portraits of Science is out: a series of interviews with (former) students, scientists and supporters who all helped to make 2017 another special year.

10 October 2016

3mE master’s students win arm prosthesis race

Drie masterstudenten van de opleiding Biomedical Engineering bij 3mE wonnen afgelopen weekend de ‘Powered Arm Prosthesis Race’ tijdens de allereerste Cybathlon, een internationale wedstrijd waar mensen met een handicap, ondersteund door technologische hulpmiddelen, de strijd met elkaar aangaan. Dit doen ze tijdens races waarbij ze allerlei alledaagse handelingen moeten uitvoeren, zoals een lamp vervangen, de was ophangen of een dienblad dragen. Er zijn races op het gebied van zes soorten disciplines; de Exoskeleton race, Arm Prosthesis Race, Leg Prosthesis Race, Wheelchair Race, Braincontrolled Computer Game en de Muscle Stimulated Bike Race. Foto: Teamleden met pilot Bob Radocy

12 July 2017

3mE participating in exhibition of 3D reconstruction of lost Assyrian palace hall

A unique scientific partnership was created for the new winter exhibition ‘Nineveh’ at the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, the Netherlands. Various international scientific teams worked on the reconstruction of one of the most beautiful structures in the Near East: the palace of Assyrian King Sennacherib.

28 June 2022

3mE researchers give children from The Hague's Escamp district a sneak peek

3mE researchers give children from The Hague's Escamp district a sneak peek

Scientists Just Herder, Paul Breedveld, Tim Horeman-Franse and Bart van Straten again demonstrated a fine example of science communication for a very specific target group. They received a group of elementary school pupils from groups 6, 7 and 8 from the Escamp district in The Hague.

30 November 2020

3mE researchers partner in two NWA-ORC consortia

3mE researchers partner in two NWA-ORC consortia

Researchers from TU Delft will work together in nine consortia with the entire knowledge chain and societal organisations, and conduct interdisciplinary research that will bring scientific and societal breakthroughs within reach. Faculty 3mE takes part in two consortia.

21 August 2018

3mE researchers receive ERC Starting Grant

12 April 2016

3mE starts unique collaboration with Petrogas Gas Systems B.V. for gasification of biomass

3mE starts unique collaboration with Petrogas Gas Systems B.V. for gasification of biomass

12 April 2016

3mE starts unique collaboration with Petrogas Gas Systems B.V. for gasification of biomass (copy 6)

16 June 2022

3mE student wins prize for best master thesis at the Energy Challenge Event

3mE student wins prize for best master thesis at the Energy Challenge Event

On June 9, the TU Delft campus was buzzing with students' ideas about the future of energy transition. All faculties nominated their most appealing course from the faculty to the Energy Challenge Event to present their solution for the energy transition. Of all master students, Bart Boons won the prize with his master thesis about system integration of a high pressure alkaline electrolyser.

02 June 2020

3mE well represented in TU Delft AI labs

3mE well represented in TU Delft AI labs

Today TU Delft launched eight new 'TU Delft AI Labs'. The goal is to use artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate scientific progress. The labs bring together scientists doing research in AI and with AI.

05 October 2018

3mE'er Laurens Valk nominated for 'Best Graduate' TU Delft

14 June 2017

3mE-alumnus Leah Sosa wins the Marina van Damme Grand

The Marina van Damme ceremony was very special this time. Because of the extra ordinary high level of nominees Marina van Damme decided to not give one Marina van Damme grant but two. Leah Sosa (alumnus 3mE/ Maritime Technology) and Jetty van Ginkel are the winners of the Marina van Damme grant 2017. Marina van Damme herself received the Kivi membership of honor.

26 March 2019

3mE-researchers on stage in Famelab

3mE-researchers on stage in Famelab

Who is best at presenting his or her science story? On Wednesday 3 April, 16 researchers will battle with each other for a place in the Dutch finals of the international FameLab competition. Join them and get to know all about all sorts of biomedical applications, seeing the invisible, disasters getting worse, and water on the moons of Jupiter. The presentations will be judged by a jury and by you!

29 February 2016

7 maart: start Online Proefstuderen Werktuigbouwkunde

7 maart: start Online Proefstuderen Werktuigbouwkunde

18 November 2020

A Mechanism for Designing High-Entropy Alloys with improved Magnetic Properties

A Mechanism for Designing High-Entropy Alloys with improved Magnetic Properties

13 December 2016

A day in the life of a 3mE student

Heike Vallery, teacher of a class attended by a couple hundred of students. High-school students, visiting 3mE during the Open Days. A day in the life of a mechanical engineering student. If you’re interested in exploring these moments, then check out the videos produced by 3mE student and TU Delft vlogger Hugo Lambriex.

10 May 2021

A little walk can make ridesharing a lot more efficient

A little walk can make ridesharing a lot more efficient

Ridesharing can benefit from using pick-up and drop-off points and asking users to walk a small distance. Researchers at TU Delft have analyzed this by using a real dataset of 10.000 Manhattan taxi trips. They have published their results online in Transportation Research Part C.

01 June 2021

A look at an accessible and inclusive 3mE bachelor environment

A look at an accessible and inclusive 3mE bachelor environment

All students should feel at home in the programme and feel challenged and free to develop their talents. To learn more about the potentially unconscious yet undesirable dynamics of inclusion and exclusion, 3mE is conducting a survey asking bachelor students about their perception of inclusion and diversity and their sense of belonging to the faculty.

17 May 2018

A new understanding of complex carbides in creep resistant chromium steels and super alloys

03 September 2020

A protocol for flexible social distancing strategies

A protocol for flexible social distancing strategies

Full and prolonged levels of lockdown are unsustainable in the long run. More flexible social distancing approaches are already being applied in many countries and regions, while the tools for decision-making are still ‘work in progress’. TU Delft researchers are using applied mathematics to propose a tool for local authorities that enables them to apply a faster and more flexible approach to social distancing.

29 January 2019

A ship with airbags

A ship with airbags

How do you prevent a maritime disaster such as the one five years ago with the Korean ferry Sewol? And how do you give passengers more time to safely disembark during a critical situation?

25 April 2018

A single-piece transmission mechanism to multiply motion frequency

Davood Farhadi Machekposhti, PhD-candidate at the Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering has developed a new method for the design of compliant micro transmission mechanisms which multiply the motion frequency of cyclic input motion.

23 May 2018

A small volume of liquid is a big deal

A small volume of liquid is a big deal

‘How does one control the dosing of 0.000000000000001 litre of fluid from a hollow needle? We took the first steps by combining our expertise in micro/nanosystem design and control engineering.’

25 February 2019

A world first: Reinier de Graaf increases safety and efficiency with track and trace in the operating theatre

A world first: Reinier de Graaf increases safety and efficiency with track and trace in the operating theatre

Doctor and PhD student Frederique Meeuwsen from BioMechanical Engineering conducted research on the potential application of RFID technology in the research theatre.

11 April 2018

Access to surgery for everyone

Jenny Dankelman, full professor of biomechanical engineering, has received €120,000 from the Delft University Fund for her research project ‘Let’s make surgery safer and available for everyone’.

14 March 2018

Action-at-a-distance metamaterials may one day be used in wearable soft robotics

A group of materials scientists led by professor Amir Zadpoor have introduced the concept of “action-at-a-distance” metamaterials where a specific pattern of local actuation is programmed into the geometrical design of soft cellular materials.

03 July 2019

Added value of Clinical Technology proven in practice

10 January 2019

Advanced electron microscope at MSE

Advanced electron microscope at MSE

Since the of December 2018, the faculty 3mE is the proud owner of a new advanced research instrument. In the MSE department a new electron microscope, equipped with a Xe+ ion-beam, is located to facilitate materials research in 3D.

09 November 2018

Ahold Delhaize and TU Delft join forces in robotics

Ahold Delhaize and TU Delft join forces in robotics

Ahold Delhaize is set to join forces with TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector.

24 September 2020

Ajay Seth receives Chan Zuckerberg grant for Open Source Software

Ajay Seth receives Chan Zuckerberg grant for Open Source Software

Ajay Seth, assistant professor at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering, has received a grant of US$190,000 from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF for his research on the development of Essential Open Source Software for Science. Ajay Seth is receiving the grant specifically for his ‘OpenSIM’ project, an open source biomechanics simulator to study movement to improve the usability, computational performance, maintenance and outreach of the OpenSim open source software and to support the education and training of its users around the world.

01 September 2022

Alfred Schouten appointed professor of System Identification for Human Motion Control

Alfred Schouten appointed professor of System Identification for Human Motion Control

Alfred Schouten has been appointed professor of System Identification for Human Motion Control in the Department of BioMechanical Engineering. Alfred Schouten’s research focuses on the development of methods and applications for identifying and understanding neuromuscular control. He does this in both healthy people and people with neurological disorders.

30 March 2016

Alternative technology for gasifying manure and sewage sludge promising

29 August 2017

Alternatives to hexavalent-chromium-based aluminum surface treatment

Alternatives to hexavalent-chromium-based aluminum surface treatment

PhD student Shoshan Abrahami and her supervisors associate professor Arjan Mol and professor Herman Terryn from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering published surprising results this month in Nature’s partner journal Material Degradation. They have developed, together with Fokker Aerostructures and the Technical University of Denmark, alternatives for hexavalent chromium-based aluminium surface treatment for bonding in aircraft construction.

10 October 2017

Amir Zadpoor appointed Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor

Amir Zadpoor appointed Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor

On 10 October 2017 TU Delft’s executive board has decided to appoint Amir Zadpoor Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor. Amir Zadpoor is chair of biomaterials & tissue biomechanics at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering.

21 October 2016

Amir Zadpoor develops unique implants using 3D printing and origami techniques

Amir Zadpoor, associate professor in 3mE’s Department of Biomechanical Engineering, has developed unique medical implants with his research team using 3D printing and origami techniques. The 3D printed materials ‘learn’ how to self-fold for a later time. Amir and his research team’s findings will be published on Monday 24 October in the cover story of Materials Horizons.

06 June 2018

Amir Zadpoor receives Vidi

This month, NWO awarded five researchers at TU Delft a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros. From the 3mE faculty, Amir Zadpoor, professor of Biomaterials & Tissue Biomechanics at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering, was honoured with an award.

13 December 2016

Amr Rannah, one of the first refugees admitted to study at TU Delft, started master Systems & Control at 3mE

The Syrian master’s student has lived through a series of difficult yet inspiring events that led him to become one of the first refugees admitted to study at TU Delft.

11 March 2019

Andrzej Stankiewicz steps down and DPTI charts new course

Andrzej Stankiewicz steps down and DPTI charts new course

Andrzej Stankiewicz is stepping down as director of the TU Delft Process Technology Institute (DPTI) in June 2019. The executive board will announce his departure this month. Having led the institute for seven years, it is now time for Stankiewicz to hand over his role as director to someone else.

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