13 September 2022
Paul Breedveld best lecturer of 2021 - 2022
All students at the 3mE faculty were given the opportunity to vote for the best lecturer of 2021-2022. The votes are a token of their appreciation for the unique and creative way in which the lecturers concerned teach. Good lecturers are indispensable for the quality of 3mE’s programmes.
13 September 2022
Did someone fall down the stairs or were they pushed? NFI and TU Delft are working on a model for complex falls
Did a person fall or was he or she pushed? Cases where a deceased person lies at the bottom of the stairs are complex. To aid detection, the NFI is working with TU Delft on a computer model that can simulate human falls.
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.
01 September 2022
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 August 2022
Gabriel Weymouth appointed professor of Ship Hydromechanics
Gabriel Weymouth has been appointed Professor of Ship Hydromechanics at the department of Maritime and Transport Technology as of 1st of September. Weymouth's research focuses on the development of fast, accurate, and robust computational fluid dynamic predictions and application of those techniques to the marine and maritime environment.
07 July 2022
Farewell Symposium Theun Baller
After almost ten years, Theun Baller stepped down as 3mE Dean. Of course, we did not let him go without well-deserved recognition during his farewell symposium.
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.
04 July 2022
Rene Pecnik appointed Professor of Thermal and Fluids Engineering
Rene Pecnik has been appointed Professor of Thermal and Fluids Engineering at the Process & Energy Department of the 3mE Faculty. Pecnik has a background in both fundamental research - specifically numerical analysis, fluid mechanics and turbulence - and applied research, having worked closely with companies specialised in gas turbine technology.
04 July 2022
Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani has been granted the European Control Award
Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani, associate professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control, has been granted the 2022 European Control Award (ECA). This award is in recognition of Peyman’s fundamental contributions to “data-driven optimization and control, and distributional robust decision-making”.
28 June 2022
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.