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17 September 2017

Students Delft & Amsterdam win cycle race in USA and set new Dutch speed record

Cyclist Aniek Rooderkerken broke the Dutch speed record for women last Saturday, clocking 121.5 km/h to win the World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in the Nevada desert. In this competition for the most innovative cycles and riders from all over the world, Rooderkerken was riding the VeloX 7: a high-tech aerodynamic recumbent bike designed and built by the Human Power Team, a group of students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam.

06 September 2017

Homebase Blockchain Coalition opened

On 4 September, the new ‘homebase’ (office) of the Blockchain Coalition was taken into use.

01 September 2017

First steps with new exoskeleton for paraplegics build by TU Delft students

On Thursday 31 August, Project MARCH, a team of students from TU Delft, took the first steps with their new exoskeleton, the MARCH II.

20 July 2017

Can data research bring unregistered young people back onto the radar?

The Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for BOLD Cities plans to put 'Big, Open and Linked Data’ techniques to a new use. It aims to use data research to help track down young people who are not in employment or in receipt of benefits, no longer attend school, and are not officially registered.

18 July 2017

New partnership faculty EEMCS and Beijing Institute of Technology

On July 18, a delegation of EEMCS visited Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT).

17 July 2017

NWO Take-Off Grant for organ-on-a-chip development

PhD candidates Cinzia Silvestri, William Quiros Solano and Nikolas Gaio (start-up Biond ) and Lina Sarro (ECTM) have successfully applied for a NWO Take-Off Grant (Phase 1) for organ-on-a-chip development.

11 July 2017

Best Paper Award

The paper “Clarity is a Worthwhile Quality: On the Role of Task Clarity in Microtask Crowdsourcing” has won the Douglas Engelbart Best Paper Award at the 28th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext 2017) conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

27 June 2017

NWO Take-Off Grant

Students Ide Swager and Menno Gravemaker (start-up Momo Medical) and Wouter Serdijn (Bio-Informatics) successfully applied for an NWO Take-Off Grant (Phase 1) with their project proposal “Improving pressure ulcer prevention with smart mobility monitoring in healthcare institutions”.

27 June 2017

New space camera system with almost 1000 pixels now mature enough

Researchers from various institutions, including SRON and Delft University of Technology, have demonstrated that it is possible to make a highly sensitive space camera for far-infrared astronomy by using a special type of superconducting detector.

27 June 2017

Five EEMCS ultrasound papers on IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)

At the coming IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) , five papers will be presented that are (co)authored by the Ultrasound ASICs group of Michiel Pertijs. IUS is IEEE’s primary forum for medical and industrial ultrasound research, and will be held in Washington in September.