Awards & Funding
Peter Palensky (ESE) elected as IEEE IES AdCom Member-at-large
Peter Palensky was elected IEEE IES AdCom Member-at-large last week in Beijing. This is a 3-year appointment in the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.. With this role, he will be sitting at the centre of the most important IEEE journals, conferences, et cetera.
Runner up for KNVI Young Talent Award in our Embedded Systems Group
Paul Marcelis, Msc. student in our Embedded Systems Group, has been awarded with a ‘silver’ Young Talent Award within the Computer Science category. Every year, professors in The Netherlands can send in Msc. theses of their students to KHMW. The KNVI (royal Dutch association for computer science professionals) reviewed all theses within the computer science category and selected Paul’s thesis as second best.
SURF Education Award for Felienne Hermans
Felienne Hermans, docent Software Engineering, heeft vandaag een SURF Onderwijsaward ontvangen. SURF reikte tijdens haar Onderwijsdagen prijzen uit aan mensen die het verschil maken in onderwijsinnovatie. Hermans ontving de prijs in de categorie docenten voor haar inspanningen om studenten en kinderen te leren programmeren, en te onderzoeken hoe je dat het beste kunt doen.
Best Master Thesis of EEMCS from Cyber Security Group
Leon Helsloot, a member of Zekeriya Erkin's (Cyber Security) group, graduated on 30 August with a 9.5 for his Master's thesis, Preserving Privacy through Cryptography in Online Behavioural Advertising. His thesis has been awarded with the title Best Master Thesis of EEMCS 2017.
Stieltjesprijs 2016 awarded to Richard Kraaij (applied probability)
Every year, the Stichting Compositio Mathematica, awards the Stieltjesprijs for the best Dutch thesis. All Dutch theses automatically qualify for this award.
Prestigious prizes for members of PVMD group at EUPVSEC
Fai Tong Si (PhD student) and Ronald van Schie (MSc student) of the research group Photovoltaic Materials and Devices (PVMD) have won the Best Student Award and the Best Poster Award, respectively, at the European solar cell conference (EUPVSEC) in Amsterdam in the field Silicon Photovoltaics.
Alessandro Bozzon has won IBM 2017 Faculty Award
Alessandro Bozzon (Web Information Systems) has been awarded the IBM Faculty Award, in the section “Cognitive Computing and IoT” for his work on Enterprise Crowdsourcing developed in the context of the IBM-TU Delft CIC collaboration.
Award for Mathematics Service Teaching during opening of Teaching Lab
The team that has spent the last three years working on introducing innovations in mathematics service teaching was put in the spotlight during the opening of the TU Delft Teaching Lab on 27 September by Anka Mulder, Vice-President for Education & Operations.
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.
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.