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14 March 2019

Elmar Eisemann to receive Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2019

Elmar Eisemann to receive Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2019

He will be receiving the award for his research into the accurate, detailed depiction of visualisations using modern graphics hardware.

13 March 2019

CSE students deliver unique achievement

CSE students deliver unique achievement

Students Buster Bernstein and Jasper Geurtz have delivered a unique achievement: their paper has been accepted for the next AAMAS.

12 March 2019

TU Delft, Shell and the government invest 5 million euros towards sustainable breakthrough in the chemical industry

TU Delft, Shell and the government invest 5 million euros towards sustainable breakthrough in the chemical industry

TU Delft, Shell and various Top Consortia for Knowledge and Innovation (TKIs) are investing 5 million euros in the development of electro-conversion technology to make the petrochemical industry more sustainable.

06 March 2019

Annoesjka Cabo new academic director Teaching Academy

Annoesjka Cabo new academic director Teaching Academy

28 February 2019

LED lamp automatically resets racing heart

LED lamp automatically resets racing heart

Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Delft University of Technology have found a way to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically by an implanted LED device. In the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe how their bioelectronic defibrillator works in the laboratory. It could be the first step towards a pain-free treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation.

27 February 2019

Prestigious Vici grant for Andy Zaidman

Prestigious Vici grant for Andy Zaidman

No less than five TU Delft will each receive 1.5 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). One of them is Andy Zaidman (EEMCS), associate professor in Software Engineering. He receives the grant for developing the innovative research line TestShift. With TestShift, Zaidman aims to instigate a radical shift in testing mind-set through test empowerment.

26 February 2019

Vasiliki Giagka appointed associate editor for Bioelectronic Medicine

Vasiliki Giagka appointed associate editor for Bioelectronic Medicine

Vasiliki Giagka, assistant professor at the Bioelectronics Group at Delft University of Technology, has been invited to the editorial board of Bioelectronic Medicine. The journal asked Giagka for her expertise in fabrication microsystem integration and packaging for neural implants. With her appointment, Giagka is currently one of the youngest associate editors working for the journal.

26 February 2019

TU Delft team in pre-final round of prestigious Airbus competition

TU Delft team in pre-final round of prestigious Airbus competition

20 February 2019

Else Kooi Lab welcomes Applied Nanolayers

Else Kooi Lab welcomes Applied Nanolayers

Flexible, transparent and an extremely good conductor of electricity and heat. Just three interesting properties of graphene, a two-dimensional layer of carbon with unlimited possibilities. To further develop methods of producing this so-called wonder-material, the Else Kooi Lab has recently joined forces with Applied Nanolayers (ANL), a two-dimensial materials (2DM) company which has been working with graphene for years.

04 February 2019

A new approach for the fast estimation of the solar energy potential in urban environments

A new approach for the fast estimation of the solar energy potential in urban environments

TU Delft researchers have developed a new approach for calculating fast and accurate the solar energy potential of surfaces in the urban environment. The new approach can significantly help architects and urban planners to incorporate photovoltaic (solar power) technology in their designs. The findings were presented on Monday 4 February in Nature Energy.

29 January 2019

Stephanie Wehner wins Ammodo Science Award

Stephanie Wehner wins Ammodo Science Award

Stephanie Wehner (QuTech/EEMCS) is one of the eight winners of the Ammodo Science Awards 2019. Ammodo announced this today. The laureates each receive a sum of 300,000 euros. They can use this money in the coming years to explore new avenues in fundamental scientific research.

24 January 2019

TU Delft students present eight innovative robots

TU Delft students present eight innovative robots

A robot that removes weeds, a robot that journeys deep below the sea and a robot that can fish blue algae from the water. These, together with five other robots, will be on display at the demo day of the TU Delft Minor in Robotics on Thursday, 30 January 2018.

22 January 2019

DRI Health grant for Virgilio Valente

DRI Health grant for Virgilio Valente

Virgilio (Vivo) Valente received a Health Prototype Grant of €10K from the Delft Health Initiative for his proposal in the domains of Lab-on-CMOS and Organs-on-a-Chip.

18 January 2019

5.1 million euros made available for leading research in astronomy, computer science and mathematics

5.1 million euros made available for leading research in astronomy, computer science and mathematics

The NWO Domain Science Board has awarded 3 TOP grants for 2018 to the faculty of EEMCS.

11 January 2019

Marcel Reinders new director of Delft Bioengineering Institute

Marcel Reinders new director of Delft Bioengineering Institute

21 December 2018

Are we unravelling Alzheimer's disease in Delft?

Are we unravelling Alzheimer's disease in Delft?

As our average life expectancy rises, an increasing number of people are developing Alzheimer’s disease. In 20 years’ time, 500,000 people in the Netherlands are expected to be affected by this brain disease, which is still incurable.

11 December 2018

First books published in TU Delft Open Textbook project

First books published in TU Delft Open Textbook project

On 12 December 2018, the TU Delft Library will present the first open textbooks to be developed as part of the project of the same name. A wide range of educational material including lecture notes, old examinations and video recordings is already available as OpenCourseWare, as is the material in the MOOCs (free online courses).

10 December 2018

Cognizant and Delft University of Technology are stepping up to the next level of Cyber Physical Systems

Cognizant and Delft University of Technology are stepping up to the next level of Cyber Physical Systems

05 December 2018

The best tech idea of 2018 according KIJK is...

The best tech idea of 2018 according KIJK is...

...the solar battery charger for electric cars made by EEMCS’ Gautham Ram!

04 December 2018

Catholijn Jonker doet mee aan de Nationale Wetenschapsquiz

Catholijn Jonker doet mee aan de Nationale Wetenschapsquiz

Op zaterdag 29 december start weer de Nationale Wetenschapsquiz op televisie bij de VPRO.

03 December 2018

Top Grant Module 2 for Huijuan Wang

Top Grant Module 2 for Huijuan Wang

30 November 2018

Opening HollandPTC

Opening HollandPTC

On Friday 30 November, the festive opening celebration of HollandPTC will take place in the Prinsenhof museum in Delft. Recently patients are being treated with proton therapy, a new form of radiotherapy against cancer for the Netherlands, in the outpatient centre HollandPTC located on the campus of the TU Delft. Parallel to these treatments, TU Delft is working together in HollandPTC with the LUMC and Erasmus MC medical centres on innovations in the care of cancer patients. Treatment, education and research go hand in hand to achieve better and responsible care.

29 November 2018

Passionate about science communication? We’re looking for FameLab candidates!

If you think you can explain a scientific concept, on stage, to a general audience in just 3 minutes - or if you want to learn how to do this! - , then register for the TU Delft FameLab heat.

20 November 2018

New 3D echo technique improves diagnosis of vascular diseases

New 3D echo technique improves diagnosis of vascular diseases

EEMCS is involved in two research programmes that may start in the so-called 'Perspective for the Top Sectors' programme.

16 November 2018

Baljinnyam Sereeter wins drone at PowerWeb’s PhD poster contest 2018

Baljinnyam Sereeter wins drone at PowerWeb’s PhD poster contest 2018

On 13 November the PowerWeb PhD poster contest 2018 took place at X Delft. The judges subscribed all 20 posters as high level and great passion at every 2 minute pitch. The clarity to explain your research in such a short time is a challenge, but they all did very well. First prize winner is Baljinnyam Sereeter, second prize is for Nils van der Blij and last but especially according to the audience, not least: at third place Kaikai Pan.

15 November 2018

Arjan Cornelissen wins ASML graduation price for mathematics

Arjan Cornelissen wins ASML graduation price for mathematics

Arjan Cornelissen was nominated to the KHMW and has won the ASML graduation price for mathematics.

14 November 2018

Responsible Internet of Things Data Research

Responsible Internet of Things Data Research

Alessandro Bozzon and Christoph Lofi together with design researchers will investigate how human activity data can be used ethically and responsibly in research.

13 November 2018

Timisoara confers Honorary Professorship to Professor Pavol Bauer

Timisoara confers Honorary Professorship to Professor Pavol Bauer

On Friday 9 November, Pavol Bauer was appointed Honorary Professor at Polytehnica University Timisoara in Romania.

08 November 2018

DIAM first and third posterprize winners - Woudschoten Conference 2018

DIAM first and third posterprize winners - Woudschoten Conference 2018

29 October 2018

EU awards ten million euro to European Quantum Internet Alliance to speed up development of Quantum Internet

EU awards ten million euro to European Quantum Internet Alliance to speed up development of Quantum Internet

Today, the European Commission announced that its Quantum Flagship Programme will contribute 10 million euro to the development of a blueprint for a future quantum internet.

03 October 2018

Finding the sweet spot for transparency and control in music recommendations

In music recommender systems, it’s important to design user control that hits the sweet spot between the perceived quality of recommendations and acceptable cognitive load, concludes TU Delft researcher Nava Tintarev. Together with colleagues from KU Leuven, and research with the Spotify API, she will present these findings at the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems in Vancouver, on Wednesday October 3rd.

29 September 2018

Student-built Delft exoskeleton wins international Cybathlon

Student-built Delft exoskeleton wins international Cybathlon

The new MARCH III by TU Delft student team Project MARCH has won the Cybathlon Experience in Düsseldorf, the international obstacle race for exoskeletons. Entrants from several countries competed in the test of robotic harnesses for people with paraplegia, ending on 29 September. Together with ‘pilot’ Sjaan Quirijns, who has had paraplegia since 2000, MARCH III achieved the fastest time and the highest number of points. Thanks to improvements to the suit and intensive training of its wearer, the team successfully completed a four-obstacle course in just under 9.5 minutes. Project MARCH gained particular plaudits for the independent functioning of its device.

27 September 2018

Start of UMO: in-depth research into urban mobility

Start of UMO: in-depth research into urban mobility

24 September 2018

KNAW selected Kofi Makinwa as a new member

Prof. Dr. Kofi Makinwa, Professor Electronic Instrumentation and chair of the Micro Electronic department to the faculty of EEMCS, is selected as a new member of The Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW). Members of the KNAW, leading scientists from all disciplines, are chosen on their scientific achievements. The new academy members will be installed in September.

16 September 2018

Students win world championship with high-tech recumbent bike

Students win world championship with high-tech recumbent bike

Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert in the US with a speed of 120 km/h.

12 August 2018

Van Leeuwenhoek lecture on Intimate Technology

Van Leeuwenhoek lecture on Intimate Technology

Intimate technology such as quantified self, mobile apps to share location, social media, high-tech clothing and behavior-supporting technology such as smart homes are getting "closer" in our daily lives. These digital technologies have many (potential) advantages, for example for improving our health, efficiency, safety and connection with other people.

09 August 2018

Energy for Refugees installs solar panels on Lesbos

Energy for Refugees installs solar panels on Lesbos

The goal of Energy for Refugees is to bring sustainable, reliable and cheap energy to the people who need it the most.

30 July 2018

Scientists to help Twitter gain insight into quality of online discussions

Scientists to help Twitter gain insight into quality of online discussions

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Leiden University, Syracuse University, Bocconi University and Delft University of Technology has obtained a grant from Twitter to research and develop tools to help identify behaviors that threaten the quality of the discussions on that social media platform. In the team, TU Delft researcher Nava Tintarev (Delft University of Technology) will assess the presence of echo chambers.

25 July 2018

Professor Marcus Specht new Director Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning

Professor Marcus Specht new Director Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning

With effect from 1 September 2018, Professor Marcus Specht has been appointed Director at the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning (CEL) and Professor to the Chair of Digital Education at TU Delft’s Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS).

24 July 2018

More and more robots are helping children in the hospital

More and more robots are helping children in the hospital

In a hospital you are usually helped by a doctor or nurse, but in more and more hospitals you can now also expect a robot. For example, one that you entertained in the waiting room or one that teaches you everything about a disease.

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