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02 March 2017

"We want to create something that is adaptive to the animal, and can respond to movements and reactions; A SLAM (Simultaneous Location and Mapping) problem"

EEMCS awards start-up vouchers and office space on the 20th floor to promising student start-ups. Three of our Embedded System students are working on a robot to play with your pet when you are not around.

28 February 2017

"We have organized a special track on Cyber Security for the ICT.OPEN 2017"

On 21 & 22 March the annual ICT Open event will take place in theatre De Flint in Amersfoort. Cyber Security is one of the leading themes this year and our own Cyber Security Group has developed a session, with Zeki Erkin as chairman. He would like to place a call out to all students and researchers to sign up for the event and join the session, as cyber security has never been more important.

28 February 2017

TU Delft launches MicroMasters program Solar Energy Engineering on edX

TU Delft launches MicroMasters program Solar Energy Engineering on edX

Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands) launches a MicroMasters program Solar Energy Engineering via online platform edX on April 25. The program is developed to give (future) professionals an edge in the rapidly growing Solar Energy industry. By providing in-depth knowledge and engineering skills the program supports them to become an expert in photovoltaics, advance their career and contribute to the energy transition to renewable energy sources. The MicroMasters program offers four graduate-level online courses treating photovoltaic energy conversion, technologies, systems and the integration of photovoltaic systems in microgrids and a capstone project.

27 February 2017

Embedded systems involved in record satellite launch

On February 15th a new world record has been set by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization). It has successfully launched a rocket with 104 satellites on board and successfully deployed them. TU Delft Scientists were involved in this project, including EEMCS researchers Dr. Ranga Rao Venkatesha Prasad (Embedded Systems) and his PhD-student, Sujay Narayana.

22 February 2017

"We have developed an efficient numerical algorithm for the complex inter-reactions between solid and fluid"

PhD candidate Peiyao Luo (Numerical Analyses / Kees Oosterlee) is one of the winners of the 2017 Student Paper Competition at the Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods.

22 February 2017

"I have seen a lot of students that wrote papers, but never students in their second year"

Moritz Beller and Andy Zaidman (Software Technology) are amazed by a group of five CS students. The students wrote a Tool Demo Paper based on their submission in the annual Context Project, in which students work on a piece of software. The paper has been admitted and is now one of the top two submissions at the International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering, which is taking place this week in Klagenfurt, Austria. The can write a blog post about their paper that will be published on IEEE Software.

21 February 2017

"I enjoy tackling issues regarding algorithmic transparency, and tailored information presentation"

Nava Tintarev has joined the Web Information Systems group, as an assistant professor and Delft Technology Fellow. She studies how to best present and adapt the presentation of complex data (using both natural language generation, and visualizations) in artificial advice giving systems.

17 February 2017

"I am an expert in the reliability of components and materials in high voltage energy networks"

Rob Ross is now part-time professor in the DC systems, Energy Conversion & Storage group. He has a background in materials, high voltage and statistics and works in the Supernet NL project on the superconductive cable, which may replace the power pylons in the future.

16 February 2017

"I do have to share the credits for my silver penny"

Arnold Heemink (Mathematical Physics) is humble when he talks about his silver penny that he received in honor of the promotion of his 50th PhD candidate.

16 February 2017

Else Kooi Award for PhD Electronic Research Laboratory group

The 2017 Else Kooi Award has been granted to Dr Massoud Tohidian for his scientific research on high-performance super-heterodyne receivers that are implemented using a minimum of analog circuits. Massoud Tohidian obtained his PhD in September 2015 at the Electronics Research Laboratory group of the EEMCS Faculty, Delft University of Technology.

16 February 2017

New research film faculty of EEMCS

A new research film of our faculty is available online. Three of our themes are highlighted in this film: Health, Data Science and Energy Transition, in nine current research programs. You can watch and share the film via YouTube.

08 February 2017

Collaboration TU Delft and Belarusian State University

A cooperative agreement between TU Delft Institute for Computational Science and Engineering (DCSE) and the Belarusian State University (BSU) has been signed on February 8, 2017.

31 January 2017

BrainScope: a new view on the brain

Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and TU Delft have developed a web portal that serves to advance brain research. Using BrainScope, researchers can quickly and interactively explore gene activity in the brain. “BrainScope reveals patterns that you would otherwise never notice,” says Prof. Boudewijn Lelieveldt (Medical Delta professor and affiliated with LUMC and TU Delft).

26 January 2017

"At the time they thought that a maximum of 65,000 people would use the internet"

Niels van Adrichem (Network Architectures and Services // Fernando Kuipers / Piet Van Mieghem) has obtained his doctorate on Feb 3rd with his thesis on how to improve the outdated architecture of the internet.

24 January 2017

"We aimed to invent a microwave microscope and it works!"

Rui Hou (ELCA / Leo de Vreede) has obtained his doctorate on 24 January with his thesis on an energy efficient infrastructure to support 5G. He developed a microwave microscope to observe circuits while they are operating 'on the side'.

20 January 2017

“I’ve created a model to calculate whether an airplane will remain stable when it flies through the sound barrier. It’s an alternative to expensive wind tunnel tests”.

Thea Vuik (Mathematical Physics / Arnold Heemink) will obtain her doctorate on 24 January with her thesis on how to detect shock waves using multiwavelets and outlier detection.

18 January 2017

Seminar Data Science and Smart Culture 24 January

On Tuesday 24 January Delft Data Science (DDS) organises the seminar Data Science and Smart Culture.

17 January 2017

"My wife and I actually ended up in Delft by chance"

Faruk Uysal recently joined our faculty as a tenure tracker at Microwave Sensing, Signals and Systems.

16 January 2017

'Charging of electric vehicles while driving will soon become a reality'

Pavol Bauer (Electrical Sustainable Energy) is involved in an H2020 project with 13 partners focusing on the metrology for inductive charging based on resonant coupling.

16 January 2017

'A need to amplify and combine to enable 5G in higher frequencies'

Our society's social and streaming behaviour speeds up the need for 5G. Marco Spirito, Daniele Cavallo, Masoud Babaie and Andrea Neto (Microelectronics) are all working on the 'key building' blocks that will enable 5G systems in the near future. Advanced 5G solutions are targeted in the WhALE project (WAtt LEvel transmitters at mm-waves), which is backed by STW.

13 January 2017

'We have created a new speech audibility standard'

Richard Hendriks and Richard Heusdens (Circuits and Systems) have, together with PhD candidate Cees Taal and colleagues, worked on a new speech audibility standard for hearing aids : how intelligible is speech with background noices at, for example, a party.

29 December 2016

'Tactile internet enables a surgeon in Amsterdam to perform an operation on a patient in the province'

Ranga Rao Venkatesha Prasad of the Embedded Software group has recently become the vice-chairman of IEEE 'Tactile Internet' Standards.

22 December 2016

'New tenure tracker will connect geometry with stochastics'

Jan van Neerven (analyses) and Frank Redig (applied probability), both mathematicians at EEMCS, have sucessfully submitted a project proposal at NWO for a tenure tracker plus PhD candidate, to explore the grey area between geometry and stochastics. This call, in which a number of 7 tenure tracks were available, had the specific purpose of interconnecting national math clusters.

15 December 2016

Latest issue of Quadraad: December 2016

The December issue of Quadraad has been published. You can read all about Cynthia Liem's quest against filter bubbles, Koen Hindriks' challenges in robot engineering and Alexander Yarovoy's view on the autonomous car.

14 December 2016

Towards flexible, reliable and stable smart grids

Towards flexible, reliable and stable smart grids

14 December 2016

John Schmitz appointed Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)

With effect from 1 March 2017, the Executive Board of TU Delft has appointed Dr John Schmitz as the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS). Dr Schmitz is currently Senior Vice-President and Manager of IP Special Projects at NXP Semiconductors in Eindhoven. John Schmitz succeeds Professor Rob Fastenau, whose term as Dean of the Faculty of EEMCS comes to an end on 1 March 2017.

14 December 2016

Towards flexible, reliable and stable smart grids

Towards flexible, reliable and stable smart grids

We have good scientific models for the physics involved in (intelligent) power grids and we also have good models for the ICT involved in it. But to manage the current dramatic transition of our power system, we now need models that combine these two elements. That’s the central message in the inaugural speech of Peter Palensky, professor of Intelligent Electrical Power Grids at the TU Delft, on Wednesday December 14th.

14 December 2016

DCSE has got something to celebrate

As of this summer DCSE (Delft Institute for Computational Science & Engineering) may officially call itself an institute. That called for a little celebration with the 'insiders' and a glimpse into the future.

13 December 2016

Doctor of the Day: Inna Ivashko

Today, 13 December, Inna Ivashko of EEMCS will obtain her doctorate. She worked in the group of Alexander Yarovoy (Microwave Sensing, Signals and Systems) on networks of radars. These are a good option to be able to cover more 'ground' (or air).

13 December 2016

Inaugural speech Peter Palensky

Tomorrow, on Wednesday 14 December, prof. Peter Palensky (Intelligent Electrical Power Grids) will hold his inaugural speech.

08 December 2016

Doctor of the week: Gleb Polevoy

Last Tuesday Gleb Polevoy obtained his doctorate. He was part of the Algorithmics Group and supervised by Cees Witteveen, Catholijn Jonker and Mathijs de Weerdt. His thesis "Participation and Interaction in Projects: A Game-Theoretic Analysis" is all about how projects and interactions could run more smoothly, by looking at the effort you put into them. In theory, Gleb has developed an algorithm on how to efficiently work with colleagues.

07 December 2016

Having an open mind: Rob Remis & Martin van Gijzen

The joint venture of Rob Remis (Circuits & Systems) and Martin van Gijzen (Numerical Analysis) is a great example of cross-pollination, as we say in Dutch. Their open mind in collaborating with another department led to an Open Mind funding of STW.

30 November 2016

INSY en IBM accelerate robot research

Koen Hindriks (Interactive Intelligence) boosts the research into robots, with help from IBM. He has recently won an IBM award.

30 November 2016

Doctor of the day: Mina Shahmohammadi

Tomorrow, on 1 December, Mina Shahmohammadi will obtain her doctorate. She worked at the micro-electronics department with professor Bogdan Staszewski on her thesis : RF CMOS Oscillators for Cellular Applications.

24 November 2016

Hardware Acceleration for Everyone

Zaid Al-Ars and his team won a new award: the first place in the OpenPOWER Developer Challenge, an international competition in high performance computing and big data analytics. They created a system to enable accelerated big data applications using hardware acceleration (such as GPUs and FPGAs). It started with a simple counter-intuitive idea and a 'let's do it’ attitude, but it might become a commercially successful product.

24 November 2016

Kids from Delft read scientific paper online and seek advice on science project

Who says that scientific papers only preach theory with no practical use! Four bright young minds from Delft (aged 12-14!) found Sujay Narayana's paper on the Embedded Software site for designing a simple and inexpensive system to save hedgehogs.

23 November 2016

Virtual sleep coach effective against insomnia

The interactive app developed by TU Delft, Utrecht University and the University of Amsterdam to help people with chronic insomnia to learn a better sleep rhythm has been shown to work. The use of this virtual coach reduces sleeping problems, argues doctoral candidate Corine Horsch. She will obtain her doctorate from TU Delft on 23 November for her research on this subject.

23 November 2016

Doctor of the day: Corine Horsch

Today (23rd November) Corine Horsch will obtain her doctorate. At INSY, and for professor Neerincx, on a virtual sleep coach.

22 November 2016

Doctor of the Day: Chayan Sarkar

Today Chayan Sarkar (23rd November) will obtain his doctorate in the Embedded Software group. He worked, in Koen Langendoen's group, on small memory processors.

22 November 2016

PhD defence Seyran Khademi

Today (22nd November) Seyran Khademi will obtain her doctorate within the Circuits & Systems department (Micro-electronics)

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