‘Magic Table’ gets dementia patients moving
The Tovertafel (Magic Table) is a light-hearted product that helps those suffering from dementia to exercise whilst bringing them pleasure. The initiative is a fine example of how scientific research can result in valuable health care innovation in the outside world. Hester Anderiesen-Le Riche, who developed the Tovertafel, will obtain her doctorate from TU Delft on Monday, 24 April 2017 with research into this subject.
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Seeing the light: cubic photometer makes light in a room visible
Light determines how we see the world. Take a golf ball: we can see the shine on it, make out the structure or even perceive it as a flat disk because in a certain light we cannot see any shadow. Sylvia Pont, appointed as Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor in 2016 for her work in the Perceptual Intelligence lab (PI or π-lab), will present her research during her inaugural lecture on Friday 31 March.
Lots of media attention for cooperation between TU Delft and KLM
On Wednesday 15 March, TU Delft and KLM confirmed a long-term cooperation agreement under the title Design Doing at Royal Dutch Airlines. That happened at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam. The news of this unique collaboration was well picked up by the relevant media.
‘Growth versus environment in Vietnam’ - Jotte the Koning at VPRO
"Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The coffee beans, rice and shrimp in the Mekong go all over the world. But thus it runs up against the limits of the environment." Jotte de Koning (faculty of IDE) tells about this at the radio programma Bureau Buitenland of the VPRO.
Ingrid Mulder about ‘Empowering People to Create Social Change’ on Impact Boom
In the 15th episode of Impact Boom's podcast, Ingrid Mulder of the faculty of IDE shares her experience in participatory city making projects and academia, the shift in tertiary education, and the importance of empowering citizens to engage in dialogue and impact projects.
IDE PhD candidate wins a Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2017
PhD candidate Deborah Sumter and her mentor Prof. Ruud Balkenende of the faculty of IDE hae been awarded a place on the Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship. This is a yearlong international programme on circular economy for postgraduates studying design, engineering and business.
IDE students present to renowned companies
Thursday 26 January IDE students of the ‘Design Strategy Project’, an SPD master course, took over the headquarter of three companies: Adidas in Herzogenaurach and Ford in Cologne (both Germany) and KLM (Amstelveen). All student teams gave their final presentations.
TU Delft alumni win ISEA student project competition 2016
On Friday 16 December the award ceremony of the ISEA student project competition 2016 took place. Marco Reijne and Biem Wibbens, alumni of the TU Delft, are the first and second price winners of this competition. This competition was for students who have undertaken an individual project on a sports engineering topic.