Anne van Lieren IDE nominee for Best Graduate TU Delft 2018
Each academic year the Delft University Fund awards the prize for the Best Graduate of TU Delft. Each faculty is asked to nominate their best graduate. Anne van Lieren has been nominated by IDE this year. The final announcement of the winner is on Tuesday 6 November.
Pieter Desmet awarded annual Prize of Excellence in Madrid
On 10 October, Professor Pieter Desmet (faculty IDE) has been awarded the annual Prize of Excellence from the International IE University (Madrid, Spain). At IE University, Pieter teaches Positive Design in the Executive Master on Positive Leadership and Strategy. The prize was awarded for receiving outstanding evaluation results in the 2017-2018 Academic Year.
Design for Values open subsidy for IDE and Architecture researchers
TU Delft researchers Marina Bos-de Vos (IDE), John Heintz and Thijs Asselbergs have been awarded an Open Subsidy 2018 grant from the TU Delft Design for Values Institute for their development of an open access tutorial that helps creative professionals mitigate value conflicts in business strategies for projects.
Design solutions for Schiphol Airport’s busiest day
IDE researchers Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt and Sicco Santema, of the European PASSME project, were invited by several Dutch media to talk about their efforts to reduce unwanted travel time for passengers.
Mezzo to offer family conversation tool MyFutures
The Dutch national association for home-care Mezzo has started offering the Family Talk package, one of the results of the MyFutures project. This package was designed by researchers of IDE and Design Academy Eindhoven researchers, design agency Muzus, several care institutions and municipalities. “A conversation about the futures always feels to be too soon, until it is too late.”
PASSME Showcase Event in the media
On Tuesday 29 May, the PASSME Showcase Event took place at Schiphol Airport, organised because of the completion of PASSME after three years of research. Amongst others, researchers of the faculty of IDE were involved in this project. As a result of their findings and recommendations, there was a lot of media attention during the closing of the project.
IDE students win James Dyson Award with malaria diagnostic device
Students from the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering have designed the Excelscope 2.0, a smartphone-powered tool that can diagnose malaria without the use of expensive microscopes and medical professionals. This reduces workload in developing countries, while increasing accuracy and decreasing cost of diagnoses.
Elvin Karana wins € 2500 for bioengineering project
Delft Bioengineering Insitute has awarded Elvin Karana (faculty of IDE) and Marie-Eve Aubin-Tam ( Bionanoscience Department of Applied Sciences) with € 2500 for a graduation project on design applications for new biomaterial. The collaboration was initiated at BioDate 2018: a networking event for Principal Investigators who are interested in bioengineering. Elvin and Marie-Eve are currently looking for an IDE student who will execute the project.
Three Best Paper Awards for IDE contributions to the Design Research Society 2018 conference
Three Best Paper Awards were given to IDE researchers from the Design Research Society conference. The papers address the following questions: How could designers use digital data to inquire about the world in the fuzzy front-end? How can designers direct behaviour, while leaving room for end users’ appropriation? How does nurturing a designer’s personal understanding of ‘good design’ and integration of this understanding in his work, influence a design-driven innovation project and outcome?