MAYHT receives start-up capital for new speaker technology
The company MAYHT, a high-tech spin-off of TU Delft, receives an investment of € 300,000 of investment fund UNIIQ. The investment was announced by Ena Voûte, dean of the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. One of the founders of MAYHT is IDE-alumnus Matthias Scheek.
IDE Advanced Manufacturing Group and CrossGuard extend cooperation with NWO grant
Better protective safety gloves will soon become a reality thanks to the research and development work of CrossGuard, a high-tech start-up company. CrossGuard was founded among others by IDE alumnus Maarten Kamphuis.
NWO KIEM fund for project ‘Scanning for Syria’
The Scanning for Syria initiative, co-founded by IDE researcher Jouke Verlinden, has been awarded a NWO KIEM fund.
IDE alumni in TV show 'Heroes of the Wilderness'
Alexandra Vosmaer and Dirk-Jan Oudshoorn, both IDE alumni, can be seen in the Dutch TV series Helden van de Wildernis (Heroes of the Wilderness) with presenter Art Rooijakkers. They tell about their struggle to give the forest and the orang utans in Indonesia a future. For one of the foundations for which they work, Masarang, several IDE students have worked their too, during their Joint Master Project of IDE.
Hundred Samsonite suitcases and lots of media attention for PASSME researchers
On Friday 5 May, suitcase manufacturer Samsonite supplies one hundred suitcases to the PASSME research team of the faculty of IDE. The researchers will carry out experiments in the Boeing fuselage on the university campus.
TU Delft researchers improve travel experience at Schiphol airport
With the May holiday in full swing, Amsterdam's Schiphol airport has been extremely busy in recent days. But that could all change in the future thanks to PASSME, a European research project involving 12 knowledge partners and coordinated by TU Delft. Professor Sicco Santema from the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering explained the project on the Dutch TV news programme NOS Journaal on 22 April.
Best paper award for Doris Aschenbrenner and Jouke Verlinden
Visiting researcher Doris Aschenbrenner and IDE researcher Jouke Verlinden have won a best paper award for the ASME 2017 IDETC/CIE (6-9 August, Cleveland, Ohio, USA). The article is a major study of the effectiveness of remote collaboration through Augmented Reality versus other techniques (webcam, VR).
Excelscope wins Medical Delta Young Talent Award 2017
The Excelscope project: Smart Malaria Diagnostics for Low Resource Settings won the Medical Delta Young Talent Award 2017 on Tuesday 27 June. The team includes DFI graduate Julia Stoevelaar of the faculty of IDE.
International Research Collaboration Award from The University of Sydney
Dr Anna Pohlmeyer, assistant professor at the faculty of IDE and co-director of the Delft Institute of Positive Design, received the International Research Collaboration Award from the University of Sydney for a research project on Design for Well-being in collaboration with Prof. Rafael Calvo.