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20 October 2021

The 2021/2022 OKIO board – delegate for ID staff and students

It’s time to introduce you to the 2021/2022 OKIO board! In case you didn’t know - the OKIO (statutory Board of Studies) of IDE advises the Board of Education (OD/ BoE), and (indirectly) the dean of the faculty, regarding the quality of education. By doing so, the OKIO represents the faculty’s teaching staff and students. The board is made up of five staff members and five students.

20 October 2021

Dr. Elif Ozcan Vieira to act as IDE’s diversity & inclusion officer

Associate Professor Elif Ozcan Vieira will be stepping into the role of diversity & inclusion officer at IDE. As the faculty’s first D&I officer, we’ve asked her to tell us more about the position and why she is doing it.

19 October 2021

How do you design objects with an intention?

How do you design objects with an intention?

Designing smart objects for everyday life demands a new approach: no longer focused on a single object and a single user, but on an ecological system of countless objects and users. This approach is central in the new Delft Design Lab for Expressive Intelligence and the recently published book Designing Smart Objects in Everyday Life.

15 October 2021

Better prepared for big decisions in healthcare

Crucial decisions about medical treatment are often made jointly with the doctor, the patient and the patient's relatives. Despite the best efforts of well-intentioned care providers, shared decision-making remains a tricky business. Ingeborg Griffioen wants to change that with the help of Metro Mapping.

14 October 2021

Minister of OCW visits Green Intensive Care Room

On Monday, 11 October the Minister of Culture, Science and Education Ingrid van Engelshoven visited the Green Intensive Care Room at Convergence Square. During her extensive tour of the facility, IDE Associate Professor JC Diehl, alongside Prof. Diederik Gommers, and Dr. Nicole Hunfeld from Erasmus MC, presented their work and findings to her. They explained that (on average) seven bags of waste per patient, per day were being produced at the Intensive Care Unit.

14 October 2021

IDE professor presents Healthy Start to Minister of OCW

On Monday, 11 October the Minister of Culture, Science and Education Ingrid van Engelshoven visited the Convergence - a collaboration between TU Delft, Erasmus MC, and Erasmus University Rotterdam. IDE professor Maaike Kleinsmann, alongside her colleagues Eveline Crone (Erasmus University), and Vincent Jaddoe (Erasmus MC), presented their new Convergence flagship project Healthy Start to Minister van Engelshoven.

14 October 2021

Five DCODE Labs launched

DCODE has launched five graduation labs. These labs support interdisciplinary collaboration between DCODE researchers and master's students in five areas. If you are a graduate student from one of DCODE’s participating universities and if you want the digital transformation of society to be more responsible... Join a DCODE Lab.

14 October 2021

James Dyson Award – IDE alumnus makes it into global top 20

IPD alum Jerry de Vos’ Plastic Scanner has been selected for the James Dyson Award’s Global Top 20. Jerry’s Plastic Scanner, alongside the other 19 inventions, was chosen from over 2,000 entries. Now that he is in the top 20, he has the chance to become the global winner and receive £30,000 to support the next stages of their inventions.

14 October 2021

IDE in the media – week 41

12 October 2021

TU Delft at Dutch Design Week 2021

Dutch Design Week (DDW): it’s one of the highlights of the European design calendar and an event in which IDE design research plays a prominent role together with Design United - the 4TU. Federation’s research centre for design. This year Dutch Design Week will take place between 16-24 October. And after a purely digital Dutch Design Week last year, this autumn Design United is back - live and with plenty of in person events.

07 October 2021

IDE assistant professor wins Young Investigator Award

Last week at the Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling, IDE assistant professor Jun Wu was awarded the Young Investigator Award from the Solid Modeling Association. Jun was recognised for his outstanding technical contributions at the intersection of solid modelling, physical modelling, and advanced manufacturing.

07 October 2021

IDE postdoc researcher wins TOYP Award

IDE postdoctoral researcher Guido Giunti Garcia took home the Junior Chamber International’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in the Medical Innovations category.

07 October 2021

The DRIVE Festival at DDW '21 & More

It's time for another round of Dutch Design Week news, but this time with a focus on CLICKNL’s Design Research & Innovation Festival (aka the DRIVE Festival). Together with Design United – the 4TU, CLINKNL has put together a hybrid and interactive event that can be enjoyed in person or from the comfort of your home.

07 October 2021

Jose Martínez Castro is IDE’s 7500th graduate!

On Friday (1 October), IDE celebrated its 7500th graduate! It is a milestone that our faculty, staff and students alike, can be proud of. Our dean Ena Voûte, alongside IPD programme director Professor Gert Kortuem, surprised Jose Martínez Castro after his defence. Jose graduated from IPD under Professor Elvin Karana, tenured Assistant Professor Jun Wu, and PhD candidate Alice Buso.

07 October 2021

IDE in the media – week 40

30 September 2021

IDE Assistant Professor wins third place at WWNA Apply Awards

IDE Assistant Professor Abhigyan Singh’s project, ‘Conceptualizing inter-household energy exchanges: an anthropology-through-design approach’, took home third place in the first annual Why the World Needs Anthropologists (WWNA) Apply Awards.

30 September 2021

IDE in the media – week 39

23 September 2021

Corona Update

On September 14, 2021, the Dutch Government announced the relaxation of a number of corona measures for higher education, which will come into effect from Saturday September 25. The key changes are as follows:

23 September 2021

TU Delft & MIT publish article in Urban Studies

IDE Assistant Professor Achilleas Psyllidis, PhD candidate Roos Teeuwen, and Professor Alessandro Bozzon, in collaboration with MIT Senseable City Lab, and AMS Institute, have written and published an article on ‘Cities and infectious diseases: Assessing the exposure of pedestrians to virus transmission along city streets.’ The article is published in Urban Studies (a top-tier journal in the field), under a gold open access license.

23 September 2021

IDE postdoc researcher nominated for TOYP Award

IDE postdoctoral researcher Guido Giunti has been shortlisted for the Junior Chamber International’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award. He has been nominated, in part, for his work on the use of digital health for managing chronic conditions

23 September 2021

IDE in the media – week 38

22 September 2021

Is the robe in that painting velvet or satin?

Is the robe in that painting velvet or satin?

Staring at one of the richly drawn paintings in Amsterdam’s famous Rijksmuseum, you might recognise that the robe worn by the subject of the painting is made of velvet and the cup on the table is made of silver. Your eyes only see swirls of paint but your brain understands what the artist was depicting. As part of his thesis research, Mitchell van Zuijlen wanted to understand how this is possible.

16 September 2021

NWO-INSPiRED project wins NTD Innovation Prize

On 9 September 2021, the NWO-INSPiRED project was awarded the prestigious Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Innovation Prize. The award-winning proposal is built around the Schistoscope, a novel device that combines technical optics and specialised data-driven algorithms to create an integrated, portable, reliable smart optical diagnostic system for schistosomiasis. The INSPiRED team (a collaboration between TU Delft (IDE-3ME), LUMC, and three Sub-Saharan research partners) is honoured to receive the award and $20,000. They will use this money to continue testing and evaluating the Schistoscope in Nigerian primary schools and to help implement the device in the local healthcare system

16 September 2021

IDE in the media – week 37

15 September 2021

Why do innovations end up in the Valley of Death?

Why do innovations end up in the Valley of Death?

When it comes to innovating in large organisations, why do so many concepts die before they are realised? Barend Klitsie’s PhD research explored what organisational conditions help innovators to mitigate the Valley of Death and achieve sustainable implementation.

09 September 2021

Start of Green Intensive Care Room at the Convergence Square

This week, three IDE students began working at the new Green Intensive Care Room in the newly opened Convergence Square at Erasmus MC. Their mission? Find ways to limit the environmental impact of the healthcare sector. During their projects they will map and visualise the current practices and will then design and prototype solutions within the Green Intensive Care Room. If you are ever visiting Erasmus MC, feel free to visit our students and see what they are working on

09 September 2021

IDE's Karl Heinz Samenjo shares his story at OAY ‘21-‘22

At this year’s Opening of the Academic Year ceremony, IDE PhD researcher Karl Heinz Samenjo took to the stage to share his story and his dream. Inspired by the event’s theme, ‘current dreams of global impact’, Karl talked about his dream of creating circular designs for medical product-service systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. His PhD research (under the supervision of Professor Conny Bakker and Associate Professor JC Diehl) involves developing local producible medical devices like the #Schistoscope. To watch Karl’s talk at OAY ‘21-’22 and to learn more about his research, read on.

02 September 2021

Hats off to Kaspar Jansen, Linda Plaude, and Lennart Teunissen

The Olympic Games in Tokyo were predicted to be one of the hottest on record. Luckily the Dutch team had ‘coolcaps’ to help them beat the heat. The hat, while it may look simple, has a lot going on underneath its hood. Designed by IDE researchers Kasper Jansen, Linda Plaude, and Lennart Teunissen, the hat can now be viewed at the OS. To learn more about these caps and other TU Delft innovations designed specifically for the Tokyo Olympics, read on.

02 September 2021

Renewed IDE BSc programme kicks off with Education Inspirations and more!

On the 23rd of August, the bachelor revision team hosted Education Inspirations to mark the official launch of IDE’s renewed Bachelor in Industrial Design Engineering. During the hybrid event, 94 people joined in to celebrate the milestone and learn more about semester one and three of the new programme.

02 September 2021

James Dyson Award – IDE alumni take home 2 national runner-up spots

The James Dyson Award National winners have been announced. This year’s competition saw over 2,000 entries from 28 countries and regions. And while our alumni may not have placed first, they did take home the two “national runner up” spots. Plastic Scanner was submitted by IPD alumni Jerry de Vos, and Ziemi was submitted by IPD alumni Luci Santema and designer Elianne Koetzier. To find out more about their projects, read on.

02 September 2021

Vaccination and/or testing on campus

Are you not (fully) vaccinated yet? You can get your vaccination on campus. The Municipal Health Services will be present at X (sports and culture centre) on Tuesday 31 August, Thursday 2, Wednesday 8 and on Friday 10 September from 08:30-15:30 with a temporary vaccination location. Students and employees (and anyone who wants to) can get vaccinated against Covid in the sports hall, without an appointment, without citizen service number (BSN) and – should you wish so – without identification.

02 September 2021

IDE in the media – week 35

08 July 2021

Iskander Smit on the future of mobility

This week, IDE researcher Iskander Smit was a guest on the Dutch podcast Digitalisering op Drift. He was joined by other chief innovation officers from Dutch organisations to talk about the future of mobility in an increasingly digital society.

08 July 2021

Delft Design at Health Convergence in Rotterdam with Hugo de Jonge

On Wednesday 7th July, Delft Design researcher Elif Ozcan-Vieira presented her collaborative work “ICU of the Future” to Dutch Minister of Health Hugo de Jonge who was visiting the Convergence Square at Erasmus MC to get an update on the current affairs of the Health and Technology Convergence.

08 July 2021

IDE professor ranks #6 for articles published in innovation management journals

Researchers Christine Pitt, Andrew Park, and Ian P. McCarthy published an article titled “A bibliographic analysis of 20 years of research on innovation and new product development in technology and innovation management (TIM) journals” in the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. In it, they highlight notable authors and institutions within the above-mentioned areas of expertise. Keep reading to see how IDE professor Erik Jan Hultink and TU Delft were ranked.