Support IDE PhD candidates during the Delft FameLab heat
On Tuesday 3 April, sixteen researchers will battle with each other during the Delft FameLab heat in Theatre de Veste for a place in the Dutch finals of the international FameLab competition. IDE PhD candidates Cristina Spoiala and Meng Li are among the participants.
MyFutures wins special prize at Hans Sauer Award 2018
After three days of co-creation with all finalists of the Hans Sauer Award 2018, the winners of this year’s award were selected on 11 March by both a public and a jury voting. The announcement took place during the Social Design Elevation Days 2018. The MyFutures team was awarded the special prize.
MyFutures project finalist Hans Sauer Award in Munich
The MyFutures project has been selected as one of seven finalist ‘social design labs’ for the Hans Sauer Award for Best Social Lab in Europe. During the Social Elevation Days event from 8-11 March in Munich, seven finalists will exchange experiences about tackling large social issues using design interventions in ‘social lab’ settings.
TU Delft scans painting Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer
Last week an extensive two week scanning project of the painting Girl with a Pearl Earring - the Dutch Mona Lisa, some say - started at the Mauritshuis. The latest scanning techniques are used, and the audience can follow every step of the process. TU Delft researchers play a major part in this project, and this week their efforts can be followed on the TU Delft Instagram account.
Researchers IDE to scan Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring
During the night of Sunday 11 March to Monday 12 March, IDE researchers Willemijn Elkhuizen and Tessa Essers will scan Johannes Vermeer’s famous ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ painting. They will do so as part of a larger research project called ‘The Girl in the Spotlight’. Reseachers from, among others, TU Delft, University of Antwerp and Maastricht University will scan ‘The Girl’ with several different devices for two weeks in the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague.
Giulia Calabretta made it to the finale of the national ISO Teacher of the Year award
On Tuesday 20 February, the Interstedelijk Studenten Overleg (ISO) announced the finalists for the Teacher of the Year 2018 award. We are proud that Giulia Calabretta, associate professor Product Innovation Management (faculty of IDE), has made it to the finale!
PASSME project nominated for the Crystal Cabin Award 2018
The 'PASSME Innovative Aircraft Seat' project by, among others, the faculty of IDE is finalist for the Crystal Cabin Award in the 'Cabin Systems' category. This award is the international price for innovations in the field of aircraft cabins and passenger experience. The announcement will take place on 10 April during Aircraft Interiors Expo.
IDE student wins Tinnitus thesis price
Unanimously, the jury of renowned ear specialists and audiologists chose the thesis of IDE alumnus Emma Heijerman as the best master's thesis on tinnitus (ringing in the ears) or hyperacusis (hypersensitivity to noise). Emma developed, among other things, the Tinnitus Toolkit. The announcement took place on Monday 5 February during the Week of the tinnitus.
IDE student wins COPIC AWARD 2017
“Outstanding realism achieved”, was the comment of the jury about Nigel Müller’s submission for the COPIC AWARD 2017. “Expert level marker rendering. Hard to believe that this is done with markers!” The jury awarded IDE student Nigel with the Grand Prize in the category Design, for his submission ‘The Iconic Duo Ferrari and Fiat Dino’.
Meet the next generation of robots
Get your drink mixed from Barrie the Bartender Robot, or find your way in the Science Centre Delft with the help of Iona the Host robot and pet Fizzy the Buddy robot on your way. TU Delft TV made a new video about the Robotics minor.
Online IDEMC masterclass Digital Manufacturing for Industrial Design
Design professionals are required to understand, use, and extract value from digital manufacturing. Industrial design is a world that has grown increasingly digital, and in which the duration from idea to implementation is shorter than it has ever been. This course gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of 3D modelling, 3D printing and 3D scanning in just a few weeks.
EU Erasmus+ project IoT Rapid-Proto Labs kicks off
The faculty of IDE is partner in the EU funded Erasmus+ project IoT Rapid-Proto Labs which officially kicks off 1 February in Helsinki. Prof. Gerd Kortuem and postdoc Jacky Bourgeois are participating on behalf of TU Delft in this 1 million euro project.
2-metre stainless steel tower 3D-printed by mobile robot on show at IDE Exhibition of Minors
On Thursday 1 February, the Exhibition of Minors will take place at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft. Students from four interdisciplinary minors will demonstrate the innovative solutions they have come up with for various clients. One of these promising solutions is a 2-metre stainless steel tower 3D-printed by a mobile robot.
Two PASSME projects on shortlist Crystal Cabin Award 2018
On Monday 22 January, the shortlist for the Crystal Cabin Award was published. Two PASSME projects are on this list: the PASSME Innovative Aircraft Seat and the SLS Optimus - A guiding hand luggage system (by IDE students).
NWO funding for IDE projects
At the end of December 2017 two projects, in which the IDE faculty participates, have received an NWO funding. It concerns the projects 'Smarter city conversations' with assistant professor Arnold Vermeeren and 'BRIDing Data in the built Environment (BRIDE)' with Professor Gerd Kortuem.
TU Delft scientists work on 3D printed dress designed by Iris van Herpen
Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen, who has designed outfits for Lady Gaga and Beyonce, has presented a dress at the Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie in Paris that was partly developed by TU Delft scientists.
Ruth Mugge appointed as Professor
We are pleased to announce that Dr Ruth Mugge was promoted by the Executive Board to the rank of full professor of Design for Sustainable Consumer Behavior on Tuesday 16 January. Ruth studied Industrial Design Engineering and graduated cum laude in 2001.
TU Delft Portraits of Science with project PASSME and Project MARCH
In the new Portraits of Science, an annual edition of the TU Delft, you will be able to read a selection of outstanding achievements by eminent researchers, students and support staff. In this edition an interview with Katinka Bergema, Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt and Sicco Santema from the faculty of IDE about the PASSME project. In addition, students Donald Dingemanse (IDE) and Marise de Baar (AS) tell about Project MARCH.
Conny Bakker appointed as Professor
On 19 December, the Executive Board appointed Conny Bakker as Professor of Methodology for Sustainability and Circular Economy at the faculty of IDE. We congratulate her on this appointment.
First copy 'Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Toilets*' awarded to Marian Loth
On Thursday 14 December, during the 'One Day Urban Toilet Design Challenge' at the Cube design museum in Kerkrade, PhD candidate and toilet expert Marian Loth from the IDE faculty was at her surprise awarded the first copy of the book 'Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Toilets*’.
Giulia Calabretta Best Lecturer TU Delft 2017
During the TU Delft Education Day , Giulia Calabretta was elected Best Lecturer TU Delft 2017 by a jury of students.
IDE exhibition Exceed! ’18: open call for submissions
The faculty of IDE proudly announces the second Exceed exhibition, showcasing the student work, graduation projects and PhD explorations of IDE, which challenge our view on the field of design. Would you like to join, please submit your project(s) before Friday 19 January 2018 (23:59).
Team Love wins Renault Design Award 2017
With their design, IDE students Evita Goettsch and Ilse van Zeumeren of Team Love have won the Renault Design Award 2017. This was announced by IDE alumnus Laurens van den Acker (Senior Vice President Corporate Design at Renault) on Monday 4 December. The duo had seeking and finding love as their starting point. To get to know each other better, you can link two cars into one.
Project ‘Street Debater’ wins WIRED Creative Hack Award 2017 in Japan
On Wednesday 29 November, master student Tomo Kihara of the faculty of IDE has won the Grand-Prix and the audience award of the WIRED Creative Hack Award 2017 in Japan with his project ‘Street Debater - Designing social alternative to begging’. The project is aimed at designing alternatives to begging by spreading a new job called street debating.
In Memoriam - Joost van der Grinten, initiator of the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
Jasper van Kuijk in ‘De Nationale Wetenschapsquiz’ of NWO and VPRO
On Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day), assistant professor Jasper van Kuijk of the faculty of IDE is candidate at the Dutch TV programme ‘De Nationale Wetenschapsquiz’ (the National Science Quiz). Three duos, consisting of a scientist and an artist, answer questions about scientific topics in the 24th edition of the quiz. Jasper is the artist of one of the duos. The viewer can play along. Broadcast is at 22:10 on NPO2.
Six million euros in research funding to develop technology that prevents sports injuries
In 2016, 121,000 people in the Netherlands sought emergency care for sports injuries.
TU Delft spin-off Somnox launches crowdfunding campaign
Today saw TU Delft start-up Somnox launch a crowdfunding campaign to market its cuddly sleep robot that aims to offer people a better night’s sleep.
Huggable robot Somnox is starting business
After many tests, Somnox, the start-up of four TU Delft students, including former IDE student Julian Jagtenberg, is ready to enter the market. From 14 November, Somnox is on Kickstarter, a platform where start-ups can set up a crowdfunding campaign.
IDE student wins VEDIS Retail Thesis award
IDE student Myrthe Montijn is the winner of the VEDIS Retail Thesis award 2017. She received the appreciation for her thesis 'Data-driven design for emotional engagement, designing a digital interaction for Nike Store'.
CloudCuddle winner of TedXAmsterdamWomen StartUp Award
IDE faculty leads a unique pilot project on sustainable transition of old homes in Vlaardingen
In the 2ndSKIN project, 12 old houses in Vlaardingen are made energy neutral by providing them with a sustainable ‘second skin’.
Unique thermal-comfort design for 3D printed orthopaedic casts
Researchers of the facultu of IDE (TU Delft) and Boston University have developed a new way to create 3D printed, personalized orthopaedic casts. For the first time, the design takes into account both mechanical stability and thermal comfort. The researchers will present this innovative work in the 2017 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology in Quebec City.
Sylvia Pont makes Klaas invisible
In the Dutch TV programme Klaas Kan Alles (Klaas can do everything) of NPO, Klaas visits Professor Sylvia Pont of the faculty of IDE (TU Delft). Sylvia is researching how we perceive. Also, the invisibility of objects belongs to it. By playing with different lenses she can make a piece of Klaas invisible. She also unveils the technique behind the centuries-old magicians trick the 'Pepper's ghost trick'. Watch the broadcast.
Book DeSForM 2017 – Sense and Sensibility published
For the first time in its history, DeSForM conference took part in open access and indexed publication with publisher InTechOpen. All presentations of the conference have been bundled in a book. From 18 until 20 October, the tenth edition of the DeSForM conference successfully took place.