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.
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.
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Four IDE alumni in ‘Sustainable Young 100’
Four IDE alumni are listed in the Dutch Sustainable Youth 100 (Duurzame Jonge 100) of 2017, an overview of the 100 most inspiring young trend setters in the field of sustainability.
In Memoriam – Ootje Oxenaar
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of professor emeritus Ootje Oxenaar on 14 June 2017. Ootje’s funeral took place in a closed circle on Sunday 17 June in the USA.
Exceed! ’17 opened by Jeroen Tas
On Wednesday, June 7, Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer and Member Executive Committee of Royal Philips opened the Exceed exhibition! '17. After opening the exhibition, Tas held a lunch lecture in the IDE Arena. The Exceed! ‘17 programme book with all 25 design projects can be downloaded.
New on Discover Design: Pieter Desmet designs for positive moods
Despite all good intentions, the influence that design has on our moods remains a great scientific mystery. Yet our moods have a significant influence on our health. Thanks to funding in the form of a Vici grant Prof. Pieter Desmet of the faculty of IDE now intends to provide a firm theoretical foundation for designing for mood.
IDE Research Projects on TU Delft Research Exhibition
Researchers from the faculty of IDE will be fully represented at the TU Delft Research Exhibition next week. This exhibition on the campus will take place on 6, 7 and 8 June and is the largest research exhibition in the Netherlands.
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.
Scoozy presents first official prototype scooter
The Delft startup Scoozy launched its first official prototype scooter during the Let's Go event of Rotterdam Mobility Lab on 31 May. Scoozy is full of knowledge and knowhow of IDE.
IDE PhD student Jan Konietzko wins best paper award
Jan Konietzko, PhD student at IDE, won an award for ‘the best paper bridging theory and practice´ at the Spring Servitization Conference 2017 in Lucerne, Switzerland. The article is called “Ecosystem servitization – Looking at nature as a service business”.
Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Philips will open Exceed! ’17
Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer en Member Executive Committee of Royal Philips, will open the Exceed! ’17 exhibition on Wednesday 7 June at the central hall of the faculty of IDE. Directly after the opening, Jeroen will give a lunch lecture in the IDE Arena.
Tom Dumoulin wins Giro d’Italia in aerodynamic suit co-developed by TU Delft
On Sunday 28 May, Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin won the Giro d'Italia. He carried the aerodynamic suit, which was co-developed by TU Delft. Dr Jouke Verlinden from the faculty of IDE has also contributed to this. He printed the 3D mannequin of Tom Dumoulin, This way, the cyclist did not have to come frequently to the wind tunnel for measurements.
IDE staff members contribute to a book on sustainable product design
Recently, the Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design has been released. The book was written by designers for designers, edited by Jonathan Chapman. Several staff members of the faculty of IDE contributed to this.
Eight VIDI grants for TU Delft
NWO has awarded 8 experienced researchers from TU Delft with a VIDI grant worth 800,000 euros. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group.
IDE Alumni Event on Thursday 8 June
During the International Festival of Technology (IFoT), the TU Delft Research Exhibition takes place. On Thursday 8 June it’s especially open for TU Delft alumni. IDE alumni are that day welcome at the faculty of IDE as of 17:00.
The faculty of IDE welcomes new Visiting Professors
The faculty of IDE welcomes this year’s Design United Visiting Professors. In order to strengthen the connection between academia and industry, Design United has invited Iskander Smit, Sander Stomph and Joris van Tubergen to collaborate on several design research projects and broaden the network of TU Delft.
Huggable robot Somnox wins public award Philips Innovation Award 2017
The startup Somnox won the public award of the Philips Innovation Award 2017 on Monday 8 May. Somnox is a breathing soft robot that helps falling asleep. The start-up was founded by four TU Delft students, including IDE student Julian Jagtenberg.
Train toilet and ‘lady p’ in Cube design museum
From 18 May to 19 November, the Cube design museum in Kerkrade holds the exhibition 'Everything You Want To Know About Toilets, But Were Afraid to Ask'. There are two designs of IDE PhD student Marian Loth: the lady p - a women's urinal - and a mock-up of her concept for a new train toilet.
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.
Deadline ‘call for workshop proposals’ DeSForM-conference extended
The deadline for workshop proposal submissions for the DeSForM 2017 conference, which takes place from 17 until 20 October in Delft and Eindhoven, has been extended. The new deadline is 26 May.
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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.
Rubicon grant for IDE postdoc Jarry Porsius
IDE postdoc Jarry Porsius is going to carry out a 14-month research projects at Harvard Medical School in the USA for the application of placebo effects in healthcare. He receives a NWO Rubicon grant for this.
‘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.
ALIVE. ACTIVE. ADAPTIVE. - International Conference
The international conference of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG 2017) will be held on 19 and 20 June. Elvin Karana and Elisa Giaccardi of the faculty of IDE (TU Delft) are the conference chairs. The registration is open now and the programme is online.
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.
Richard Goossens new chair of TU Delft Health Initiative
As of 1 April, Professor Richard Goossens has been appointed chair of the TU Delft Health Initiative. Richard Goossens succeeds Professor Lucas van Vliet, who has held the role since the TU Delft Health Initiative was launched in 2009 and has been dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences since 2016.
Seeing, understanding and designing the light - Inaugural lecture Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Prof. Sylvia Pont
On 31 March, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professor Sylvia Pont of the faculty of IDE (TU Delft) will express her inaugural lecture. Under the title ´Het licht zien - lighting design and perceptual intelligence´, Sylvia will talk about a new method of lighting design. This public lecture is in Dutch.
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.