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31 August 2023

IDE in the media (Week 35 2023)

IDE in the media (Week 35 2023)

30 August 2023

Contestable AI gives citizens more control over smart technology

Contestable AI gives citizens more control over smart technology

The use of AI is on the rise across society, including by governments. For example, AI is used in the scan cars that drive around cities and use machine vision to monitor public space. AI increases efficiency, but can we, as citizens, trust its decisions? With Contestable AI, we design decision-making systems that allow citizens to express disagreement throughout their lifecycle. This is a way to ensure that government AI is worthy of peopleā€™s trust.

29 August 2023

Dashboard sparks the growth of urban greenery

Dashboard sparks the growth of urban greenery

Greenery makes cities more liveable. But how do you ensure urban greenery flourishes? Sanne Keizer devoted her graduation project to unearthing this answer, and in doing so designed a dashboard that monitors and predicts the evolution of urban greenery. "Urban greening needs more than a four-year policy period to be flourish," she says. Sanneā€™s project received a perfect score.

28 August 2023

Data and the transformation of design research

Data and the transformation of design research

The rise of data technologies is changing the game for design researchers. As design moves towards complex societal challenges, design tools need to evolve by integrating the benefits of both humans and advanced technologies. For her PhD, Jiwon Jung explored how designers can work with data scientists and machine learning in developing digital health solutions, proposing that there is a lot to learn from each other.

21 August 2023

Yilin Quan is IDEā€™s 8000th graduate!

Yilin Quan is IDEā€™s 8000th graduate!

Today marks a milestone moment at the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, as we celebrate our 8,000th graduate - Yilin Quan. Yilin graduated with his work on the CreatOrg Workshop, which helps boost the flow of creativity in organisations.

02 August 2023

Vote for the 4D PICTURE team to win a Computable Awards

Vote for the 4D PICTURE team to win a Computable Awards

Vote for the 4D PICTURE team to win a Computable Award

29 June 2023

IDE Associate Professor Jun Wu receives Vidi grant

IDE Associate Professor Jun Wu receives Vidi grant

Associate Professor of Computational Design and Fabrication at TU Delft | IDE Jun Wu has been awarded a Vidi grant of 800.000 euros. His research will focus on space-time optimization for additive manufacturing.

29 June 2023

Hester Anderiesenā€“Le Riche elected TU Delft Alumnus of the Year 2023

Hester Anderiesenā€“Le Riche elected TU Delft Alumnus of the Year 2023

26 June 2023

Professor Bregje van Eekelen receives double appointment in Leiden-Delft-Erasmus alliance

Professor Bregje van Eekelen receives double appointment in Leiden-Delft-Erasmus alliance

Professor Bregje van Eekelen received a second appointment at Erasmus University at Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences with the teaching assignment Smart City Design - Design, Culture and Society. She already holds the chair of Design, Culture and Society at TU Delft | IDE. Van Eekelen's appointment is in the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus cooperation context.

24 June 2023

Mobile forest project aims to green the city together with citizens

Mobile forest project aims to green the city together with citizens

Increasing and prolonged heat is hitting Dutch cities. Trees can cool the environment by up to 15 degrees. But they are often considered last in urban development. The T-Roffa Lab Project in Rotterdam, which officially started on June 21, uses a mobile forest to investigate how we can develop cities together with citizens and make cities climate-resilient through the placement of greenery.

21 June 2023

Students tackle diversity and inclusion in the IDE bachelor course ā€˜Codesign in Servicesā€™

This year, 43 students from the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineeringā€™s bachelor elective course, ā€˜Codesign in Servicesā€™, were tasked with exploring concrete Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) issues that are faced by the people of TU Delft. Keep reading to find out more about the course and this yearā€™s assignment.

21 June 2023

IDE Publication Highlights (Week 25 2023)

IDE Publication Highlights (Week 25 2023)

21 June 2023

In the media (Week 25 2023)

12 June 2023

IDE researcher receives SSMO Haftka Young Investigator Award 2023

TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering Associate Professor Jun Wu was presented with the prestigious ISSMO Haftka Young Investigator Award 2023 during the 15th World Congress of Structural and Multidisiplinary Optimisation (WCSMO-15) in Cork, Ireland on 8 June 2023.

07 June 2023

Studio Groot to distribute Torrie toys from Healthy Storytelling project

Excess weight and obesity are increasingly common in our society. In response to this, researchers from the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineeringā€™s (IDE) Healthy Storytelling project began investigating how to foster conversations around topics such as these. And now, one of the products they designed to help with this task - the Torrie plush toy ā€“ will be distributed by Studio Groot.

07 June 2023

IDE starts co-creating innovation policy for the European creative industries

Did you know that the European cultural and creative industries (CCIs) are cumulatively larger than the European automotive industry? This places Europe in a unique position to tackle its societal challenges through innovation. And to enable this sector to reach its full potential, IDE was co-selected to develop innovation policies for the European Commission.

07 June 2023

Crystal Cabin Award goes to Lightweight Aircraft Seating team

Yesterday the Crystal Cabin Awards Association presented its coveted trophies for innovation in cabin technology and passenger experience. The winner of the 2023 University category was the Lightweight Aircraft Seating team from IDE. Congratulations!

07 June 2023

ID Education hosts the 2023 Pluim Awards

On 24 May, ID Education hosted the 2023 Pluim Awards at the ID Kafee. The annual event was a success with beautiful weather, fantastic company, and plenty of awards given out. There were a total of eight categories staff could have been nominated for. But without further ado, here are this yearā€™s nominees and winners...

07 June 2023

IDE in the media (Week 23 2023)

IO in de media (Week 23 2023)

07 June 2023

IDE publication highlights (Week 23 2023)

IDE researchers have been hard at work getting their research published. This weekā€™s highlights include a paper from PhD candidate Jasper Faber, associate professors Natalia Romero Herrera and Valentijn Visch that, ā€œdemonstrates a participatory design approach for and with patients with asthma and low health literacy.ā€

24 May 2023

HADRIAN project answers automated vehicle questions through design

How can automated vehicles optimally support our mobility needs without annoying or even endangering us? How can rapid market penetration be achieved through increased trust in these systems? Answers to these questions are provided by the EU research project HADRIAN, which has finished this month, where TU Delft was one of its members.

22 May 2023

IDE in the media (Week 21 2023)

IDE in the media (Week 21 2023)

22 May 2023

IDE publication highlights (Week 21 2023)

IDE researchers have been hard at work getting their research published. This weekā€™s highlights include a paper from assistant professor Lianne Simonse and IDE alumnus Nijs Bouman [...]

14 May 2023

West Coast Collaborations ā€” IDE delegation visits Stanford, Berkeley, IDEO and more

In May a group of Delft designers headed west to California. Their aim? To build and strengthen education and research partnerships with design institutions in the San Francisco bay area. Over their visit, the IDE delegation shared their impressions and insights via this blog.

08 May 2023

How to map the accessibility of urban green spaces

In a city, green spaces for children are invaluable. This is why itā€™s a good idea to make passage ways between homes and schools as green as possible. Researcher Roos Teeuwen developed a methodology that assesses existing green zones based on accessibility.

04 May 2023

IDE students soaring high with three Crystal Cabin Awards nominations

The finalists of the Crystal Cabin Awards 2023 have been announced and this year, within the University category, IDE student groups have claimed all three nomination spots! Each project focuses on the passenger experience in the air, specifically seating.

03 May 2023

IDE Professor Peter Vink receives Royal Honour

Peter Vink, Professor of Environmental Ergonomics at the Faculty of Industrial Design (IDE) was made an Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau in the municipality of Rijnsburg.

03 May 2023

IDE researchers receive Best Paper Awards at CHI 2023

PhD candidates at TU Delftā€™s Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering Mireia Yurrita and Kars Alfrink received a Best Paper Award at CHI 2023 in Hamburg.

20 April 2023

Excellence Fund awarded to Healthcare Systems Professor John Clarkson

Het Universiteitsfonds Delft heeft een Excellence Fund toegekend aan professor John P.J. Clarkson om zijn onderzoek in Delft een vliegende start te geven. Deze startersfinanciering zal worden gebruikt om zijn onderzoeksgroep in Delft op te richten, wat zal leiden tot betere patiƫntresultaten, meer efficiƫntie en effectiviteit van het zorgsysteem en lagere kosten.

20 April 2023

Inaugural Lecture of Professor Nicole van Nes

During her inaugural lecture on 5 April 2023, Professor of Human-Centered Design for Smart Mobility, Nicole van Nes, argued that designers should ā€œbe in the driverā€™s seatā€ and align technology with human capabilities.

19 April 2023

IDE publication highlights (Week 16 2023)

IDE researchers have been hard at work getting their research published. This weekā€™s highlights include a paper from Assistant Professor Eui Young Kim and Professor Sicco Santema that focuses on the experiences, perceptions, and preferences of airport employees following the emergence of COVID-19.

19 April 2023

IDE in the media (Week 16 2023)

IDE in the media (Week 16 2023)

03 April 2023

Digital payments become safer for the visually impaired

Paying digitally with your bank card is an everyday affair for most of us. But what if you are partially sighted or blind? Then you have to trust that the amount you pay is indeed correct. With the help of research by master student Jackie (Yongqing) Fei, the design of the ING payment app was adapted to overcome this shortcoming.

22 March 2023

IDE Publication Highlights (Week 12 2023)

IDE researchers have been hard at work getting their research published. This weekā€™s highlights include a paper from PhD candidate Roos Teeuwen, assistant professor Achilleas Psyllidis, and professor Alessandro Bozzon that introduces a novel method for measuring greenspace accessibility for children and adolescents.

22 March 2023

Volunteers needed to make children's products safer

Kids are natural explorers. They climb, jump, and touch. But not every object is safe for such interactions, which is what inspired IDE researchers to lead the KidsCAN survey. Find out how you can participate.