In the media
23 October 2019
Dutch media attention for more legroom in aircraft and Flying-V
On Friday 18 October, IDE professor Peter Vink was invited to the Dutch TV programme ‘De Wereld Draait Door’. He talked about a better design of the aircraft cabin and more legroom, developed for the Flying-V. Peter R. de Vries, guest during the programme, recently expressed his dissatisfaction about too little legroom on the plane. He was impressed: "I think Mr Vink deserves the Nobel Prize." IDE Flying-V researcher Thomas Rotte was also on TV. In EditieNL he talked about more legroom and sleeping places on the plane.
07 October 2019
TU Delft presents scale model and cabin for energy-efficient Flying-V
At the KLM Experience Days, TU Delft will be presenting the revolutionary Flying-V.
19 September 2019
Jasper van Kuijk in The Monitor about ICT in healthcare
Jasper van Kuijk was interviewed in the surrounds of our faculty for NPO’s 'The Monitor'. In this Dutch documentary which investigates serious societal issues, Jasper gives his perspective on the poor usability of electronic medical files in the Dutch healthcare system. Jasper is interviewed from 10 minutes.
11 September 2019
Jasper van Kuijk in NPO episode TMI: "Attention"
A new NPO series is examining the design and psychological techniques used by companies to attract our information. In this edition (in Dutch) IDE's Jasper van Kuijk comments on McDonald's recent adoption of the colour green in its branding, the tricks used by Booking.com to secure our hotel reservations and how difficult it is to unsubscribe from the National Postcode Lottery.
11 July 2019
IDE students upcycle kerosene lamps
Have you ever heard of the word karabai? It is Swahili for kerosene lamp. These lamps are widely used in Tanzania – for example during night fishing but are problematic due to kerosene’s explosive nature and the noxious gas that it emits.
10 July 2019
Elif Özcan-Vieira’s work featured in New York Times
With her work on combatting noise and alarm fatigue in hospitals, Elif Özcan-Vieira captured the attention of the New York Times. She was interviewed about her research with the Critical Alarms Lab. The article is out now!
26 June 2019
Paintrobot 'Bob Rob'
Can a painting be considered ‘art’ if it is constructed by artificial intelligence and painted by a robot? The performance Paintrobot ‘Bob Rob’ posed this question in a German art exhibition that recently took place. With one of the Universal Robots manipulators of the Applied Labs, a multidisciplinary team established a system, which is able to use sensory information, calculate a painting and paint it with different colours.
26 June 2019
IDE student BestGraduate 2019
Marco van der Woude, IDE student (TU Delft) who is taking a master's degree in Strategic Product Design has become BestGraduates winner. He received the prize of € 10,000 and an honorable mention and attention from the Dutch business community. BestGraduates works together with the top employers in the Netherlands. Read the article (in Dutch).
19 June 2019
Discussing bio-based material experiences with Elvin Karana
The world of design is in need of new materials that align with the urgency for sustainability. Issues such as climate change, plastic waste and harmful materials require us to explore new paths and develop new methods.
05 June 2019
The wonderful world of the toilet
What does the toilet of the future look like? How much innovation is still possible in the sanitary world? Researcher Marian Loth from the IDE faculty answers these questions in the Belgian radio programme ‘De Wereld van Sofie’ (Radio 1).