In the media
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.
Lots of media attention for symposium User-centred OV-payment
On Thursday, 28 September, the symposium User-centred OV-payment took place at the faculty of IDE. Under the guidance of assistant professor Jasper van Kuijk of the faculty of IDE, six improvement proposals were presented for user-friendly and thus more attractive OV payments in the Netherlands. A lot of news media gave attention to this.
Willemijn Elkhuizen and 3D scanner in 'The Secret of the Master' - AVROTROS
On 5 and 6 September, a two-piece of the reconstruction of Vincent van Gogh's Still life with aker flowers and roses’ (Stilleven met Akkerbloemen en rozen) was broadcasted at AVROTROS. In this episode of the tv programme ‘The secret of the Master’ (Het geheim van de Meester), Willemijn Elkhuizen and the 3D scanner of the IDE faculty can be seen. Watch the broadcast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ingrid Mulder about ‘Empowering People to Create Social Change’ on Impact Boom
In the 15th episode of Impact Boom's podcast, Ingrid Mulder of the faculty of IDE shares her experience in participatory city making projects and academia, the shift in tertiary education, and the importance of empowering citizens to engage in dialogue and impact projects.
‘Why do we fall back on old devices’ - Erik Jan Hultink in De Volkskrant
“Consumers don’t like complexity. In any case, such a Nokia gives a promise of a world that was understandable. Products, especially electronics, are becoming more complicated.” This tells Prof. Erik Jan Hultink (faculty of IDE) in an interview with De Volkskrant about falling back on old devices, such as the Nokia 3310.