In the media
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.
Sicco Santema and Suzanne Hiemstra-Mastrigt at BNR News radio
On Wednesday 7 March, Sicco Santema and Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt of the faculty of IDE where guests at the radio programme Eyeopeners of BNR News radio. They spoke about the PASSME project that TU Delft is coordinating at European level.
'TU Delft offers free introduction to the circular economy' – Circulate News
“This edition of the MOOC is self-paced, which means all the course materials are available 24/7 and you can take the course on your own schedule. No deadlines, no stress. Great content.” This tells course instructor Conny Bakker of the faculty of IDE in an article on Circulate News.
‘Real estate has to offer the world a lot of health' - magazine E&I
Almost every engineer experiences it: ‘vague’ complaints about the indoor environment. The measurements are good, but the users are dissatisfied. Paul Roelofsen researched this and promoted in December on this issue with Prof. Peter Vink (faculty IDE, TU Delft). You can read an interview with Paul in the magazine E&I.
‘(Fake) view in narrow ship passage gives secure feeling’ – De Volkskrant
The interior of a ship can contribute to the sense of security, says associate professor Ruth Mugge of the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in the Dutch newspaper ‘De Volkskrant’. "People have an evolutionary preference for round, natural forms. There is an aversion to anything that is sharp and angular."
Toilet expert Johan Molenbroek about Japanese toilets on the radio news show of NPO
"Japanese toilets have so many buttons that people do not know how they just need to flush." The makers of these toilets have developed pictures that should give clarity. Dr Johan Molenbroek (faculty of IDE), who knows a lot about toilets, tells about this on the radio news show of the NPO.
Deborah Nas at BNR Eyeopeners about innovations
What were the innovations in 2016 and how innovative will 2017 be? In two episodes of the radio programme BNR Eyeopeners, Prof. Deborah Nas of the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (TU Delft) answers these questions.