IDE students win James Dyson Award with malaria diagnostic device
Students from the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering have designed the Excelscope 2.0, a smartphone-powered tool that can diagnose malaria without the use of expensive microscopes and medical professionals. This reduces workload in developing countries, while increasing accuracy and decreasing cost of diagnoses.
Elvin Karana wins € 2500 for bioengineering project
Delft Bioengineering Insitute has awarded Elvin Karana (faculty of IDE) and Marie-Eve Aubin-Tam ( Bionanoscience Department of Applied Sciences) with € 2500 for a graduation project on design applications for new biomaterial. The collaboration was initiated at BioDate 2018: a networking event for Principal Investigators who are interested in bioengineering. Elvin and Marie-Eve are currently looking for an IDE student who will execute the project.
Three Best Paper Awards for IDE contributions to the Design Research Society 2018 conference
Three Best Paper Awards were given to IDE researchers from the Design Research Society conference. The papers address the following questions: How could designers use digital data to inquire about the world in the fuzzy front-end? How can designers direct behaviour, while leaving room for end users’ appropriation? How does nurturing a designer’s personal understanding of ‘good design’ and integration of this understanding in his work, influence a design-driven innovation project and outcome?
Honourable mention Compasso D’Oro for White Book for Design-Driven Materials Innovation
On 20 June, the EU-funded research project Light.Touch.Matters, concluded in summer 2016, received an honourable mention during the Compasso D’Oro (Golden Compass) award ceremony in Milan for ‘The White Book’.
The Walsh-Weston Award for papers Ling Xia and Sylvia Pont
Former IDE PhD student (CSC fellow) Ling Xia and IDE professor Sylvia Pont have received the Walsh-Weston Award for two papers from The Society of Light and Lighting. The papers are published in the journal Lighting Research and Technology in 2017.
MyFutures wins special prize at Hans Sauer Award 2018
After three days of co-creation with all finalists of the Hans Sauer Award 2018, the winners of this year’s award were selected on 11 March by both a public and a jury voting. The announcement took place during the Social Design Elevation Days 2018. The MyFutures team was awarded the special prize.
IDE student wins Tinnitus thesis price
Unanimously, the jury of renowned ear specialists and audiologists chose the thesis of IDE alumnus Emma Heijerman as the best master's thesis on tinnitus (ringing in the ears) or hyperacusis (hypersensitivity to noise). Emma developed, among other things, the Tinnitus Toolkit. The announcement took place on Monday 5 February during the Week of the tinnitus.
IDE student wins COPIC AWARD 2017
“Outstanding realism achieved”, was the comment of the jury about Nigel Müller’s submission for the COPIC AWARD 2017. “Expert level marker rendering. Hard to believe that this is done with markers!” The jury awarded IDE student Nigel with the Grand Prize in the category Design, for his submission ‘The Iconic Duo Ferrari and Fiat Dino’.
NWO funding for IDE projects
At the end of December 2017 two projects, in which the IDE faculty participates, have received an NWO funding. It concerns the projects 'Smarter city conversations' with assistant professor Arnold Vermeeren and 'BRIDing Data in the built Environment (BRIDE)' with Professor Gerd Kortuem.
Team Love wins Renault Design Award 2017
With their design, IDE students Evita Goettsch and Ilse van Zeumeren of Team Love have won the Renault Design Award 2017. This was announced by IDE alumnus Laurens van den Acker (Senior Vice President Corporate Design at Renault) on Monday 4 December. The duo had seeking and finding love as their starting point. To get to know each other better, you can link two cars into one.