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.
Project ‘Street Debater’ wins WIRED Creative Hack Award 2017 in Japan
On Wednesday 29 November, master student Tomo Kihara of the faculty of IDE has won the Grand-Prix and the audience award of the WIRED Creative Hack Award 2017 in Japan with his project ‘Street Debater - Designing social alternative to begging’. The project is aimed at designing alternatives to begging by spreading a new job called street debating.
IDE student wins VEDIS Retail Thesis award
IDE student Myrthe Montijn is the winner of the VEDIS Retail Thesis award 2017. She received the appreciation for her thesis 'Data-driven design for emotional engagement, designing a digital interaction for Nike Store'.
Best paper award for Doris Aschenbrenner and Jouke Verlinden
Visiting researcher Doris Aschenbrenner and IDE researcher Jouke Verlinden have won a best paper award for the ASME 2017 IDETC/CIE (6-9 August, Cleveland, Ohio, USA). The article is a major study of the effectiveness of remote collaboration through Augmented Reality versus other techniques (webcam, VR).
Excelscope wins Medical Delta Young Talent Award 2017
The Excelscope project: Smart Malaria Diagnostics for Low Resource Settings won the Medical Delta Young Talent Award 2017 on Tuesday 27 June. The team includes DFI graduate Julia Stoevelaar of the faculty of IDE.
International Research Collaboration Award from The University of Sydney
Dr Anna Pohlmeyer, assistant professor at the faculty of IDE and co-director of the Delft Institute of Positive Design, received the International Research Collaboration Award from the University of Sydney for a research project on Design for Well-being in collaboration with Prof. Rafael Calvo.
IDE PhD student Jan Konietzko wins best paper award
Jan Konietzko, PhD student at IDE, won an award for ‘the best paper bridging theory and practice´ at the Spring Servitization Conference 2017 in Lucerne, Switzerland. The article is called “Ecosystem servitization – Looking at nature as a service business”.
Eight VIDI grants for TU Delft
NWO has awarded 8 experienced researchers from TU Delft with a VIDI grant worth 800,000 euros. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group.
Huggable robot Somnox wins public award Philips Innovation Award 2017
The startup Somnox won the public award of the Philips Innovation Award 2017 on Monday 8 May. Somnox is a breathing soft robot that helps falling asleep. The start-up was founded by four TU Delft students, including IDE student Julian Jagtenberg.
IDE PhD candidate wins a Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2017
PhD candidate Deborah Sumter and her mentor Prof. Ruud Balkenende of the faculty of IDE hae been awarded a place on the Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship. This is a yearlong international programme on circular economy for postgraduates studying design, engineering and business.