David Abbink named full professor of Haptic Human-Robot Interaction
Professor David Abbink has been named full professor of Haptic Human-Robot Interaction at the Department of Cognitive Robotics (CoR) starting 13 February 2018. The focus of Abbink’s research is on how humans and robots interact and co-operate.
Small droplets for better crystals
Sometimes it’s not just the chemical composition of a substance that matters but also the way in which the ingredients are ordered at the atomic level: the crystal structure. For example, the wrong crystal structure of one and the same material could mean the difference between an effective and a failed drug.
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3mE in Portraits of Science
The new issue of Portraits of Science is out: a series of interviews with (former) students, scientists and supporters who all helped to make 2017 another special year.
Technical girls build walking robots inspired by nature
The 3mE Girls Challenge ‘Where nature meets technology’, an event for girls in their fifth year of pre-university education who want to acquaint themselves with the mechanical engineering programme, has turned out to be a massive hit. After the huge success of the first edition last year, the Department of Mechanical Engineering organised a follow-up on 9 February 2018.