Just Herder new chair of the PME Department

07 February 2017

Just Herder has been appointed chair of the Department of Precision & Microsystems Engineering (PME) as of 1 January 2017, and as such he is picking up the baton from Urs Staufer.Continue


Vacancy: PhD position Integrated Structure & Control Optimisation

29 December 2016

The vacant position is in the Structural Optimisation and Mechanics (SOM) research group. Continue


ME is looking for a Chair of Micro-optics and Optomechatronics

18 November 2016

The Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering (3mE) at TU Delft is seeking to appoint a Chair of Micro-optics and Optomechatonics within the Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME).Continue


Electrothermal Actuators for SiO2 Photonic MEMS (Paper)

18 November 2016

November 7th Tjitte-Jelte Peters (PhD) and Dr. Marcel Tichem (Associate professor) published a paper about Electrothermal Actuators for SiO2 Photonic MEMSContinue


Professor Urs Staufer's innovative nanotechnology

04 July 2016



PME is looking for a Post-doctoral Researcher in Additive Manufacturing

04 July 2016

The vacant position is in the Structural Optimization Mechanics (SOM) research group.Continue


Best teacher award for Farbod Alijani

04 July 2016

PME mastertrackContinue


Best teacher award for Matthijs Langelaar

16 June 2016

1st year BSc teacher awardContinue


NMC 2016

16 June 2016

13th International Workshop on Nanomechanical Sensing (NMC 2016) Continue


Article published on AFM probes by Murali Ghatkesar

23 May 2016

The following article is published and available online: In situ Stiffness Adjustment of AFM Probes by Two Orders of MagnitudeContinue


MEMS article published online by Murali Ghatkesar

23 May 2016

The following article is published and available online: A review on in situ stiffness adjustment methods in MEMSAuthors: De Laat, M. L. C., Garza, H. H., Herder, J. L., & Ghatkesar, M. K. In situ stiffness adjustment in microelectromechanical systems is used in a variety of applications such as radio-frequency mechanical filters, energy harvesters, atomic force microscopy, vibration...Continue


TED talk by Nima Tolou Harvest Motion, Eliminate Batteries

12 April 2016

Harvest Motion, Eliminate BatteriesContinue


PME zoekt een praktisch ingestelde en veelzijdige technicus op MBO+/HBO niveau

23 March 2016

De vacature is in de afdeling Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME).Continue


Fred van Keulen awarded best teacher

15 October 2015

On 24 September 2015 Study association Leeghwater presented the best teacher award 2015.Continue


Open access publication on fabricating suspended SiO2 beam structures

22 September 2015

Movable SiO2 beam structures have the potential to reduce the time and cost required for the precise alignment of photonic ICs. Continue


Murali Ghatkesar's contribution to NMC 2015 and IEEENano 2015

22 September 2015

Murali Ghatkesar has attended 12th Nanomechanical Sensing Workshop (NMC2015)Continue


Dr. Matthijs Langelaar wins the best teacher award 2015

27 August 2015

On June 17, 2015 the 3mE student association Leeghwater handed over the award. He is nominated as a winner by 1st year Bachelor students trough a survey.Continue


Prof. Guido Janssen's international collaboration with UCSD about graphene proven to be fruitful

24 July 2015

Tunable hyperbolic polaritons created with home-grown graphene. International collaboration with University of California San Diego (UCSD) leads to novel application of PME’s in-house grown graphene in optics and plasmonics (Prof. Guido Janssen). Continue


Short courses “Moving nano from lab to app” and “Life on a chip” at MNE2015

24 July 2015

On Monday September 21, two short courses are organized as part of the 41st annual Micro and Nano Engineering conference MNE2015, The Hague, The Netherlands.Continue


Vacancy Post-doc: Distributed Actuators for Propulsion in Microrobots

24 July 2015

The MSD group is developing a microrobot with distributed actuation, which interacts with low Re fluid in order to create the propulsion.Continue

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