175th Anniversary

Friday 13 January was the big day: during the Dies Natalis, festivities began to celebrate TU Delft’s 175th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, Delft will devote itself for 175 days to the theme ‘Technology for Life’: technology inspired by nature, which enhances our understanding of all things living and the quality of our lives. Various activities will be held for and by students, staff, alumni, businesses and the citizens of Delft from 13 January to 6 July. Needless to say, 3mE will be there too! We are currently working hard on the details of our participation.

As soon as we’re done, we’ll post our activities on the website for the anniversary programme. Here’s an idea of some of the activities we’re organising:

A special 3mE design competition for mechanical engineering, entirely in the spirit of the anniversary - 14 June 2017 
Precise details to be announced.

Dining with 3mE – various dates
To celebrate TU Delft’s 175th anniversary, the 3mE faculty’s study associations are organising so-called ‘Dining with 3mE’ evenings. Variscopic kicked things off the end of March and invited Jaap Harlaar, the new clinical technology programme director.
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TU Delft Technology for Life Film Festival – various 3mE scientists at the Lumen movie theatre  - 8-14 June 2017
Films about science in the Lumen movie theatre in Delft. Scientists introduce films and stay on afterwards to discuss the film’s theme.
See the list of films here.

3mE Backstage tour – date to be announced
Together with the Science Centre (Startup Science), we’ll be organising a special 3mE Backstage tour during the anniversary celebrations in which visitors will be shown a number of our faculty’s highlights. 

Activities during IfoT – dates and details to be announced
3mE will be organising special workshops during the International Festival of Technology, including a workshop about biomimicry, materials science and a workshop specifically devoted to ‘tech girls’.

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