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Joris Dik wins Japanese innovation award

23 March 2017

This week Joris Dik won the World Omosiroi Award, an innovation award for projects at the crossroads between technology and art. The concept of ‘Omosiroi’ stands for ‘interesting and fun knowledge’ and is awarded to people all over the world who conduct pioneering activities in the areas of technology and art. Continue


Peter Steeneken appointed full professor Dynamics of Micro and Nanosystems (DMN) at 3mE

21 March 2017

Prof. dr. Peter Steeneken is per 1 April 2017 appointed full professor Dynamics of Micro and Nanosystems (DMN) at the department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME) of the Faculty of 3mE. Steeneken has a broad expertise in the fields of mechanics, electronics, optics, semiconductors and solid state physics. His research at the faculty of 3mE will focus on high-frequency phenomena in...Continue


European subsidy brings intelligent industrial robots within reach of Dutch companies

23 March 2017

Researchers at TU Delft have been awarded a grant of 7.6 million euros to develop open-source robot software, otherwise known as ROSIN. ROSIN stands for ROS-Industrial quality-assured robot software components and is being funded by the European Horizon 2020 programme. The aim is to bring intelligent industrial robots onto the factory floor in Dutch companies. Half of the budget is available for...Continue


Another taste of success for 3mE’s Haptics Lab

20 March 2017

The Haptics Lab of the Department of BioMechanical Engineering (BME) has achieved renewed success in partnership with graduate student Lotte Leufkens. The Haptics Lab, which is run by associate professor David Abbink, works closely with national and international companies and the Robotics Institute to optimise human-machine cooperation in the context of pervasive computerisation throughout the...Continue


Just Herder and Harrie Weinans’ theatre debut about the bionic man

23 March 2017

On 28 March 3mE professors Just Herder and Harrie Weinans will take to the stage in a much-anticipated evening about ‘the bionic man, from prostheses to upgrades’. They will be introduced by cabaret artist, columnist and TU instructor Jasper van Kuijk in the café of De Veste theatre. Continue


Improved monitoring and prevention of aging of Picasso and Mondrian paintings

09 March 2017

PhD candidate Birgit van Driel of 3mE has, in cooperation with a consortium of researchers from museums, scientists and industry, developed a method to establish the extent to which titanium white – an important white pigment – is causing modern paintings to age. The method can detect aging early in the process, meaning that timely action can be taken to protect major paintings. The results of...Continue


16 March BioDayDelft

09 March 2017

BioDayDelft will be held on 16 March, an afternoon full of biology-related research for students, researchers and professors from all faculties. Continue

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