EEMCS backgrounds

The articles below give an impression of the activities of researchers and students at the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science.

  • Entering the next level of education

    Dr Alexandru Iosup is an assistant professor with the Parallel and Distributed Systems group at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science (EEMCS)...
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  • Beating heart cells on a silicon chip

    Organs on a chip or, more precisely, micro-devices in which living cells of a specific organ are cultivated, imitate the functions, dynamics and structure of human organs. In the Dimes Technology Centre, Lina Sarro and Ronald Dekker are developing the micro-structures of a heart on a chip..
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  • National Icon status for Qutech

    All eyes are on QuTech, in the Netherlands and beyond. The new centre for quantum technology, a collaboration between TU Delft, TNO and a number of private and public parties, has been awarded National Icon status by the Ministry of Economic Affairs..
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  • Delft Data Science has taken off

    Geert-Jan Houben, Koen Bertels, Elmar Eisemann en Alan Hanjalic zijn samen met een aantal andere onderzoekers van de TU Delft op een missie: de verovering van het digitale universum..
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  • Modelling human behaviour in a social context

    Dr. Hayley Hung focuses in her work on the question of how automated systems can be made aware of humans as social beings. In 2013 she was awarded a Delft Technology Fellowship to research this largely unexplored field of study.
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  • Head in ‘the cloud’, feet on the ground

    EMCS is very pleased that Erik Meijer, head of Microsoft’s Cloud Programmability Team, has joined its ranks as a part-time professor of Cloud Programming. Erik is a renowned programmer and one of the best developers in the field of programming languages. An introduction.
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  • Peer-to-peer streaming protocol tested by the BBC 

    Johan Pouwelse, assistant professor in the Parallel and Distributed Systems section, is technical director of P2P-Next and QLective, European projects with a budget of €26 million in total. He reports on a recent success.
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  • REPRO: better ambulance services, lower costs

    The research of the Optimization and Systems Theory group is particularly geared to societal needs. The REPRO project will contribute to better ambulance services at lower costs.
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  • A jump start for the THZ Sensing group

    EEMCS professor of Applied Electromagnetics Andrea Neto has been awarded a grant of € 1.5 million by the European Research Council.
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  • Clinical Graphics’s tool Articulis supports surgeons

    Peter Krekel’s start-up company Clinical Graphics has won the Philips Innovation Award. He proudly presents his first product, Articulis, a visualisation tool that supports orthopaedic surgeons in planning an operation.
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  • “Don’t take risks: X-ray your spreadsheets”

    As a PhD student in Software Engineering, Felienne Hermans is engaged in challenging scientific research; as the CEO of Infotron, she is helping people understand complex spreadsheets.
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  • Smart sensors

    Faster computers, smarter telephones and smaller iPods: which are the technical innovations that make this little miracles possible? Professor Kofi Makinwa is one of the masterminds who are making our life more confortable. At TU Delft he is developping smart sensors.
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  • The broad mission of Cannibal Game Studios

    Computer Science alumni Remco Huijser, Jeroen Dobbe, and Jerke Boers are the founders of the EEMCS spin-off Cannibal Game Studios. An introduction to the company by CEO Remco.
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  • BioGrout and Numerical Analysis: a powerful combination

    BioGrout is an innovative soil treatment technology in which bacteria are used to increase soil strength. It was used for the first time in practice this summer during the laying of a gas pipeline under the River Waal. Mathematical modelling and computer simulation performed before the actual installation work were essential for the design of the implementation procedure and the successful application for a permit for the work.
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  • Electric cars: it’s really going to happen!

    A surprise: the pitch is delivered by an Industrial Design Engineering alumnus. He has teamed up with an EEMCS graduate to explore the commercial potential of a fast-charging system for electric vehicles. They seem to have hit the jackpot!
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  • Whispers from the darkness

    The Netherlands, a world leader in the field of astronomy, is determined to take the first snapshot of the universe as it looked in the ‘dark ages’. Chris Verhoeven from the Electronics Research Lab and the Space Systems Engineering Lab of the faculty of Aerospace Engineering introduces OLFAR.
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  • The hunt for oncogenes

    Work on a trail-blazing, influential cancer study and a co-publication on the biology of it in the prestigious journal ‘Cell’, which enjoys the same status within biology as Science or Nature do within science as a whole, PhD candidate Jeroen de Ridder has done it all.
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