Tag Archives: University of Twente

The third edition of the University of Twente’s CuriousU event begins Sunday 13 August

THE THIRD EDITION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE’S CURIOUSU EVENT WILL COMMENCE ON SUNDAY 13 AUGUST. THE SUMMER SCHOOL IS SET UP LIKE A FESTIVAL AND OFFERS VISITORS A TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH A PROGRAMME THAT INCLUDES MUSIC, ACADEMIC COURSES, GREAT FOOD, INSPIRING … Read the full press release

University of Twente: cybersecurity awareness should be a structural element in education

CHILDEREN GETTING TRAINED IN RECOGNIZING ‘PHISHING’ ARE BETTER CAPABLE OF DISTINGUISHING REAL EMAILS EN WEBSITES FROM FAKE ONES. BUT AFTER A FEW WEEKS, THEY’RE BACK AT THE LEVEL BEFORE TRAINING. CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS SHOULD BE A STRUCTURAL ELEMENT IN EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM) opens highly versatile X-ray laboratory

ENSCHEDE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Featuring various clinical X-ray systems and state-of-the-art measurement equipment, this Radiation Lab will bring University of Twente students even closer to the world of clinical practice during their studies. Businesses are also showing an interest. The … Read the full press release

University of Twente Professor Michiel Heldeweg: experimenting with new technology requires experimentation with legislation at the same time

CAN THE ‘LIVING SMART CAMPUS’ OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TWENTE BECOME AN EXPERIMENTAL ZONE WITH LESS RULES? EXPERIMENTING WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY REQUIRES EXPERIMENTATION WITH LEGISLATION AT THE SAME TIME, SAYS MICHIEL HELDEWEG. ENSCHEDE, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rules are, all too … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Current treatment of acute pain is unsatisfactory and can result in chronic pain

NURSES OFTEN UNDERESTIMATE PAIN Enschede, Netherlands, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The current treatment of acute pain is unsatisfactory and can result in chronic pain. This has emerged from research being carried out by Jorien Pierik, a doctoral candidate at the … Read the full press release

Solar Boat Twente will compete in the Monaco Solar Boat Challenge in July 2017

Enschede, Netherlands, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The student team is already counting on a podium finish at next summer’s Monaco Solar Boat Challenge. Solar boat races are nothing new. The first races started more than ten years ago. But Solar Boat … Read the full press release

University of Twente: project funded with €3.7m from EU to train young innovation and regional development researchers launches on 1 Sep 2016

A MAJOR EUROPEAN RESEARCH PROJECT LAUNCHES AT 1 SEPTEMBER 2016 TO PREPARE YOUNG INNOVATION RESEARCHERS FOR CAREERS CONTRIBUTING TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Enschede, Netherlands, 02-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The project consortium, involving the University of Twente alongside six other European universities, … Read the full press release

University of Twente Professor Peter-Paul Verbeek appointed member of UNESCO’s COMEST on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology

ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS, 23-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Peter-Paul Verbeek has been appointed as a member of UNESCO’s COMEST, the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology. Irina Bokova, Director-General appointed the Professor of Philosophy of Technology at the University … Read the full press release

University of Twente scientists receive ‘Vidi’ grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research

Four UT scientists receive a ‘Vidi’ grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO): Wiebe de Vis, Sarthak Misra, Richard Stevens and Ivo Vellekoop. The 800,000 euro grant will enable them to start an innovative line of research and … Read the full press release

University of Twente graduate Ruben Borgonjen designs new Philips juicer with MicroMasticating technology

Philips recently brought a unique juicer onto the market, thanks to the design talent of University of Twente graduate Ruben Borgonjen. Ruben’s undergraduate project in Industrial Design at Philips laid the foundation for the development of this brand new household … Read the full press release

University of Twente student Julieta Matos Castaño developed dilemma cube to be used in large public-private projects

ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS, 04-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Julieta Matos Castaño, PhD student at the University of Twente, has developed a dilemma cube, to be used in large public-private projects. Her research shows that the tool promotes awareness and better cooperation between various parties. … Read the full press release

University of Twente robot guided KLM passengers to the right gate at Schiphol airport for the first time

ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS, 04-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After three years of building and programming, the first tests using guide robot Spencer were successfully conducted at Schiphol airport this month. The test phase was completed last week. Spencer, developed in cooperation with the … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s more detailed explanation of Leidenfrost effect with first images of the tiny layer beneath levitating droplet

UT RESEARCH GIVES BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE LEIDENFROST EFFECT ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS, 25-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Water droplets on a very hot plate don’t evaporate but levitate and move around: this is known as the Leidenfrost effect and it always guarantees beautiful … Read the full press release

University of Twente now part of Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) consortium

Enschede, Netherlands, 26-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In mid-January 2016, the University of Twente was admitted to the Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3), a global consortium of seventy leading technical universities. This will enable the University of Twente to exchange students with these … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s HTSR, Luxembourg Institute of Health, University of York enter into EUR 1,7M personalized medicine research collaboration

Enschede, Netherlands, 21-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The HTSR research group of the research institute MIRA (University of Twente), the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the University of York have just signed an international research collaboration investigating the clinical and economic … Read the full press release

University of Twente: PhD students Jordi Moreno and Dr. David Vermaas awarded for their work at Euromembrane 2015

Enschede, Netherlands, 21-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — During Euromembrane 2015, the largest membrane conference of Europe, two members of the Membrane Science & Technology group were awarded for their work. Jordi Moreno, PhD student in the group, received one of the three oral … Read the full press release

University of Twente: hDMT can elevate the Netherlands to rank among the top in the world in the field of organ-on-chip technology

Research consortium can make the development of medicines faster, cheaper and safer Enschede, Netherlands, 19-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Nine research institutes and industrial partners today announced their intention to join forces in the field of organ-on-chip technology. The establishment of the hDMT … Read the full press release

University of Twente names dr. Mirjam Bult as the new Vice President of the Executive Board

As of October 2015, dr. Mirjam Bult will be appointed as the new Vice President of the Executive Board of the University of Twente. She will succeed Kees van Ast, whose appointment period as a member of the Board ends … Read the full press release

University of Twente developed transparency ranking for the water consumption by the 75 largest listed companies in the Netherlands

Researchers from the University of Twente have developed a ranking for the transparency of the use of water by the 75 largest listed companies in the Netherlands. The list is headed by Heineken. Such a list did not previously exist. … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Prof. dr. ir. George Vosselman awarded the Photogrammetic (Fairchild) Award 2015 by ASPRS

Prof. dr. ir. George Vosselman (1963) has been awarded the Photogrammetric (Fairchild) Award 2015 by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). The award is given annually by the scientific association to a member who has delivered outstanding … Read the full press release

University of Twente student managed to visit all S-Bahn stations in Berlin in the fastest way possible

Enschede, Netherlands, 11-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Mathematics student Loes Knoben recently managed to visit all S-Bahn stations in Berlin in the fastest way possible, namely in 15 hours and 4 minutes, a new record. In order to achieve this, she programmed a … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Charcoal production the main source of income for the Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab

UT study: Charcoal production by Al-Shabaab increases in survey area Enschede, Netherlands, 11-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Despite a UN ban on the export of charcoal, charcoal production is the main source of income for the Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab. Because the area … Read the full press release

University of Twente announces big names for its summer school festival CuriousU 2015

Still a few months to go, but preparations for CuriousU 2015 are in full swing. This will be the first festival edition Summer School in the Netherlands. On Monday, the organizers of the eight-day festival (11 to 18 August in … Read the full press release

UT research institute MESA+ and Eindhoven University of Technology: credit cards which are impossible to hack will soon be possible thanks to quantum physics

Cards, such as identification cards and credit cards, which are impossible to hack. With a system based on quantum physics this will soon be possible. Researchers from the UT research institute MESA+ and the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s MIRA research institute developed handy device prototype that combines echoscopy (ultrasound) with photoacoustics

Better images from combination of echoscopy and photoacoustics Enschede, Netherlands, 23-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the MIRA research institute, in collaboration with various companies, have developed a prototype of a handy device that combines echoscopy (ultrasound) with photoacoustics. Combining these two … Read the full press release

University of Twente takes part in GEOCAP project to generate energy from the warm undersoil of volcanoes in Indonesia

Enschede, Netherlands, 23-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the ITC Faculty of the University of Twente are working on generating energy from the warm undersoil of volcanoes in Indonesia. Due to a fast-growing population and rising prosperit, the demand for electricity in … Read the full press release

University of Twente hosts the International Workshop on Automated Verification of Critical Systems, 24 and 26 September 2014

Between 24 and 26 September, the University of Twente will act as host to the International Workshop on Automated Verification of Critical Systems. This event will explore the latest developments in the field of verification of critical software systems. Enschede, Netherlands, 23-9-2014 … Read the full press release

University of Twente researchers Jan Harmen Wiebenga and Johan Hol received valorisation grant of 200,000 euros from technology foundation STW

Enschede, Netherlands, 21-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — UT researchers Jan Harmen Wiebenga and Johan Hol have received a valorisation grant of 200,000 euros from technology foundation STW. With this grant, the enterprising pair can further expand upon the work of their spin-off company Innprove Solutions. … Read the full press release

University of Twente awarded five starts by QS Stars for the quality of their education, internationalization, innovation and study environment

Enschede, Netherlands, 16-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Universities from all over the world are compared with one another in international rankings. These rankings, though they are important when international students are choosing a course of study, provide little information about a university’s education and … Read the full press release

University of Twente MESA+ research institute developed new type of electrostatic generator from small ejected droplet

Enschede, Netherlands, 7-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Water, a membrane with a tiny hole and a small metal plate: that’s all that is required to generate a voltage of 20,000 volts. Researchers from the University of Twente MESA+ research institute have developed a completely new … Read the full press release