20 Apr 2015 - Kick-off 3TU.Humans & Technology
With a kick-off in the Designlab of the University of Twente on16-17 April 2015, the 3TU.Centre Humans & Technology has been opened. Dirk Heylen, professor Socially Intelligent Computing at the University of Twente, is appointed as scientific director. Article in Dutch.
20 Apr 2015 - The laughing robot
Researchers of CTIT are looking to the aspect of laughing in the interaction between people. The goal is to finally develop a 'laughing robot', who is able to recognise and interpret laughing, and react on this. Article in Dutch.
16 Apr 2015 - Role of forensic investigator changing fast
In the past few years, the interest in biometric techniques has increased exponentially. Biometrics is an important field of study in forensic science. Distinguishing human characteristics such as fingerprints, facial features, speech and DNA are used in the investigation and solving of serious crimes, among other things. The UT is the only academic institution in the Netherlands that conducts structural research into forensic biometrics. For the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), the University of Twente is the connection to the academic world in this field. This collaboration is strengthened and expanded upon with the appointment of Didier Meuwly, NFI principal scientist, as Professor of Forensic Biometrics. On Thursday, 16 April he will be holding his inaugural lecture.
16 Apr 2015 - University of Twente and TU Delft launch Cyber Security master’s degree
TU Delft and the University of Twente will start the new joint master's specialization Cyber Security. The two-year master's degree, that will start in September 2015, is open to students with a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related degree programme.
15 Apr 2015 - 9 June 2015 - Annual CTIT Symposium: 'Smart Societies, Safety and Security'
On June 9, 2015, the annual CTIT Symposium will be organised. This year, the topic is: 'Smart Society: Safety and Security'. Speakers are, a.o.: Jan Joris Vereijken (Chief Security Architect, ING), Elle de Jonge (Chief-Inspector/National Projectmanager LPR Dutch Police), and Andreas Peter (University of Twente). Furthermore, there are some attractive pitches from PhD students of the University of Twente, and the symposium will be closed with a panel discussion on 'Safety, Security and Privacy with/through/despite ICT'.