Faculty of Engineering Technology

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering Technology (CTW), one of the six University of Twente's faculties. CTW combines Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering. Our faculty has approximately 1800 bachelor's and master's students, 300 employees and 150 PhD candidates. The faculty is organized in a matrix: the departments cooperatively conduct the educational programmes and participate in interdisciplinary research projects, programmes and the following research institutes: MIRA, CTIT and IGS.

Near breakthrough for thermoplastic composites in the automotive industry

Researchers are on the verge of a breakthrough that will allow for the wide-scale use of thermoplastic composites in the automotive industry. These 'futuristic materials' are ultra-light, while being strong and rigid and also... Read more

UT students receive water scholarships

Because there is a considerable demand for talented technicians in the water sector, two UT students received a scholarship from Topsector Water on 6 February. The tuition fees of Daan Poppema and Bas Krewinkel, both Civil Engineering... Read more

€ 1.5 million ERC Starting Grant for Sarthak Misra

Sarthak Misra of the University of Twente MIRA Research Institute has been awarded the prestigious individual ERC Starting Grant worth 1.5 million euros. This grant will be used for the ROBOTAR research project. ROBOTAR aims to develop... Read more

University of Twente solution reduces factory rejects

Doctoral degree candidate Jan Harmen Wiebenga of the University of Twente has come up with a solution for ensuring that fewer components manufactured in the automotive industry are rejected. The consequence of just a small percentage of... Read more