6 Jul 2015 - Prof. Lohse appointed as External Member of the Max Planck Institute
Professor Dr. Detlef Lohse of the University of Twente in the Netherlands was appointed as External Member of the Göttingen Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organisation at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Berlin on 17th-18th June. At the same time he was appointed as Member of the Max Planck Society (MPG). The MPG hereby acknowledges the long-standing, intensive cooperation between the internationally-renowned physicist and the Max Planck Institute.
25 Jun 2015 - Round 5: NanoLabNL offers 10 vouchers worth €7500
NanoLabNL is the Dutch national facility for nanotechnology research. Since 2004 we have been offering the use of our facilities and expertise to universities, research institutes, start-ups and industry on 4 locations in the Netherlands (Delft, Eindhoven, Groningen and Twente). Our mission: Providing a full-service and open-access infrastructure for R&D in nanotechnology.
19 Jun 2015 - New edition MESA+ Magazine
With pleasure we present you the newest MESA+ Magazine.This issue is all about collaboration, which is inherent to activities at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology.
18 Jun 2015 - Subramaniam new Rector Magnificus at VU Amsterdam
Prof. dr. V. (Vinod) Subramaniam is the new Rector Magnificus of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. As of September 1st, he will take over from Frank van der Duijn Schouten, who was served as Rector Magnificus since 2013. Subramaniam is professor at the University of Twente and director of the FOM Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam. AMOLF is one of the research laboratories of the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
16 Jun 2015 - MESA+ “20 seconds science” video wins EuroNanoForum 2015 competition
Martijn Tibbe and Anne Leferink (BIOS Lab-on-a-Chip group) have won the video competition in the EuroNanoForum 2015 conference (Riga, June 12-14). The video “Project Neymar” presents the team’s research on bone filler materials, and was originally awarded jury award for the UT’s “20 seconds science” video competition.
10 jun 2015 - Prestigieuze ERC Consolidator Grant voor Sonia García Blanco
Het is deze weken spitsuur in het kantoor van Sonia García Blanco. De onderzoeker, werkzaam voor MESA+ en de TNW-groep Optical Sciences, heeft in februari de prestigieuze ERC Consolidator Grant toegekend gekregen. De subsidieovereenkomst is onlangs afgerond. Om al het werk gedaan te krijgen, wordt elke minuut van de dag benut.
10 Jun 2015 - 3D printing with metals achieved by UT-researchers
A team of researchers from the University of Twente has found a way to 3D print structures of copper and gold, by stacking microscopically small metal droplets. These droplets are made by melting a thin metal film using a pulsed laser. Their work is published on Advanced Materials.
9 Jun 2015 - First annual Soft Matter+ Day was a great succes
The first annual Soft Matter+ Day at UT was held on June 4th, 2015 and was a great success. The day brought together over 100 participants working on various aspects of soft matter research. During the day, our four invited external speakers gave talks on a variety of topics, ranging from medical applications using soft matter physics to fundamentals on the nature of adhesion and friction at the molecular level.
8 jun 2015 - 10 UT’ers op lijst ‘Nerd 101’
Tien technologen van de Universiteit Twente zijn door opinieweekblad Vrij Nederland op technologieranglijst ‘Nerd 101’ geplaatst. Hadden techneuten ooit een stoffig imago en werden ze neerbuigend als nerds weggezet, nu is volgens Vrij Nederland de tijd aangebroken om die groep juist op het schild hijsen, en ‘nerd’ zelfs als eretitel te bestempelen. De titel van het project luidt daarom: De Nerd 101.
1 Jun 2015 - Researchers improve conductivity of ceramic materials
Ultrathin ceramic 2D materials can exhibit all kinds of interesting properties, such as superconductivity and magnetism. However, they are not very suitable yet for use in electronics, because of their often limited electrical conductivity. A research consortium, including researchers from UT research institute MESA+, have now found a way to improve the electrical conductivity of these 2D materials by 100 times. Their research has been published in the leading scientific magazine Nature Materials.