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29 Mar 2017 - Jan Hemelrijk award for Stefan Klootwijk The Netherlands Society of Statistics and Operations Research (VvS+OR) has honored Stefan Klootwijk with the second prize of the Jan Hemelrijk award for his Master thesis titled “Probabilistic Analysis of Facility Location on Random Shortest Path Metrics”. The prize was awarded last week during the annual meeting of VvS+OR in Utrecht. Stefan finished his Master thesis at the chair Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Programming (DMMP) under supervision of Bodo Manthey and is now a PhD student in the same group. 24 Mar 2017 - Best Paper Award at the IEEE Aerospace Conference in Big Sky, Montana, USA The IEEE Aerospace conference is the biggest conference in the field of Aerospace Engineering in the world. Over 800 attendees from academia and industry come together every year in the beautiful place of Big Sky in Montana, USA. In this six day conference over 450 papers are presented. 20 Mar 2017 - Want to boost your education? Upcoming CELT workshops for UT lecturers: 7 Mar 2017 - ‘Vici’ grants for Marieke Huisman and Alexander Brinkman Two Twente researchers have won a Vici grant - worth €1.5 million each - from the NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research): Professor Marieke Huisman and Professor Alexander Brinkman. 6 Mar 2017 - Virtual characters that touch you are seen as being warmer and friendlier Touch is a basic need. A University of Twente study has shown that virtual characters that can touch you are seen as being warmer and friendlier. 13 Dec 2016 - DACS researchers awarded with an IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize
13 Dec 2016 - Exploratory study: can big data improve education, and if so, how?  By making clever use of all available data from the field of education, it is theoretically possible to make education more effective and to help individual pupils and students get the most out of their educational experience. When it comes to utilizing big data, however, all kinds of practical, ethical, technical and legal aspects come into play. Researchers from the University of Twente are conducting an exploratory study to inventory the possibilities, opportunities and risks involved.  16 Nov 2016 - UT in five out of six 'Perspectief' projects Cartilage repair, energy efficient Internet of Things, new ways of controlling light, better flood protection and a brain prosthesis that can give sight to the blind.