18 Dec 2014 - UT successful in European ICT projects
Six University of Twente proposals, totalling over 2.5 million euros, have been approved in the latest round of Horizon 2020 research projects of the European Commission, in the field of ICT. For this, the University of Twente is collaborating with research institutes, government bodies and businesses throughout Europe.
10 Dec 2014 - Healthcare needs to invest in online rehabilitation
Online rehabilitation takes many forms. A vest with electrodes that monitor muscle activity can help treat neck and shoulder problems. Online exercise videos supply a home-based rehabilitation solution for patients with back pain. In her research, Stephanie Jansen-Kosterink has found that telemedicine – the online provision of healthcare – not only provides a positive boost for care but also a solution to the growing demand for and rising cost of care. Stephanie defended her dissertation at the University of Twente on 10 December.
8 Dec 2014 - Hanna Jochmann-Mannak wins Victorine van Schaick Award
Hanna Jochmann-Mannak (CTIT-EEMCS/HMI), who graduated in January 2014, recently has received the Victorine van Schaick Award 2014 for her PhD thesis Websites for children: Search strategies and interface design. Currently, she works as child-computer interaction expert at WizeNoze B.V. In her thesis, she concluded that children hardly prefer game elements at websites.
3 Dec 2014 - Two CTIT research projects awarded as Top Research at NWO
The Dutch Organisation for Scientific research, NWO, has awarded two CTIT research projects (faculty EEMCS). Both projects, Verification of Distributed Software, by Marieke Huisman (FMT-group) and Framework for Random Metric Spaces by Bodo Manthey (DMMP-group) received a Top compartment 2 subsidy (for junior researchers). In total the subsidy amounts to 440.000 euro (more information in Dutch).
3 Dec 2014 - Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) for DACS members
The Applied Networking Research Prize 2015 (ANRP) of the IRTF (Internet Reseach Task Force) has been awarded to 5 excellent paper within the area of Networking. Only top papers have been nominated. DACS researchers Roland van Rijswijk-Deij, Anna Sperotto and Aiko Pras received this outstanding award for their paper: "DNSSEC and its potential for DDoS attacks – a comprehensive measurement study".
1 Dec 2014 - Prof. Bram Nauta appointed as University Professor
Prof. Bram Nauta (Professor of Integrated Circuit Design), who recently received the STW Simon Stevin Meester Award 2014, has been appointed by the Board of the University as University Professor. It has been awarded to him at the 53rd Dies Natalis of the University, on November 28, 2014, for his outstanding contribution to the research on integrated circuit design.
28 Nov 2014 - Overijssel PhD Award won by Mark Timmer
During today's Dies Natalis celebrations at the University of Twente, the Overijssel PhD Award for best doctoral thesis of the last year was presented to Dr Mark Timmer of the CTIT Research Institute.
28 Nov 2014 - Professor De Winter Award for Séverine Le Gac and Marieke Huisman
Today, during the celebration of the Dies Natalis of the University of Twente, the Professor De Winter Award was presented to Dr Séverine Le Gac, MSc and Professor Marieke Huisman, MSc. It is the first time in the history of this publication award for female top talent that the award is presented to two researchers. Le Gac is connected to the UT research institutes MESA+ and MIRA; Huisman's research is part of the CTIT.