permanent staff

    
Prof.dr.ir. D.M. (Dannis) Brouwer PDEng, Professor (Hoogleraar)
Chairholder of Precision Engineering
Horstring N126, email, +31 53 489 4845


Prof.dr.ir. J.L. (Just) Herder, Guest Professor TU Delft
email

Dr.ir. W.B.J. (Wouter) Hakvoort, Assistant Professor
Tenure Track on Precision Motion Control
Horstring N138, email, +31 53 489 8967

Dr. H. (Hakan) Köroğlu, Assistant Professor
Horstring N132, email, +31 53 489 8867  

Jan de Jong
Ir. J.J. (Jan) de Jong PDEng, Assistant Professor
Cofinanced by DEMCON Advanced Mechatronics
Horstring N128, email,+31 53 489 2567 


Ir. J.A.J. (Jaap) Brand, Research Fellow
with VDL-ETG
Horstring N138, email


Ir. O. (Otte) Haitsma, Guest Lecturer
with DEMCON Advanced Mechatronics
email


L. (Leo) Tiemersma, Technician
Horstring N138, email, +31 53 489 2428


D.B. (Debbie) Vrieze - Zimmerman van Woesik, Secretary,
Horstring N122, email, +31 53 489 2460

PostDocs, PhD's and PDEng's


Dr.ir. J.P. (Jaap) Meijaard, Post-doc
VIDI project:
Large range of motion spatial flexure joints optimization
– A topology synthesis method–  
Horstring N138, email, +31 53 489 5666

Jan de Jong

Ir. J.J. (Jan) de Jong PDEng
In-Balance: Inherent dynamic balancing for fast and accurate manipulators
PhD Student (Cosupervised by Prof. Herder)
email,+31 53 489 2567


Ir. M. (Marijn) Nijenhuis, PhD Student 
VIDI project:
Large range of motion spatial flexure joints optimization 
– A topology synthesis method– 
email, +31 53 489 5642


Ir. M. (Mark) Naves, PhD Student 
VIDI project:
Large range of motion spatial flexure joints optimization 
– A topology synthesis method– 
email, +31 53 489 5571

Martin Tschiersky
M. (Martin) Tschiersky MSc
SoftPro: Compliant Shell Structures in Upper Extremity Exoskeletons
PhD Student (Cosupervised by Prof. Herder)
email, +31 53 489 4897


Ir. K.S. (Koen) Dwarshuis, PhD Student
MexFlex: Material Science and Synthesis of Extreme Positioning Flexures
email, +31 53 489 1657 

Ir. W.P. (Wout) Schilder, PhD Student
Möbius: Additive Manufacturing of Complex Precision Flexure Mechanisms 
email 

Ir. J.J. (Julian) Mulder, PDEng Student Robotics
Development of an MRI Compatible Needle Placement System
email, +31 53 489 8202

Previous PHD candidates


Dr. J.P. (Jitendra) Khatait MSc 
'Motion and force transmission of a flexible instrument inside a curved endoscope'
2009-2013, Teleflex project
Thesis and publications 
Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India


Dr.ir. S.E. (Steven) Boer
'Model reduction of flexible multibody systems with application to large-stroke compliant precision mechanisms'
2009-2013, MOVET project
Thesis and publications
Research Engineer at SKF Gothenburg, Sweden


Dr.ir. B. (Bram) Krijnen
'A large-strok planar MEMS-based stage with integrated feedback' 
2008-2014, Clemps project (part time)
Thesis and publications
Mechatronic Systems Engineer at DEMCON, Enschede, the Netherlands


Dr.ir. M.S. (Maarten) Groen
'Microvalves for Precise Dosing - proportional Flow Control on a Chip-'
2011-2015, Mivado project
Thesis and publications
R&D design engineer at Micronit, Enschede, the Netherlands


Dr.ir. K.G.P. (Ger) Folkersma
'Laser forming for sub-micron adjustment - with application to optical fiber assembly-'
2011-2015, UV-RGB laser beam combiner project
Thesis and publications
Sr. Mechanical Engineer at DEMCON, Enschede, the Netherlands


Dr.ir. M.M. (Maarten) Arnolli, PhD Student (part time)
'Develoment of a precision system for image guided needle placement - from scratch to clinic-'
2010-2017, Various projects with DEMCON Advanced Mechatronics (part time) 
Precision CT image-guided needle placement system
Thesis and publications 
DEMCONemail

PREVIOUS PDENG Students


L.A. (Luis) Garcia Rodriguez MSc, PDEng  
Development of a fully flexure-based prosthetic hand