Staff

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


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


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

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 (Supervised by Prof. Herder)
Horstring N152, 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– 
Horstring N131, 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– 
Horstring N131, email, +31 53 489 5571

Martin Tschiersky
M. (Martin) Tschiersky MSc
SoftPro: Compliant Shell Structures in Upper Extremity Exoskeletons
PhD Student (Supervised by Prof. Herder)
Horstring N152, email, +31 53 489 4897


Ir. M. (Mieke) van den Belt, PhD Student
Möbius: Additive Manufacturing of Complex Precision Flexure Mechanisms
Horstring N131, email, +31 53 489 1399


Ir. K.S. (Koen) Dwarshuis, PhD Student
MexFlex: Material Science and Synthesis of Extreme Positioning Flexures
Hortsring N135, email, +31 53 489 1657 


L.A. (Luis) Garcia Rodriguez MSc, PDEng Student Robotics
Development of a fully flexure-based prosthetic hand
Horstring N152, email, +31 53 489 3851

Ir. J.J. (Julian) Mulder, PDEng Student Robotics
Development of an MRI Compatible Needle Placement System
Horstring N139, 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 
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