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Just L. Herder

Name: Prof.dr.ir. J.L. (Just) Herder

Department: Mechanical Automation / Faculty of Engineering Technology
Institute: CTIT
Building, Room: Horstring (building number 21) HR, Z-223
Tel.: +31 53 489 4844
Tel. Secretary: +31 53 489 2502
Fax: +31 53 489 3631
E-mail: j.l.herder@utwente.nl
Position: Professor (part-time)
Further information: See below

Postal address

Prof.dr.ir. J.L. Herder
University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology (CTW)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Laboratory of Mechanical Automation
Horstring, room HR W-223
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Education

PhD (2001, cum laude) and MSc (1992, cum laude) in Mechanical Engineering, both obtained from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Employment record

2009-present: Full Professor in Design of Mechanisms and Robotics (0.2 fte), University of Twente, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory of Mechanical Automation.

2012-present: Full Professor in Interactive Mechanisms and Mechatronics (0.8 fte), Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime, and Materials Engineering, Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering.

2007-2012: Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime, and Materials Engineering, Department of Biomechanical Engineering.

2002-2003: Visiting researcher (5-months sabbatical leave), Laval University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Robotics Laboratory.

1998-2007: Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime, and Materials Engineering, Department of Biomechanical Engineering.

Research

Design of Mechanisms and Robotics.

Integrated modeling, simulation, design and experimental evaluation of:

  • Compliant mechanisms
  • Dynamically balanced manipulators
  • Cable driven robots
  • Underactuated mechanical systems

Teaching

Design Principles for Precision Engineering (113136), shared with Dr Dannis Brouwer.

Selected Other Activities

  • Executive Council member and Treasurer of the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM).
  • Chair, Second International Symposium on Compliant Mechanisms (CoMe2011).
  • Associate Editor, Mechanism and Machine Theory.
  • Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Medical Devices.
  • Contributed Papers Chair, Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2010-2012).
  • Program Chair, International Workshop on Underactuated Grasping (UG2010).
  • Publicity Chair, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots (ReMAR 2009, 2012).
  • General Co-Chair and Scientific Program Chair, 10th IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR2007).

Publications

See CV.