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Kick-off 4TU Soft Robotics
October 22, 2019
Today, we presented the plans of the Soft Robotics programme – in which the Delft Haptics Lab participates – to about 150 representatives from academia, industry and government. This was done in the kick-off meeting to the ...
Inaugural Address David Abbink
March 22, 2019
On Friday March 22nd 2019, David Abbink gave his inaugural address as professor of Haptic Human-Robot Interaction at Delft University of Technology. In his talk David gave an overview of his work, argued why we need to focus more on r...
Symposium “The Future of Human-Robot Interaction”
To highlight the inaugural address of prof. David Abbink, a symposium was held in the morning, for a selective audience of 100 people. Five internationally renowned speakers shared their perspectives on “The Future of Human-R...
Michaël Wiertlewski joins the Haptics Lab!
February 28, 2019
We are very happy that Michaël Wiertlewski joins the Haptics Lab. He started March 1st 2019, as a tenure-track assistant professor. Welcome!
Luka Peternel joins the Haptics Lab
January 16, 2019
We are very glad to welcome our new colleague Luka Peternel! He joined the lab on Jan 15th 2019 as a tenure-track assistant professor.
Bachelor End Project on Haptic Shared Control
June 22, 2018
After working half a year with a lot of devotion and enthusiasm, today Didi van Dijk, Eva Joosten, Janne Willems van Dijk en Sophie Bekker (our four bachelor end project students) presented their final results on the topic ̶...
Jeroen van Oosterhout defends his PhD
April 26, 2018
We are very proud to announce the PhD defence of Delft Haptics Lab colleague Jeroen van Oosterhout. On Tuesday May 1st 2018 at 15:00, he will defend his thesis entitled: “Co-operation and Haptic Assistance for Tele-manipulated ...
Renault visits Delft Haptics Lab
March 29, 2018
Today we received a visit from dr. Xavier Mouton, lead system architect of Renault’s Multisense. We had the kick-off for a new co-operation project between the Delft Haptics Lab, Renault and their French partner university ENST...
Tenure Track Vacancy: Haptic Human-Robot Interaction
February 15, 2018
Tenure-Track Vacancy at the Delft Haptics Lab! www.academictransfer.com/45248 (apply before April 1st 2018) Description of the vacancy We are currently looking for an excellent candidate to strengthen our team especially for the (tele-...
Five Tenure Track positions for Cognitive Robotics
July 10, 2017
Five tenure-track positions for cognitive robotics at Delft, including one on haptic human-robot interaction To further strengthen robotic research and education, several key groups have now joined forces to form a new Department of Co...
Mona Hichert gets her PhD
February 24, 2017
On Friday February 24th, Mona Hichert successfully defended her PhD on improving body-powered prostheses. Her supervisors DirkJan Veeger, Dick Plettenberg and David Abbink were proud 🙂 Congratulations!
Sarvesh Kolekar Graduated
January 5, 2016
Sarvesh Kolekar graduated today on his thesis, cum laude. His work on computational driver steering model based on sensorimotor control theory was very impressive, and he received an outstanding grade of 9.5/10 (a grade given for the f...
Graham Nixon graduated
December 14, 2015
On Thursday December 14th, Graham Nixon presented his MSc thesis on telemanipulation with UAVs. His work titled “Effective Human-Machine Interfaces for Aerial Telemanipulation” work was deemed worthy of a 9! His superv...
Nienke van Driel graduated cum laude!
December 4, 2015
Yesterday, Thursday November 3rd, Nienke van Driel presented and defended her MSc project on drivers’ neuromuscular stiffness. She did an excellent job, made her supervisors (Tricia, David and Jeroen) very proud and graduate cum...
Lloyd Wajon graduated!
August 26, 2015
On wednesday 26th of august 2015, Lloyd Wajon graduated as an MSc at Aerospace Engineering. Congratulations Lloyd! Lloyd was supervised by David, Erwin, Max and Rene on his MSc project about applying the rubber hand illusion to tele ma...
Graduation of Lotte Grootveld
July 10, 2015
Lotte Grootveld graduated on Friday July 10th 2015, on her MSc project about a-priori inertia estimation from weight. She did a great job with her presentation and defense. Congratulations Lotte!
Marjon Voskuil graduated
June 8, 2015
Last Thursday Marjon Voskuil gave an excellent presentation of her work on hybrid position-rate control to extend the workspace for teleoperation. This made here Master of Science! Congratulations Marjon!
David wins VIDI grant (800,000 euro)
May 18, 2015
David just received notice that his Vidi research proposal has been granted! This highly competitive personal grant is worth 800,000 euro’s and allows David to hire two PhDs and a postdoc: an excellent opportunity to strengthen t...
Joost Venrooij received best PhD thesis award
December 11, 2014
Joost Venrooij received the Best Dissertation Award 2014 from the MPI for Biological Cybernetics and the Förderverein für neurowissenschaftliche Forschung. Besides the honour, Joost received a cheque of a 1000 euro’s. Congratul...
MSc Graduation Lionel Lee
October 22, 2014
Herewith you’re all invited to the graduation talk of Lionel Lee. His presentation will take place on Wednesday October 22nd 2014 in Instruction room G of the Faculty of 3ME, TU Delft. Title: “Rendering 6-DOF Object-to-Object ...
Two MSc graduations this week!
August 29, 2014
This last week of August, two of the members of the Delft Haptics Lab graduated. On Wednesday, Kang Wang graduated on Shared Control for Controlling a Deep-Sea Crawler. On Friday, Daan van der Wiel graduated on Neuromuscular Adaptatio...
Teun awarded in ‘Voice of Innovation’
June 23, 2014
Teun Hoevenaars is one of the winners of the Voice of Innovation, an initiative by De Breed & Partners to support the education of Dutch high potentials. He was awarded a fund that enables a research internship at the Université L...
PhD defense of Joost Venrooij: cum laude!
March 17, 2014
On Friday March 21st, Joost Venrooij successfully defended his PhD thesis, entitled “Measuring, Modeling and Mitigating Biodynamic Feedthrough”. We are very proud that he did so “cum laude”, a very rare distinct...
MSc Graduation Rolf Boink
On monday March 17 2014, Rolf Boink will defend his MSc thesis, entitled “Understanding and Reducing Conflicts between Driver and Haptic Shared Control”. Please be invited to his presentation from 15:00-16:00 in Instructi...
MSc Graduation Bastiaan Petermeijer
March 14, 2014
The MSc graduation presentation of Bastiaan Petermeijer took place on Friday March 14th at 13.30 hrs in Instruction room K of 3ME. Title: “Haptically supporting lane keeping: optimizing or satisficing?” We are very happy and pro...
Appointment of Tricia Gibo in Delft Haptics Lab
February 15, 2014
Tricia Gibo is joining the Delft Haptics Lab as a postdoctoral research fellow on the H-Haptics Project 7 (Haptic Shared Control for Sub-Sea Mining).
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