Passing away of Franka van Neerven
Created: 4 days 5 hours ago

During the holidays we received the sad news that Franka van Neerven has passed away.
In the early days of the department, Franka was a member of the Designed Intelligence group, the, at that time, ‘one-and-only’ research group at ID. 
Franka supported the early ID researchers in organising their internal and external commnication activities.


Workshop Gamification by Alexandru Iosup
Created: 5 days 22 hours ago

You are invited to attend a workshop on Gamification by Alexandru Iosup, a lecturer at TU Delft. He will visit us on February 3, 2017. If you would like to know more about techniques to gamify your education and activate your students, this workshop is of interest to you!

Gamification is a teaching technique that uses social gaming elements to activate and motivate students and enhance their...

January 13 + 14: open days
Created: 6 days 23 hours ago
Friday the 13nd and Saturday the 14nd of January, almost 300 high school students and their parents will visit ID during the TU/e Information Days. The presentation space podium and the will be occupied.
The visitors conclude their program at ID with a guided tour. Students of the...
New Year meeting Department ID - January 10 -
Created: 1 week 5 days ago

Dear colleagues,

To welcome you all back at the Department in the New Year, we cordially invite you to our New Year meeting on January 10.

When: Tuesday January 10, 2017, 10:30-11:15 am
Where: Canteen Laplace building

We hope you will all join this informal meeting which will give you the chance to exchange New Year wishes and to catch up with...

Christmas holidays 2016/2017
Created: 3 weeks 4 days ago

From Friday* December 23th 2016 (4 pm) till Monday, January 2nd 2017 (7 am) the TU/e is closed. 

(* The Laplace building will be open until 6 pm (18.00 hrs), due to the Demo Day)

All entrances of the buildings are closed and the authorizations on the access passes are temporarily withdrawn.
Safety & Security asks all TU/e employees to take...

Precaution against mice nuisance on 23 December
Created: 3 weeks 6 days ago

Dear colleagues,

During a meeting on Tuesday, 13th of December, the Directors were informed about the mice nuisance the TU/e is currently facing. To minimalize this nuisance, Internal Affairs Department has decided to organize an extra round of waste collection on Friday, 23th of December. Between 16:00 and 18:00 the employees of cleaning company Gom...

International Journal of Design Call For Papers for Special Issue on Designing for Systems of Smart Things
Created: 4 weeks 4 days ago

Systems of smart things, or IoT systems, have entered our everyday life and are shaping and enriching it in many ways. Yet design and design research have lagged behind in exploring the fascinating qualities of these systems of connected things, with their inherent complexities and emerging properties. Our next special issue of the International Journal of Design, therefore, aims at establishing a...

Programming Reality Workshop in Nanjing University of the Arts, China (Dec. 6–9, 2016)
Created: 4 weeks 5 days ago

Rong-Hao Liang, Assistant Professor of DI, delivered an invited workshop "Programming Reality" in Nanjing University of the Arts, China during Dec. 6-9, 2016. In the 4-day workshop, Dr. Liang successfully guided more than 30 students, who are with no or very little programming experiences, created 7 interactive projects...

PhD Defence Jelle Stienstra - Designing for Respectful Embodied Interactions Towards a Phenomenology and Ecological Psychology-Inspired Approach to Designing for Interactive Systems"
Created: 4 weeks 6 days ago

On Tuesday December 20th Jelle Stienstra will defend his PhD thesis "Designing for Respectful Embodied Interactions Towards a Phenomenology and Ecological Psychology-Inspired Approach to Designing for Interactive Systems”

In his thesis Jelle describes how the world we live in is governed by abstractions, hierarchies, generalisations, and symbolisation. As a ...

Change in scanning from MFP
Created: 6 weeks 5 days ago

On December 12th 2016 a change in the central TUE scan infrastructure will be implemented. The location for the scans will be changed from TUESCAN/<username> to TUEMASS/SCANS/<username>.
The scanning on the MFP device itself will not change, the new location will be set automaticcaly. The other functionallities of the MFP...

Reappointment Dr. J. Hu PDEng Meng
Created: 7 weeks 5 days ago

The Departmental Board of Industrial Design has
reappointed Dr. J. Hu PDEng MEng as chair of the capacity group Designed Intelligence (DI) of Industrial Design for an additional period of 4 years commencing on
November 1st, 2016.

Congratulations Dr. J. Hu PDEng Meng!



New member at the ID Educational Office: Aimée Hermans
Created: 8 weeks 4 days ago

My name is Aimée Hermans and I started working at the Educational Office of the faculty Industrial Design on the 9th of November.
During the last four years I have worked at a rental agency in Eindhoven which was specialised in rental properties for international students and expats.
I will be replacing Rachel van de Pol temporarily during her maternity leave. I am looking...

Power to be turned off on Saturday November 26
Created: 8 weeks 4 days ago


Dear All,

On Saturday November 26, the power will be turned off at Laplace as Strukton needs to execute a formal inspection of the power supply.
For this inspection, the power needs to be turned off.
If you have devices which are not to be turned off, please let Security know:

Mario de Roij van Zuijdewijn

Cluster coordinator Facilitaire...

Hugsy wins ‘Best of DDW’ award
Created: 10 weeks 4 days ago

The ‘Hugsy’ project of ID students Sylvie Claes, Jiachun Du, Miguel Cabral Guerra and Lisa Malou Smits was selected as one of 8 projects that won a ‘Best of DDW’ award, a competition that consisted of over 2500 competitors. 

In the DDW Hugsy was on display at the Mind The Step exhibition. Besides the achievement of winning the award, Hugsy was selected for a...

Upper limit to student intake for Industrial Design bachelor
Created: 10 weeks 5 days ago

Dear all,
Student intake at TU/e has doubled in the past decade. The department of Industrial Design has also seen a rapid increase in student numbers. In order to secure the quality of the education and manage the growth, TU/e has decided to prepare the way for introducing an upper limit to student intake combined with student selection criteria for four...

Joint Global Conference Biomimicry and Bio Inspired Innovation - 11, 12 and 13 November 2016, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Created: 10 weeks 6 days ago

"Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies."

Biomimicry specifically and bio inspired innovation more generally offer promising way towards more sustainable and ultimately regenerative societies to thrive together with...