University of Twente

The University of Twente was founded in 1961 in Enschede, The Netherlands. The University of Twente is a throughly modern campus devoted to a multi-disciplinary approach to education with a strong bias toward applying technological advances beneficial to mankind. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Technical and Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences and Behavioral Sciences. Twente is noted for its advanced research institutes, including but not limited to the Institutes of Nanotechnology, Biomedical Technological Institute, Centre for Telematics and Informationtechnology and numerous centers for encouraging international students' attendance. The university forms various partnerships with the private sector for students to gain practical experience while attending classes. The student body is approximately 7,000 students.

Address
P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
E-mail
info@utwente.nl
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Robot carers safer with new technology

Robots carry out their tasks more safely if they are controlled by another technology. This makes them much more suitable for use in the care sector, as revealed by a study conducted at the Robotics and Mechatronics department ...

dateJun 03, 2016 in Robotics
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Quantum physics inside a drop of paint

Inside a drop of paint, light is scattered so often that it seems impossible to demonstrate quantum effects. But despite the thousands of possible paths the light can take, like a drunk person inside a labyrinth, researchers ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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Manipulating light inside opaque layers

Light propagating in a layer of scattering nanoparticles, shows the principle of diffusion - like tea particles in hot water. The deeper light is penetrating into the layer, the lower the energy density. Scientists of University ...

dateApr 22, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Breakthrough with new generation robots

The robotics industry is on the precipice of a major breakthrough. Soon, industrial robots will be used at lower cost in small-scale production thanks to the operating system developed by the Dutch-German partnership SInBot. ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Robotics
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Robot bird to make its first flight at airports

University of Twente's Robird will make its first flights at an airport location in February. Weeze Airport in Germany, just across the Dutch border near Nijmegen, will serve as the test site for this life-like robotic falcon ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Engineering
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High-tech walking therapy on video floor

How can we make walking rehabilitation easier, more fun and more effective? This is the question that the University of Twente, De Hoogstraat Revalidatie, UMC Utrecht and LedGo have been working hard to answer in the past ...

dateApr 05, 2016 in Engineering
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Nano plates as catalysts for solar fuels

Solar fuels, clean fuels from sunlight, water and CO2, form an attractive way for storing solar energy in hydrogen or hydrocarbons, for example. The efficiency of this technology still needs a 'boost'. Researcher Kasper Wenderich ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Materials Science
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