- Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Imagine a tiny device that can treat patients by injecting small electrical pulses into the neuronal tissue. These tiny microelectronic devices are the main focus of a new exciting field called Bioelectronic Medicine, with the main goal of one day replacing conventional chemical drugs. When implanted, these devices can act on the body’s nervous system to treat a wide variety of disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, Crohn’s disease, migraine, epilepsy, etc. .The technological challenges behind realizing such devices, however, are enormous and encompass almost every facet of microfabrication and bioengineering technologies. Read more on Page 6, 7 and 8.
Micro electronics colloquium, Thursday March 28, 15.30 EEMCS Restaurantzaal
The XG- “Next Generation Sensing and Communication” research theme is proud to announce a colloquium devoted to the design and development of advanced data converters based on conventional (delta-sigma) as well as unconventional (built-in signal-processing) techniques. The main application of such data converters is in the transceivers, where they enable the reception of multi-channel and multi-standard signals. We are very honoured, to have two leading scientist presenting their work - namely; Prof. Nan Sun , University of Texas and Muhammed Bolatkale, NXP/TU Delft
Vasiliki Giagka appointed associate editor for Bioelectronic Medicine
Vasiliki Giagka, assistant professor at the Bioelectronics Group at Delft University of Technology, has been invited to the editorial board of Bioelectronic Medicine. The journal asked Giagka for her expertise in fabrication microsystem integration and packaging for neural implants. With her appointment, Giagka is currently one of the youngest associate editors working for the journal.
Wouter Serdijn nieuw lid Wetenschappelijke Raad Medical Delta
Het bestuur van Medical Delta heeft Wouter Serdijn op 7 februari benoemd tot lid van de Wetenschappelijke Raad van Medical Delta. De Wetenschappelijke Raad heeft een belangrijke taak in het realiseren van de doelstelling 'Technologische oplossingen voor duurzame zorg; Van Molecuul tot Toepassing'. De raad telt 26 leden en is sinds eind 2018 actief.
First Microelectronics Synergy Grants
The department of Microelectronics (ME) has just awarded its first Synergy Grants to three research teams. As the name implies, these grants are intended to strengthen the synergy between the research done by the various sections of the ME department. The main authors of the winning research proposals are Akira Endo & Sten Vollebregt, Virgilio Valente & Massimo Mastrangeli and Bori Hunyadi.
ME chairman congratulates Massimo Mastrangeli with obtaining University Teaching Qualification within a year
Massimo Mastrangeli completed all the modules for his Teaching Qualification within a single year and was congratulated for this achievement in person by Kofi Makinwa, the chair of the ME department.
Health Prototype Grant for Single-Cable Ultrasound Catheter
Verya Daeichin, Douwe van Willigen, Martin Verweij, Michiel Pertijs and Nico de Jong receive funding from the Delft Health Initiative