Eindhoven University of Technology

The Eindhoven University of Technology is a university of technology located in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The motto of the university is: Mens agitat molem (The mind brings matter into motion). The university was the second of its kind in the Netherlands, only Delft University of Technology existed previously. Until mid-1980 it was known as the Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven (abbr. THE). In 2011 QS World University Rankings placed Eindhoven at 146th internationally, but 61st globally for Engineering & IT. Furthermore, in 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) rankings, TU/e was placed at the 52-75 bucket internationally in Engineering/Technology and Computer Science ( ENG ) category and at 34th place internationally in the Computer Science subject field. The Eindhoven University of Technology was founded as the Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven (THE) on June 23, 1956 by the Dutch government. It was the second institute of its kind in the Netherlands, preceded only by the Delft University of Technology. It is located on its own campus in the center of Eindhoven, just north of the central station.

Address
Den Dolech 2, Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
Website
http://www.tue.nl/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eindhoven_University_of_Technology
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Robotics

Human-like brain helps robot out of a maze

Psychologists use mazes to assess the learning capacity of mice or rats. But how about robots? Can they learn to navigate the twists and turns of a labyrinth? Now, researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) ...

Energy & Green Tech

Solar-driven hydrogen production from water splitting

For the sustainable development of humanity, future efforts are necessary to develop effective technologies to reduce fossil fuels. Solar-driven hydrogen production from water splitting can be an attractive way to supply ...

Engineering

Every noble metal atom counts in exhaust catalysts

Modern society heavily relies on transportation. The internal combustion engines that power most vehicles emit gaseous pollutants that are harmful to human health and to the environment. Catalytic removal of toxic carbon ...

Energy & Green Tech

Improving plastic waste separation with magnetic fields

In 2018, 61.8 million metric tons of plastic waste was produced in the European Union with only 9.4 million metric ton recycled. This constitutes a huge amount of plastic waste, which rapidly needs to be addressed. One solution ...

Computer Sciences

i-Cave: The future of moving forward

Can you develop a vehicle that can drive both cooperatively, that is, in a column with others, and autonomously? This is the central question of the research program i-Cave, which started in 2015. Now, five years later, the ...

Energy & Green Tech

Utilising demand flexibility in electricity distribution networks

The transition to sustainable energy sources like wind and solar and the introduction of electric vehicles and heat pumps are putting a growing strain on our electricity distribution networks. To prevent overloading and reinforcing ...

Energy & Green Tech

Stable solar cells from perovskite

Perovskite is a promising material. It captures the sun's rays and efficiently converts them into solar energy. It is also much cheaper than the current generation of silicon solar cells. But why are the Dutch rooftops not ...

Energy & Green Tech

How to make full use of wind energy in a compact city

Wind can be used as a renewable energy source that is clean, uncontaminated, and inexhaustible. Such characteristics have helped wind energy technologies to a key contributor to sustainable development in society, which is ...

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