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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Ophthalmology

Allowing blind people to see again with a wireless implant

Being able to see without eyes sounds like a miracle, but in the not-too-distant future, a new brain chip could allow the blind and visually impaired to perceive images again. Ph.D. student Adedayo Omisakin worked on wireless ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The effects of dynamic light on our state of mind

When we recently put our clocks forward for daylight saving time, we lost one hour of sleep and the mornings became darker again. This change of light disrupts our biological clock for a few days. But how does that work with ...

Sleep apnea

A light-based wearable to detect sleep apnea

Sleep apnea, the disorder where normal breathing is disturbed during sleep, can negatively affect someone's mental and physical health. In an Eindhoven MedTech Innovation Center (e/MTIC) research collaboration involving TU/e ...

Oncology & Cancer

Improved ultrasound techniques for cancer diagnostics

To diagnose cancer a range of imaging techniques are used, such as MRI, CT and ET scans. However, ultrasound has the advantages of being a real-time, portable, widely available and cost-effective alternative. TU/e-researcher ...

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