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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Medical research

Detecting pressure ulcers in sweat and sebum

Pressure ulcers are a major burden to patients, carers and the healthcare system. Particularly vulnerable populations are elderly, bedridden and spinal cord injured individuals. Ph.D. researcher Jibbe Soetens investigated ...

Pediatrics

3-D printed baby dummy for better resuscitation training

TU/e researcher Mark Thielen (Industrial Design) developed a 3-D printed baby dummy, based on an MRI scan of a real newborn baby, which could improve the training of the reanimation procedure.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New method makes the experience of sleeplessness more visible

Some people with chronic insomnia think that they do not sleep during certain periods, whereas sleep measurements show that they do. Up till now, scientists have not been able to pinpoint the exact causes of so-called 'sleep ...

Neuroscience

Targeting epilepsy with cranial electrodes

Stimulating the brain with implanted electrodes is a successful, but very drastic measure. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology, Kempenhaeghe, Philips Neuro and Gent University will therefore be working on ...

Neuroscience

New epilepsy warning device could save thousands of lives

A new high-tech bracelet, developed by scientists from the Netherlands detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Elite athletes need hobbies, too

Elite sport demands of athletes that they give the utmost of both body and mind. That physical rest is needed after training and competing is generally accepted, but relatively little consideration is given to mental recovery, ...

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