News 2017-06-23T15:35:30+00:00
1403, 2018

Prof. dr. Maria Antonietta Loi wins Physicaprijs 2018

Prof. dr. Maria Antonietta Loi will receive the ‘Physicaprijs 2018’ on 13 April at the annual conference FYSICA, where she will be a plenary speaker. Maria Loi will receive this prestigious prize for her innovative research on hybrid nano-materials.

803, 2018

Professor Rob Mudde new Vice Rector Magnificus/Vice President Education TU Delft

Professor Rob Mudde has been appointed Vice Rector Magnificus/Vice President of Education (VRM/VPE), also vice-chairman, of the Executive Board of TU Delft. The Supervisory Board of TU Delft has appointed Rob Mudde with effect from 1 March 2018.

203, 2018

Kick-off Meeting NanoFun program

The project partners of “Nanostructured self-assembled functional materials” (‘NanoFun’) held their first meeting on 16th February, at NWO in Utrecht.

2602, 2018

In memoriam Hans de Wit

Professor-emeritus Prof. dr. Hans de Wit, passed away in the night of January 21 and 22, 2018 in Broek op Langedijk at the age of 71 years. Hans was professor Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry from 1985 to 2011 at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering of Delft University of Technology.

2202, 2018

Commemoration Sieb Radelaar

On April 12th, 2018, prof.dr. Jeff Th.M. De Hosson will commemorate Sieb Radelaar during the meeting of Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW) in Amsterdam.

1502, 2018

Fruitful International symposium “Nano and Micro Scale Damage in Metals”

The international symposium “Nano and Micro Scale Damage in Metals” took place from 7 till 9 February at the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. It were three days of intensive knowledge exchange, learning and networking with a total of more than 70 participants from 6 different countries.

1801, 2018

Maria Santofimia appointed Physical Metallurgy professor

On 14 November 2017 dr. Maria Santofimia was appointed as full professor of Physical Metallurgy at the department of Materials Science and Engineering of the faculty of 3mE of TU Delft.

1001, 2018

M2i is leading the QUALIFY project on certifying adhesive joints for primary maritime structures

At present, there are no certification guidelines to orient the naval industry when certifying new designs using hybrid assemblies (adhesively bonded, composite to metal connections), which limits their application to secondary structures.

901, 2018

New program Smart*Light granted by Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland

The Supervisory Committee from Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland has approved the subsidy application of M2i for the new program Smart*Light.

401, 2018

Impression of the Meeting Materials Conference 2017 | 12 December, Noordwijkerhout

We look back at a successful conference with a total of 300 participants on both days. The Meeting Materials conference was organized by M2i and was co-supported by our sister institute in Belgium Strategic Initiative Materials in Flanders (SIM), Brightlands Materials Center (BMC) in Geleen and Bond van Materialenkennis (BvM).

1512, 2017

M2i program will revolutionize advanced high strength steel production

M2i has granted a new unique research program that will revolutionize advanced high strength steel production. 16 PhD students, 2 PDeng students and 1 PostDoc will work closely together at TATA steel Europe to develop a fitting computational model to dramatically shorten time to market without compromising on steel production efficiency.

412, 2017

Arjan Mol appointed Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry professor

On 24 October 2017 Arjan Mol was appointed as full professor Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry at the department of Materials Science and Engineering of the faculty of 3mE of TU Delft.

2711, 2017

M2i Program on Additive Manufacturing for Extra Large Metal Components granted by NWO

NWO Applied and Engineering Sciences (NWO AES) has granted the M2i program “Additive Manufacturing for Extra Large Metal Components (AiM2XL) within the NWO Perspectief program.

2111, 2017

M2i project with RAMLAB and University of Twente wins award

In the category “SME IT Project of the Year” of the Computable Magazine IT awards, the project that produced the largest 3D-printed ship propeller in the world won this year’s award. This enormous propeller is the result of a collaboration between RAMLAB, shipbuilder Damen, IBM, M2i and the Universities of Twente and Delft.

3110, 2017

Amir Zadpoor appointed Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor

On 10 October 2017 TU Delft’s executive board has decided to appoint Amir Zadpoor Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor. Amir Zadpoor is chair of biomaterials & tissue biomechanics at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering.

2208, 2017

Prof. Herman Terryn will receive American award

Prof. Herman Terryn will receive the “H.H Ulhig corrosion award” on 3 October at the conference of the Electrochemical Society in National Harbor (Washingthon). He will receive this prestigious prize for his research of the prevention of corrosion of metals.

1107, 2017

Obituary Albert Konter

On Wednesday 28 June 2017, our colleague Albert Konter passed away. Albert was one of the first employees of M2i, former NIMR. Previously, he worked at an American company specializing in finite calculation methods. In October 1999 he joined NIMR as “Finite Element Consultant” and from 1 January 2000 as “Manager NIMR College”. In this capacity, Albert taught methods in applying finite elements.

2706, 2017

HTM-9 call 2017 is now open

The 9th HTM call has opened for proposals on Monday 26 June. The HTM calls are organized by NWO Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (TTW) in cooperation with the Materials innovation institute (M2i), at the initiative of the Top Teams of the Top Sectors High Tech Systems and Materials (HTSM), Chemistry and Energy. The purpose of these calls is to give a boost to scientific materials research in the Netherlands.

1605, 2017

11th Automotive Congress 2017 – 7th – 8th June 2017

On 7th – 8th June 2017, AutomotiveNL, one of the partners of M2i in the INTERREG NWE ASPECT project is organising the 11th Automotive Congress 2017 – Challenges for the Automotive Industry, at the Automotive Campus in Helmond, The Netherlands.

1205, 2017

SAVE THE DATE! M2i conference and Meeting Materials 2017

SAVE THE DATE! M2i, SIM, and Brightlands Materials Center are excited to announce our annual M2i conference and Meeting Materials. This year our conference will return to Leeuwenhorst Conference Centre in Noordwijkerhout and will be held on December 11 & 12, 2017.

105, 2017

Obituary Prof. Dr. Ir. Sieb Radelaar by M2i Senior Scientific Advisor Rob Boom

On 19th April 2017 Prof. Dr. Ir. Sieb Radelaar deceased. Prof. Radelaar was the first director of the Netherlands Institute for Metals Research NIMR, the predecessor of the Materials innovation institute M2i.

1603, 2017

Transnational call on materials research and innovation – now open!

The M-ERA.NET Transnational Call 2017 opened on 14 March 2017. More than 30 funding agencies from more than 25 European and non-European countries participate with a preliminary total budget of around 25 million €. M2i is one of the organisations participating to this call, with a budget of 1.000.000 Million euro.

1403, 2017

Successful Roadmap session on the transition to sustainable concrete

Monday March 13 M2i arranged a fruitful roadmap session with participants of ‘MVO Netwerk Beton’ (CSR Network Concrete), technical universities and TNO. After a presentation on the challenges in the concrete industry by Mark Spetter (MVO Nederland) and a presentation on the key issues in R&D by Mario de Rooij (TNO), the participants drafted three roadmaps.

2102, 2017

Meet M2i Human Capital at Twente University Career Fair

At March 2nd, M2i Human Capital will be present at the Career Fair at Twente University. Over 140 companies, technical engineers, recruiters, university-alumni and students will meet at the campus event.

1002, 2017

Your opinion counts, please join our survey about tribological influences

Are you working on metal forming topics? We would like to assess how relevant the prediction and control of tribological influences are for the quality of the forming process. Would you like to share your opinion? It only takes 5 minutes to complete the survey.