A research group led by Prof. Marco Aiello is trying to develop ‘smart buildings’ that ‘know’ what is happening and are able to respond to the situation. This makes it possible, for example, to save energy. Among the tools being used are Plugwise plugs, which are being researched by Ilche Georgievski. They register the energy use of equipment and transfer this information to a computer via Wi-Fi.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
NWA Idea Generator project for Kottapalli to develop low-cost sensorized shoes for patients to monitor gait and avoid fall conditions through a biofeedback voice alert.
Ymkje Stienstra (UMCG), Joram Tarusaria and Ajay Kottapalli receive an NWA Idea Generator Grant .
Ten years ago, Sijbren Otto, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Groningen, discovered self-replicating molecules that spontaneously formed rings, which then organized into stacks. These growing stacks were able to divide by breaking in...