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.
The nominees for the 2022 Gratama Science Award have been announced: DrYuliya Hilevych (Faculty of Arts), Dr Hamidreza Kasaei (Faculty of Science and Engineering), and Dr Lieuwe Zijlstra (University College Groningen). The award is intended as an...
In his wind tunnel at Zernike Campus, Eize Stamhuis discovered the smart power of sea birds. But what could he do with the patent for promising wind turbine blades? An alliance with two pioneering entrepreneurs led to the Albatrozz start-up. From...
Maarten Loonen leads new polar expedition with scientists, journalists, policymakers and tourists.
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