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Major project to improve remote-controlled vehicles
Posted on:05 February 2024

Professor Ming Cao from ENTEG is the leading partner in an NWO-funded project to improve the quality and safety of remotely operated vehicles in offshore operations.

Introducing our new staff scientific member Michele Cucuzzella
Posted on:01 February 2024

Michele Cucuzzella started as associate professor at ENTEG. His research will mainly focus on the design and analysis of nonlinear control systems with application to the energy domain and smart complex systems.

Promising UG researcher goes to US on Rubicon grant
Posted on:22 January 2024

PhD graduate Wenjian Li from the University of Groningen will be able to conduct research at the California Institute of Technology for two years thanks to the Rubicon programme organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and ZorgOnderzoek Nederland Medische Wetenschappen (ZonMw; Healthcare Research Dutch Medical Sciences) .

NWO grant for Anastasiia Krushynska's MetaFlow project
Posted on:09 January 2024

Dr. Anastasiia Krushynska was awarded a grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for her research project MetaFlow: Metamaterials and bio-inspired sensors to stabilize and monitor fluid flow and flow-induced vibrations.

UG professor Jayawardhana appointed scientific director DISC
Posted on:29 November 2023

Bayu Jayawardhana has been appointed scientific director of DISC, the interuniversity research institute and graduate school that unites all university groups in the Netherlands that are active in systems and control theory and engineering. The University of Groningen (UG) participates in DISC , the Dutch Institute of Systems and Control, with the technical universities of Delft and Eindhoven, and Twente University.

Krushynska is partner in substantial MedTech grant with UMCG, and regional industries
Posted on:16 November 2023

Together with the UMCG and industrial partners from the Northern Regions, ENTEG researcher Anastasiia Krushynska has secured a substantial Just Transition Fund (JTF) subsidy of almost 4 million euros to start the programme iMPaCT-implants.

Heeres, Jayawardhana and Scherpen appointed NAE Fellow
Posted on:09 November 2023

ENTEG members Prof. Erik Heeres , Prof. Bayu Jayawardhana and Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen have been appointed as fellows of the Netherlands Academy of Engineering (NAE

Grand Kick-off MegaWatt test center on Zernike campus
Posted on:09 November 2023

Kick-off MegaWatt testcenter on Zernike Campus

Euverink engages in successful JTF grant application for innovative bioplastics project
Posted on:08 November 2023

Together with industrial partners from the Northern Regions, ENTEG researcher Gert Jan Euverink have secured a substantial Just Transition Fund (JTF) subsidy of almost 4 million euros to delve deeper into the extensive varieties of PHBVs that can be derived from waste streams and explore their wide-ranging potential for various applications.

Heeres teams up with industrial partner BioBTX in 2,8M Euro JTF subsidy
Posted on:19 October 2023

Together with industrial partner BioBTX and researchers from the Technical University of Eindhoven, Erik Heeres has secured a substantial Just Transition Fund (JTF) subsidy of 2.8 million euros to produce renewable and biobased BTX and other sustainable chemicals by harnessing the potential of combined organic and circular inputs.

ENTEG start-up Sencilia secured SNN-valorization subsidy for ‘SmartInfuus’-project
Posted on:17 October 2023

The ‘SmartInfuus’-project successfully secured a €321k subsidy from the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) through the Valorisatie 2022 program of Samenwerkingsverband Noord-Nederland (SNN),

Kottapalli enlightens audiences at 'Weekend van de Wetenschap' with insights into the wavy whiskers of wonder
Posted on:09 October 2023

Prof dr. Ajay Kottapalli talked about the wonders of whiskers at  the 'Weekend van de Wetenschap' at the Zeehondencentrum Pieterburen

Introducing our new scientific staff member Charissa Roossien
Posted on:06 October 2023

Charissa Roossien started as a tenure-track assistant professor with education focus at ENTEG

Modular Electrolyzer Demonstrator Unveiled at Groningen Airport Eelde
Posted on:03 October 2023

Together with all industrial and academic partners of WAviatER project has revealed a modular electrolyzer demonstrator at Groningen Airport Eelde.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Mauricio Muñoz-Arias
Posted on:02 October 2023

Mauricio Muñoz-Arias started as a tenure-track assistant professor at ENTEG

ENTEG Researchers team up with Industrial Partners to Revolutionize PVC Recycling with JTF Funding
Posted on:13 September 2023

Together with industrial partners from the Northern Regions, ENTEG researchers Edita Jurak, Peter Deuss, Ranjita Bose, and Francesco Picchioni, have secured a substantial Just Transition Fund (JTF) subsidy of 2.5 million euros to spearhead the development of a groundbreaking PVC recycling technology.

Daniele Parisi partner in MSCA ITN project of EUR 3,9 million
Posted on:29 August 2023

Daniele Parisi is partner in a Horizon 2022 – MSCA – ITN project that has been awarded EUR 3,9 million for the project ‘ReBond’; a universal platform for recycling plastic waste using dynamic covalent bonds.

NWO Take-off funding for ENTEG spinout company Sencilia
Posted on:24 July 2023

The Take-off funding instrument is aimed at stimulating and supporting scientific activity and entrepreneurship.

TKI Top Sector HTSM grant for Francesco Maresca
Posted on:18 July 2023

Dr. Francesco Maresca has been awarded an M2i TKI Top Sector HTSM grant for his proposal "Multi-Wear: Multi-scale modelling of adhesive wear in zinc coated steels".

Dulce Morales wins ISE Elsevier Prize for Applied Electrochemistry Award
Posted on:12 July 2023

Dr. Dulce Morales has been honoured with the "ISE Elsevier Prize for Applied Electrochemistry" by the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE).

Jacquelien Scherpen to be the New Rector Magnificus of the University of Groningen
Posted on:03 July 2023

Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of the University as the new Rector Magnificus and member of the Board of the University of Groningen.

Comenius Teaching Fellow grant for Druetta
Posted on:14 June 2023

Pablo Drueatta received a Commenius teraching grant to improve teaching of computational fluid dynamics courses in lecture rooms by means of virtual reality tools

FSE team wins Self Driving Challenge
Posted on:13 June 2023

The FSE student team managed to get their self-driving kart to drive two laps in just over fifteen minutes. That was a record in the history of the Self Driving Challenge.

Nima Monshizadeh appointed associate professor in Cyber-Physical Human Systems
Posted on:12 June 2023

Dr. Nima Monshizadeh has been granted promotion by the Executive Board of the University to associate professor Cyber-Physical Human Systems.

Kyriakou partner in ECOLEFINS EIC Pathfinder project
Posted on:07 June 2023

ECOLEFINS EIC Pathfinder project funded

Rehabilitation through virtual reality games
Posted on:05 June 2023

Digital Health Care Technologies, also known as eHealth, could drastically change the field of healthcare. The combination of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, wearables, telehealth, telemonitoring, and Artificial Intelligence is opening new doors for personalized care, improved patient involvement, and more efficient treatments. The Jantina Tammes School supports researchers who are continuing to develop these technologies, in addition to playing an active role in the collaboration between care providers, policymakers, and industries in order to maximize advantages for patients.

Ajay Kottapalli appointed associate professor in Bio-inspired MEMS and Biomedical Devices
Posted on:02 June 2023

Dr. Ajay Kottapalli has been granted promotion by the Executive Board of the University to associate professor Bio-inspired MEMS and Biomedical Devices.

PhDs shine at ENTEG's annual day
Posted on:12 May 2023

ENTEG members gathered for the yearly PhD day

Heeres on regional television
Posted on:12 April 2023

Erik Heeres and his brother Andre Heeres were interviewed on the regional broadcaster RTVNoord. Both brothers work together on sustainability and energy transistion.

Deuss and Karka partner in MOOI consortium Closing Carbon Cycles with Renewable Amines (3CRA)
Posted on:03 April 2023

Prof. dr. Peter Deuss and Dr. Paraskevi Karka of ENTEG are partner in a consortium that has been awarded 3.2 M€ by RVO for a "missiegedreven onderzoek, ontwikkeling en innovatie" (MOOI) project.

Jacquelien Scherpen winner of Prince Friso Engineering Award 2023
Posted on:16 March 2023

Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen, Director of the Groningen Engineering Center, at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (UG), has been voted Engineer of the Year 2023 by the expert jury. She received the Prince Friso Engineering Award 2023 yesterday, 15 March, in the presence of Princess Beatrix. Scherpen was one of three finalists for the award, all of whom were women this year. The announcement and award ceremony hosted by the Royal Institute of Engineers (KIVI) took place at Boskalis in Papendrecht.

Technological innovations to sort waste
Posted on:14 March 2023

Professor Peter Deuss lectured at Bollegraaf and Lubo Recycling Solutions in Appingedam about the possibilities of chemical recycling as part of the Circular Economy Learning Course for industry.

Picchioni teaches about rubber recycling at primary school
Posted on:13 March 2023

Francesco Picchioni kicked off the Next Education project. The aim of Next Education project is to bring young children of primary schools into early contact with science, technology and research.

Deuss and Heeres contribute to Indonesian programme A to Z Greenfuel Technology and Economy
Posted on:09 March 2023

Professors Peter Deuss and Erik Heeres lectured in the Indonesia's Biofuel Sharing Program. Deuss and Heeres talks focused on carbon based aviation fuels (SAF) from renewable resources, and on biorefineries beyond green fuel organised by ECADIN.

ENTEG research projects recently highlighted in Holland High Tech Annual Report 2022
Posted on:05 March 2023

Research of Ajay Kottapalli and Monica Acuautla Meneses was recently highlighted in the Topsector Holland High Tech Annual Report 2022

Vici grant for Ming Cao
Posted on:03 March 2023

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded four a Vici grant, worth up to€1.5 million, to Ming Cao.

Mahshad Farzannasab wins Best Paper Award at ICOVP 2023
Posted on:17 February 2023

Mahshad Farzannasab, PhD student in the Dynamics and Vibration group of ENTEG, was awarded the Best Paper Award at ICOVP 2023: International Conference on Vibration Problems, Doha, Qatar, February 5-9, 2023.

University of Groningen team in Self Driving Challenge
Posted on:16 February 2023

Six student teams compete in this five-month project to create algorithms for a self-driving cart.

TKI Top Sector Chemistry grant for Jingxiu Xie
Posted on:14 February 2023

Dr. Jingxie Xie, tenure-track assistant professor in ENTEG, has been awarded a 107.000 TKI grant within the Topsector Chemistry for her project on polyolefins recycling to aromatics.

Professor Scherpen finalist Prince Friso Engineering Award – vote now for the Public Prize!
Posted on:14 February 2023

For the Public Award, everyone can vote for one of the three nominees from February 14 to March 13.

Heeres partner in HORIZON EUROPE-IA REFOLUTION
Posted on:10 February 2023

REFOLUTION consortium funded by Horizon Europe

Introducing our new scientific staff member Liangliang Cheng
Posted on:01 February 2023

Liangliang Cheng started as a tenure-track assistant professor at ENTEG

From paper industry waste to sustainable kerosene
Posted on:31 January 2023

Erik Heeres is no ordinary scientist. Born in Pekela, the researcher evolved from teenager dabbling with a chemistry set to successful project leader of large Dutch and European research consortia. To this day, the Professor of Chemical Engineering is still passionately committed to building a sustainable and innovative future for the Northern Netherlands.

New scientific director for the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen
Posted on:23 December 2022

After four years of service, Prof dr H.J. Heeres will step down as Scientific Director of the Engineering and Technology institute Groningen (ENTEG). As of January 1, 2023, his role will be taken over by Prof. dr. B. Jayawardhana .

NWO Take-off grant for Marc van der Maarel and Mariska van der Hoek
Posted on:21 December 2022

This enables Van der Maarel and Van der Hoek to conduct a feasibility study for their research project on the application of the glycogen of the microalga Galdieria in skin care products.

Chemical Engineering students win Electe competition
Posted on:15 December 2022

In 2023, the three students will join the Electro Trail Europe (Electe).

Why seal whiskers are super sensors
Posted on:13 December 2022

Seals can already detect the wake of a fish at 180 metres distance. PhD student Xingwen Zheng analysed whiskers from two seal species to find out how they do it. He will defend his thesis on this subject on 19 December.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Saeed Ahmed
Posted on:02 December 2022

ENTEG welcomes Saeed Ahmed who started as a tenure-track assistant professor with education profile at DTPA. His research focuses on the stability and control of nonlinear and hybrid systems and the connection between dissipativity theory and optimization with an application to energy systems.

Sustainable Society PhD Grant for Olga Bernadet
Posted on:01 December 2022

Olga Bernadet, PhD in the Products and Processes for Biotechnology-group of ENTEG, won one of the PhD Grants 2022 of UG Sustainable Society. PhD projects/students projects are awarded that are explicit contributions and/or solutions towards societal and sustainability challenges.

High-school students design a mechanical robotic gripper
Posted on:26 November 2022

Stichting Technasium organised the yearly keuzecolleges. This year, the ENTEG assignment is the design of a mechanical robotic gripper suitable for harvesting soft fruits such as strawberries. Students learnt how to manipulate robotic arms in our lab on their first day of the project.

Lifely discussions at the first ENTEG Women in Academia career event
Posted on:21 November 2022

Looking back at a successfull first Women in Academia career event

Peter Deuss received NWO XS grant for bold research
Posted on:18 November 2022

NWO XS grant for Lignin to nutraceuticals: Tuning biological factories to convert cheap renewable carbon from plant waste project

Introducing our new scientific staff member Dulce Morales
Posted on:16 November 2022

Dulce M. Morales started as a tenure-track assistant professor at ENTEG

Gert-Jan Euverink appointed Confidential Advisor Scientific Integrity at the faculty
Posted on:26 October 2022

Gert-Jan Euverink appointed Confidential Advisor Scientific Integrity at the faculty of science and engineering.

Pescarmona partner in MSCA Doctoral Network D-CARBONIZE
Posted on:28 September 2022

Prof Paolo Pescarmona is partner in the MSCA Doctoral Network D-CARBONIZE, a joint doctorate network that aims at using circular chemistry approaches to design and build recyclable bioplastics using biomass as a starting material.

Open Competition Science-M grant for Dr. Krushynska
Posted on:22 September 2022

Dr. Anastasiia Krushynska has been awarded an Open Competition Science-M grant from Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) worth EUR 360000. The grant is for her project ‘Exploring material-architecture relations in additively manufactured polymer metamaterials’.

Heeres partner in HORIZON EUROPE-RIA consortium NewWave
Posted on:05 September 2022

Erik Heeres is partner in the Horizon Europ consortium NewWave that will receive approximately €5 million via Horizon Europe-RIA. Heeres receives 400k€ to contribute to the development of efficient catalytic routes for hydroxymethyl furfural and phenols from selected biobased feeds.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Bahar Haghighat
Posted on:01 September 2022

ENTEG welcomes Bahar Haghighat who started as a tenure-track assistant professor at DTPA. Her research focuses on miniaturized robot swarms for sensing, surveying, and inspection applications.

Peter Deuss partner in NWO Science–XL consortium on Lignin
Posted on:28 July 2022

Peter Deuss is partner in a 2,5 M€ NWO Science–XL consortiumthat will investigate will investigate why plants develop wood and lignin in their stems

Patrizio Raffa appointed as associate professor
Posted on:14 July 2022

Dr. Patrizio Raffa has been granted promotion by the Executive Board of the University to associate professor.

ENTEG staff at R&D playground Green industry
Posted on:11 July 2022

On June 6, professors R. Bose , P. Deuss , Jingxiu Xie and Vassilis Kyriakou spoke at the R&D playground on Green industry. The University of the North, Chemport Europe and Eemsdeltra Green organised this networking event for experts from research institutes and companies to come together and share their insights around biomass, CO2-valorization and sustainable chemistry.

More women in STEM
Posted on:30 June 2022

Jacquelien Scherpen, professor of Discrete Technology and production Automation, and also Captain of Science for the Dutch topsector High Tech Systems and Materials participated the Dutch State Visit to Austria to made the case for more gender diversity in STEM.

Subsidy for innovative concept to process rubber waste into new products
Posted on:30 June 2022

Thanks to research by Professors Francesco Picchioni and Ton Broekhuis of the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen of the University of Groningen, a method has been developed with which rubber from old tires can be reused in new products. The companies New Born Rubber and FP Products Holding are now further developing the concept with the input from the researchers of the University. A test installation will be constructed and product technology will be developed. It has been awarded a substantial subsidy of more than €1.3 million. Piles of old car tires cause an environemtal problem because they are not recyclable up to now and therefore often burnt.

Electrified
Posted on:21 June 2022

Vasilis Kyriakou is partner in the NWO KIC Electrified project

Ranjita Bose appointed as associate professor
Posted on:20 June 2022

Dr. Ranjita Bose has been granted promotion by the Executive Board of the University to associate professor.

MIT seed grant for Vasilis Kyriakou
Posted on:18 June 2022

MIT-Netherlands Lockheed Martin Seed Fund for Vasilis Kyriakou together with Prof. B. Yildiz from MIT

Fulbright grant for Kathinka Frieswijk
Posted on:17 June 2022

Fulbright grant for Kathinka Frieswijk

Paolo Pescarmona appointed as full professor
Posted on:11 April 2022

Professor Paolo P. Pescaromona has been granted promotion by the Executive Board of the UNiversity to full professor.

Ming Cao appointed Academic Director of School Jantina Tammes School
Posted on:06 April 2022

The Board of the University has appointed Ming Cao, professor in Networks and Robotics, as academic director for the newly established Jantina Tammes School.

Grant for research into sustainable orange cultivation – in collaboration with Brazil
Posted on:06 April 2022

The researchers will focus on sustainable orange cultivation through controlled release of antibacterial compounds from microgel-based formulations.

TKI Top sector HTSM grant for Mónica Acuautla Meneses
Posted on:04 April 2022

Dr. Mónica Acuautla Meneses of the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen (ENTEG) has been awarded a 1.140.000 EUR TKI grant within the Topsector HTSM for her project ‘Smart Hysteretic Piezoelectric Actuator for Set and Forget Wafer Table’.

HTSM topsectorproject Ultra-most of Prof. dr. Pei granted
Posted on:02 April 2022

The TKI-HTSM research project Fundamentals in ultrafast and ultra-smooth micro-milling of steels with high power ultrashort pulse laser (Ultra-most) of prof dr Yutao Pei and industrial partners Philips Personal Care and Lightmotif has been awarded 350k€ for a post-doc project.

Hydrogen will fly in the Northern Netherlands
Posted on:28 March 2022

Dr Vasilis Kyriakou and Professor Paolo Pescarmona are partners the WAviatER project: Hydrogen production technology for the Aviation sector and Energy applications at a Regional level. The Northern Netherlands consortium will be developing green hydrogen technology.

Alumnus Marijn van Rooij wins Prince Friso Engineering Award 2022
Posted on:17 March 2022

The prize was awarded on March 16 by the Royal Institute of Engineers (Koninklijk Instituut van Ingenieurs, KIVI).

Elisabeth Wilhelm partner in granted KIC Lifestyle and Living Environment-proposal
Posted on:13 March 2022

Dr Elisabeth Wilhelm is partner in the KIC consortium Healthy living as a service that is granted by NWO. Wilhelm will lead the work package "Smart data" that will develop a secure personalized decision support system (DSS).

ERC Starting Grant for Ajay Kottapalli
Posted on:09 March 2022

Researcher Ajay Kottapalli (Faculty of Science and Engineering) has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The ERC awards these personal grants of EUR 1.5 million to excellent researchers in order to stimulate groundbreaking research in Europe.

Energy transition and Hydrogen @Groningen symposium retrospective
Posted on:04 February 2022

On February 3 the Engineering and Technology institute Groningen organized a symposium to discuss the latest technological developments and challenges for the Dutch R&D ecosystem.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Paraskevi Karka
Posted on:01 February 2022

Dr. Paraskevi Karka started as tenure track assistent professor with education profile at ENTEG

Ocean Grazer success at CES2022
Posted on:14 January 2022

The Ocean Battery technology is winner of the CES 2022 Innovation Award Honoree in the category Sustainability, Eco-Design & Smart Energy.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Pablo Druetta
Posted on:05 January 2022

Dr. Pablo Druetta started as tenure track assistent professor with education profile at ENTEG

First Ben Feringa Impact Award awarded
Posted on:09 December 2021

The winning project in the category for researchers is ‘Ocean Grazer’, by Wout Prins, Antonis Vakis and Bayu Jayawardhana. The winning project in the category for students is ‘Ivy One’, by Niels Weijermars.

By touch: the tiny, smart sensors of Kottapalli
Posted on:08 December 2021

Ajay Kottapalli develops smart sensors on an extremely tiny scale

4th years VWO students visit ENTEG
Posted on:26 November 2021

On november 26 ENTEG welcomed several groups of 4th year high-school ‘technasium’ students in our premises. Together they worked on subjects as water purification, biofuel and lactose intolerance.

Ming Cao awarded IEEE Fellow
Posted on:24 November 2021

Ming Cao has been elevated by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to the grade of IEEE Fellow for his contributions for contributions to multi-agent control systems for sensor, robotic and social networks.

Peter Deuss appointed as Associate Professor in Catalytic Processing of Sustainable Resources
Posted on:19 November 2021

Peter Deuss appointed as Associate Professor in Catalytic Processing of Sustainable Resources

First Mechanical Engineering graduates at UG receive their diplomas
Posted on:09 November 2021

On 11 November, the first graduates of the two-year master's programme in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Groningen will receive their diplomas. The new engineering programme, which is in English language, offers students the opportunity to prepare themselves for a career in the digital and high-tech industry or in scientific research.

Serendipity and quantum chemistry lead to new synthesis route
Posted on:26 October 2021

ENTEG researchers Qingqing Yuan and Peter Deuss found a way to make fully deuterated γ-valerolactone (d8-GVL) from unlabeled α-angelicalactone (α-AL), for which no synthesis route previously existed.

Skin-inspired sensors show how our body moves
Posted on:19 October 2021

Ajay Kottapalli and colleagues published a research paper in njp Flexible Electronics on Electrospun bundled carbon nanofibers for skin-inspired tactile sensing, proprioception and gesture tracking applications.

Heeres partner in EU Horizon 2020 consortium Circular Foam
Posted on:12 October 2021

Erik Heeres, professor in Green Chemical Reaction Engineering (ENTEG), is partner in Circular Foam consortium. He receives EURO 650.000 to investigate chemical recycling of polyurethane foams (e.g. mattresses, insulation materials) by converting them into building blocks that can be used to produce polyurethanes. Technology development based on catalytic pyrolysis will be given particular attention.

The industry of the future is smart and circular
Posted on:08 October 2021

ENTEG research focusses on green chemistry and circular technology. We also work on artificial intelligence, sensing, big data and other forms of smart processing. Within the framework of Chemport Europe and together with companies in the region ENTEG will combine het strengths on smart and circular aiming to stimulate industrial innovation in the Northern Netherlands.

How a committed minority can change society
Posted on:30 September 2021

Agent-based study into social diffusion published by Ming Cao and colleagues in Nature Communications

Finding new alloys just became simpler
Posted on:16 September 2021

Francesco Maresca developed a theoretical model that allows him to rapidly determine the strength of millions of different alloys at high temperatures

ITEA Award of Excellence 2021 for VMAP-project
Posted on:16 September 2021

ITEA Award of Excellence for Standardisation

What to do with lignin?
Posted on:10 September 2021

Opinion papers on lignin by Peter Deuss

NWO grant for Francesco Maresca in Open Technology Programme
Posted on:06 September 2021

The grant of EUR 921,000 is for his project ‘Multi-scale assessment of liquid metal embrittlement at steel-zinc interfaces (MUSCLES).

Introducing our new scientific staff member Daniele Parisi
Posted on:01 September 2021

Daniele Parisi started as a tenure-track assistant professor at ENTEG

Plans for Smart & Circular Hub on Zernike Campus
Posted on:14 July 2021

The hub can be unique, playing an important role in innovation in the northern ecosystem.

Vakis and Jayawardhana (Ocean Grazer) nominated for Huibregtsen Prize
Posted on:02 July 2021

Antonis Vakis and Bayu Jayawardhana have been nominated for the 2021 Huibregtsen Prize for their research project ‘Harvesting infinite wave energy with the Ocean Grazer’.

NWO ESI-far grant for UG researchers Steg, Bouman and Scherpen
Posted on:01 July 2021

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has granted an ESI-far grant of over €750,000 to the TeSoP project established by UG researchers

Introducing our new scientific staff member Maryam Ghandchi Tehrani, Aletta Jacobs Chair
Posted on:01 June 2021

Professor Maryam Ghandchi Tehrani has been appointed an Aletta Jacobs Chair. She starts as full professor in Engineering and Technology institute of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. At ENTEG she will set-up and chair a new unit Dynamics and Vibration.

Cherukuri and Jayawardhana partner in MOOI consortium The Heat is On
Posted on:11 May 2021

Dr Ashish Cherukuri and prof Bayu Jayawardhana of ENTEG are partners in this project funded by the Topsector Energy. They receive EURO 300.000 to develop, deploy and use digital twin technologies for smart process optimization and control.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Tom Sleutels
Posted on:30 April 2021

Dr. Tom Sleutels recently joined ENTEG. His shared appointment between Wetsus and the University of Groningen is set up to intensify the collaboration between both institutes

Prof. Heeres partner in consortium that receives MOOI grant for circular plastic
Posted on:28 April 2021

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RvO) has awarded a MOOI grant of EUR 4 million to the InReP project.

Bioproduct-engineering group nominated for ‘Ideas on Stage’
Posted on:13 April 2021

Bioproduct-engineering unit of ENTEG has been nominated for ‘Ideas on Stage’, the 2021 edition of the elections for the best internship sponsor.

Discount on charging electric cars helps to solve traffic jams
Posted on:13 April 2021

Charging electric cars can put a strain on the electricity grid. And commuting to work by car can cause traffic congestion. PhD student Carlo Cenedese linked energy use and transportation using Game Theory, and produced an algorithm that calculates how enough individuals can be persuaded to adapt their behaviour to prevent both.

There is more than smell in chicken manure
Posted on:02 April 2021

link to a youtube video in which Erik Heeres explains his research to obtain valueable chemicals from chicken manure

Looking back at our online ENTEG PhD meeting
Posted on:10 March 2021

looking back on the first online ENTEG PhD day

ENW-KLEIN grant for Dr. Monshizadeh
Posted on:10 February 2021

The grant is for his project ‘Quenching the thirst for privacy: a system-theoretic approach’.

Perspective article by Jingxiu Xie published in Science
Posted on:05 February 2021

Perspecive article in Science for Jingxiu Xie 2021

What does the perfect tiramisu reveals about chemistry?
Posted on:27 January 2021

Chemical Engineer Prof dr Francesco Picchioni of ENTEG explains what a colloid is and shows what this has to do with the famous Italian dessert Tiramisu.

IEEE Outstanding paper award for Cucuzzella et al.
Posted on:15 January 2021

IEEE outstanding paper award for paper: A Robust Consensus Algorithm for Current Sharing and Voltage Regulation in DC Microgrids

Pescarmona's research on hydrogen
Posted on:15 January 2021

hydrogen research at UG

Biomimetic Soft Polymer Microstructures and Piezoresistive Graphene MEMS Sensors Using Sacrificial Metal 3D Printing
Posted on:14 January 2021

Publication in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces: Biomimetic Soft Polymer Microstructures and Piezoresistive Graphene MEMS Sensors Using Sacrificial Metal 3D Printing

Dr. Amar Kamat wins FSE’s Postdoc Prize
Posted on:14 December 2020

Dr. Kamat has an excellent research profile, with a strong link to engineering and valorization.

Heeres and Heeres receive Groene Groninger award
Posted on:04 December 2020

Erik Heeres, professor in Green Chemical Reaction Engineering of the Engineering institute ENTEG of the University of Groningen, and his brother Andre received the 'Groene Groninger'. This is an award from the regional chemical industry for a person/persons that made a huge contribution to sustainable development of chemistry in Groningen.

Vegan wheat bran milk possible soon?
Posted on:02 December 2020

Vegan milk made from wheat bran will soon be possible. Prof.dr Gert-Jan Euverink and Royal Koopmans starts a four-year research project under the umbrella of the Carbohydrate Competence Center (CCC) into new applications of wheat bran as a vegetable alternative for animal proteins.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Vasilis Kyriakou
Posted on:01 December 2020

Dr. Vasileios (Vasilis) Kyriakou started as a tenure-track assistant professor in Energy Systems and Conversio

Provinces and SNN support research into production of plastic from sugar
Posted on:25 November 2020

Euverink project leader of consortium that will carry out research into the production of plastic from sugar

Jacquelien Scherpen awarded IEEE Fellow
Posted on:25 November 2020

Scherpen elevated to IEEE Fellow 2020

Jan Post project leader Northern Netherlands AI Hub
Posted on:12 November 2020

Honorary Professor Digital Fibration of ENTEG and Director of Stategic Partnerships at Philips, Jan Post, has been appointed project leader for the Northern Netherlands Artificial Intellence Hub.

Ocean Grazer winner of first Ben Feringa Impact Award
Posted on:10 November 2020

ocean grazer wins Ben Feringa Impact Award

ENTEG researchers participate in Offshore Wind Innovation Centre in Eemshaven
Posted on:04 November 2020

Vakis and Jaywardhana participate in Offshore Wind Innovation Centre: Transition to a bundled innovation ecosystem for the wind industry, in Eemshaven.

Dr. Bose, Dr. Raffa and Prof. Picchioni partners in EU’s Horizon 2020 FET Open Program consortium
Posted on:13 October 2020

The consortium’s ‘5DNanoPrinting’ project has been awarded a grant of EUR 3.58 million.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Jingxiu Xie
Posted on:02 October 2020

On 1st October, dr. ir. Jingxiu Xie started as a tenure-track assistant professor in the department of Chemical Technology of ENTEG.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Elisabeth Wilhelm
Posted on:01 September 2020

Dr. Elisabeth Wilhelm starts as tenure-track assistant professor in ENTEG. Her research line is on robotics for rehabilitation and assistive devices, artificial sensory stimulation, real-time bio-feedback and human-machine interaction.

UG’s Automation and Control Engineering consolidates it's high international ranking
Posted on:12 August 2020

Automation and Control Engineering research of the university of Groningen has consolidated it's high ranking in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Strategically influencing an uncertain future
Posted on:10 August 2020

ENTEG researchers Alain Govaert and Ming Cao report in a recent Scientific Reports publication on a developed general framework that captures interactions among uncertainty, the resulting time-inconsistent discounting, and their consequences for decision-making processes.

NWA- Idea Generator project; can cheap “smart” shoes check the gait of Parkinson's patients?
Posted on:03 July 2020

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.

Dr. Rob Duchateau appointed honorary professor at ENTEG
Posted on:03 July 2020

Dr. Rob Duchateau is appointed as honorary professor of Functional Polymers. His appointment will focus primarily on strengthening the institute’s research capacity in functional polymers and their role in a circular economy.

NWO-take off grant for feasibility study on fish-inspired biomedical flowsensors
Posted on:26 June 2020

NWO take off grant to support a feasibility study to commercialize biomedical flow sensors inpsired by fish

Automatica paper award 2017-2020 for ENTEG researchers
Posted on:25 June 2020

Xiaodong Cheng (ENTEG), Jacquelien Scherpen (ENTEG), and Bart Besselink (Bernoulli) have been awarded the Automatica Paper Prize over the period 2017-2020.

Single and bundled carbon nanofibers as ultralightweight and flexible piezoresistive sensors
Posted on:25 May 2020

a facile method of developing highly sensitive, flexible, and ultralightweight piezoresistive sensors utilizing CNFs as the principal sensing elements for wearable electronics and sensors

Converting unrecycled cellulose to biobased circular chemicals
Posted on:13 May 2020

Prof Jun Yue (ENTEG). Converting unrecycled cellulose to biobased circular chemicals. Cell-U-Value-project funded by the topsector energy.

SMART-AGENTS; NWO Smart Industry grant for Kottapalli and Jayawardhana
Posted on:01 May 2020

Smart Industry grant for interdisciplinary research project for ENTEG researchers Kottapalli and Jayawardhana together with computer scientist of Bernoulli institute Bunte and Wilkinson

A power plant under your feet
Posted on:15 April 2020

Monica Acuatla Meneses developes materials that create energy

Hoogleraar Jacquelien Scherpen nieuwe ‘Captain of Science’ Topsector High Tech Systemen en Materialen
Posted on:26 March 2020

Donderdag 26 maart is bekend gemaakt dat Jacquelien Scherpen, hoogleraar systeem- en regeltechniek aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, is benoemd tot Captain of Science van de topsector High Tech Systemen en Materialen (HTSM). Prof. dr. Jacquelien Scherpen volgt Dave Blank, emeritus hoogleraar nanotechnologie aan de Universiteit Twente, op die sinds 2011 aan de topsector HTSM verbonden was.

Sensors inspired by seal whiskers and fish
Posted on:26 March 2020

Sensors inspired by seal whiskers and fish. Dr Ajay Kottapalli (ENTEG)

High school student project in collaboration with Chemical Engineering at University of Groningen
Posted on:25 March 2020

High school student project in collaboration with Chemical Engineering (ENTEG) at the University of Groningen

Podcast ‘In Science’ with Ming Cao
Posted on:14 February 2020

In Science is the University of Groningen podcast where we interview researchers and bring you the latest news and reports from the academic community in Groningen. This 14th episode is the second one recorded in English.

Province of Groningen supports knowledge development of green process technology
Posted on:04 February 2020

How can SMEs deploy supercritical CO2 for the environmentally-friendly production of sustainable chemical products? This question is central to the four-year project being conducted by the University of Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences and seven companies. The Province of Groningen and the Northern Netherlands Alliance (SNN) are jointly supporting the initiative with a subsidy of around € 3.8 million. € 3.35 million of this total sum has been provided by a European subsidy (European Regional Development Fund). The project is expected to provide around 50 jobs at the participating companies within the agrifood, energy and chemical sectors and at a future knowledge centre.

PhD project granted for Vakis and Jayawardhana in PhD@sea programme
Posted on:15 January 2020

PhD project granted for Vakis and Jayawardhana in PhD@sea programme

Topsector NWO HTSM grant of EUR 600.000 for dr. Francesco Maresca
Posted on:19 December 2019

Topsector NWO HTSM grant of EUR 600.000 for dr. Francesco Maresca

Prof Heeres receives Topsector Bio-Based Economy grant of EUR 500.000
Posted on:17 December 2019

Prof Heeres (ENTEG) receives Topsector Bio-Based Economy grant

Millions for large-scale energy storage research
Posted on:13 December 2019

Millions for large-scale energy storage research. Paolo Pescarmona

NWO Material Challenges grant for Maresca
Posted on:02 December 2019

NWO Material Challenges grant for Maresca

NWO awards € 4 million to DIGITAL TWIN programme
Posted on:07 November 2019

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Lively discussions at ENTEG Autumn meeting
Posted on:07 November 2019

looking back at the enteg autumn meeting 2019

Jun Yue appointed as Associate Professor in Green Process Intensification
Posted on:10 October 2019

Yue appointed as Associate Professor in Green Process Intensification

Bioinspired 3D printed artificial cilia flow sensors
Posted on:12 September 2019

Bioinspired 3D printed artificial cilia flow sensors. Dr Ajay Kottapalli . MDPI Nanomaterials

Ultra-light weight and squeezable graphene foam sensors
Posted on:12 September 2019

Ultra-light weight and squeezable graphene foam sensors. D. Sengupta . ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Introducing our new scientific staff member Francesco Maresca
Posted on:30 August 2019

Francesco Maresca starts as a tenure-track assistant professor in Mechanics and Materials Engineering within ENTEG, Faculty of Science and Engineering of the University of Groningen.

UG’s Automation and Control Engineering climbs to 15th place worldwide
Posted on:02 July 2019

ARWU. 15th place. UG’s Automation and Control Engineering. Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities. ENTEG. Jan C. Willems Center

Jacquelien Scherpen next EUCA President
Posted on:28 June 2019

Jacquelien Scherpen next EUCA President. 2019. Engineering and Technology Institute (ENTEG) President of the European Control Association (EUCA) .

Turning organic waste into green gold
Posted on:16 May 2019

Pyrolysis, heating in the absence of oxygen, is a technique to turn wood chips into valuable chemicals. University of Groningen Professor of Chemical Engineering Erik Heeres is involved in producing ‘green gold’ from organic waste.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Anastasiia Krushynska
Posted on:01 May 2019

Dr. A. Krushynska. ENTEG. New scientific staff member. Computational Mechanics and Materials Engineering. Chaired by Prof. dr. Antonis Vakis.

Royal distinction for Jacquelien Scherpen
Posted on:26 April 2019

Royal distinction. Jacquelien Scherpen. DTPA. ENTEG. RUG.

Rubber for Eternity
Posted on:24 April 2019

Recycling of Rubber

Recently published book summarizes research work of Kottapalli and colleagues
Posted on:10 April 2019

study book published by Kottalli titled Self-Powered and Soft Polymer MEMS/NEMS Devices

Introducing our new scientific staff member Ashish Cherukuri
Posted on:09 April 2019

Dr. Ashish Cherukuri. ENTEG. New scientific staff member. Optimization and Decision Systems. ODS. Prof. dr. D. Bauso.

Visit ENTEG at Hannover Messe
Posted on:03 April 2019

Engineering and Technology institute. ENTEG. Prof. B. Jayawardhana. Hannover Messe. Smart Industry. Robots

UG comes to Drachten with a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering
Posted on:15 February 2019

In the academic year 2019-2020, the University of Groningen will start a Master’s degree programme in Mechanical Engineering. The engineer Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen, who presides the Groningen Engineering Center (GEC), has referred to the programme as crowning three years of preparatory work.

New director for the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen
Posted on:09 January 2019

On January 1, 2019, Prof. dr. ir. H.J. (Erik (Hero Jan)) Heeres succeeded Prof. dr. ir. J.M.A. (Jacquelien) Scherpen, who has been Scientific Director of the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen (ENTEG) from 2013 till 2019.

Hydrohub tests sustainable hydrogen technology for industry
Posted on:17 December 2018

Hydrohub is an innovation centre where industrial partners, knowledge institutes and government are cooperating to develop and test electrolysis technologies enabling the large scale production of durable hydrogen.

BioBTX builds working time machine
Posted on:17 December 2018

BioBTX B.V. was founded with knowledge developed in the Heeres-group

Results of Perspective programme on cyber-physical system
Posted on:01 December 2018

contribution of Claudio de persis to erspective program on cyber-physical system

Introducing our new scientific staff member Dario Bauso
Posted on:25 October 2018

Prof. Dr. Dario Bauso started as new faculty in ENTEG. Bauso will set up and chair a new research unit; Optimization and Decision Systems.

Photo report: the Ocean Grazer
Posted on:18 October 2018

This photo report gives you a look behind the scenes of the work at the Ocean Grazer project.

Introducing our new scientific staff member Mónica I. Acuautla Meneses
Posted on:17 October 2018

Dr. Mónica Acuautla Meneses. ENTEG Her research aims at the synthesis and characterization of ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials, piezoelectric and mechatronic devices, piezoelectric energy harvesting, MEMS/NEMS, flexible electronics and sensors.

New project aims to produce green kerosene
Posted on:13 August 2018

An international consortium led by University of Groningen chemical engineer Erik Heeres has received EUR 4 million in funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research programme to develop a new, more efficient method for the production of liquid fuels from biomass. They will dissolve biomass in liquid salts to increase the efficiency of pyrolysis.

ENTEG staff plays major role in collaboration agreement between University of Groningen and MEYER WERFT
Posted on:13 August 2018

The University of Groningen (UG) and the MEYER WERFT Papenburg have signed an agreement for a long term partnership until 2050. In two projects ENTEG researchers are in the lead .

Best thesis award for Michele Cucuzzella
Posted on:03 July 2018

Michele Cucuzella (ENTEG) will receive the Best PhD Thesis Award on New Challenges for Energy and Industry from the IEEE Italy Section. The award is sponsored by one of the major players of the electric power industry: ABB. The award will be presented during the Award Ceremony to be held at the 4th International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry. PhD Thesis Award consists in an honorarium of 2000 Euro and a Certificate of Honor.

Horizon 2020 grant to validate novel route to produce sustainable liquid biofuels
Posted on:28 June 2018

ABCSalt is a new four-year project funded by Horizon 2020 that will validate a novel route to produce sustainable liquid biofuels at lab scale. Nine European partners from academia, industry and research organisations are collaborating to create new technologies with the potential to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and support the EU towards achieving a low-carbon economy.

Vakis appointed as Associate Professor in Mechanics and Tribology of Engineering Systems
Posted on:14 June 2018

The Engineering and Technology institute Groningen (ENTEG) is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Antonis I. Vakis as Associate Professor in Mechanics and Tribology of Engineering Systems (MeTrES).

Euverink nominated best PhD supervisor 2018
Posted on:13 June 2018

Ger t-Jan Euverink (ENTEG) nominated best PhD supervisor 2018

Introducing our new scientific staff member Edita Jurak
Posted on:24 May 2018

Edita Jurak started as a tenure-track assistant professor in Carbohydrate Biochemical Engineering, ENTEG on 01 April 2018. Edita will set up his research in Aquatic Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering group of Prof. dr. van der Maarel.

Van der Maarel new Director of the Graduate school
Posted on:16 May 2018

Van der Maarel new director GSSE

ENTEG at King’s Day
Posted on:01 May 2018

ENTEG at King’s Day 2018

Jayawardhana appointed as full professor
Posted on:10 April 2018

The Engineering and Technology institute Groningen (ENTEG) is proud to announce that Prof. dr. Bayu Jayawardhana recently has been granted promotion by the Executive Board of our University to full professor.

NEXTGEN BIOFOAM; a research project on biodegradable technical foam
Posted on:30 March 2018

The KNN Bioplastic team and team of Prof Francesco Picchioni, Product Technology research group of ENTEG, have started a new collaboration on making biodegradable technical foams a reality.

Spotlight on engineering in Groningen
Posted on:21 March 2018

Spotlight on engineering in Groningen

Introduction of our new scientific staff member Ajay Kottapalli
Posted on:21 March 2018

Ajay Kottapalli. Advanced Production Engineering. Engineering and Technology institute Groningen (ENTEG)

Promising project to produce green methane
Posted on:01 March 2018

Promising project to produce green methane. Prof A.A. Broekhuis, Product Technology (ENTEG)

Prof. Dr. Ir. Jacqulien Scherpen joins the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
Posted on:12 February 2018

Drie RUG-medewerkers, Jacquelien Scherpen (ENTEG, Jan-Willem Romein en Jouke de Vries, treden toe tot de Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen

Laurens Polgar wins Best GEC PhD Thesis Award
Posted on:02 February 2018

Laurens Polgar (ENTEG)wins Best GEC PhD Thesis Award

Introducing our new scientific staff member Nima Monshizadeh
Posted on:23 January 2018

Nima Monshizadeh, Smart Manufacturing Systems (ENTEG)

ERC Consolidator grant for Ming Cao
Posted on:28 November 2017

Professor Ming Cao has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant. The European Research Council (ERC) awards these personal grants, each worth € 2 million, to outstanding scientists thus stimulating ground-breaking research in Europe.

Prof Bayu Jayawardhana winner 2016 FSE Teacher of the Year
Posted on:10 November 2017

Bayu Jayawardhana (DTPA, ENTEG) winner 2016 FSE Teacher of the Year

Pescarmona appointed as Associate Professor in Sustainable Chemical Products and Catalysis
Posted on:02 November 2017

The Engineering and Technology institute Groningen (ENTEG) announces the appointment of Dr. Paolo Pescarmona as Adjunct Professor in Sustainable Chemical Products and Catalysis.

Entrepreneurs went back to school!
Posted on:25 October 2017

Engineering and Technology institute Groningen (ENTEG) in the lead as knowledge center for smart manufactoring

Introducing our new scientific staff member Ranjita K. Bose
Posted on:17 August 2017

ENTEG proudly introduces Dr. Ranjita K. Bose as new tenure track assistant professor in Rheology. Ranjita recently started her research in the research group Product Technology of Prof. dr. Francesco Picchioni.

Manfred Thoma medal for Ming Cao
Posted on:11 July 2017

Manfred Thoma medal for Ming Cao (DTPA, ENTEG)

Top ranking for Automation and Control Engineering at the University of Groningen
Posted on:03 July 2017

ENTEG is proud to announce that our Automation and Control Engineering is among the global elite of the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). According to the ARWU’s ranking of 2017, Automation and Control Engineering at the University of Groningen is number one in the Netherlands, 5th in Europe and 29th worldwide.

Teaching robots to cooperate
Posted on:24 May 2017

Ming Cao is Professor of Networks and Robotics at the University of Groningen. Cao is a pioneer in the development of bio-inspired operating systems, enabling groups of robots to carry out tasks independently.

DSSC COFUND call for PhD applications NOW OPEN!
Posted on:17 May 2017

The DSSC opens the call for applications for 10 x 4-year PhD positions co-funded through the Marie Sklodowska Curie COFUND action

PhD student develops doubly sustainable alternative to polyester
Posted on:10 May 2017

Martijn Beljaars has developed a people-friendly sustainable alternative to polyester resin for his PhD research. It is made of biochemicals, so the final product is green, and it is 100% recyclable.

Prof Cao welcomed at the Young Academy Groningen
Posted on:12 April 2017

Prof Cao (DTPA, ENTEG) welcomed at the Young Academy Groningen

Introducing our new scientific staff member Patrizio Raffa
Posted on:15 March 2017

ENTEG is proud to introduce Dr Patrizio Raffa as new tenure track assistant professor in Polymeric Products. Patrizio Raffa recently started his research in the research group of Prof dr. F. Picchioni.

STW project "Integrating models and real-time data for zero-defect manufacturing control systems"
Posted on:03 February 2017

Prof B. Jayawardhana. Integrating models and real-time data for zero-defect manufacturing control systems. DTPA, ENTEG

Efficient demand and supply matching by incentivizing end-users in buildings (MatchIT)
Posted on:01 February 2017

MatchIT. Prof Scherpen, ENTEG