Our strategy, our stories

  • Robert-Jan Smits and Silvia Lenaerts currently make up the Executive Board. They expect the board to be complete again in early 2024. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    September 6, 2023

    Collaboration and excellence at the heart of new Executive Board

  • Gerrit Kroesen (left) and Rudie Kunnen. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    August 29, 2023
    Series: the Faces of Challenge-Based Learning

    ‘It's only when students work with the material that it sticks’

  • Catalyst Carla Maria Verwer: "For me, social safety is about good cooperation, and identifying together what that should look like." Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    July 17, 2023
    Carla Maria Verwer is TU/e's social safety catalyst

    'We should learn to speak out'

    Carla Maria Verwer has been social safety catalyst at our university since January 2023. She is a driving force behind the culture change.

  • July 10, 2023

    The future of AI: “There is always room for unfairness”

    AI engineer Hilde Weerts on fairness of algorithms

  • Computer scientist and Associate Professor Jakub Tomczak. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    June 22, 2023

    The future of AI: 'The ‘AI plane’ isn’t flying yet'

    Computer scientist Jakub Tomczak about what generative AI models are capable of.

  • After eleven years, Nicole Ummelen is leaving TU/e. Photo: Vincent van den Hoogen
    June 20, 2023

    ‘TU/e is teeming with drive, élan and warmth - keep it that way’

  • Isabelle Reymen delivered the keynote lecture at the first national CBL conference. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    June 19, 2023

    Challenge-Based Learning prepares the future change agents

    TU/e hosted the first national conference on Challenge-Based Learning.

  • A student takes one of the digital interim tests. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    June 14, 2023
    John van der Schaaf firmly believes in digital interim testing

    'It’s no longer one strike is out for students'

    The pass rate at Chemical Engineering & Chemistry shoots from 30% to over 70% with digital interim testing.

  • Silvie van Dam. Photo: SURF / De Beeldredaktie
    May 30, 2023

    ‘One team, together with the researchers'

  • Frank Baaijens. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    May 8, 2023

    Eight years of rector Frank Baaijens = eight years of passion for talent

  • Jeroen Zegveld, Bregje Portier and Bertie Fijneman over coffee – in Billie Cups, of course – at Neuron. Photo: Bart van Overbeeke
    May 3, 2023

    How coffee is getting greener at TU/e

    New sustainable coffee and vegan options, no more disposable cups.

  • TU/e's Executive Board President Robert-Jan Smits. Photo: Vincent van den Hoogen
    April 26, 2023

    'No white smoke from The Hague yet'

    The government has not yet committed to more money for Brainport’s talent growth plans.