Alumni association

Willem Einthoven

Willem Einthoven is the alumni association of the department of Biomedical Engineering (BmE).

About us

Willem Einthoven is the alumni association for graduates of the department of Biomedical Engineering (BmE). Our alumni are graduates from one of the master’s degree programs of the department, the former Biomedical Mechanical Engineering program and graduated PhD students of the department of Biomedical Engineering. The association is named after the Dutch scientist Willem Einthoven, who in 1924 became the first Dutchman to receive the Nobel Prize in Medicine for inventing the electrocardiograph (ECG).

Alumni association Willem Einthoven builds and maintains a network of alumni working in all fields of expertise. Our alumni are among others working in (medical devices) companies, hospitals, at universities and in all other types of engineering roles. All alumni can benefit from this network both professionally and socially. In addition to this, the alumni association is actively involved in career development for the current generation of students and PhD students of the department of BmE.

The alumni association organizes activities for alumni, often in collaboration with the department of BmE and study association Protagoras. A few examples of such activities are:

  • Start-up and networking events
  • Career development events
  • Alumni dinners and drinks

Our LinkedIn and Facebook pages will keep you informed of our activities, relevant vacancies and provide you with information about our members. All members can share messages that may be of interest to other alumni.

Members of the board

If you are interested in becoming a board member or would like to help organizing an event, please let us know. We are happy to provide you with more information.

Feel free to contact us at, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Join the alumni association

You can join the alumni association Willem Einthoven for free through registering in the TU/e Alumni Community, followed by applying to the Willem Einthoven Circle within the Alumni Community portal. After becoming a member of the Willem Einthoven Circle you can participate in the activities and take advantage of our network!

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