Information for alumni

Who are our alumni?

The term ‘alumni’ pertains to everyone who graduated at TU/e in any of its educational programs. Are you a graduate of the master Biomedical Engineering, Medical Engineering, former Biomedical Mechanical Engineering, or the PDEng-program Qualified Medical Engineer? Did you receive your PhD degree at the department of Biomedical Engineering (BmE)? Then you are considered as an alumnus/alumna of the department of BmE. Our department is very proud of its alumni and regularly hosts special events for them in collaboration with Willem Einthoven, the alumni association for TU/e biomedical engineers.

TU/e In touch, alumni portal

It’s the place to easily update your personal (contact)details yourself and gives you access to an inspiring network in which you can find your former fellow students and meet other TU/e alumni. You can also keep in touch with the Alumni Association, for example via the various circles (networks) of which you can become a member. You will also find the latest news in the field of research, developments and activities from TU/e and you can share your knowledge and experiences with our students by registering as a coach.

Above all, registering yourself in the portal will provide various advantages, like purchase a sportscard with discount via the TU/e Sports Center, your student e-mail address will be automatically extended with 1 year and you can purchase a TU/e library pass. In short, the Alumni Portal offers many interesting possibilities to stay in touch with your alma mater. 

TU/e | In Touch, the starting point for a lively online TU/e Alumni community worldwide!

BmE alumni association Willem Einthoven

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.

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.

Alumni ambassadors

The alumni ambassadors are a selective group of 10-15 motivated, talented and active alumni. This group helps tighten the connection between the BmE department and the industries they work for, aiming to contribute to renewal of the study curriculum, career orientation, and research collaborations.

Do you want to know more? Please contact our alumni officer Lieke van Gorp.