Afgeronde promoties

Design of an optical sensor to improve the detectability of pores in fingerprints

After the September 11th 2001 incident, the application of biometrics is a fast growing business. Essentially, a biometric system is a pattern recognition system that operates by acquiring...

(Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

The influence of electric fields and neutral particles on the plasma sheath at ITER divertor conditions

The purpose of this thesis is to support the optimization of the ‘exhaust-pipe’, or so-called ‘divertor’, of the nuclear fusion experiment ITER, a large international fusion reactor now...

Amy Shumack (Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

Compositional design and verification of component-based information systems

Information systems have to support more and more complex organizations and the cooperation between organizations. The functionality of these systems is divided in components: each...

Jan Martijn van der Werf (Faculteit Wiskunde & Informatica)

Homogeneity based segmentation and enhancement of Diffusion Tensor Images : a white matter processing framework

In diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (DMRI) the Brownian motion of the water molecules, within biological tissue, is measured through a series of images. In diffusion tensor imaging...

Paulo Rodrigues (Faculteit Biomedische Technologie)

Adaptive decision making in multi-stakeholder retail planning

The decision where to locate new retail facilities is increasingly more a multi-stakeholder decision instead of a single-actor decision. In the past, the Dutch Government had a strong hand...

Ingrid Janssen (Faculteit Bouwkunde)

Two-dimensional heat transport in tokamak plasmas

A very promising source for future energy is nuclear fusion. Achieving energy production from fusion reactions on earth however is challenging as it requires that the fusion fuel is brought...

Geert-Willem Spakman (Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

An in-situ experimental-numerical approach for interface delamination characterization

Interfacial delamination is a key reliability challenge in composites and microelectronic systems due to (high density) integration of dissimilar materials. Delamination occurs due to...

Murthy Murthy Kolluri (Faculteit Werktuigbouwkunde)

Modeling of bias-induced changes of organic field-effect transistor characteristics

Organic semiconductors offer exciting possibilities in developing new types of solar cells, photodetectors, light emitting diodes and field-effect transistors. Important advantages of...

Abhinav Sharma (Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

Multi-carrier single-DAC transmitter approach applied to digital cable television

Traditionally the front-end of a transmitter for cable television designed for the DOCSIS standard consists of a combination of multiple DACs and analog mixers. In this traditional...

Pieter van Beek (Faculteit Electrical Engineering)

On the structure sensitivity in metal catalysis

The progress in the understanding of catalysis as a surface phenomenon in terms of molecular reactivity has been enormously driven by developments in surface science, computational...

Michel Ligthart (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

Rights through making : skills for pervasive ethics

This thesis starts with a Manifesto, bold, passionate and ambitious. Goals are set high, as to commit to a major endeavour: how can design contribute to a new civilisation. The first...

Ambra Trotto (Faculteit Industrial Design)

Nanolayer surface passivation schemes for silicon solar cells

This thesis is concerned with nanolayer surface passivation schemes and corresponding deposition processes, for envisaged applications in crystalline silicon solar cells. Surface...

Gijs Dingemans (Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde)

Knowledge processes in school-university research networks

The past two decades we have witnessed a growing number of experiments with partnerships in which institutes of Higher Education (HE) focus on supporting and establishing relationships with...

Frank Cornelissen (Eindhoven School of Education)

Computational study of ethylene epoxidation

Murat Özbek (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

Environmental competence : the interplay between connection with nature and environmental knowledge in promoting ecological behavior

The ultimate goal of environmental education is to advance people’s ecological performance, and not only to pass on knowledge. To be able to promote people's ecological behavior, the...

Nina Roczen (Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences)

Advanced microarray technologies for clinical diagnostics

DNA microarrays become increasingly important in the field of clinical diagnostics. These microarrays, also called DNA chips, are small solid substrates, typically having a maximum surface...

Anke Pierik (Faculteit Scheikundige Technologie)

Designing LinguaBytes : a tangible language learning system for non- or hardly speaking toddlers

Technological advances are moving the field of industrial design towards intelligent products, systems and services. Today we, designers, have the possibility to create environments that...

Bart Hengeveld (Faculteit Industrial Design)

Incorporating process mining into human reliability analysis

It is well established that the human contribution to the risk of operation of complex technological systems is significant, with typical estimates lying in the range of 60-85%. Human...

Dana Kelly (Faculteit Industrial Design)

The boundary element method : errors and gridding for problems with hot spots

Adaptive gridding methods are of fundamental importance both for industry and academia. As one of the computing methods, the Boundary Element Method (BEM) is used to simulate problems whose...

Godwin Kakuba (Faculteit Wiskunde & Informatica)

Analysis of the perception of graphical encodings for information visualization

Information Visualization concerns the use of interactive computer graphics to enable people to obtain insight in large amounts of abstract data. To this end, data objects and their...

Jing Li (Faculteit Wiskunde & Informatica)