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Scientist Dr. Barry Fitzgerald speaks with researchers based at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands. Topics include key issues such as the energy transition, healthcare, robotics, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IOT) the role of technology, and lots more besides.

Dec 21, 2021

The Amazon is full of undiscovered life, and for a group of TU/e researchers, it's also full of inspiration for new biomaterials.

In this episode, host Barry Fitzgerald speaks to postdoc researcher Jorge Uquillas and Professor Jan de Boer from the department of biomedical engineering about their past adventures in the...


Dec 10, 2021

Life as a postdoctoral researcher can be difficult. 

That's why postdocs at TU/e have setup the TU/e Postdoc Association (PDA), which provides help and support to postdocs. 

In this episode, host Barry Fitzgerald chats with three TU/e PDA board members Maria Pastrama, Francesca Toso, and Willem van Hoorn about the...


Sep 29, 2021

What do heart cells and plant cells have in common? Quite a lot actually!

In this episode, host Barry Fitzgerald chats with Maritza Rovers and Jordy van Asten - who are both researchers in the department of Biomedical Engineering at TU/e - about their research on plant and heart cells respectively, in addition to their...


Sep 13, 2021

What is terahertz technology and how are TU/e researchers  working on advancing this technology?

In this episode, host Barry Fitzgerald speaks with physicist Jaime Gomez Rivas about the field of terahertz technology and the new center at TU/e dedicated to research on terahertz technology - the Center for Terahertz...


Mar 12, 2021

Why is it so important to tackle the energy transition in a multidisciplinary way? 

In this episode, host Barry Fitzgerald chats with TU/e researchers Lisanne Havinga and Silvia Nedea about exactly that, and their work with the Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems (EIRES) - the TU/e research institute...