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  • Self-learning robots go full steam ahead

    Researchers from AMOLF’s Soft Robotic Matter group have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected these simple robots in a …

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  • Zelflerende robotjes lopen als een trein

    Een collectief van autonome, zelflerende robotjes schikt zich bijzonder makkelijk naar veranderende omstandigheden. Dat laten onderzoekers van AMOLF's Soft Robotic Matter groep zien. Ze bouwden een treintje van simpele robotjes …

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  • Bas Overvelde appointed in Eindhoven

    Bas Overvelde (Soft Robotic Matter) has been appointed as part-time associate professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). While his group and lab will stay at AMOLF, he will spend …

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  • ERC Starting Grant for Bruno Ehrler and Bas Overvelde

    AMOLF group leaders Bruno Ehrler and Bas Overvelde have both received a Starting Grant of 1.5 million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC uses this grant to …

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  • Hybrid Heart shortlisted for £30 million research grant

    On 21 January 2020, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) announced that Hybrid Heart project with AMOLF group leader Bas Overvelde is one of four finalists out of 75 initial submissions …

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  • Smart simulations chart the behavior of surprising structures

    AMOLF researchers are studying three-dimensional prismatic structures that can assume different shapes, with the aim of producing metamaterials that have multiple properties. Researchers have found a new way to simulate …

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  • Slimme rekenmethode verkent het gedrag van verrassende bouwwerken

    Onderzoekers van AMOLF bestuderen driedimensionale structuren die verschillende vormen kunnen aannemen, met het doel om metamaterialen te maken die meerdere eigenschappen hebben. De onderzoekers hebben een nieuwe manier bedacht om …

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  • Bas Overvelde candidate for ‘Wetenschapstalent’

    For the fourth time, New Scientist is looking for scientific talent in the Netherlands and Belgium. The contest is created to put young scientific talent and their work centre stage.

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  • Edge of Chaos – an interactive kinetic installation

    Between order and chaos, a mathematical space originally studied to understand the behaviour of avalanches and crystallisation of liquids, scientists are uncovering the rules for the existence of life itself.

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  • Overvelde connects Science & Art

    On October 25th at the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam, AMOLF scientific group leader Bas Overvelde received a grant to build an interactive art installation. It is one of three original …

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