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SRMG logo

The Soft Robotic Matter Group created its own fun logo. It is inspired by the soft and boneless squid. This amazing animal is an agile hunter and the fastest-swimming invertebrate in the world. We …

TEDxGroningen

On October 26th, my talk “What can we learn from crumpling a piece of paper?” featured in TEDxGroningen in the beautiful and cosy Stadsschouwburg. It was an inspirational day, resulting in …

Edge of Chaos

On October 25th at the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam, I received a grant to build an interactive art installation. It is one of three original media artworks that will be …

Come and join Frankenstein

Saturday September 16, during the Night of Art and Science, Museum Boerhaave will present: Manufactured Nature. Victor Frankenstein tried to imitate nature by creating a living creature. To what extent …

New PhD position

Would you like to join our research team? A new PhD position is available in my research group @AMOLF for the development of a soft robotic heart. You can find more …

Kunsthart in de maak – NPO1

Vandaag bezocht Marc-Robin Visscher van Radio 1 mijn lab in Amsterdam. In de reportage vertel ik over zachte robots en hoe de door NWO toegekende Veni-subsidie de ontwikkeling ervan mogelijk maakt. Wat we …

Veni 2017

I am the proud winner of a Veni grant! Check out the interview on YouTube about my research. The Innovational Research Incentives Scheme “Veni” is a grant that allows researchers who have …