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Bicycle Lab Featured on BBC CrowdScience Podcast

BBC World Service sent two reporters to interview us and try out some bicycles that challenge your ability to ride a bicycle with a goal to answer the question "How do you balance on a bicycle?" They asked very deep questions and the presentation of the ideas from the interviewed …

Francesca Andretta Successfully Defends Her MSc Thesis

Francesca Andretta successfully defended "Learning cycling styles using experimental trajectory data with Inverse Reinforcement Learning". She developed methods to characterize whether a bicyclist was behaving more cautiously or more aggressively in their riding style based on GPS positioning data. Francesca was co-supervised by Azita Dabiri in the Delft Center for …

Shannon van de Velde Successfully Defends Her MSc Thesis

Shannon van de Velde has successfully defeneded "Design of a setup for experimental research on stability of a bicycle-rider system subject to large perturbations" Everyone at the bicycle lab is very proud of Shannon and wishes her the best! Shannon will move to Belgium for a new engineering position.

Jelle Haasnoot Successfully Defends His MSc Thesis

Jelle Haasnoot successfully defended "Design and Validation of Steer, Roll, Yaw and Sway Motion of a Kinematics-Based Bicycle Simulator. Everyone at the bicycle lab is very proud of Jelle and wishes him the best! Jelle will move into a full time position at Tacx and will likely mentor some future …

CZI Grant Awarded to SymPy Computational Biomechanics Project

The TU Delft Bicycle Lab has been awarded approximately one third of a $350k grant to the SymPy project from the Chan-Zuckerberg Foundation as part of their "Essential Open Source Software for Science" program. SymPy is joining a host of exciting open source software projects in this program. This is …

Joris Kuiper Successfully Defends His MSc Thesis

Joris Kuiper successfully defended "Development of an Integrated Bicycle Accident Detection System: Introducing ALARM: Accident Localisation And Recognition Method". His system is designed for future Gazelle electric bikes. Joris has accepted a position at Gearbox to develop agricultural robots following graduation. Congrats to Joris!

Jan Groenhuis Successfully Defends His MSc Thesis

Jan Groenhuis successfully defended "Experimental data-tracking of the BMX SX gate start using biomechanical modeling and trajectory optimization". Everyone at the bicycle lab is very proud of Jan and will miss him! Jan is off to European bicycle tour as his first new venture.