Innovator in the Spotlight

Ayda Golahmadi EngD trainee Smart Cities and Buildings

Improving indoor air quality in schools in the Netherlands

My research is focused on improving indoor air quality (IAQ) in schools in the Netherlands as part of the ECOS-IAQ project.

About Eindhoven Engine

Urgent societal challenges need an integrative and agile approach. Eindhoven Engine knows how to excite and accelerate. We connect and fuel bright minds to unleash their full potential and boost innovations.


How we work

We accelerate innovation in our ecosystem through disruptive co-creation by multidisciplinary research teams. We connect our research to other disciplines, companies, institutes, insights, and young & experienced talents in order to add value and speed.

Why join us?

Agile co-creation, multidisciplinary insights, inspirational know-how, challenge-based research and organized serendipity. Eindhoven Engine is the place to be when you want to move forward and make that societal impact. We are here for both young and experienced innovative minds. Our ecosystem can help you reach your full potential.


Meet the team

Excite, enrich, tackle. This is what we all love to do. Our transparent, creative and entrepreneurial mindsets connects us at Eindhoven Engine.

Maarten Steinbuch
Scientific Director
Janne Brok
Managing Director
Paul Desmedt
Program manager Livable Region
Walter Baets
Wicked Problems Officer
Lotte Geertsen
Program manager Inclusive Society
Folkert Huijsinga
Program manager Future Proof Care
Joëlle van den Broek
Liaison Manager TNO
Dimitri van de Kelft
Liaison Manager Fontys
Jasmijn Schol
Event & Community officer
Stephan de Kruijf
Finance and Control officer
Nanda de Brouwer
Finance and Project Control officer
Theo Elfring
Legal Counsil officer
Hoi-Yan Planjer
Communication Officer
Alwin Maas
Office Manager
Jessica Goss
EngD Low Literacy project
Golnoosh Sabahifard
EngD Livable Region
Sichen Guo
EngD Low Literacy project
Eefje op den Buijsch
Resident Gemeente Eindhoven

The engine is running…

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