Innovator in the Spotlight

Sietse de Vries

A photorealistic simulation of dynamic natural light for perception in VR

EngD trainee Sietse is working on a photorealistic simulation of dynamic natural light for perception in virtual reality (VR). His research is part of the IntelLight+ project.

Internship Engineering


Internship Engineering

Titan Batteries, partner in Eindhoven Engine project PowerLift, builds next-generation battery packs for UAVs and robotics. With their battery packs, drones are able to fly twice as far. Titan Batteries develops and manufacture record-breaking high energy density battery packs for a wide range of products and solutions. And, with their modular technology, they are able to provide high quality systems for a vast range of applications, whilst maintaining cost-effective, volume production.

Titan Batteries is currently looking for a mechanical engineer, automotive engineer, electrical engineer or aerospace engineer to join its team, at TU/e Campus, Eindhoven!

Your tasks include:

  • Design and develop battery pack systems for UAVs, taking into consideration factors such as weight, capacity, voltage, and safety.
  • Conduct performance testing and analysis of battery pack systems to ensure that they meet customer and industry standards.
  • Work with production engineers to develop and implement manufacturing processes that ensure consistent quality and reliability of battery pack products.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and technicians to troubleshoot issues and make improvements to battery pack systems and production processes.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advances in battery technology, and apply this knowledge to the development of new battery pack products.
  • Communicate technical information effectively to internal teams and external stakeholders, including customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with safety guidelines and regulations

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Types of student project possible

Fontys: Internship, Graduation projects
TU/e: Bachelor project, Master internship, Master thesis

Types of study

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering

Starting date/ duration of student projects

Fontys: March/ April 3-6/9 months
TU/e: March/ April 3-6/9 months


Bernd Rietberg,

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