At TU Delft neighbour Deltares, the Ballast construction company is putting the finishing touches on the world’s largest wave channel. Last month, a group of science journalists were invited to take a peek.
People can be strange creatures, as ergonomics expert Professor Peter Vink (Industrial Design Engineering) knows. They will sit in tight and uncomfortable seating to save money, complain about it in surveys and then do it all over again. These are the enigmas of environmental ergonomics.