Volkert van der Wijk (Dr. Ir. / M.Sc. Ph.D.)
-sculptor
-inventor
-mechanical engineer
-academic researcher

Volkert van der Wijk

Obtained his doctorate (Cum Laude) on the design of balanced mechanisms and received the Wim van der Hoek DSPE Constructor Award 2008 for excellence in mechanical design engineering. In addition to his artistic work, Volkert van der Wijk is a research fellow at King's College London (UK).


NewsPapers, Radio & TV, Books & Magazines

17-02-2015 Taaie Tiller in the UT News (M)
16-12-2011 The Taaie Tiller in the dutch technology magazine De Ingenieur (M)
May 2011 'Design of balanced moving structures' in the Dutch technology magazine 'De Constructeur', pg. 28-32 (with Inside-out house and the Taaie Tiller) (M)
04-03-2009 TU-Delta (NP) ‘Verliefd op mooie machines’ ('In love with beautiful machines')
04-03-2009 Radioshow Hoe?Zo!, Radio 5 (R), Radioportret
July 2008 Volkswagen Magazine (M), 'De Mazzelaar' and the Blue Sky
12-10-2007 De Technologiekrant (NP), Taaie Tiller on frontcover and Straatbeest on page 8
01-04-2005NRC Handelsblad (NP), ‘Meer Bewegen’ (by HJA Hofland)
Dec 2004 Het Jaar 2004 (B), Yearbook Telegraaf 2004, ‘Zonder wiel geen fiets’, pg 66
8-5-2004De Telegraaf (NP), ‘Hard trappen zonder wielen’
18-01-2003Radio Rijnmond (R), ‘Boei-104’
Ma 2003Netherlands Industrial Property Office ‘annual report 2002’
12-01-2003Delft Op Zondag (NP) ‘Het papieren beeld’
2002-2003Delft Integraal, editions 2002-4, 2002-5, 2002-6, 2003-1, 2003-2, 2003-3, various pictures (M)
17-10-2002TU-Delta (NP) ‘Koning van het Schroot’
12-09-2002TU-Delta (NP) ‘Het raadsel van het spelen’
05-09-2002TU-Delta (NP) ‘Zombie en Opa Hofland’
Sept 2002Het voorgekookt bestaan (B)
Ma 2002NL-Net (TV), News
Ma 2002Tv-West (TV), News
28-03-2002TU-Delta (NP) ‘Ode aan zinloze techniek en onvoorspelbaarheid’
(NP) = newspaper, (R) = radio, (B) = book, (M) = magazine,
(TV) = television.