Dies Natalis 2016

View online the celebration of the 174th Dies Natalis, 8 January 2016.

Programme Academic Ceremony

The celebration of the 174th Dies Natalis took place at the TU Delft Aula Conference Centre. 

Programme 15:00 - 17:00

  • Opening ‘Building a university from scratch’
    by professor Karel Luyben, Rector Magnificus
  • Foundation Day Lecture ‘Our Future with Robots’
    by professor Robert Babuska, Intelligent Control & Robotics,
    Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering
  • Musical Interlude
  • Reflection on the seminar
    by the honorary promotor and a short introduction of the honorary doctor
  • Lecture
    by professor Sebastian Thrun, Computer Science Department, Stanford University, USA 
  • Honorary doctorate for professor Sebastian Thrun 
    Honorary promotor 
    Professor Martijn Wisse, Biorobotics at the Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering
  • Closing by Rector Magnificus

  • Reception

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