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14 november 2022

Can robots invent tools like our ancient ancestors did?

Can robots invent tools like our ancient ancestors did?

How did ancient humans learn to make tools? And can we apply that knowledge to help AI-based robots learn creative skills? Carlos Hernandez Corbato and Geeske Langejans are heading up the TU Delft part of the multi-national METATOOL project, which is a unique combination of archaeology, neuroscience and robotics.

18 juli 2022

Liselore Tissen in diverse media

31 mei 2022

European Corrosion Medal 2022 awarded to Arjan Mol

European Corrosion Medal 2022 awarded to Arjan Mol

Arjan Mol, Professor of Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry at Delft University of Technology’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Scientific Director of the 4TU.Centre High-Tech Materials, has been awarded the prestigious European Corrosion Medal 2022 for his work on corrosion.

29 november 2021

Miguel Bessa in diverse media

07 oktober 2021

Joris Dik in diverse media

28 juni 2021

Yongxiang Yang in diverse media

14 juni 2021

Geeske Langejans in diverse media

03 juni 2021

Materiaalkundigen slaan handen ineen in strijd tegen corrosie

Materiaalkundigen slaan handen ineen in strijd tegen corrosie

Nieuwe manieren vinden om metaaloppervlakken te beschermen tegen corrosie. Dit is het doel van corrosie-onderzoekers Peyman Taheri, Yaiza Gonzalez-Garcia en professor Arjan Mol van de Afdeling Materials Science and Engineering. Samen met 11 partners uit 7 verschillende landen bundelen zij hun krachten om de ontwikkeling en productie van corrosie werende coating technologieën te verduurzamen en te versnellen.

18 mei 2021

‘Cohesion researchers’ unravel the mystery of hydrogen effects on materials

‘Cohesion researchers’ unravel the mystery of hydrogen effects on materials

Steel pipelines can become brittle due to hydrogen and can therefore break. Fascinated by this urgent problem, Carey Walters (MTT), Othon Moultos (P&E) and Poulumi Dey (MSE) joined forces and turned to the cohesion programme to work on this together.

09 maart 2021

Liselore Tissen: nieuwe ‘Face of Science’

Liselore Tissen: nieuwe ‘Face of Science’

Vandaag maakte de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW) de twaalf nieuwe ‘Faces of Science’ bekend. Liselore Tissen, promovenda bij de afdeling Materials Science and Engineering en deeltijd bij de Universiteit Leiden, is een van de nieuwe twaalf gezichten.

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