07 september 2016
BRIGAID in Stories of Science: Solutions for extreme climate events
Climate scientists are predicting an increase in droughts, floods and other extreme weather events as a result of continuing global warming. BRIGAID (Bridging the gap for Innovations in Disaster Resilience), an ambitious programme initiated by a partnership of European universities, research institutes and businesses in May of this year, is aimed at finding innovative ways of coping with the increased likelihood of natural disasters of this kind. Bas Jonkman (39), Professor of Integral Hydraulic Engineering at TU Delft’s faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences will be heading this multifaceted programme for the next four years.
05 september 2016
100 Jaar oude wiskunde verbetert weer- en klimaatmodellen
25 augustus 2016
TU Delft en KNMI bestuderen invloed van bosbranden op wolken en klimaat vanaf Ascension Island
11 augustus 2016
Simulatietool SimSmartMobility voor testen mobiliteitsdiensten
08 augustus 2016
High school students build dikes during Geo week
During the Geo week - which took place from the 23rd until the 27th of May - high school students have participated in the masterclass "Building Dikes". It took place in the waterlab of this faculty. Every morning and afternoon, thirty high school students got to work in small groups with their dike designs, curious to test them to see if they worked.
07 augustus 2016
EU Vice-President Mr. Timmermans visits TUDelft fieldlabs
Tuesday June 14. Delft University of Technology welcomed Mr. Frans Timmermans, First Vice- President of the European Commission and responsible for sustainable development and ‘better regulation’. Mr. Timmermans was interested to learn about the latest ground-breaking innovations that are being developed, built and tested in the field of climate change and circular economy at TU Delft campus.
05 juli 2016