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05 december 2016

Best Graduate CEG: Joeri Brackenhoff

From the faculty CEG, Joeri Brackenhoff has been nominated as Best Graduate. He finished the master track Geophysics (within the master programme Applied Earth Sciences) and obtained his degree in august 2016. His thesis was about the Marchenko effect. Since his graduation he has started a PhD at the department of Geoscience & Engineering, where he is continuing his research.

27 september 2016

BeachRock to defend vulnerable coastlines

A different approach is being researched at the Delft University of Technology to defend vulnerable coastlines. Below the surface a natural process helps gluing sand grains together. This process is started by a certain type of bacteria. Leon van Paassen and Dianne den Hamer are looking in to this phenomenon.

04 augustus 2016

Géotechnique Letters Editor's choice Q2 2016

A paper of Bin Wang, Michael Hicks and Phil Vardon was picked in the best papers selection from Géotechnique Letters for 2016 by the editorial panel and is free to access on the ICE Virtual Library.

18 juli 2016

An article about Reflection imaging of the Moon's interior using deep-moonquake seismic interferometry

The internal structure of the Moon has been investigated over many years using a variety of seismic methods. In this article we propose to apply body-wave seismic interferometry to deep moonquakes in order to retrieve zero-offset reflection responses (and thus images) beneath the Apollo stations on the nearside of the Moon.

05 juli 2016

New MOOC Geoscience: the Earth and its Resources

You can now enroll in the new MOOC Geoscience: the Earth and its Resources. In a voyage through the Earth, this MOOC will explore the Earth's interior and the processes forming mountains and sedimentary basins.

05 juli 2016

Scholieren bouwen dijken tijdens Geoweek

Tijdens de Geoweek - die plaatsvond van 23 tot en met 27 mei – hebben middelbare scholieren de ‘masterclass Dijken Bouwen’ gevolgd in het Waterlab. Iedere ochtend en middag gingen dertig middelbare scholieren aan de slag in kleine groepjes met hun ontwerp van een dijk om deze eindelijk te beproeven.

27 juni 2016

2nd Petrus-OPERA PhD and Early-Stage Researchers Conference 2016

From 27th June at 10:00 up to 1st July at 15:00, 2016 Delft University of Technology will host the second PETRUS-OPERA PhD Conference in Delft, the Netherlands, dedicated to: ‘Radioactive Waste Management and Geological Disposal’ in conjunction with the Reactor Institute Delft. You are welcome to register to attend and/or present relevant work.

15 juni 2016

A reading by Emeritus Professor S. Kroonenberg about his book “Why hell stinks of Sulfur”

The Mijnbouwkundige Vereeniging has organised the reading on Wednesday June 15th 2016 at 19:00 (walk in 18:30).

01 mei 2016

Geoscience students ended first in the Imperial Barrel Award competition

The Imperial Barrel Award is an annual competition organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) for Geoscience MSc students from universities around the world. Each team receives a data set (2D and/or 3D seismic data, petrophysical logs, cores etc.) and has to define exploration targets in the area of interest.

12 februari 2016

Negar Khoshnevis Gargar wins DEWIS Award

On Friday 12th of February, Negar Khoshnevis Gargar has won the DEWIS Award for Best Female PhD candidate TU Delft over the past year.