News & Agenda

15 juni 2019

Hydraulic Engineering students visit the Markermeerdijken

A group of about 30 international students of the course 'Flood Defences' visited the site office of the Markermeerdijken project.

14 juni 2019

Student / startup competition to create sustainable cities

AMS Climate Launchpad – Your green urban idea deserves a shot at business success | winning € 10.000,-

03 juni 2019

Matthieu de Schipper is het New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2019

Kustwaterbouwkundige Matthieu de Schipper is uitgeroepen tot Wetenschapstalent 2019 door het populairwetenschappelijke tijdschrift New Scientist. Dat werd op vrijdag 31 mei bekend gemaakt tijdens het New Scientist Live evenement in Utrecht.

14 mei 2019

Boekbundel over de Zandmotor: resultaten en reflecties op NatureCoast

Hoe kan de Nederlandse Zandmotor helpen om onze kust op een natuurlijke manier te beschermen? En hoe kan deze kennis helpen om kusterosie in Jamaica tegen te gaan? Het nieuwe boek ‘The Sand Motor: a nature-based response to climate change’ toont de belangrijkste resultaten en reflecties op het interdisciplinaire NatureCoast programma dat liep van 2013-2017.

07 mei 2019

Stories of Science

New Story of Science of Ece Özer about 'The breathing of dikes'.

07 mei 2019

Mark van Koningsveld on the radio next week

Mark van Koningsveld will be on the BNR radio on Tuesday the 14th of May. BNR broadcasts ‘The Big Five’ about ports in The Netherlands that week. Mark will give a one-to-one interview of one hour on Tuesday.

01 mei 2019

Vote for Matthieu de Schipper as New Scientist 2019

Matthieu de Schipper has been nominated for the ‘New Scientist wetenschapstalent 2019’ award.

01 mei 2019

New Research Project: WOODY

In september 2019, a new project will be started with help of NWO about the full scale hydraulic and ecological optimisation of a dike-forest combination.

09 april 2019

Student project opportunity: modelling dike failure using DIANA Finite element software

The company Diana FEA BV is looking for students to model a dike failure using DIANA Finite Element software. This project could be suitable for an internship, additional thesis or master thesis project. As part of the project, there are opportunities to have your participation in a benchmark workshop in Milano(Sept 2019) funded.

09 april 2019

Rijkswaterstaat and TU Delft are collaborating to investigate how the sandy Houtribdijk shores behave

Together with TU Delft, Rijkswaterstaat is starting a monitoring program along the new sandy banks of the Houtribdijk. During 2 years the waves, currents and sand displacement at the sloping banks of the IJsselmeer and Markermeer will be measured.