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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.

22 maart 2019

Building with Nature: Engels slijkgras en zeebies helpen de dijken

Begroeide voorlanden kunnen golfbelastingen op dijken flink laten afnemen. Daardoor zou je deze dijken eventueel minder hoog kunnen maken. Vincent Vuik promoveert op woensdag 27 maart op dit onderwerp aan de TU Delft.

02 maart 2019

Poster Presentation Event Hydraulic Engineering

You are all invited to this year’s first Poster Presentation Event of the Hydraulic Engineering department. This is a great opportunity for PhDs and Postdocs to get to know each other, share your work and learn about possible research connections. For Master students this is a good chance to learn a bit on what research is being done in our department, especially if you are interested in pursuing a research career yourself or if you are looking for a graduation topic! Supervisors and other HE-staff are also more than welcome.

26 februari 2019

Vier vakgebieden TU Delft in wereldwijde top 10 QS Subject ranking

In de World University Rankings by Subjects 2019, die vandaag is verschenen, staat de TU Delft in vier vakgebieden Delft in de wereldwijde top 10, namelijk Architecture / Built Environment (3), Civil (4), Mechanical (4) en Chemical Engineering (10). Vorig jaar was dat in twee vakgebieden het geval. In het voor Delft belangrijke Engineering & Technology stijgt de universiteit van 22 naar 17. Daarnaast is de TU Delft in twaalf vakgebieden de hoogst genoteerde Nederlandse universiteit.