21 september 2023
Last doctoral candidate Huub Savenije
On Monday 11 September, Huub Savenije promoted his 41st and last doctoral candidate, mr. H.T. Samboko.
31 mei 2023
Departure prof. dr. Kornelis Blok
On May 24th, Prof. dr. Kornelis Blok gave his valedictory lecture as he says farewell to working fulltime at the TU Delft. His lecture “Energy Transition: The Need For Speed” reflected on the #energytransition of the past, present, and its potential future. “The main challenge is: how can we accelerate the energy transition? Developments in the field of alternatives to fossil energy sources such as solar and wind energy, electric cars or heat pumps are moving fast, but not fast enough.”
28 maart 2023
TU Delft | Water for Impact at the UN Water Conference in New York
During the plenary opening of the UN2023 Water Conference on March 22nd in New York City, all representatives were asking for more awareness, discussions, and most importantly, #WaterAction. Researchers from the TU Delft | Water for Impact programmes were present in New York to do just that: share knowledge, activitate participants and bring together international water experts to accelerate the search for global solutions.
17 maart 2023
Successful Conclusion OKP Project Vietnam
On Thursday 16th of March the official closing ceremony of the Nuffic funded OKP project “Climate Proof Vietnam” took place at one of our partner universities, the Hanoi University of Natural Resources and the Environment (HUNRE). In this ceremony a wide variety of high-level guests, important stakeholders and partners were present to look back on all the achievements and activities of the last 4 years. The Dutch ambassador, Kees van Baar, held a very inspiring speech in which he reflected on his own water education. He ensured us all that although this project is officially closing, the Netherlands and Vietnam are very strong partners in the field of water and will remain so in the future. These words were repeated by the deputy-minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MoNRE), Dr. Vo Tuan Nhan.
18 oktober 2022
Zeldzame extreme regenbuien worden nog heviger
Promovendus Gaby Gründemann berekende de regenval in 2071-2100 voor vier toekomstscenario’s, variërend van een wereld waarin de bevolkingsgroei en de fossiele energiebehoefte blijven toenemen tot een wereld die zich focust op duurzaamheid en een dalende CO2-uitstoot. Hoe dan ook zullen zowel de meest zeldzame buien als de jaarlijkse extreme buien in elk scenario heviger worden.