The importance of fundamental glass research

News - 14 February 2019 - Communication BK

The TU Delft Glass and Transparency group received the Encouragement Glass Award from Bouwend Nederland. The award acknowledges the importance of fundamental academic glass research to develop new solutions for the future. 

Through the award, Bouwend Nederland wants to support the efforts from educational institutions towards glass innovations. The TU Delft Glass & Transparency research group consists of researchers from BK Bouwkunde and the faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences. Prototypes from the group include a glass swing, a glass sandwich floor, thin-glass panels, cast glass bricks, cast recycled glass interlocking components, and new glass recipes from industrial waste.

Researchers: Rob Nijsse, Fred Veer, Christian Louter, Faidra Oikonomopoulou, Ate Snijder, Telesilla Bristogianni, Clarissa Justino de Lima, Lida Barou, Tommaso Venturini, Mariska van der Velden, Rong Yu, and Kees Baardolf.