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28 June 2021

Yongxiang Yang in various media

14 June 2021

Geeske Langejans in various media

03 June 2021

Materials scientists join forces to fight corrosion

Materials scientists join forces to fight corrosion

Finding new ways of protecting metal surfaces against corrosion: that is the aim of corrosion researchers Peyman Taheri, Yaiza Gonzalez-Garcia and professor Arjan Mol from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. They are joining forces with 11 partners from 7 different countries to accelerate the sustainable development and production of corrosion protection technologies.

18 May 2021

‘Cohesion researchers’ unravel the mystery of hydrogen effects on materials

‘Cohesion researchers’ unravel the mystery of hydrogen effects on materials

Steel pipelines can become brittle due to hydrogen and can therefore break. Fascinated by this urgent problem, Carey Walters (MTT), Othon Moultos (P&E) and Poulumi Dey (MSE) joined forces and turned to the cohesion programme to work on this together.

22 April 2021

Joris Dik in various media

09 March 2021

Liselore Tissen: new ‘Face of Science’

Liselore Tissen: new ‘Face of Science’

Today, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) announced the twelve new ‘Faces of Science’. Liselore Tissen, PhD student at the department of Materials Science and Engineering and part-time at Leiden University, is one of the 12 new faces.

01 February 2021

TU Delft and ASML map non-visible materials at nanoscale with ultrasound

TU Delft and ASML map non-visible materials at nanoscale with ultrasound

The increasing miniaturisation of electrical components in industry requires a new imaging technique at the nanometre scale. Delft researcher Gerard Verbiest and ASML have developed a first proof-of-concept method that they now plan to further develop.

08 December 2020

Miguel Bessa and Richard Norte have been awarded the Interstellar Initiatives Grant

Miguel Bessa and Richard Norte have been awarded the Interstellar Initiatives Grant

Miguel Bessa and Richard Norte have been awarded an Interstellar Initiatives Grant from the Limitless Space Institute. The award is for their research ‘Origami Photonic Crystal Sails with Machine Learning’. Their research focus is about the development and demonstration of nanoscale origami photonic crystal membranes using data-driven machine learning.

30 November 2020

Arjan Mol in various media

18 November 2020

A Mechanism for Designing High-Entropy Alloys with improved Magnetic Properties

A Mechanism for Designing High-Entropy Alloys with improved Magnetic Properties
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