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27 April 2020

TU Delft researchers gain new insights into Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring

Scientific research into the world-famous painting by Johannes Vermeer, known as the 'Girl with a Pearl Earring', has yielded new insights. TU Delft researchers played an important role in making discoveries about the brushwork, the use of pigments and how Vermeer built up his painting with various layers of paint.

23 April 2020

In Memoriam Barend Thijsse (1950-2020)

In the early morning of 22 April 2020, our dear former colleague professor Barend Thijsse passed away after a short illness as a result of lung cancer. Barend was 69 years old.

02 December 2019

Designing hydrogen embrittlement-resistant steels based on combined modelling-experimental approach Subtitle:

Assistant Professors Dr. Poulumi Dey and Dr. Vera Popovich from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at TU Delft, together with Assistant Professor Dr. Francesco Maresca from the Engineering and Technology Institute of the University of Groningen (RUG), have been awarded a Materials Challenge Grant to design hydrogen embrittlement resistant steels.

01 November 2019

Ariadna grant to explore 3D-printing using in-space lunar resources

MSE researchers (Dr. Vera Popovich) together with European Space Agency (ESA) and ADMATEC receive Ariadna grant to explore an out-of-box research idea aimed at developing 3D-printed functionally graded materials using in-space lunar resources.

01 November 2019

Materials experts join the corrosion community in China

Arjan Mol, professor of Corrosion Technology and Electrochemistry, and Herman Terryn, part-time lecturer at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, were the first international corrosion scientists to receive a Fellowship Award from the Chinese Society for Corrosion and Protection (CSCP) this month. The fellowship serves to highlight the potential of exchanging fundamental knowledge across continents and further reinforce collaboration with China.

14 October 2019

TU Delft researchers design new material by using Artificial Intelligence only

Researchers at TU Delft have developed a new material without doing any experimental tests at all.

18 June 2019

Vera Popovich has been awarded a prestigious RSF Grant

Dr. Vera Popovich, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) has been awarded a prestigious 1.7 million euro grant to design microstructures and tailor mechanical properties in 3D (powder bed) printed metal components.

17 April 2019

Corrosion is an expensive silent assassin

Corrosion can strike hard and unexpectedly, with major consequences in terms of costs and safety. This is according to Arjan Mol, Professor of Corrosion technology and electrochemistry at TU Delft, in his inaugural address ‘Rust Roest’ (Rest Rusts) on Wednesday, 17 April at TU Delft. Good integrated project management can prevent a lot of problems.

11 April 2019

First 3D-printed ship’s propeller in Guinness Book of Records

The first 3D-prtined ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, which was co-produced by dr. ir. Constantinos Goulas, researcher at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been given a place in the 2019 Guinness Book of Records.

08 April 2019

How do we protect aircrafts against corrosion?

Peter Visser, PhD-candidate at the department of Materials Science and Engineering, conducts his research on a safe and environmentally friendly alternative for the toxic chromate corrosion inhibitors in active protective coatings for the protection of aerospace aluminium alloys.

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