In the media
20 June 2019
Robert Hekkenberg in Technisch Weekblad
Regarding the claim that autonomous sailing is more difficult in inland shipping than in shipping, Hekkenberg said that the challenges in both sectors are different. "At sea they are mainly in the engine room, in inland navigation more with navigation."
13 June 2019
Dutch Ocean Technology Centre in various media
TU Delft and TNO launched the Dutch Ocean Technology Center (DOTC) on 6 June.
11 June 2019
Wenbin Ma in Delta
Extracting raw materials from the seabed is costly and potentially quite damaging to the marine environment. Wenbin Ma developed a framework to weigh up all the factors.
03 June 2019
Geeske Langejans in Nieuws en Co
Geeske Langejans explains to NOS Nieuws en Co. the discovery in a cave of charred remnants of cooked starchy foods that are more than one hundred thousand years old. She explains what the archaeologists found and why the homo sapiens apparently were already well adapted to starch in prehistoric times.
03 June 2019
Arend Schwab in diverse media
The steer-assist system is the first system in the world that can keep a bicycle upright. ‘This system keeps the bike and its rider stable at speeds above 4 km/h,’ explains TU Delft researcher Dr Arend Schwab.
27 May 2019
Erik Offerman in EngineersOnline
While worldwide attention is mainly focused on reducing CO2 emissions and reducing energy consumption in order to combat climate change, insufficient attention is paid to the consequences of a shortage of materials. This mainly concerns so-called critical materials, materials that are crucial for our well-being and our economy. "Fortunately, there is a growing awareness that we need to pay much more attention to this," said Erik Offerman
26 May 2019
Ad van Wijk in various media
There will be cheap and green hydrogen, says Ad van Wijk, professor of Future Energy Systems.
21 May 2019
Andrea Mangel Raventos in Delta
PhD candidate Andrea Mangel Raventos thinks we need more women in leadership positions in science and technology.
20 May 2019
Earl Goetheer in de Volkskrant
It is industrial waste, the main cause of climate change and ... a commodity that is worth money. Captured CO2 is increasingly proving itself as a building block for all kinds of useful things, from peppers to medicines.
13 May 2019
Sebastien Callens & Amir Zadpoor in Materials Today
Origami enables the creation of three-dimensional structures from flat two-dimensional shapes. While the traditional Japanese art uses paper as its medium, materials scientists are employing this concept to construct three-dimensional structures from other materials but so far only with flat surfaces.