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19 November 2020

New sensor chips: low-cost, smart and efficient

A chip with a built-in sensor that is so sensitive that it registers a single coronavirus particle. At TU Delft, several researchers in various faculties, including Frans Widdershoven (EW), Peter Steeneken, professor Dynamics of Micro and Nanosystems and Murali Ghatkesar (PME/3mE) are working on this research.

18 November 2020

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

12 November 2020

More efficient conversion of heat into electricity by tinkering with nanostructure

Researchers TU Delft have not only been able to explain how nano-structures in thermoelectric materials can improve energy efficiency but they also propose a commercially more attractive way to manufacture nano-structured thermoelectric materials, increasing the chances for mass-production of thermoelectric energy. Their results were published in Nano Energy.

03 November 2020

Four Veni grants for faculty 3mE

This week the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to twelve TU Delft scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.

02 November 2020

How a guest lecturer enhances education

Many former students return to TU Delft later in their careers as guest lecturers. Anton Paardekooper graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and has been a guest lecturer at 3mE for six years.

08 October 2020

Bart van Trigt at TU Delft TV: Prevention versus performance

How to get the most realistic data from an athlete in action? Take it to the field!

29 September 2020

Driving behaviour less ‘robotic’ thanks to new Delft model

Researchers from TU Delft have now developed a new model that describes driving behaviour on the basis of one underlying ‘human’ principle: managing the risk below a threshold level.

24 September 2020

Ajay Seth receives Chan Zuckerberg grant for Open Source Software

Ajay Seth, assistant professor at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering, has received a grant of US$190,000 from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF for his research on the development of Essential Open Source Software for Science. Ajay Seth is receiving the grant specifically for his ‘OpenSIM’ project, an open source biomechanics simulator to study movement to improve the usability, computational performance, maintenance and outreach of the OpenSim open source software and to support the education and training of its users around the world.

24 September 2020

Beach robot on the move during World Cleanup Day

During World Cleanup Day on September 19, citizens were encouraged to clean up waste in their street and surroundings. In The Hague, participants on the beach received help from BeachBot, a robot that can recognize and clean up small waste.

08 September 2020

TU Delft starts programme for robot engineer of the future

How can robots function within various processes in a factory? What is a good robot engineer according to the industry? These two questions were central in setting up the new Master's degree programme in Robotics at TU Delft.