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26 September 2019

Nomination 2019 Maritime Designer Award

Agnieta Habben Jansen, PhD student at the Department of Maritime and Transportation Technology, has been nominated for the 2019 Maritime Designer Award for her research ‘Vulnerability reduction of distributed systems’.

16 September 2019

The Maritime Business Game

Jeroen Pruyn, Assistant Professor at the faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, uses in his teaching a ‘Maritime Business Game’ (MBG) that he developed himself.

12 September 2019

Vote for bicycle with steering assistance as best tech idea of 2019

This year the ‘steer-assisted bicycle’, a prototype bike with smart steering assistance, was nominated by KIJK magazine as the ‘Best tech idea of 2019’.

12 September 2019

Surgeons use octopus-based mechanism for the first time in OR

The ‘mechanical octopus’, a steerable laparoscopic instrument used for minimally invasive surgery in the abdominal cavity, has been used for the first time in an operating room.

02 September 2019

Jenny Dankelman receives Professor of Excellence Award 2019

On Monday 2 September, Jenny Dankelman, Professor of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Intervention Techniques at the Faculty of 3mE, received this prestigious award.

22 August 2019

TU Delft’s hydrogen racing car wins second place

The Forze VIII, developed by TU Delft students, was the first ever hydrogen racing car to secure a podium place in an official race this weekend.

22 July 2019

Rubicon Grant for Davood Farhadi Machekposhti

16 researchers who have recently gained their PhDs have been awarded a Rubicon grant from NWO. At faculty 3mE, Davood Farhadi Machekposhti, researcher at the department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering, has been awarded.

19 July 2019

TU Delft accelerating the electrification of the chemical industry

Scientists from the e-Refinery initiative, launched last year by Delft University of Technology, are working on a radical adjustment of the chemical industry, currently still based on fossil raw materials, towards electricity-based sustainable production of chemicals and fuels.

16 July 2019

Twelve Veni awards for TU Delft researchers

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to twelve highly promising young scientists from TU Delft.

15 July 2019

Michaël Wiertlewski awarded best paper IEEE Transactions on Haptics 2019

15 July 2019

Faculty receives 2.7 million euros a year from science/engineering sector plan

08 July 2019

Programmable soft actuators show the great potential of soft robotics

Researchers at TU Delft have developed highly programmable actuators that, similar to the human hand, combine soft and hard materials to perform complex movements.

04 July 2019

Jenny Dankelman is Professor of Excellence 2019

On Thursday 4 July, Jenny Dankelman, Professor of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Intervention Techniques at the Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering (3mE), was informed by Delft University Fund that she will receive the prestigious Professor of Excellence Award 2019.

03 July 2019

Added value of Clinical Technology proven in practice

03 July 2019

Best lecturer of the year 2018-2019

All students from the 3mE faculty have had the opportunity to vote for the best lecturer of the academic year 2018-2019. This award enables them to pay tribute to lecturers and show their appreciation for the unique and creative way in which they teach their classes.

03 July 2019

TU Delft self-driving car anticipates pedestrian behaviour

A research team from the Department of Cognitive Robotics (CoR) has achieved a milestone in the area of autonomous driving in an urban environment.

26 June 2019

David Abbink in De Wereld van Morgen (NPO1)

Research by the Haptics Lab into symbiotic driving will be shown on Dutch television in prime time. David Abbink was interviewed by Vivianne Bendermacher to explain and demonstrate the current issues with driver-automation interaction, and how our research contributes to solving these.

18 June 2019

New insights about the balance organ in Nature Communications

Patrick Forbes, post-doc research-fellow at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering and the Erasmus MC, together with colleagues from Johns Hopkins University and the University of British Columbia, published new findings about the balance organ (the vestibular system) in Nature Communications. The research characterizes the activity of vestibular neurons in monkeys during galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) and motion to reveal the neural substrate underpinning GVS-evoked perceptual, ocular and postural responses.

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.

18 June 2019

National Icon nomination for powerful mobile X-ray source

Smart*Light, a compact ‘table-top synchrotron’ that generates extremely clear X-rays for medical, material and art research, was nominated as a finalist for the selection of new National Icons.

04 June 2019

TU Delft and TNO open Dutch Ocean Technology Centre (DOTC)

On Thursday 6 June, TU Delft and TNO will launch the Dutch Ocean Technology Centre (DOTC). Driven by the energy transition in the maritime and offshore sector, this centre pools manpower, knowledge and infrastructure to increase the efficiency of the approach to mission-driven research in the maritime sector. In this initiative, TU Delft and TNO aim to accelerate the implementation of sustainable shipping.

29 May 2019

Unveiling of new track bike for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

The Royal Dutch Cycling Federation (Koninklijke Nederlandsche Wielrenunie, KNWU), bike manufacturer KOGA and TU Delft unveiled the new track bike on Wednesday 29 May.

29 May 2019

Javier Alonso-Mora and team receive IEEE ICRA Best Paper Award on Multi-Robot Systems

The paper "Distributed Multi-Robot Formation Splitting and Merging in Dynamic Environments", by Hai Zhu, Jelle Juhl, Laura Ferranti, Javier Alonso-Mora has won the IEEE ICRA Best Paper Award on Multi-Robot Systems during the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the robotics flagship conference celebrated in Montreal in May 2019. Congratulations!

29 May 2019

Safety in OR remains a hot item

Doctor and PhD student Frederique Meeuwsen from TU Delft spent two years researching the possible application of RFID technology to the research OR.

24 May 2019

Jan-Willem van Wingerden receives Vidi

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to seven TU Delft scientists. From the 3mE faculty Jan-Willem van Wingerden, professor Data Driven Control at Delft Center for Systems and Control, was honoured with an award.

23 May 2019

Joop Roodenburg TU Delft Alumnus of the Year 2019

Joop Roodenburg, president of Huisman Equipment, has been elected TU Delft Alumnus of the Year 2019.

21 May 2019

International research on low-carbon shipping technologies officially launched

21 May 2019

Richard Norte working on new generation of quantum accelerometers

This month, Richard Norte, researcher at the Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering, received an ATTRACT Grant worth 100,000 euros to develop a new generation of quantum accelerometers for interial navigation.

14 May 2019

Two winners receive Marina van Damme Grant 2019

On Wednesday May 13th, Delft University Fund organised the award ceremony of the Marina van Damme Grant 2019. This grant is made possible thanks to dr.ir. Marina van Damme and enables young female engineers to develop and boost their personal career.

01 May 2019

Definitive place in the BIG law for Technical Medicine Professionals

24 April 2019

Jenny Dankelman and Ronald Hanson become KNAW members

TU Delft professors Jenny Dankelman and Ronald Hanson are set to become members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The KNAW chooses its members on the basis of their academic achievements. It currently has around 550 members. On Monday, 16 September 2019, nineteen new Academy members will be installed, including Dankelman and Hanson.

18 April 2019

More than a million for research on electrified bubbles

An NWO TA (Technology Area) grant of more than a million euros has been awarded to a team of researchers to investigate the formation of hydrogen bubbles, the transport of chemical species near the bubbles and the electrodes, and the interaction between bubbles. Large scale production of hydrogen is possible by electrochemically splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. The flow and transport processes near electrodes is poorly understood, in particular around the produced hydrogen bubbles. A better understanding can help to increase the efficiency.

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.

16 April 2019

Important subsidy paves way towards emission-free gas turbines

TU Delft and partners Ansaldo Thomassen, OPRA Turbines, Vattenfall, Nouryon and EMMTEC have been awarded with a subsidy by the Dutch Government for the project ‘High Hydrogen Gas Turbine Retrofit to Eliminate Carbon Emissions’.

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.

11 April 2019

Smart motor in handlebars prevents bicycles from falling over

TU Delft and the bicycle manufacturer Koninklijke Gazelle have developed a prototype of a bike with smart steering assistance that may help to reduce the number of falls with bicycles.

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.

26 March 2019

3mE-researchers on stage in Famelab

Who is best at presenting his or her science story? On Wednesday 3 April, 16 researchers will battle with each other for a place in the Dutch finals of the international FameLab competition. Join them and get to know all about all sorts of biomedical applications, seeing the invisible, disasters getting worse, and water on the moons of Jupiter. The presentations will be judged by a jury and by you!

21 March 2019

Human-robot symbiosis improves interaction

Semi-automated vehicles on our motorways, a mobile robot arm that can effectively intervene in a disaster area, drones: these are all examples of robots that exist our unpredictable environment. These robots cannot manage without human intervention, however: behind every successful robot there’s a human being. A strong foundation for operating robot arms and robot vehicles is haptics: our innate ability to feel our body.

13 March 2019

Experimenting with autonomous shipping on TU Delft Campus

On Monday, 18 March, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will open the Researchlab Autonomous Shipping (RAS) at TU Delft's The Green Village. This new research lab offers a natural outdoor space for autonomous shipping experiments and will bring together everyone involved in the development of autonomous shipping.