News and agenda

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.

25 February 2019

Innovative stainless steel game changer for car industry

A car that is light, safe and will not rust, that is the goal of the project recently awarded to professor Maria Santofimia Navarro and assist. prof. Yaiza Gonzalez-Garcia from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

12 February 2019

PhD defence: Electrochemical recycling of rare earth elements from NdFeB magnet waste

Rare earth elements (REEs) are indispensable in the transition towards a low-carbon economy as they are used in many high-tech and clean energy applications such as wind turbines, hybrid electric vehicles and lamp phosphors.

30 January 2019

The (im)practibility of materials in a circular economy

Our growing world population and increasing prosperity is putting more and more pressure on global energy consumption and the demand for materials. The challenges in the area of energy consumption, materials consumption and climate change are closely interlinked, but the use of materials is often something we take for granted.

28 January 2019

Nanoscale Failure in Steel

In our future energy system, electricity derived from solar panels and wind turbines, and heat derived from geothermal wells, heat pumps, solar collectors and urban surfaces will constitute cheap and abundant sources of carbon-free energy for our built environment and for our industries.

16 January 2019

Research to improve welding process for manufacturing industries

10 January 2019

Advanced electron microscope at MSE

Since the of December 2018, the faculty 3mE is the proud owner of a new advanced research instrument. In the MSE department a new electron microscope, equipped with a Xe+ ion-beam, is located to facilitate materials research in 3D.

17 December 2018

Peter Visser receives the Scientist of the Year Award from AkzoNobel