Sean Pepper wins the Heinz Stoewer Award
He has won the award for his thesis work on a nanometre-scale positioning system for mirrors used in the Deployable Space Telescope.
TU Delft’s team Silverwing reaches the finals of the GoFly Prize
As one of five finalists in the Boeing sponsored GoFly Prize, TU Delft’s own team Silverwing aims to win with its S1 design, a personal flying motorcycle.
Can ancient algae help replace chromium-6 in coatings?
In a few years’ time, using the external skeletons of algae may provide a safe and environmentally-friendly replacement for the use of chromium-6.
Gas turbines: essential for the transition to renewable energy sources
Gas turbines are best known as the jet engines that power aircrafts. But they also are the work horses of large power plants generating electricity for our industry and homes.
Using plasma forces to improve airplane fuel efficiency
In a breakthrough experiment Marios Kotsonis used plasma to actively interfere with the airflow on the wings of jet airliners.
Teacher of the Year 2018: Calvin Rans
‘I encourage my students to dig deeper into topics themselves’