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16 June 2021

Lunar Zebro and TNO join forces to pave the way to the Moon

Lunar Zebro, an ambitious team at TU Delft will work together with TNO (The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) to build the lightest and smallest Moon rover to date.

16 June 2021

TU Delft opens the first open-access intelligent knowledge databank to predict the future state of composite aircraft structures

An intense two year test campaign on aerospace composite structures at the Aerospace Structures & Materials Laboratory of Aerospace Engineering Faculty of the TU Delft (NL) and at the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics of University of Patras (GR) has resulted in a unique Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Database.

11 June 2021

Venus orbiter EnVision selected as new ESA mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected the Venus orbiter EnVision as the fifth medium-class mission within its Cosmic Vision program. It marks the beginning of a new era of Venus exploration—last week NASA already announced two new missions to Earth' sister planet. SRON and TU Delft are part of the EnVision consortium.

08 June 2021

New Center of Excellence in AI for Structures

Recently, the Center of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence for Structures was established at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

03 June 2021

Max Mulder | Professor of Excellence 2021

On Thursday 3 June, the Delft University Fund awarded Max Mulder the title of Professor of Excellence 2021. Mulder is Professor of Control & Simulation in the Department of Control & Operations at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering (AE).

31 May 2021

Henri Werij reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering (AE)

The Executive Board has reappointed Professor Henri Werij as Dean of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering (AE). Werij took office as dean on June 1, 2017 and will begin a second four-year term on June 1 next.

27 May 2021

New Online Course: Sustainable Aviation

The experts of The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft have authored this new online course to share the current and future developments and strategies to achieve climate-neutral aviation with learners of various backgrounds (and not only technical ones).

06 April 2021

Sustainable alternatives to kerosene: the facts

Why are CO2 emissions from flying increasing while aircraft are becoming more fuel efficient? What would be a logical distance to fly on a battery-powered electric plane? In what ways can you fly on hydrogen? The Netherlands Aerospace Centre (Royal NLR) and TU Delft have answered these and other pressing questions about sustainable aviation by setting out the facts in the fact sheet 'Sustainable Alternatives to Kerosene'.

31 March 2021

SUSTAINair focuses on circular aviation for green transition

Horizon 2020 project SUSTAINair was launched recently to research and develop solutions to increase resource efficiency and aircraft performance while cutting down on waste and material costs throughout the aircraft life cycle, what is known as circular aviation.

12 March 2021

Marie Fayolle wins Heinz Stoewer Space Award 2021

On Tuesday March 2, Marie Fayolle won the fourth Heinz Stoewer Space Award for her MSc thesis entitled “Geodetic parameter estimation for small-satellite small-body mission”. This year, Prof. Heinz Stoewer himself handed over the prize to Marie Fayolle at the VSV Symposium 2021.

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