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23 September 2021

National Geographic Magazine: 'How Green, How Soon?

National Geographic Magazine: 'How Green, How Soon?

National Geographic Magazine's October cover story 'How green, how soon?' is about sustainable aviation. In the spring, top photographer Davide Monteleone visited the faculty to take spectacular photos of the Flying-V and the SmartX-alpha flexible aircraft wing for the magazine.

07 September 2021

Study of scenarios: aviation is - currently - unlikely to support Paris goals

Study of scenarios: aviation is - currently - unlikely to support Paris goals

We all know that emissions from aviation are increasing. The Paris climate agreement does not actually specify climate goals for aviation, but targets for reducing the climate impact from aviation do exist in other policies, regulations and research. Is the pace of innovation and policies high enough, however, for aviation to support the Paris agreement goals?

06 September 2021

Max Mulder receives Professor of Excellence Award 2021

Max Mulder receives Professor of Excellence Award 2021

On Monday 6 September, 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).

16 August 2021

PostNL and TU Delft launch Innovation stamps

PostNL and TU Delft launch Innovation stamps

The 10 stamps artistically show that innovations from Delft can be found in a wide range of fields.

20 July 2021

Explore the new ‘Delft Meteorite Lab’

Explore the new ‘Delft Meteorite Lab’

Sebastiaan de Vet and Stephanie Cazaux have made a new, virtual teaching collection of digital 3D models of meteorites and impact rocks: the ‘Delft Meteorite Lab.’

20 July 2021

IAWA scholarship 2021 for Leanne van Dam

IAWA scholarship 2021 for Leanne van Dam

Every year, the International Aviation Women's Association (IAWA) awards a scholarship to a female student at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering. This year the scholarship of 5,000 USD goes to master student and former VSV president Leanne van Dam.

20 July 2021

AeroDelft back at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering

AeroDelft back at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering

This summer, AeroDelft is moving their Phoenix prototype to the Materials & Structures Laboratory at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering to continue working on their mission: to prove that emission-free aviation is possible by developing the world's first manned aircraft powered by liquid hydrogen.

15 July 2021

Nr. 1 in Europe! TU Delft AE ranked 8th in Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

Nr. 1 in Europe! TU Delft AE ranked 8th in Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

Recently the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 was published.

14 July 2021

Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

Researchers from TU Delft (the Netherlands), University of Barcelona, and Harvard University have now developed the first swarm of tiny – and hence very safe – drones that can autonomously detect and localize gas sources in cluttered indoor environments.

01 July 2021

First Dutch military nanosatellite launched

First Dutch military nanosatellite launched

On 30 June, the first Dutch military nanosatellite was launched from the Mojave Desert in the United States. The nanosatellite BRIK II was brought into orbit by the company Virgin Orbit.

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