Dutch contribution to European Plate Observatory System awarded
The department of Geoscience & Engineering is part of EPOS-NL, the Dutch contribution to the European infrastructure for geosciences, natural hazards and geo-resources. This project is one of the ten awarded proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure by NWO.
Micro-CT scanner reveals secrets hidden in prehistoric eggs
Inaudible infrasound also useful for weather and climate forecasts
Research by Pieter Smets of TU Delft and the KNMI shows that infrasound can be used for weather and climate forecasts. These inaudible low sound waves can be used to gain a better picture of the stratosphere, which can barely be measured in any other way. On Wednesday 28 March, Smets will be awarded his PhD at TU Delft for his work on this subject.
TU Professor advocates for nitrogen injection in Groningen
“Vriendenbericht” about Prof. Dr. D.F. Bruhn, see page 8 and 9 (In Dutch)
New in the department of GSE: Geothermal Team
We are pleased to announce our 5th Delft Summer School on “Wettability and Low-Salinity Water Flooding”, which be held from 3-7 July 2017 at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The deadline for registration is 15 April 2017.
Dr. S. Shani-Kadmiel winner of the Ben-Tor Award 2017
Today we had our annual GSE/GRS Research Day in the Theaterzaal at Culture. The central theme of the day was “Is science only an opinion?”, where focus was on the role of (our) science in the public debate, in the Trumpocene, etc.
Geothermal Engineering chair’s success pays off
As of October 2017 TU Delft has taken over funding for the Geothermal Engineering chair. Initially paid for by a large number of Geoscience & Engineering alumni the research chair went on to become a great success in the first four years of its existence.
First international students gain Bachelor’s degree in Applied Earth Sciences
Dhavissen Nayaren (Mauritius) and Ellie Roy (UK) are the first international students to successfully complete the bachelor’s programme in Applied Earth Sciences. Applied Earth Sciences has been taught completely in English from September 2014.
VENI award for Anne Pluymakers
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded the Veni grants in July. The Veni grant provides highly promising young scientists with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years. Anne Pluymakers, who will start work at the department of Geoscience & Engineering, has also been awarded a Veni grant. She is currently still a post-doc at the Department of Physics at the University of Oslo in Norway,