12 March 2021
Interpore Award for Hadi Hajibeygi
Hadi Hajibeygi (GSE) has been awarded this year's InterPore Award for Porous Media Research for his outstanding research in porous media. The InterPore Award is given to only one individual per year who has demonstrated significant theoretical, experimental and/or modelling advances in understanding of problems involving natural or industrial porous media.
04 March 2021
7 GSE scientists among the best 2% worldwide
The department of Geoscience and Engineering is proud to host 7 scientists that figure in the top 2% of best scientists worldwide, as published in a study of Stanford University, based on research citings for scientists around the world.
18 February 2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for Joaquín Liaudat!
Joaquín Liaudat, currently post-doctoral researcher in the section of Geo-Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.
14 February 2021
Quay-wall monitoring in Amsterdam
Deyan Draganov is involved in two projects on quay-wall monitoring. The first one is led by Fugro and sponsored by the Municipality of Amsterdam...
11 February 2021
Faculty fund award for the GeoScience & GeoEnergy Webinar series
Hadi Hajibeygi was awarded €7500,- from a faculty fund in support of his initiative GeoScience & GeoEnergy Webinar series, to make science accessible for a wider audience.
10 December 2020
The 2020 EAGE Norman Falcon Award
During the Award Ceremony of the 82nd EAGE Conference & Exhibition, Dr Quinten Boersma received the 2020 EAGE Norman Falcon Award. His paper ‘Linking natural fractures to karst cave development: a case study combining drone imagery, a natural cave network and numerical modelling’, was chosen as the best paper published in Petroleum Geoscience in 2019.
25 November 2020
Looking for possible tombstone by using GPR
In March 2020, Dominique Ngan-Tillard and Deyan Draganov were approached by the foundation Jewish Westland, who manages the cemetery in Naaldwijk, and asked whether it would be possible to use non-invasive geophysical methods to look for possible tombstones lying under the ground surface of the cemetery.
25 November 2020
NENnovation award for the Energy Quay Wall
A consortium led by CRUX Engineering, including TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, Gooimeer and Duurzaam Opgewekt Energiesystemen, have won the NENnovation award for the Energy Quay Wall. Phil Vardon, Ivaylo Pantev and Jorrit de Vries are involved from TU Delft.
09 November 2020
Hydrogen Underground Storage
Hydrogen underground storage is a key element of the Delft Subsurface Storage Theme. Hydrogen production at North Sea, alone, is aimed to target 3-4GW power by 2030 and 10 GW by 2040. Hadi Hajibeygi has been interviewed recently about the role of geoscience in hydrogen energy sector, which was arranged by Delft Energy Institute. In this interview he addresses subsurface storage of hydrogen in salt caverns.
09 November 2020
Femke Vossepoel in Women in Data Science (WiDS)
Margot Gerritsen of Stanford University hosts the Women in Data Science (WiDS) specifically for the younger generation (high school students, BSc students). The most recent episode features Femke Vossepoel. In this podcast, she talks about her life as a data scientist and explains how data-assimilation tools can be used to improve COVID-19 forecasting models.