News

19 October 2016

Early Career Poster Award

Nils Brüggemann (Environmental Fluidmechanics) received the Early Career Poster Award at the international CLIVAR Open Science conference “Charting the course for climate and ocean research" in Qingdao, China. He received this award for his presentation of a poster on the sinking of dense waters in the North Atlantic Ocean.

28 September 2016

Solid Mechanics 2016 Award

Apostolos Tsouvalas has won the Biezeno Solid Mechanics 2016 Award. This award is an initiative of the Royal Dutch Society of Engineers (KIVI) in cooperation with the KNAW accredited research schools J.M. Burgerscentrum (JMBC) and Engineering Mechanics (EM).

07 September 2016

BRIGAID in Stories of Science: Solutions for extreme climate events

Climate scientists are predicting an increase in droughts, floods and other extreme weather events as a result of continuing global warming. BRIGAID (Bridging the gap for Innovations in Disaster Resilience), an ambitious programme initiated by a partnership of European universities, research institutes and businesses in May of this year, is aimed at finding innovative ways of coping with the increased likelihood of natural disasters of this kind. Bas Jonkman (39), Professor of Integral Hydraulic Engineering at TU Delft’s faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences will be heading this multifaceted programme for the next four years.

08 August 2016

High school students build dikes during Geo week

During the Geo week - which took place from the 23rd until the 27th of May - high school students have participated in the masterclass "Building Dikes". It took place in the waterlab of this faculty. Every morning and afternoon, thirty high school students got to work in small groups with their dike designs, curious to test them to see if they worked.

07 August 2016

EU Vice-President Mr. Timmermans visits TUDelft fieldlabs

Tuesday June 14. Delft University of Technology welcomed Mr. Frans Timmermans, First Vice- President of the European Commission and responsible for sustainable development and ‘better regulation’. Mr. Timmermans was interested to learn about the latest ground-breaking innovations that are being developed, built and tested in the field of climate change and circular economy at TU Delft campus.

03 May 2016

Erik Mosselman: member Of the Scientific Council of the Estuary of the Loire

On March 10, the prefect of the Pays de la Loire region in France appointed Erik Mosselman as a member of the Scientific Council of the Estuary of the Loire.

03 May 2016

New online course: Closure Works

Closure Works, a new online Professional Education Course (ProfEd) will start June 7th.

21 March 2016

Scientists sailed 200km across Pacific Ocean to study the ancient Marshallese art of ‘wave reading’

18 March 2016

Jack Hogan (Student Flood Management) speaker at Water Summit at the White House

Currently studying Flood Management at TU Delft in the Netherlands, has been invited to participate in the Water Summit at the White House on March 22nd , 2016.

18 March 2016

Delft scientists recreate Alcatraz escape