22 March 2019

Building with Nature: Common cordgrass and grassweed help dikes

Vegetated foreshores can strongly reduce wave loads on coastal dikes, meaning these dikes may not have to be built so high. On Wednesday 27 March, Vincent Vuik will be awarded his PhD at TU Delft for his work on this subject.

02 March 2019

Poster Presentation Event Hydraulic Engineering

You are all invited to this year’s first Poster Presentation Event of the Hydraulic Engineering department. This is a great opportunity for PhDs and Postdocs to get to know each other, share your work and learn about possible research connections. For Master students this is a good chance to learn a bit on what research is being done in our department, especially if you are interested in pursuing a research career yourself or if you are looking for a graduation topic! Supervisors and other HE-staff are also more than welcome.

26 February 2019

Four fields of study at TU Delft in global top 10 of QS Subject Rankings

22 February 2019

New MSc graduation topic at Deltares

Topic: field measurements on scour by propeller jets

22 February 2019

MSc thesis at AXA PARIS on modelling of coastal flooding due to Tropical Cyclones

Objective: To assess tropical cyclone (TC) risk by developing a TC database with a hydraulic model combined with probabilistic or machine learning techniques

15 February 2019

Bas Hofland appointed as Associate Professor

From the first of February, Bas Hofland has been appointed by the dean as Associate Professor Coastal Structures. Congratulations!

20 January 2019

New Director of Studies and member of Board of examiners from Hydraulic Engineering Department

Tjerk Zitman is the new director of studies of Civil Engineering and Kristina Reinders is a new member of the Board of Examiners. Congratulations!

20 January 2019

Oceanograp­hers in the wake of My Little Ponies

The shipping crates that fell from a container ship in the North Sea last week could be a blessing in disguise for oceanographers.

02 January 2019

Ileen van den Berg wins 'KNW scriptieprijs'

The 'Waternetwerk Scriptieprijs' is awarded every year during the KNW Autum Congress. It is initiated to help HBO- and WO-students to profile themselves in the water sector. The Master's prize 2018 has been won by Ileen van den Berg for her thesis 'Effect of irregularities in the under layer on the stability of XblocPlus concrete armour unit'.

03 December 2018

Marcel Stive receives Jiangsu Friendship Award

In September, Marcel Stive received the Jiangsu Friendship Award from the governor of the province of Jiangsu (China).