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05 April 2022

Marcel Stive delivers his last Doctor of Philosophy

Marcel Stive delivers his last Doctor of Philosophy

On March 31th, Dr. Thu-Ha Nguyen successfully defended her thesis on wave-overtopping processes for very mild sloping and shallow foreshores, supervised by Marcel Stive and Bas Hofland. For Marcel, this was a special occasion, as Thu-Ha was his last PhD in his role of promotor here at TU Delft. Starting back in 2003 with a tall Dutchman who obtained his degree with a thesis on Argus video imaging, Marcel has acted as the promotor of no fewer than 51 PhD candidates, 46 at TU Delft and 5 at other academic institutes.

07 February 2022

Pollard willows stop waves

Met ruimteschilden en wittere wolken willen wetenschappers het klimaat redden, 'maar verduurzamen moeten we blijven doen'.

02 February 2022

TU Delft campus climate neutral by 2030

TU Delft campus climate neutral by 2030

By 2030, TU Delft aims to be operating in a completely sustainable manner. All activities on and from the campus will then be carbon neutral, circular, climate adaptive and contributing to the quality of life for its users and for nature. Together with all staff, students and partners of the university, sustainability coordinator Andy van den Dobbelsteen is working hard to realize this ambition. Everyone can follow the progress on a new website.

01 February 2022

Increasing the availability of fresh water in coastal areas

Increasing the availability of fresh water in coastal areas

Fresh water is scarce in the Dutch coastal area. Climate change and salinisation are putting freshwater availability under even more pressure. This is a problem for agriculture and horticulture in coastal areas, especially in dry summers. In the AGRICOAST project, led by Boris van Breukelen of TU Delft, a consortium of knowledge institutions, companies and social organisations aims to increase the availability of fresh water in the Dutch coastal area. The project has been awarded a grant of 1.5 million euros from NWO to appoint five PhD students.

01 February 2022

Hybrid offshore renewable energy parks

Hybrid offshore renewable energy parks

21 January 2022

Port of Rotterdam and SmartPort extend support to TU Delft Ports & Waterways professor

Port of Rotterdam and SmartPort extend support to TU Delft Ports & Waterways professor

The Port of Rotterdam and SmartPort have extended their agreement with TU Delft for five more years to provide financial support for the professor Ports & Waterways. They are making a total of 1 million euros available for this purpose.

02 December 2021

Claire Chassagne and Alex Kirichek winner of NWO team science award 2021

Claire Chassagne and Alex Kirichek winner of NWO team science award 2021

This week it was announced that the MUDNET team, of which Claire Chassagne and Alex Kirichek are members, won the NWO Team Science award 2021.

11 November 2021

The North Sea is ready for its close-up

The North Sea is ready for its close-up

08 November 2021

Rain Showers grow in size and intensity

Rain Showers grow in size and intensity

02 November 2021

Using dredged mud to strengthen our dikes

Using dredged mud to strengthen our dikes

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