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25 November 2021

Bronze TU Delft honorary medal for Luuk Rietveld

Bronze TU Delft honorary medal for Luuk Rietveld

On the occasion of his 25th doctoral degree promotion, department chair Luuk Rietveld, professor of Drinking Water & Urban Water Cycle Technology, received the bronze TU Delft honorary medal from Rector Tim van der Hagen.

22 November 2021

Solution for iron waste to make drinking water sector more sustainable

19 September 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative speakers Dare to Dream at Opening Academic Year 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative speakers Dare to Dream at Opening Academic Year 2021

On Monday 6th of September, four members of the TU Delft | Global Initiative Community pitched their dreams as part of the Opening Academic Year 2021. The annual ceremony - which officially signals the start of the new academic year - this year revolved around the theme 'Dare to Dream'. Normally a large gathering, because of Covid-19 the ceremony this time was livestreamed and only attended by the TU Delft Board of Directors. The event was viewed by over 1800 people during its livestream.

12 September 2021

Water for Impact Programme officially launched on 9 September

Water for Impact Programme officially launched on 9 September

On September 9th the TU Delft | Water for Impact programme was launched at the Green Village. This programme is part of the TU Delft | Global Initiative and centers on valuing water, specifically the need for safe and affordable water for everyone around the world. Researchers and students collaborate beyond faculty boundaries, and beyond their own water discipline.

24 June 2021

Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

‘It’s been surprising to see what determination, science, and solidarity can really do. In literally four months we were able to go from nothing to a working machine, produced in a country that supposedly cannot feed its own population.’ Diego Quan, founder of non-profit Respira-Guatemala, sometimes cannot fully believe the success his team has had in setting up a local production line and assembling and delivering ventilators to Guatemala this past summer. The non-profit partnership in Guatemala with help from dr. Gerwin Smit and Project Inspiration of the TU Delft aim to produce around 100 ventilators by the end of this year, and another 160 in the first five months of 2021.