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15 January 2021

How coral reefs are affected by pollution

We know that coral reefs worldwide are in decline, but remarkably little is known about how exactly this happens. That is why a multidisciplinary team of Dutch and Caribbean researchers, including TU Delft’s Boris van Breukelen, will investigate this in the coming years. The project ‘SEALINK’ was recently awarded 3,5 million euros of funding as part of the Caribbean Research programme of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

27 November 2020

Zoran Kapelan in The Source Magazine about Digital Water

Developments in areas such as digital twins, instrumentation and artificial intelligence all connect to open up digital opportunities for utilities. The Source hears from contributors on these themes to the IWA digital white paper series.

04 November 2020

Air as driving force for drinking water treatment

Doris van Halem was awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to develop knowledge of sustainable water treatment technologies. The grant of the Dutch Research Council enables Van Halem to develop her own innovative line of research and set up her own research group in the coming five years. “I am incredibly happy with the opportunity to work on this important and challenging topic!”

03 November 2020

TU Delft invents a circular solution for nitrogen on the farmyard and win HiTMaT 2020

The founders of MEZT, Adriaan van Lieftinck and Edward Sibeijn, together with professor Jules van Lier, talk about the innovative electrodialysis technique with which nitrogen can be transformed from a headache case into a source of income for the farmer. They have won HiTMaT 2020.

16 September 2020

AI Solutions for the Water Sector: Interview with Prof. Zoran Kapelan

Prof. Zoran Kapelan was interviewed by the International Water Association about AI Solutions for the Water Sector.

14 May 2020


Our AidroLab proposal was chosen as the first Artificial Intelligence laboratory hosted by the CEG Faculty as part of the Kick Start Call of TU Delft’s DAI-Labs initiative. AidroLab is led by the Department of Water Management and the Department of Intelligent Systems (EEMCS), in collaboration with the Department of Hydraulic Engineering (CEG), and the departments of Software Technology (EEMCS) and Microelectronics (EEMCS).

14 May 2020

Professor in the classroom

TU Delft has reached the age of 178 and celebrates this occasion with Delft primary school pupils. On Wednesday 29 January, 25 TU Delft professors gave a guest lecture to pupils from group 7 and 8 at various primary schools in Delft as part of Meet the Professor, an event organised by the WIJStad programme and the TU Delft 'Wetenschapsknooppunt'.

14 May 2020

Prof Kapelan Joins KWR’s Scientific Council

Prof Kapelan became a member of KWR’s External Scientific Advisory Council (ESAC) in 2019.

14 May 2020

Prof Kapelan Awarded Two EU Research Grants

The first project, WIDER UPTAKE, was awarded under the circular economy call CE-SC5-04-2019. The project is led by SINTEF in Norway and it involves 18 partners from across Europe. The project aims to achieve wider uptake of water-smart solutions by facilitating industrial symbiosis with focus on resource recovery and reuse as means of increasing efficiency, limiting emissions and developing sustainable businesses.

14 May 2020

The PDEng programme continues

A next group of trainees has reached the second year of the PDEng programme Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). This programme focuses on the development of innovations for the civil industry in PDEng projects by converting results from fundamental research into solutions for environmental and public transport issues.