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11 May 2021

Serge Hoogendoorn new member KNAW

Serge Hoogendoorn will be installed as a KNAW member on September 13. The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has elected twenty-three new members, including three from abroad. Members of the KNAW, leading scientists from all disciplines, are elected on the basis of their scientific achievements. The KNAW has approximately five hundred and fifty members. Membership is for life.

11 May 2021

Royal decoration for Pieternel Levelt

Professor Pieternel Levelt, Professor of Remote Sensing of the Earth Atmosphere at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CiTG), has been appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.

10 May 2021

25 partners from the construction industry sign Manifesto

More than 25 parties from the construction world, including 4TU.Bouw, are joining forces for an innovative approach to replacement and renovation.

29 April 2021

1,000 rivers emit nearly 80% of global ocean plastic pollution

A publication in Science Advances sheds new light on where and how much plastic flows into the oceans via rivers.

26 April 2021

Royal Honors for three TU Delft professors

De Delftse hoogleraren Pieternel Levelt, Jack Pronk en Kees Vuik hebben dit jaar een Koninklijke Onderscheiding ontvangen.

08 April 2021

Grimburgwal provides lessons for quay wall renovations Amsterdam

On September 1, 2020, part of the quay of the Grimburgwal in Amsterdam collapsed. The primary causes appear to be the different construction of the narrow quay, the locally deeper canal bed, and the weakening of masonry due to collisions. This is the result of the research conducted by a research team composed of experts from TU Delft, Deltares, AMS Institute, and SkyGEO, led by Mandy Korff (TU Delft/Deltares), on behalf of the City of Amsterdam. The full report with conclusions and recommendations for other quay walls in the city was published by the City of Amsterdam on April 8, 2021.

08 April 2021

Building sandcastles for your graduation

What Civil Engineering master’s student Jasper Scheijmans really wanted was to graduate with a final project at a big dredging company but Covid-19 intervened. Jasper and his professors then came up with a completely different idea. Why not carry out research into coastal dunes inside a container on the beach?

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