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29 November 2019

Minimising fruit crop losses due to frost

Bas van de Wiel (Professor Atmospheric Physics) wants to minimise the fruit crop losses due to frost. Yet surprisingly little is known about this phenomenon. Therefore Van de Wiel received a grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to together with colleague Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis provide clarity on fruit frost.

21 November 2019

Crowdsourced ‘supercomputer’ enables more localised and accurate rainfall forecasts

Accurate forecasts of rainfall are crucial in Africa, where 95% of agriculture depends on highly localised rainfall. Currently, forecasts are based on satellite data and are not sufficiently accurate for small geographical areas.

12 November 2019

Djonno Bresser is TU Delft Best Graduate 2019

Today, at the TU Delft Best Graduate Award Ceremony 2019, eight recently graduated engineers presented their research and results of their excellent master thesis. Djonno Bresser, graduate of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CEG), received the prestigious title TU Delft Best Graduate 2019.

11 November 2019

First cycling behaviour experiment on Leeghwaterstraat

The Leeghwaterstraat on the TU Delft Campus has officially been put into use as a living lab for research into cycling behaviour and autonomous driving.

08 November 2019

Salt intrusion into fresh water

Julie Pietrzak (professor Physical Oceanography) will be leading a new research programme SALTISolutions. Within SALTI, researcher, together with companies will produce a virtual model to predict how, where, when, and how long salt from seawater will penetrate, and how measures such as implementing nature-based solutions influence the freshwater supply.

08 November 2019

CEG subsurface research featured in Delft Outlook

Various research projects of our faculty regarding the underground, have been featured in the magazine Delft Outlook.

04 November 2019

Djonno Bresser CEG’s nominee for TU Delft Best Graduate Award 2019

Each academic year the Delft University Fund awards the prize for the Best Graduate of TU Delft. Each faculty is asked to nominate their best graduate. Djonno Breser has been nominated by CEGs faculty this year. The final announcement of the winner is on Tuesday 12 November.

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