11 October 2019
Revolutionizing satellite navigation
Peter Teunissen, professor in Mathematical Geodesy and Positioning at Delft University of Technology was honored with the career-highlight Johannes Kepler Award, presented by the Institute of Navigation (ION)’s satellite division.
30 September 2019
Living Labs: the Sand Motor, Hondsbossche Duinen and the Hedwige-Prosperpolder
Within the programme Living Labs in the Dutch Delta researchers of Delft University of Technology will coordinate two projects. They are focused on large-scale nature-based interventions in the coastal and river area: the Sand Motor and the Hedwige-Prosperpolder.
17 September 2019
Can mud bricks protect peacekeeping missions?
In the Middle East and in Africa you find a lot of buildings we call Adobe buildings. Adobe is a building material that is made from earth or mud and organic materials such as fibres. The term is used to refer to mud brick and sometimes to any kind of earth construction. The material is around for thousands of years, but we don’t know the details of it.
05 September 2019
Rapid snow retreat amplifies North Greenland mass loss
Researchers show a large regional difference between melt in North and South Greenland.
22 July 2019
Veni grant for two researchers of Civil Engineering & Geosciences
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to twelve highly promising young scientists from TU Delft, two of whom are from the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences.
04 July 2019
BTIC combines knowledge and innovation strengths for building sector
Dutch ministries, knowledge institutions and building sector organisations jointly signed a collaboration agreement for the Building and Technology Innovation Centre (BTIC) that combines knowledge and innovation strengths for the entire building sector.
02 July 2019
NSO funds earth observation projects from Susan Steele Dunne and Stef Lhermitte
The Netherlands Space Office recently funded two CEG earth observation projects, regarding respectively global vegetation water dynamics form radar satellite data (Susan Steele Dunne) and ice shelf instability in Antarctica (Stef Lhermitte).