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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.

17 September 2021

Open Textbook Ports and Waterways: Navigating the changing world

Open Textbook Ports and Waterways: Navigating the changing world

Ports and waterways should be viewed as parts of a coherent system that supports waterborne supply chains. Their integral design and operation is essential. Such is the vision of the Ports and Waterways team of our faculty.

16 September 2021

Energy from concrete nominated for Best Tech Idea

Energy from concrete nominated for Best Tech Idea

When waves batter the coast, energy is generated. Researchers Branko Šavija and Yading Xu from TU Delft want to capture that by using a special type of concrete to create an alternative energy source.

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.

09 September 2021

High water Limburg summer 2021 more drastic than river floods in 1993 and 1995

High water Limburg summer 2021 more drastic than river floods in 1993 and 1995

The heavy precipitation along with the high water of July 2021 in the Netherlands and surrounding countries was an extreme and exceptional event with major social consequences in Limburg. Commissioned by the Expertise Network for Water Safety (ENW), a broad consortium of knowledge institutions, led by Delft University of Technology and Deltares, has now made an initial analysis of the available information on a range of topics.

18 August 2021

Emma was in Delft while her parental home was flooded

Emma was in Delft while her parental home was flooded

When waves batter the coast, energy is generated. Researchers Branko Šavija and Yading Xu from TU Delft want to capture that by using a special type of concrete to create an alternative energy source.

06 August 2021

Uber both competes with, and complements public transport

Uber both competes with, and complements public transport

Tussen een en twee op de vijf Uber-reizen hebben geen haalbaar alternatief in het openbaar vervoer. Het aandeel reizigers dat Uber verkiest boven openbaar vervoer neemt af naarmate de reistijd van het openbaar vervoer concurrerender is. Dat zijn twee bevindingen in een nieuw onderzoeksrapport over ritdiensten, dat gebaseerd is op een vergelijking van gegevens van Uber en het openbaar vervoer uit zes steden in de VS en Europa.

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