03 December 2020
Pieternel Levelt Director American NCAR
In the first quarter of 2021, Pieternel Levelt (Professor of Remote Sensing of the Earth Atmosphere) will start as director at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), located in the city of Boulder (Colorado). Despite her move to the US, she will continue to work as a part-time professor at our faculty.
02 December 2020
Success in second round of the Dutch Research Agenda
Researchers from the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CEG) will work in three consortia with the entire knowledge chain and societal organisations to conduct interdisciplinary research that will bring scientific and societal breakthroughs within reach. The awarded projects and consortia focus on societal questions, and receive funding from the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA) programme.
06 November 2020
Two CEG researchers receive Veni grant
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to two highly promising young scientists of the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences. The grant provides them with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years. A total of fourteen Veni's have been awarded to TU Delft researchers.
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!”
22 October 2020
Reginald Fessenden Award for Evert Slob
Evert Slob (Professor of Geophysical Electromagnetic Methods) has received a prestigious award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists for his contribution to scientific and technological advances in the field of electromagnetic interferometry.
12 October 2020
Three NWO grants for earth observation
NWO has awarded funding to four new research proposals of TU Delft in the area of earth observation. Three of these are from researchers of Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CEG). The researchers involved will receive the grant from the User Support Programme Space Research, which the Netherlands Space Office NSO realises on behalf of NWO.
02 October 2020
Triceratops ‘Skull 21’ exhibition
The restoration of a Triceratops skull is the subject of an exhibition at the Science Centre Delft from October 3. The skull – dubbed ‘Skull 21’ - formed part of the collection at the Mineralogical & Geological Museum brought together by staff of the former faculty of Mining (now Geoscience & Engineering). The skull was damaged when it was transported from Wyoming (USA) to the Netherlands in 1950 and has now been restored to its former glory.