14 January 2022
TU Delft anniversary dedicated to energy transition
On Friday 14 January, TU Delft celebrated its 180th Dies Natalis, or birthday. The university has chosen ‘speeding up the energy transition’ as theme for the anniversary celebrations, which will continue over 180 days after Friday’s official Dies Natalis ceremony.
13 January 2022
SpaceX launches TU Delft mini-satellite: will it survive in space?
During the Transporter-3 satellite launch by SpaceX on 13 January from Cape Canaveral a small satellite from Delft will also travel into space. The DelfiPQ is one of the smallest satellites in the world.
11 January 2022
ERC Starting Grant for four TU Delft researchers
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the ERC Starting Grants for young researchers. Four of them are scientists from TU Delft. This European grant of €1.5 million for a five-year programme is intended to enable individual scientists to build their own teams and conduct groundbreaking research.
10 January 2022
TU Delft builds decarbonised energy system for the built environment
The energy transition will be felt most keenly in residential areas, where there are major challenges. . At The Green Village – the field lab for sustainable innovation on the TU Delft Campus – a unique project to accelerate the energy transition in the built environment will start on Friday 14 January: the 24/7 Energy Lab.
07 January 2022
Dies Natalis TU Delft
On 8 January, 2022, TU Delft celebrates its 180th anniversary. We will mark this on 14 January during our Dies Natalis ceremony, when we will also kick-off of our anniversary year. From that day on, everyone can participate in a 180-day anniversary programme devoted to the energy transition.
21 December 2021
Impact study shows North/South metro line to be the ‘backbone’ of Amsterdam’s public transport network
The four-year study conducted by TU Delft, AMS Institute and others into the transport-related, spatial and economic effects of the North/South metro line is now complete and was recently presented to Amsterdam’s regional and City councils.
16 December 2021
Veni grants for seven leading TU Delft researchers
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded 89 highly promising young scientists from the ENW and ZonMw domain a Veni grant worth up to 280,000 euros. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.
13 December 2021
Ronald Hanson wins Physica Prize 2022
The Physica Prize 2022 has been awarded to Ronald Hanson, distinguished professor in quantum computing and quantum internet at TU Delft and group leader at QuTech. According to the Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging, he deserves the prize for several reasons.
12 December 2021
The landslide forecast coming to you from space
Catching the breeze may bring you gold but sail too close to the wind and you’ll miss the boat. Combined with a sailor’s intuition meteorologist Sukanta Basu’s highly detailed wind forecast may well help the Dutch sailing team secure a win at the Olympics this year.
09 December 2021
Irene Dedoussi new member of the Young Academy 2022
The Young Academy is welcoming ten new members. They are researchers who work in a variety of disciplines, have been selected for their scientific achievements, and received their doctorates less than ten years ago. One of them is Dr. Irene Dedoussi, Associate Professor in the field of climate impact of aviation.