11 August 2020
Cyberattack on Blackbaud
Recently, TU Delft has been notified of a data security incident which included a TU Delft alumni database from 2017. This notification came from Blackbaud, a third-party service provider and one of the world’s largest providers of customer relationship management systems for non-profit organisations and the higher education sector.
03 August 2020
Future energy systems need to be climate proof
Climate policy for future energy systems typically focus on the challenge to make them carbon neutral to avoid climate change.
31 July 2020
TU Delft research partner in innovative wind farm Hollandse Kust Noord
As the research partner in the so-called Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) project, TU Delft is playing a significant role. Once the wind farm has been built, researchers, led by Professor Jan-Willem van Wingerden, will be able to test their findings regarding wind energy in practice, and the amount of energy generated by the wind farm will be maximised.
29 July 2020
TU Delft opens up 16 positions for Assistant Professors in AI (related) research
TU Delft announced it is recruiting 16 talented researchers to become a member of a thriving Artificial Intelligence (AI) community.
29 July 2020
TU Delft students reveal hidden inscriptions from NSB leader
Led by Professor Joris Dik, a group of TU Delft bachelor's students was able to discover the secrets of this part of the wall without damaging it. The students’ graduation thesis was published this week in academic journal Heritage Science.
17 July 2020
Physics course eases the transition to university for secondary school students
15 July 2020
In the mood for mud
As a biologist and soil scientist Julia Gebert often finds herself getting her hands dirty. With mud, that is. In the past two years she has many times boarded a small boat to cruise among the huge container ships in the port of Hamburg while collecting mud samples.
13 July 2020
Never fall again thanks to backpack-like wearable robot
Balance aids currently used in daily life and rehabilitation clinics are helpful but far from perfect. Canes, walkers, crutches, and handrails modify posture and prevent the hands from being used during activities like opening doors, carrying shopping, or answering the telephone. Also more sophisticated tools like mobile bodyweight support systems or robotic gait trainers are bulky or can only be used in specific environments. Andrew Berry, Daniel Lemus and Saher Jabeen, researchers BioMechanical Engineering at TU Delft, led by Professor Heike Vallery, developed a backpack-like wearable robot to provide balance support during rehabilitation; the GyBAR. Fully contained within the backpack is a gyroscopic actuator – a spinning disc repositionable with electric motors – to provide hands-free balance support in multiple activities and environments. The results of the first experiments with human subjects and potential end-users have been published in Nature Scientific Reports.
13 July 2020
Year of the Lecturer 2020: a unique way to say ‘Thank you!’
Because of the special period in recent months all TU Delft Lecturers have been put in the spotlight by the students.
02 July 2020
Mechanical engineering students design inventive pack
The WB62 student group has won the Mechanical Engineering Design Contest with its pack dog ‘The Scarab’.