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26 April 2017

Royal honours for three TU Delft professors

The TU Delft professors Rob Fastenau, Jeroen van den Hoven and Sef Heijnen have been awarded royal honours this year.

25 April 2017

Be inspired at the TU Delft Research Exhibition

Staying up to date with the latest developments in science and technology is key in today’s business world. At the Delft University of Technology we have...

24 April 2017

Traditional Japanese uchimizu technique works to cool down hot cities

The simple old Japanese tradition of water sprinkling - uchimizu - is an effective way of reducing extreme heat in cities. This will be TU Delft researcher Anna Solcerova's message at the EGU General Assembly (European Geosciences Union) in Vienna on Monday 24 April.

20 April 2017

‘Magic Table’ gets dementia patients moving

The Tovertafel (Magic Table) is a light-hearted product that helps those suffering from dementia to exercise whilst bringing them pleasure.

19 April 2017

Coincidence and Twitter lead to discovery new crack in Greenland’s largest glacier

Something caught the eye of Stef Lhermitte last week, while he was looking through satellite images of the Greenland’s Petermann Glacier. Almost by coincidence he saw a new thin line, as he was going through ESA Sentinel-1 images for research on melt. He checked other satellite images, and saw the line, apparently unnoticed until then, first appear on July 2016. In a series of five tweets, Lhermitte shared his discovery, hoping someone might be able to shed some light.

13 April 2017

Technical Medicine Master’s programme to start in September 2017

It is impossible to imagine the healthcare sector without medical technology. Innovative diagnosis and treatment methods call for a new type of medical professional; someone with both medical and technical knowledge, who can form a link between patients and technology. That’s why, as from September 2017, students will be able to start the Master’s programme in Technical Medicine, which is a collaboration between TU Delft and the university medical centres of Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University. The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) gave the green light for this programme.

12 April 2017

ERC Advanced Grant to develop virtual seismology

Prof. Kees Wapenaar from TU Delft received an ERC Advanced Grant worth €2.5 million for his VirtualSeis programme.

12 April 2017

Robot ‘Skin’ can help more efficient human-robot collaboration

Partners from the Factory-in-a-Day project have developed a robot prototype that consist of a robotic arm completely covered with sensors.

07 April 2017

Researchers print promising two-dimensional transistors

Researchers from AMBER and Trinity College in Dublin, in collaboration with TU Delft, have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely...

06 April 2017

TU Delft article on the eternal battle between bacteria and viruses featured in Science Magazine

Science Magazine, published on Friday 7 April, features an article by TU Delft researchers and others on the CRISPR systems in bacteria and how they offer resistance to viruses.