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25 September 2019

Pelican drone ensures super quick water sampling

This week a 'pelican drone’ from TU Delft took water samples in the new Marker Wadden nature area

24 September 2019

'Battery research holds promises, but still has a long way to go'

Inaugaral lecture prof.dr.ir. M. Wagemaker (TNW): Recharge 25 september 2019, starts at 15:00 – Aula, TU Delft

20 September 2019

Brand new laboratory for research into sustainable electricity supply

In order to achieve the climate targets, the Netherlands needs to generate much more electricity using the sun and wind. But is our electricity network even ready for that? Unfortunately not. In order to tackle this gigantic challenge, TU Delft is currently building a brand new laboratory: the Electrical Sustainable Powerlab, aka the ESP Lab.

19 September 2019

TU Delft 37th in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020

The QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 puts TU Delft 37th in the world, up from 41st position last year.

16 September 2019

The Netherlands as an international centre for Quantum Technology

State Secretary Mona Keijzer received the National Agenda on Quantum Technology directly from Robbert Dijkgraaf this afternoon.

12 September 2019

Surgeons use octopus-based mechanism for the first time in OR

The ‘mechanical octopus’, a steerable laparoscopic instrument used for minimally invasive surgery in the abdominal cavity, has been used for the first time in an operating room.

11 September 2019

TU Delft in 67th place in THE Rankings

In the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, TU Delft has dropped nine places from last year and now shares 67th place. Since 2014, TU Delft's position in the rankings has fluctuated between 71 and 58.

11 September 2019

Growing Biotech Campus Delft with extra jobs and companies

In order to accelerate the development of Biotech Campus Delft into a hub for open innovation in industrial biotechnology, DSM, the City of Delft, TU Delft, the Province of Zuid-Holland and InnovationQuarter have signed a letter of intent

11 September 2019

Cable bacteria: Living electrical wires with record conductivity

Bacteria that power themselves using electricity and are able to send electrical currents over long distances through highly conductive power lines. It almost sounds like the way we charge our TVs and refrigerators, and may seem hard to believe, but it is a recent discovery by a team of scientists from the University of Antwerp (Belgium), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) and the University of Hasselt (Belgium). Centimeter-long bacteria from the seafloor contain a conductive fiber network that operates in comparable way to the copper wiring that we use to transport electricity. The highly conductive fibers enable a completely new interface between biology and electronics, providing a prospect for new materials and technology.

10 September 2019

TU Delft and VU Amsterdam students break cycling world speed record with 122.12 km/h

The Human Power Team broke the women’s world speed record for cycling.