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13 March 2019

Experimenting with autonomous shipping on TU Delft Campus

On Monday, 18 March, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will open the Researchlab Autonomous Shipping (RAS) at TU Delft's The Green Village. This new research lab offers a natural outdoor space for autonomous shipping experiments and will bring together everyone involved in the development of autonomous shipping.

13 March 2019

Dick van Gameren appointed Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

The Executive Board has appointed Prof. Dick van Gameren Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment as of 1 April 2019. He is currently chairman of the Architecture Department at the same faculty.

12 March 2019

TU Delft, Shell and the government invest 5 million euros towards sustainable breakthrough in the chemical industry

TU Delft, Shell and various Top Consortia for Knowledge and Innovation (TKIs) are investing 5 million euros in the development of electro-conversion technology to make the petrochemical industry more sustainable.

11 March 2019

Tim van der Hagen shares scientific articles in open access

The most recent scientific articles from the Rectores Magnifici of Dutch universities will soon be available for free online.

10 March 2019

If only ships could talk

Worldwide demand for transport is increasing all the time. Although the port of Rotterdam is capable of handling the world’s largest container ships, processing the thousands of containers that they transport causes congestion on the water, roads and railways. But if ships and other transport systems exchange information with each other, the infrastructure can be used more efficiently and sustainably, argues Rudy Negenborn, Professor of Multi-Machine Operations & Logistics. He will give his inaugural address at TU Delft on 15 March 2019.

08 March 2019

Listening to quantum radio

Researchers at Delft University of Technology have created a quantum circuit that enables them to listen to the weakest radio signal allowed by quantum mechanics. This new quantum circuit opens the door to possible future applications in areas such as radio astronomy and medicine (MRI). It also enables researchers to do experiments that can shed light on the interplay between quantum mechanics and gravity.

08 March 2019

New design for making city districts free of natural gas also delivers considerable CO2 savings

28 February 2019

LED lamp automatically resets racing heart

Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Delft University of Technology have found a way to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically by an implanted LED device. In the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe how their bioelectronic defibrillator works in the laboratory. It could be the first step towards a pain-free treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation.

26 February 2019

Four fields of study at TU Delft in global top 10 of QS Subject Rankings

26 February 2019

Five Vici grants for TU Delft researchers

No less than five TU Delft will each receive 1.5 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).