Marjan Hagenzieker nieuw lid van de Raad van Toezicht van het CBR
De minister van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, heeft per 1 augustus prof. dr. Marjan Hagenzieker benoemd tot lid van de Raad van Toezicht van het CBR.
Controlling the nickelate nano-switch with light
16/08 Update webshop
On Thursday the 16th of August, our webshop is temporarily unavailable due to an update.
European Optical Society Biennial Meeting (EOSAM) 2018
The EOS biennial Meeting will be held in Delft from 8-12 October, where the latest results in optics and photonics research will be presented. Netherlands is the hot spot for photonics in Europe and the strong optics research and industry in Delft makes it a perfect location to hold the upcoming symposium.
Van Leeuwenhoek lecture on Intimate Technology
Intimate technology such as quantified self, mobile apps to share location, social media, high-tech clothing and behavior-supporting technology such as smart homes are getting "closer" in our daily lives. These digital technologies have many (potential) advantages, for example for improving our health, efficiency, safety and connection with other people.
Design solutions for Schiphol Airport’s busiest day
IDE researchers Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt and Sicco Santema, of the European PASSME project, were invited by several Dutch media to talk about their efforts to reduce unwanted travel time for passengers.
20/08 Start enrolment courses
On 20 August, you can enrol for all courses we are offering next academic year. Enrolment starts at 13:00, so from then on you can enrol for your favourite course.
Replacement printers on 23 August
All Ricoh printers at the TU Delft will be replaced in August. After an extensive tender, Xerox has come out on top as a new supplier for TU Delft. All Ricoh machines are therefore replaced by comparable Xerox printers. The way we print does not change.
19/08 – 02/09 Limited unsupervised practice due to students staying overnight
From 19 August until 2 September, Halls 1, 2, 5 and 6 are limited available for unsupervised practice (basketball, badminton etc.). During this period, first year students are staying overnight in these halls due to the OWee (introduction week).
TU Delft Knowledge Partner of Geospatial World Forum 2019
S&C closed on 16 (from 15:00) & 29 August (all day)
Unit Sports & Culture (S&C) will be closed on Thursday the 16th of August from 15:00 and Wednesday the 29th for the entire day. This is due to a private opening of the new accommodation. So keep in mind that all trainings are cancelled and that the café is closed as well.
Students from Delft and Amsterdam testing high-tech bicycle on F-16 runway
The Human Power Team, a student project of the TU Delft and the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, tested on Sunday 5 August their new aerodynamic bicycle: the VeloX 8.
Transformation of S&C
The Unit Sports & Culture (S&C) of TU Delft is undergoing a literal and figurative transformation. Literal: the two separate buildings have been physically combined into a single building; figurative: S&C will operate under a different name as of 29 August, and the range of options and facilities on offer will be drastically expanded.
ERC Starting Grant for new models of Mobility as a Service
Oded Cats is one of the seven TU Delft researchers awarded with an ERC Starting Grant. The European Research Council has awarded the grants (1,5 million euros for a five-year programme) which are intended to support scientists who are in the early stages of their career and have already produced excellent supervised work.
01/08 In Memoriam - Daan Admiraal, gifted conductor Krashna Musika
It is with great sadness that we must inform you that on Sunday, the 22nd of July, conductor and musician Daan Admiraal (1949) has suddenly passed away. In 1981, Admiraal was appointed as conductor of the Delfts Studenten Muziekgezelschap (Delft Student Music Society) Krashna Musika and has been associated with our organisation for 37 years.
Scientists to help Twitter gain insight into quality of online discussions
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Leiden University, Syracuse University, Bocconi University and Delft University of Technology has obtained a grant from Twitter to research and develop tools to help identify behaviors that threaten the quality of the discussions on that social media platform. In the team, TU Delft researcher Nava Tintarev (Delft University of Technology) will assess the presence of echo chambers.
ERC Starting Grants for two AS researchers
The European Research Council has awarded ERC Starting Grants to two researchers of the Faculty of Applied Sciences. The grants (1,5 million euros for a five-year programme) are intended to support scientists who are in the early stages of their career and have already produced excellent supervised work.
ERC Starting Grants for seven TU Delft researchers
The European Research Council has awarded ERC Starting Grants to seven TU Delft researchers. The grants (1,5 million euros for a five-year programme) are intended to support scientists who are in the early stages of their career and have already produced excellent supervised work.
Launch of TU Delft Student Rocket Fails
On Thursday 26 July at 03:30 AM, students from the Delft University of Technology, made an attempt with a home-built rocket (Stratos III) to beat the European altitude record and reach the threshold of space. Twenty seconds after the launch the rocket disintegrated above the safety zone at sea. The team and INTA (Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial) are currently investigating the anomaly and the cause of the failed attempt.
Professor Marcus Specht new Director Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning
With effect from 1 September 2018, Professor Marcus Specht has been appointed Director at the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Education and Learning (CEL) and Professor to the Chair of Digital Education at TU Delft’s Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS).
Booklet - PhD Poster Day (16th of March 2018)
On 16 March 2018, the PhD students of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering gathered to present their research at the Graduate School Poster Day.
Update Stad van de Toekomst (only in Dutch)
Veni for Jeremy Brown and Zoltán Perkó
NWO has announced the Veni recipients for 2018. Among them are seven Delft scientists, two of whom are from RST: Jeremy Brown and Zoltán Perkó. The Veni grants allow researchers who have recently obtained their PhD to conduct independent research and develop their ideas for a period of three years.
More and more robots are helping children in the hospital
Regional governance and public accountability in planning for new housing
Why are new houses delivered in wrong locations, for wrong target groups and within wrong price-ranges, leaving diverse kinds of housing demand unmet? How can regional governance improve municipal land-use decisions? For what can municipal administrations be demanded to be accountable in the land-use decision process and how?
Artificial Intelligence; The computer as a brain
One of the biggest promises in the development of technology is artificial intelligence (AI). It seems far away, but there is a big chance that you use it more often in everyday life than you think. Searching in Google, talking to Siri on your iPhone or watching tips on Netflix are all forms of artificial intelligence. Interpreting data, recognizing patterns and matching data are the basis for this.
Interview Anne Ton: Monitoring oevers Houtribdijk - met een waadpak naar de bodem
PhD-student Anne Ton doet onderzoek op de afdeling waterbouwkunde naar de efficiëntie van de versterking van de Houtribdijk, de 25 km lange dijk tussen Lelystad en Enkhuizen die met zand en steen verstevigd wordt. ‘Het gebruik van zandige oevers op een plek als dit is wereldwijd uniek. Ik kan het dus nog helemaal zelf ontdekken.’ Zei ze in een interview met Rijkswaterstaat.
Uncovering the interplay between two famous quantum effects
The Casimir force and superconductivity are two well-known quantum effects. Separately, these phenomena have been thoroughly studied.
Veni grant for research into hybrid concrete systems
CEG’s Mladena Luković is one of seven TU Delft scientists to be awarded a grant by NWO. The three year stipend will enable the concrete structures expert to continue her research and further develop her ideas.
Housing Policies in the European Union Advisory Board position for Marietta Haffner
Marietta Haffner has been invited to join the Advisory Board of the "Housing Policies in the European Union" research project.
Urban Studies Best Article Prize 2017 for Evert Meijers
Evert Meijers, together with Martijn Burger (Erasmus University Rotterdam), are the winners of the Urban Studies Best Article 2017 for their article ‘Stretching the concept of ‘borrowed size’. The paper, selected from no less than 300 papers, was considered both original and insightful.
Genserik Reniers in de Volkskrant over veiligheid bij chemiebedrijven
De provincie Noord-Holland gaat per 1 september overtredingen van chemiebedrijven openbaar maken. Dit gebeurt nu alleen nog in de provincie Zuid-Holland.
Veni awarded to Robbert Krebbers
Veni awarded to Cynthia Liem
The VENI is awarded to her subject: Recommendations for perspective broadening.
Veni for four researchers of AS
NWO has announced the Veni recipients for 2018. Amongst them are four researchers from the faculty of Applied Sciences: Jeremy Brown (RST), Zoltán Perkó (RST), Georgy Filonenko (ChemE) and Carlas Smith (ImPhys). The Veni grants allow researchers who have recently obtained their PhD to conduct independent research and develop their ideas for a period of three years.
Dr Robbert Krebbers has been awarded Veni grant for Verified programming language interaction
Software systems consist of many components written in different programming languages. The correctness of a software system relies on correct interaction between its components. This project will develop mathematical methods for verifying the correctness of interaction between software components.
Moral luck in science and innovation: Martin Sand to start as Postdoc at VTI
This August, Martin Sand will start as a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Values, Technology and Innovation. His application for the LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Programme was recently approved.
Erasmus student Andrei Stefancu joined our group
We welcome Erasmus student Andrei Stefancu, Medical Physics student from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. During his summer research internship he will work on optical tomographic imaging of tissue biopsies. His supervisors are Jos van Rooij and Jeroen Kalkman.
Publication Marco Mout, Florian Bociort and Paul Urbach highlighted in "Journal of the Optical Society of America A"
The publication entitled "Ray-based method for simulating cascaded diffraction in high NA systems", published in Journal of the Optical Society of America A, has been highlighted as an Editor's Pick.
Xin Meng joined our group as PhD student
Xin Meng is joining the lab of Daan Brinks as a PhD student. He'll work on instrument and method development for new voltage imaging modalities.