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PhD researcher wins prize
Aerospace PhD researcher Timo C. Gaida is the winner of the R2Sonic Multispectral Challenge.
Aerospace students are GoFly winners
A team of TU Delft students is one of the ten winners in the first round of Boeing's GoFly competition.
Peter Palensky announced as the new editor in chief of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine for 2019-2021
35th Annual Assembly of the Croatian Academy of Engineering
On May 21 in Zagreb, the 35th Annual General Assembly of the Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ) was held.
Transformation in Composition
Brownfield park project are important laboratories and catalysts for developments in landscape architecture. In these projects, contextual, process, and formal-aesthetic aspects form central and inter-related themes. That is why a major theoretical and methodological expansion of the notion of composition can be distilled from brownfield park projects, as René van der Velde concludes in his dissertation.
OYSTER year report 2017
The OYSTER programme (Optimized Yield - for Science, Technology and Education - of Radiation) will enable educational, scientific and societal challenges in the fields of materials, health and energy to be better addressed.
PoroCity Towers exhibited at Centre Pompidou
On 15 June, 2018, the exhibition Coder le monde [Coding the world] opened to the public at Centre Pompidou in Paris. The show takes stock of contemporary digital creation in different disciplines and includes a display of several PoroCity towers, created by the researchers and students of The Why Factory.
Jelle van der Horst successfully defended his PhD thesis
On June 14th, 2018 Jelle van der Horst successfully defended his PhD thesis on “High-resolution deep-tissue quantitative optical tomography”
Ibo van de Poel en Sjoerd Zwart op nemokennislink.nl
Technologische innovaties in de afvalwaterzuivering hebben het doel om zuiveringsprocessen te verbeteren om zo menselijk welzijn te vergroten of bij te dragen aan maatschappelijke waarden zoals veiligheid, gezondheid en duurzaamheid. Toch kunnen daar ook risico’s bij optreden.
Marc de Vries in Reformatorisch Dagblad over cryptoverslaving
De kop ”Cryptoverslaving? Schotten hebben een behandeling” was voor veel lezers van de Metro van 6 juni ongetwijfeld cryptisch, schrijft prof. dr. Marc J. de Vries, bijzonder hoogleraar reformatorische wijsbegeerte aan de Technische Universiteit Delft in zijn column.
Zebrafish through the eyes of a new optical technique by Jelle van der Horst
This technique can make small creatures and biopsies transparent. The unique optics developed by PhD candidate Jelle van der Horst can look through 4 mm of tissue with infrared light.
Planting trees in the largest wave-testing site in the world
Can trees truly give us a break from floods? Bas Hofland (TU Delft) and two colleagues from Deltares and NIOZ are building the first forest ever in the largest wave-testing site in the world: the Delta Flume. They hope to make this experiment possible via crowdfunding.
Start test in living lab: waterstofgas als alternatief voor aardga
Geen aardgas meer binnen de bebouwde omgeving, maar groen waterstofgas. Of dat een praktisch bruikbare oplossing is, wordt met medewerking van netwerkbedrijven Alliander, Enexis Groep en Stedin onderzocht bij The Green Village. Vrijdag 15 juni lanceren zij in dit living lab bij de TU Delft hun plan voor de Waterstof-straat en kan een start worden gemaakt met de bouw ervan.
NWO Spinoza Prize for Delft bionanoscientist Marileen Dogterom
Marileen Dogterom, Professor of Bionanoscience at TU Delft, has been awarded the NWO Spinoza Prize; the highest award in Dutch science. Dogterom carries out research into the dynamics in living cells and leads a consortium which is aiming to build an entirely artificial cell.
Angelo Vermeulen in Lentiz magazine over grenzen verleggen in het onderwijs
In een lezingenreeks voor het World Horti Center ging kunstenaar-bioloog Angelo Vermeulen in op de kruisbestuiving tussen tuinbouw en ruimtevaart. Duidelijk geen hokjesdenker dus, deze onderzoeker aan de TU Delft. In zijn werk gaat hij op allerlei mogelijke manieren grenzen over: “Ik heb niet echt een traditionele carrière, nee.”
DIMI on Tour, Integrated design in… Urban Infrastructures – Subsurface
Keys to improving project strategies
Over the years, the service delivery of architects has changed. Marina Bos-de Vos investigated the role of architectural firms in the value chain and how firms create and capture value while enacting various professional roles. In her PhD-research, she concludes that awareness of different values is necessary for better project strategies of architectural firms.
Antarctica ramps up sea level rise
Ice losses from Antarctica have increased global sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with two fifths of this rise (3 mm) coming in the last five years alone.The findings are from a major climate assessment known as the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise (IMBIE), to which TU Delft also contributed, and are published today in Nature.
Delft scientists make first ‘on demand’ entanglement link
Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost. Entanglement - once referred to by Einstein as "spooky action" - forms the link that will provide a future quantum internet its power and fundamental security.
IDE alumni in ‘Sustainable Young 100’ 2018
Three IDE alumni are listed in the Dutch Sustainable Youth 100 (Duurzame Jonge 100) of 2018, an overview of the 100 most inspiring young trend setters in the field of sustainability.
BlueDot launches Diffuse coasters
With the help of foundation BlueDot, students from the TU Delft are able to bring their product to market. The Diffuse coasters from IDE student Aidan Wyber are for sale now through the BlueDot webshop.
Paper presentation at ASIACCS 2018 marks the first success of TU Delft and SUTD collaboration on Cyber Security
Building plans multi-storey car park at Van den Broek parking space
In the period July – September 2018, preparations for the build of a (demountable) car park will start. This multi-storey car park will provide over 400 parking spaces including electric charging stations.
MOR team from TU Delft
The Delft University of Technology is the largest and oldest Dutch public technical university, located in Delft, the Netherlands, providing technical education for the last 175 years. Known for its high quality of education and research, the university was ranked 3rd for the Architecture and the Built Environment subject and 4th for Civil Engineering subject in 2018. TU Delft being an internationally oriented university is reflected well in the MOR team, since its members are originated from more than 15 different countries.
Oprichting Bouw en Techniek Innovatiecentrum
Overheden, kennisinstellingen en marktpartijen in de Bouw- en Technieksector bundelen hun krachten in een nieuw Bouw en Techniek Innovatiecentrum (BTIC). De Ministeries van EZK, BZK en IenW, TNO, 4 TU.Bouw, Vereniging Hogescholen, NLingenieurs, Uneto-VNI en Bouwend Nederland hebben op 6 juni een intentieverklaring voor de oprichting hiervan ondertekend.
Andy van den Dobbelsteen 9e plaats in ABN AMRO Duurzame 50
De ABN AMRO Duurzame 50 wordt jaarlijks uitgereikt aan de persoon die het meest heeft bijgedragen aan de verduurzaming van de gebouwde omgeving.
In-depth analysis of safety for swimmers around the Sand Engine
Pumping huge volumes of sand onto the coastline has effects on currents, waves and swim safety. Max Radermacher has compiled the first analysis of this problem to allow targeted measures (such as extra coastguards) to be taken where necessary. Radermacher will be awarded a PhD at TU Delft for his work on this subject on Friday 15 June.
First battolyser for electricity storage and hydrogen production thanks to Waddenfonds in Groningen
TU Delft students head to Florida with autonomous vessel
From 18 to 24 June 2018, the ‘Trident Delft’ team will be battling against student teams from all around the world in the International RoboBoat Competition in Daytona, Florida.
Resident mix good for neighbourhoods
The majority of the residents in Rotterdam’s Zuidwijk district value the changes that the restructuring of recent years has achieved. Newcomers to the neighbourhood are positive about their move to Zuidwijk. However, all residents are critical about the large influx of residents with a migration background to rented social housing, concludes André Ouwehand in his dissertation.
Language as common ground
A canal lined with trees sounds slightly more attractive if you call it a ‘green tunnel’. Neologisms help urban planners to sell designs, but also offer retrospective insight into failures, as MaartenJan Hoekstra discovered in his PhD research. He also reveals how the meaning of urban concepts tends to change over the years.
Resident mix good for neighbourhoods
MIT students visit The Netherlands
A group of MIT professors and students visited The Netherlands last February, and were introduced to Dutch flood risk reduction structures and strategies by Tjerk Zitman and Baukje Kothuis during a week of field trips.
Adriana Diaz Arias in TU Delta about fossil fuel subsidies
Fossil fuel subsidies, worth 0.7% of the global economy, increase CO2 emissions and hamper the development of sustainable energy sources. So why do they still exist? TPM PhD candidate Adriana Diaz Arias studied the resilience of the vested powers.
Wolter Pieters op Eén vandaag over hacken van zonnepanelen
De stroomvoorziening in heel Europa – ook in Nederland - loopt gevaar door een beveiligingslek in zonnepanelen. De ict-beveiliging van omvormers, apparaten die nodig zijn om zonne-energie geschikt te maken voor het stroomnet, zijn nog steeds te hacken, blijkt uit onderzoek van beveiligingsbedrijf ITsec. Wolter Pieters, professor Cyberrisk aan de TU Delft, vindt dat de bevindingen zeer serieus moet worden genomen.
Vidi grant for Rik Vos
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Rik Vos a Vidi grant worth EUR 800,000. A Vidi grant enables the researchers to set up their own research group to develop their own innovative line of research.
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Data Mining in Engineering Summer School
Between 21 May and 1 June 2018 RID hosted the first ‘Joint Purdue University – TU Delft Data Mining in Engineering Summer School’.
From complex adaptive systems to housing relocation in urban China
In the field of architecture, urbanism, and building sciences, many questions are still unanswered. The research programmes at BK City are devoted to answering those questions with ground-breaking projects. This month, no less than seven PhD-candidates defend the results of their work.