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18 October 2017

Opening Sports Café and changing rooms delayed

The transfer of the new Sports Café and new changing rooms (past Sports desk) was planned in November. Last week it became clear that this schedule is not possible.

06 October 2017

Artificial turf soccer fields Unit Sports & Culture (S&C) are safe

At the moment, S&C receives a lot of questions about the use of rubber grains at the sports fields, due to an item of television programme Zembla broadcasted on 5 October, 2016.

02 July 2017

From 4 July the square between the buildings of Sports and Culture will be closed. The following facilities will be replaced: the entrance of Sports, the Sports desk, the outside changing rooms at the front of the Sports building and the First Aid room. The outside changing rooms next to Hall 5 and 6 are available to replace the outside changing rooms at the front of the Sports building. At this moment, new changing rooms are being built between the fitness and Hall 4. These are being put to use at the beginning of September. The square will stay closed until the new build is completed mid-2017.

16 June 2017

In Memoriam – Ootje Oxenaar

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of professor emeritus Ootje Oxenaar on 14 June 2017. Ootje’s funeral took place in a closed circle on Sunday 17 June in the USA.

16 June 2017

“I will start at a wind turbine manufacturer in China after my defence, to put my research into practice”

PhD Candidate Xuezhou Wang will obtain his doctorate on Monday 19th June with his thesis Modeling and Design of Brushless Doubly-Fed Induction Machines on the disadvantages and solutions in our current machines for wind turbine applications. He worked on the electromagnetic design of a special electrical machine with complicated electromagnetic coupling. He was supervised by Domenico Lahaye (Numerical Analysis) and Henk Polinder (DC systems, Energy conversion & Storage).

15 June 2017

Science Prize for software that helps detect dementia

Diagnosing dementia long before a patient has any complaints. Meike Vernooij and Wiro Niessen (ImPhys) received the Anthony Fokker Prize, one of the three Dutch Data Science Awards this week, for new software that hopefully contributes to this goal.

15 June 2017

“Self-driving vehicles to revolutionize our mobility by 2030”

15 June 2017

Students to release jumping robots on Markt square in Delft

14 June 2017

Mathematical models for healing burns

Daniël Koppenol, together with Fred Vermolen (both TU Delft), has developed various mathematical models to simulate the healing of wounds, in particular burns, with the aim of improving healing. As Vermolen points out, collaboration between the disciplines of mathematics, biology and medicine is still in its infancy, but it would offer great opportunities. Koppenol has been awarded a PhD for this work at TU Delft on Thursday, 15 June.

14 June 2017

Review Research Exhibition for alumni

For three days, 175 special and innovative research projects were exhibited in the TU Delft Library. On June 8th more than 300 alumni enjoyed this special lustrum edition of the Research Exhibition.

13 June 2017

Fast and direct vehicle charging with solar energy

At the TU Delft Research Exhibition on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 June, the GreenVillage demonstrated a system for charging electric vehicles directly with power from solar panels.

13 June 2017

EEMCS in concert

Last week, during IFOT, 'EEMCS in Concert' took place. A unique concert with performances by students and staff of this faculty. They combined music and technology in a smart way. The special effects were quite impressive in the dark. On YouTube you can find a couple of video's from the concert.

13 June 2017

Mathematical models for healing burns

Daniël Koppenol, together with Fred Vermolen (both TU Delft), has developed various mathematical models to simulate the healing of wounds, in particular burns, with the aim of improving healing. As Vermolen points out, collaboration between the disciplines of mathematics, biology and medicine is still in its infancy, but it would offer great opportunities. Koppenol has been awarded a PhD for this work at TU Delft on Thursday, 15 June.

13 June 2017

Laura Strähle and Ellen Rouwendal win Archiprix NL 2017

On Saturday 27 June Laura Strähle and Ellen Rouwendal won the Archiprix NL 2017 with their graduation project 'Design & Build: From Landscape to Roofscape’. Anneloes de Koff and Laura Langridge both received an honourable mention for their projects 'A home for the displaced' and 'Ivalo River Sandbanks’.

13 June 2017

EEMCS' Lecturer of the Year: Mark Veraar

On Monday 12th June Mark Veraar was elected EEMCS' Lecturer of the Year. This is an annual election organized by the study associations.

13 June 2017

Challenges and solutions Smart Grid Cyber Security at the PowerWeb event

The 2017 PowerWeb day at 9 June has taught the fundamentals and the state-of-the-art of Smart Grid Cyber Security.

13 June 2017

400 Delft Engineers at Alumni Lustrum Event 'Technology for Life'

During the International Festival of Technology, more than 400 Delft engineers took place in a festive auditorium. 175 Years TU Delft was celebrated with presentations of inspirational speakers, the publication of 17 historical alumni on the Alumni Walk of Fame and the Alumnus of the Year 2017.

13 June 2017

Using chemistry to close the CO2 cycle

If we want to make the world more sustainable, then we need to find a solution for CO2.

13 June 2017

Opening BiFacial PV Park

Friday 9th June was the day of the grand opening of the largest PV system with so-called bifacial modules, the grounds of Tempress in Vaasen. The Photovoltaic Materials and Devices group is involved with this project and Arthur Weeber gave a presentation on behalf of TU Delft and ECN.

12 June 2017

NEW! tudelftforlife.nl

The worldwide online community for Delft engineers.

12 June 2017

Communication note for 3ME – BALANCE project

TU Delft is now a partner in a € 2.5 million EU Project titled ‘ Increasing penetration of renewable power, alternative fuels and grid flexibility by cross-vector electrochemical processes’ or BALANCE for short.

12 June 2017

Driving on CO2: VoltaChem scales up sustainable production of formic acid

Delft, 9 May 2017 - Carbon dioxide (CO2) is best known for its contribution to global warming. Less known is that it can also function as a resource for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. For the next two years six partners in a consortium of Shared Innovation Program VoltaChem will collaborate in a project that aims to convert CO2 with the aid of sustainably produced electricity into large amounts of formic acid.

12 June 2017

Bart Reijnen - Alumnus of the year 2017

TU Delft has awarded Bart Reijnen, alumnus Aerospace Engineering, the Alumnus of the Year 2017 prize. The prize is intended to put alumni in the spotlight who have earned their traces in the world of innovation and research and inspire students in their studies - and career choices.

12 June 2017

The future of air transport is (hybrid) electric: green and silent

11 June 2017

Tu Delft Solar Boat Team third at Solar Sport One race

Saturday, after the time trial, the TU Delft Solar Boat Team participated in the sprint and speed record. In both stages, they performed quite well, even though they are not able to fly yet.

09 June 2017

Two winners Marina van Damme Grant 2017

Thursday, June 8th, the award ceremony of the Marina van Damme Grant 2017 took place with a very special result. Due to the high quality of the nominees, Marina van Damme decided to reward two nominated alumni with the scholarship of 9000 euro.

08 June 2017

New on Discover Design: Pieter Desmet designs for positive moods

Despite all good intentions, the influence that design has on our moods remains a great scientific mystery. Yet our moods have a significant influence on our health. Thanks to funding in the form of a Vici grant Prof. Pieter Desmet of the faculty of IDE now intends to provide a firm theoretical foundation for designing for mood.

08 June 2017

TU Delft rises further in QS Ranking

TU Delft has risen in the worldwide QS Ranking, from 62 to 54. It rises to the first position in the Netherlands.

08 June 2017

Jorne Boterman started his MSc

Jorne works on “Coherent optical scattering from flow”. In this project they will study if scattering of coherent light from fluids can be used for diagnostic purposes.

08 June 2017

Superhero Science and Technology gets its own online open access journal

Delft researcher and editor-in-chief Barry Fitzgerald this week announced the start of the “Superhero Science and Technology” journal at the first international Secrets of Superhero Science symposium held at TU Delft. Fitzgerald is calling for papers that describe new and innovative research in science, technology, engineering and ethics while using superheroes, supervillains, superpowers, comic books or superhero/supervillain films as a link to the research.

08 June 2017

Fourth Alzheimer’s gene discovered

For the first time in nearly 30 years, a gene has been identified that is linked to the development of a hereditary form of Alzheimer’s disease.

08 June 2017

Exceed! ’17 opened by Jeroen Tas

On Wednesday, June 7, Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer and Member Executive Committee of Royal Philips opened the Exceed exhibition! '17. After opening the exhibition, Tas held a lunch lecture in the IDE Arena. The Exceed! ‘17 programme book with all 25 design projects can be downloaded.

08 June 2017

Talk at CGI about Blockchain. A disruptive technology shaping the world. Abstract

On the 8th of June, a number of people from Oil and Gas Industry interested in Blockchain gathered around at Eneco building in Rotterdam Alexander. Organised by CGI, the round table discussion took place on what Blockchain was and what it was not; it’s limitations and different use cases. Dr. Zeki Erkin of TU Delft gave a talk about Blockchain in general. A fruitful discussion on the usage of Blockchain in Smart Grids concluded that a teaming-up was needed to investigate future use of the technology.

07 June 2017

Spin-off Kitepower showcases 100 kW system (23 June)

07 June 2017

Bio-energy: not a bad idea

Biofuels don't have a particularly good reputation. Undeservedly so, says Professor Patricia Osseweijer from the department of Biotechnology. Bearing the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in mind, she is currently arguing the case for more investment in bio-energy. Not only because biofuels are renewable, but also because smart investment in bio-energy can play a part in the social development of deprived areas.

07 June 2017

Romain Meunier started his internship

On May 29th Romain Meunier from Institut d'Optique started his internship on “Focus spot shaping”. His supervisor is Paul Urbach.

07 June 2017

Zhe Hou receives presentation prize from the doctoral conference in Zhejiang University

Zhe received the Excellent Oral Presentation Ward with his presentation: “One-dimensional searches for finding new lens design solutions efficiently”.

07 June 2017

Jeroen Kalkman speaker at Photonics Event

On June 14th, Jeroen Kalkman will give an presentation about “High resolution 3D zebrafish imaging with optical projection tomography” at the Photonics Event.

07 June 2017

TU Delft and DLR start initiative AGILE Academy

07 June 2017

Fast and direct vehicle charging with solar energy

At the TU Delft Research Exhibition on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 June, the GreenVillage demonstrated a system for charging electric vehicles directly with power from solar panels.