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Resilience

For more than a year now, our lives have been dominated by Covid-19. I am constantly pleasantly surprised by the resilient way so many…

Resilience means designing for change

Natural disasters are familiar territory for Dr Tina Comes, researcher in disaster management at TPM and director of research at the 4TU…

Resilient transport: shareable, small-scale and lightweight

How can transport networks become more resilient? Professor of Transport Modelling Bart van Arem (CEG) envisages plenty of opportunities.

Software for improving suicide prevention

If you work for a suicide prevention chatline, a mental block can mean the difference between life and death, says Salim Salmi, who…

Resilience at a time of crisis

Coronavirus has turned student life upside down. Lecture rooms have been replaced by computer screens and study associations and catering…

‘Anger keeps people’s attention’

‘The truth needs to be valued more’, says Dr Philip Zimmermann in a reference to the inherent resilience of the internet. That calls for…

Resilience and the circular economy

TU Delft focuses a great deal of attention to the circular economy in its online teaching. Resilient designs play a key role in this.

‘You always need to have a plan’

Syrian engineer Fares al Hasan swapped Aleppo for the Netherlands, where he works as a researcher at TU Delft and as a GIS specialist at…

Target for cyber attacks

Dr Alexandru Stefanov (EEMCS) and his team are developing a ‘control room of the future’ in order to increase the cybersecurity and…

Lessons from the Bijlmer Disaster

Detached engines or damaged wings? Algorithms could be used to enable aircraft in difficulty to land. Coen de Visser (AE) is working on it.

View of Neelke Doorn

How can we make the Zuid-Holland delta more resilient? Ethics professor Neelke Doorn (TPM) is working on it. She has plans for a living lab…

‘Resilience should not be an excuse for demanding even more’

With her appointment as a Young Academy member, computer scientist and pianist Cynthia Liem intends to call for greater focus on academic…

Solar heating in winter

Consortium demonstrates that thermal solar panels and a communal geothermal heating grid will heat a neighbourhood of reasonably well…

Advice from an astronaut

In March of last year, we published an interview in de Volkskrant newspaper with astronaut André Kuipers giving tips on quarantine. It…

The firm - Wattlab

Wattlab was launched in 2017. Three years later, the founders already had dreams of Wattlab hubs worldwide, developing innovative solar…