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Ockels’ legacy

Ockels’ legacy

The famous astronaut and Delft professor Wubbo Ockels passed away five years ago. After his 1985 space mission, which made him realise how…

‘Our students are going to be alright’

‘Our students are going to be alright’

Arnold de Jager still feels close to the current generation of students, but he is also an experienced businessman and entrepreneur. In…

Solar-powered modular houses

Solar-powered modular houses

By 2023, more than 34 million m2 of office space will have to be more energy-efficient. Moreover, the Netherlands requires one million…

50 Years of Industrial Design Engineering

50 Years of Industrial Design Engineering

Two students and a few lecturers The Industrial Design research group started life in an attic room at the Faculty of Architecture back in…

Air quality between Delft and Overschie

Air quality between Delft and Overschie

Fluid experts from TU Delft have created a model to determine how air pollution spreads from the A13 through the adjacent Overschie area.

Choosing a new kitchen in virtual reality

Choosing a new kitchen in virtual reality

In Arno Freeke’s VR Lab, you can try out endless colours and cabinets in a virtual version of your house.

Online Learning on the city

Online Learning on the city

Since 2014, TU Delft has produced over 150 online courses on subjects that matter and built on the strengths of our faculties

After Delft: Gideon Goedhart

After Delft: Gideon Goedhart

Building management advisor Gideon Goedhart wants the traditional building sector to step out of its comfort zone.

New life in the ‘cauliflower neighbourhood’

New life in the ‘cauliflower neighbourhood’

Connecting the city to the university was a primary aim of an urban design student project in Tanthof, a neighbourhood in Delft.

The view of Arjan van Timmeren

The view of Arjan van Timmeren

‘There will be a battle for public space in the decades ahead’

How can Amsterdam ditch the gas?

How can Amsterdam ditch the gas?

Prof. Andy van den Dobbelsteen is working towards making the capital energy-neutral by 2040.

‘It’s madness not to be working on energy-neutral buildings’

‘It’s madness not to be working on energy-neutral buildings’

In the Netherlands, Amsterdam is taking the lead when it comes to improving urban sustainability. The city aims to be CO2-neutral by 2040.…

‘Doing something for someone else is actually dead cool’

‘Doing something for someone else is actually dead cool’

Following a long career, much of which was spent at McKinsey, Mickey Huibregtsen is now concentrating on social issues and transferring his…

Can algae save airplanes from rusting apart?

Can algae save airplanes from rusting apart?

TU Delft researchers are developing new coatings with unicellular algae, that may prevent corrosion in aluminium airplane structures.

Huge machine seduces stubborn atoms to crystallise

It takes impressive and expensive machinery to control processes at the nanoscale. For the fabrication of semiconductor nanowires at…

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