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How to build a million new homes

How to build a million new homes

Last spring, Minister of Foreign Affairs Kajsa Ollongren suggested that the Netherlands will need a million new homes by 2030. That sounds…

The quantum computer exists, and it doesn’t

The quantum computer exists, and it doesn’t

QuTech is a big international player in the field of quantum computing and quantum communications. The Delft institute is yet to bring a…

Human control of artificial intelligence

Human control of artificial intelligence

How can you design autonomous systems like robots, self-driving cars or IT systems to be transparent and always open to human intervention?…

Have neural networks gone beyond our understanding?

Have neural networks gone beyond our understanding?

Artificial intelligence has seen an enormous growth spurt with the application of ‘deep neural networks’. Such networks are taking over…

The blue line

The blue line

Since September a blue line is running across campus. Why?

Three generations in 50m2

A luxury flat does not have to be big. Every wall, door and piece of furniture should be able to change shape or location.

How do care robots learn?

How do care robots learn?

“Care robots have to learn from their mistakes, only then can they work together with humans," says prof.dr.ir. Pieter Jonker…

‘I was a calculating student’

‘I was a calculating student’

Ionica Smeets, Leiden University Professor of Science Communication, has been chosen as TU Delft Alumnus of the Year. “My academic…

25th Best Professor Award

25th Best Professor Award

The Delft University Fund has been presenting the Best Professor Award to a professor from Delft since 1994; 2018 will be the 25th occasion.…

Wave predictions pay off

Wave predictions pay off

A pilot who has to land his aircraft on a rolling aft deck, or an engineer who has to transfer pipes to another ship on the open sea –…

Landing obligation

Undersized fish that are thrown overboard usually die. From 2019, fishers will be required to land these unsaleable fish, reducing their…

Using natural forces to strengthen the coast

Using natural forces to strengthen the coast

Large-scale hydraulic engineering projects such as the Afsluitdijk and the Delta Works are often built for the wrong reasons, Professor of…

Finding eddies and fresh water

Finding eddies and fresh water

Delft researchers are investigating how salt and nutrients are transported by ocean currents, and how submarine groundwater discharge…

Cuneiform in a scanner

Cuneiform in a scanner

Beads, bones and arrowheads. Plenty of odd objects have found their way into the micro CT scanner at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and…

Another wind

Another wind

According to the Energy Agreement, wind farms at sea will become the most important energy source in the Netherlands. Professor Simon Watson…

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