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Fly like a bird

Fly like a bird

Copying animals can be hazardous to your health.

The firm - Bram Ellens

The firm - Bram Ellens

Six years ago internet entrepreneur Bram Ellens decided to focus on the world of art. In his exhibition Robots in captivity he is working…

Delft Spinoza Prize winner has remarkable plans

Delft Spinoza Prize winner has remarkable plans

He made the world's first quantum mechanical calculation. Lieven Vandersypen will receive the Spinoza Prize this year to pave the way for…

From the house of God to starters’ homes

From the house of God to starters’ homes

An architecture student bought a disused church to live in with friends. Then fate struck. Now, four years later, he is creating four…

‘The Executive Board does the real work’

‘The Executive Board does the real work’

This year saw two alumni join the TU Delft Supervisory Board: Heleen Wachters and Tijo Collot d’Escury. What is their take on TU Delft, then…

All in the family

All in the family

In this series, parents and grandparents discuss their student days with their children and grand-children.

Drought

Drought

The Netherlands is a beautiful country, but it needs a roof, we used to joke. The joke has worn a little thin since the droughts of recent…

The road to Tokio

The road to Tokio

Top athletes from TU Delft have a chance to compete in the Olympic Games in Japan. What does their life look like and how are they doing?

‘I want to bring the worlds of sustainability and finance together’

‘I want to bring the worlds of sustainability and finance together’

Karin Sluis, senior consultant and former director of Witteveen+Bos, has been voted TU Delft alumnus of the year 2021.

Delft in space

Delft in space

If all goes well, two new TU Delft satellites will be launched into space this year.

And now for the weather forecast: more sunshine and evaporation

And now for the weather forecast: more sunshine and evaporation

Forest fires, crop failures, inland shipping blocked, salt intrusion and soil compaction: these were some of the consequences of the…

The best way to measure drought

The best way to measure drought

Following the dry summer of 2018, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management established a ‘Drought Policy Consultation’.

Catch-22 in the Netherlands Antilles

Catch-22 in the Netherlands Antilles

Biodiversity on Curaçao and Bonaire is suffering severely from drought

The best time to sow in Africa

The best time to sow in Africa

When is the best time to sow wheat or maize? In Ghana and other countries in West Africa, this question used to be easy to answer: sometime…

Drought in the city

Drought in the city

TU Delft researchers and alumni are involved in various initiatives and innovations to deal with the problem of drought in the city.

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