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Will cows still be able to graze outdoors?

Will cows still be able to graze outdoors?

Satellite measurements reveal that the soils of Zuid-Holland are subsiding rapidly at about one centimetre per year. What is going on and…

New ideas for inland shipping

New ideas for inland shipping

Extremely low river levels are increasingly common in the summer as prolonged droughts during the European spring leave the major rivers…

Jerry makes drinking water safe

Jerry makes drinking water safe

One effect of a drought is a shortage of clean drinking water. In 2015, graduate Olivier de Gruijter developed a self-cleaning drinking…

Water walk through Delft

Water walk through Delft

What have the Delfland Water Authority, IHE Delft (Institute of Water Education) and TU Delft degree programmes like Water Management and…

View of Frans van de Ven

View of Frans van de Ven

We have learned to deal with flooding in the built environment, says hydrologist Dr Frans van de Ven (CEG and Deltares), but we have less…

Consider the impact of technological innovations

Consider the impact of technological innovations

Keeping our planet liveable involves major challenges, and drought is one of them, as you can read in this edition.

The firm - The Bicycle Repair Man

The firm - The Bicycle Repair Man

The founder of The Bicycle Repair Man, Marc Evers, is in charge of several high-tech service companies and coaches start-ups in his talent…

Delft’s digital euro: the sustainable alternative to Bitcoin

Delft’s digital euro: the sustainable alternative to Bitcoin

The price of bitcoin has been breaking records since the start of the year. The rising value has attracted many new investors, because…

Nanoparticles in the fight against breast cancer

Nanoparticles in the fight against breast cancer

Each year, approximately 17,000 people in just the Netherlands alone are diagnosed with breast cancer.

Over 1,500 registrations for virtual Xperience Week

Over 1,500 registrations for virtual Xperience Week

Karin Sluis, former General Manager of the consultancy and engineering firm Witteveen+Bos, was elected TU Delft Alumnus of the Year 2021…

‘Giving while living allows you to see the impact of your donation’

‘Giving while living allows you to see the impact of your donation’

Maarten and Riny de Groot have made Delft University Fund a beneficiary in their will.

All in the familiy

All in the familiy

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

Resilience

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

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

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.

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