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30 November 2020

First prize from De Nederlandse Gasindustrie Prijzen 2020 for Joseph Daatselaar

On November 30, Joseph Daatselaar received the first prize from the Dutch Gas Industry Awards (De Nederlandse Gasindustrieprijzen) for his thesis research “Microporous Separators for CO2 Electrolysis”.

25 November 2020

RELEASE for Reversible Large-scale Energy Storage research is now up and running!

On October 22, the RELEASE (Reversible Large-scale Energy Storage) project held an online kick-off meeting with 74 attendees to announce its official launch on October 1st.

08 September 2020

Harm Edens interviewt Paulien Herder over energie in The Green Quest (BNR Nieuwsradio)

Luister naar dit interview dat Harm Edens had met Paulien Herder, in het kader van het programma The Green Quest van BNR Radio. (only in Dutch)

17 March 2020

Building small reactors for renewable electricity in chemical industry

The research consortium of the European Union-funded project ADREM (Adaptable Reactors for Resource- and Energy-Efficient Methane Valorisation), led by Andrzej Stankiewicz, TUD Professor of Process Intensification, successfully developed highly innovative, economically attractive and resource- and energy-efficient reactor concepts for boosting resource and energy efficiency in process industries.

03 February 2020

Kick-Off DEI 2.0

On 29 January Kornelis Blok took over the role as Chair for the Delft Energy Initiative (DEI). Rector Magnificus Tim van der Hagen applauded Paulien Herder for her achievements as Chair for the last 6.5 years. DEI will forward here work with 4 main energy pillars and has chosen 4 new themes to help them grow.

12 December 2019

Millions for large-scale energy storage research

Paulien Herder, professor in Energy Systems at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), and her team in the interdisciplinary consortium RELEASE (Reversible Large-scale Energy Storage) have received funding from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) totalling over € 10 million for research into large-scale energy storage. NWO is investing € 39 million in five large, interdisciplinary research consortia within the Crossover programme, with the aim of helping to meet various social and economic challenges.

25 November 2019

Ruud Kortlever in Process Control

Interview Ruud Kortlever in Process Control

15 August 2019

Extremely-large areas of solar panels and CO2 air capture units required for a future green methanol plant

This is one of the conclusions from a recent article published in Joule from our e-Refinery colleagues Wilson Smith, Thomas Burdyny, David Vermaas and Hans Geerlings titled “Pathways to Industrial-Scale Fuel Out of Thin Air from CO2 Electrolysis”.

22 July 2019

Rubicon Grant for Davood Farhadi Machekposhti

16 researchers who have recently gained their PhDs have been awarded a Rubicon grant from NWO. At faculty 3mE, Davood Farhadi Machekposhti, researcher at the department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering, has been awarded.

19 July 2019

TU Delft accelerating the electrification of the chemical industry

Scientists from the e-Refinery initiative, launched last year by Delft University of Technology, are working on a radical adjustment of the chemical industry, currently still based on fossil raw materials, towards electricity-based sustainable production of chemicals and fuels.