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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.

07 June 2019

Defossilising chemical industry: from molecule to large-scale system integration

13 May 2019

World's fastest hydrogen sensor could pave the way for clean energy

A consortium of researchers lead by Prof Langhammer at Chalmers University of Technology in collaboration with the group of Bernard Dam (TU Delft/e-Refinery) present the first hydrogen sensor in the world to meet the strict future performance targets for application in hydrogen-powered vehicles.

26 April 2019

Royal Honours for three TU Delft professors

TU Delft professors Jan Dirk Jansen, Lucas van Vliet and Miro Zeman all received Royal Honours this year.