16 December 2019
Brace yourself, there’s a sandstorm coming!
Suddenly your car is covered in a thin layer of yellow-brown sand, and the sky turns orange-red. Your neighbour covers her mouth with a scarf as she walks past with her shopping trolley. And your phone makes a shrill, loud beeping noise: a message from the government. Keep doors and windows closed. This is a reality that has become commonplace in China as the country is regularly hit by large, violent sandstorms. Jianbing Jin (TU Delft) has spent the last few years researching this crippling phenomenon, and trying to figure out how and where sand particles blow into the air.
16 December 2019
Healing burns with mathematics
As our average life expectancy rises, an increasing number of people are developing Alzheimer’s disease. In 20 years’ time, 500,000 people in the Netherlands are expected to be affected by this brain disease, which is still incurable. Reason enough to focus on research aimed at fathoming Alzheimer’s. TU Delft researchers are playing a leading role in this.
25 November 2019
Future thinking for historical Studieverzameling
For more than fifty years the basement of the low-rise part of building-36 is home to “objects that are of an electric origin”.
17 October 2019
The digital revolution is coming: Do IoT Fieldlab officially launched
The new Do IoT Fieldlab (Delft on the Internet of Things) was officially launched on Wednesday afternoon during a kick-off event on the TU Delft Campus.
01 October 2019
Researchers from TU Delft discover real Van Gogh using artificial intelligence
What did Vincent van Gogh actually paint and draw? Paintings and drawings fade, so researchers from TU Delft are using deep learning to digitally reconstruct works of art and discover what they really looked like. ‘What we see today is not the painting or drawing as it originally was,’ says researcher Jan van der Lubbe.
20 September 2019
Brand new laboratory for research into sustainable electricity supply
In order to achieve the climate targets, the Netherlands needs to generate much more electricity using the sun and wind. But is our electricity network even ready for that? Unfortunately not. In order to tackle this gigantic challenge, TU Delft is currently building a brand new laboratory: the Electrical Sustainable Powerlab, aka the ESP Lab.
10 September 2019
EEMCS researchers nominated for “Best tech idea of 2019”
Recently, researchers at LUMC Leiden and TU Delft found a way to automatically reset a racing heart through an implanted LED device. Their research, published in the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, was received with enthusiasm and now even has a chance to win the title of “Best tech idea of 2019”. A prize awarded by the popular science magazine KIJK to the best idea that has emerged in recent times.
05 August 2019
Dutch-Japanese astronomical instrument measures 49 shades of far-infrared
The DESHIMA instrument has passed its first practical tests when measuring the distances and ages of distant galaxies.
25 June 2019
The magic of multi-functional Photovoltaic Windows
13 May 2019
Who’s talking, who’s listening? Tackling the wireless design challenges
Cicero Vaucher and Earl McCune will give their inaugural address on Friday, 17 May. The two part-time professors at the Microelectronics department will be presenting their vision on the RF/mm-wave field of research. RF/mm-wave concerns frequencies in the radio spectrum between 30 and 300 Gigahertz.