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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.

16 April 2019

N.G. De Bruijn Prijs goes to Dion Gijswijt

The N.G. De Bruijn Prize is awarded to mathematician Dion Gijswijt for a paper he wrote based on the card game Set.

26 March 2019

Towards efficient and large routine genomic evaluations

In collaboration with Prof. Kees Vuik (DIAM), researchers from Wageningen University & Research, Animal Breeding and Genomics (WUR-ABG) have recently implemented an efficient algorithm called the deflated preconditioned conjugate gradient method.

26 March 2019

TU Delft and AIVD start research programme on national cyber security

As our society becomes increasingly interconnected, the vulnerability to abuse of digital technology grows. To improve our understanding of the nature of the cyber threat to national security and of the technical, organisational and institutional means to address it responsibly, the Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD) and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) initiate a collaborative research programme.

22 March 2019

Register now for TU Delft BioDay 2019

21 March 2019

TU Delft and ING in AI for FinTech Lab

TU Delft and ING are joining their knowledge and expertise on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the financial sector in the AI for FinTech Lab (AFL).

14 March 2019

Connecting history with computer sciences

Researchers from BK Bouwkunde and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science at TU Delft have formed a partnership to connect Humanities and Computer Sciences. They will combine their interdisciplinary skills to connect long-term historical knowledge with cutting edge computer vision, geospatial technology, and crowd sourcing technology.

14 March 2019

Elmar Eisemann to receive Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2019

He will be receiving the award for his research into the accurate, detailed depiction of visualisations using modern graphics hardware.

13 March 2019

CSE students deliver unique achievement

Students Buster Bernstein and Jasper Geurtz have delivered a unique achievement: their paper has been accepted for the next AAMAS.

12 March 2019

TU Delft, Shell and the government invest 5 million euros towards sustainable breakthrough in the chemical industry

TU Delft, Shell and various Top Consortia for Knowledge and Innovation (TKIs) are investing 5 million euros in the development of electro-conversion technology to make the petrochemical industry more sustainable.

06 March 2019

Annoesjka Cabo new academic director Teaching Academy

28 February 2019

LED lamp automatically resets racing heart

Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Delft University of Technology have found a way to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically by an implanted LED device. In the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe how their bioelectronic defibrillator works in the laboratory. It could be the first step towards a pain-free treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation.

27 February 2019

Prestigious Vici grant for Andy Zaidman

No less than five TU Delft will each receive 1.5 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). One of them is Andy Zaidman (EEMCS), associate professor in Software Engineering. He receives the grant for developing the innovative research line TestShift. With TestShift, Zaidman aims to instigate a radical shift in testing mind-set through test empowerment.

26 February 2019

Vasiliki Giagka appointed associate editor for Bioelectronic Medicine

Vasiliki Giagka, assistant professor at the Bioelectronics Group at Delft University of Technology, has been invited to the editorial board of Bioelectronic Medicine. The journal asked Giagka for her expertise in fabrication microsystem integration and packaging for neural implants. With her appointment, Giagka is currently one of the youngest associate editors working for the journal.

26 February 2019

TU Delft team in pre-final round of prestigious Airbus competition

20 February 2019

Else Kooi Lab welcomes Applied Nanolayers

Flexible, transparent and an extremely good conductor of electricity and heat. Just three interesting properties of graphene, a two-dimensional layer of carbon with unlimited possibilities. To further develop methods of producing this so-called wonder-material, the Else Kooi Lab has recently joined forces with Applied Nanolayers (ANL), a two-dimensial materials (2DM) company which has been working with graphene for years.

04 February 2019

A new approach for the fast estimation of the solar energy potential in urban environments

TU Delft researchers have developed a new approach for calculating fast and accurate the solar energy potential of surfaces in the urban environment. The new approach can significantly help architects and urban planners to incorporate photovoltaic (solar power) technology in their designs. The findings were presented on Monday 4 February in Nature Energy.

29 January 2019

Stephanie Wehner wins Ammodo Science Award

Stephanie Wehner (QuTech/EEMCS) is one of the eight winners of the Ammodo Science Awards 2019. Ammodo announced this today. The laureates each receive a sum of 300,000 euros. They can use this money in the coming years to explore new avenues in fundamental scientific research.

24 January 2019

TU Delft students present eight innovative robots

A robot that removes weeds, a robot that journeys deep below the sea and a robot that can fish blue algae from the water. These, together with five other robots, will be on display at the demo day of the TU Delft Minor in Robotics on Thursday, 30 January 2018.

22 January 2019

DRI Health grant for Virgilio Valente

Virgilio (Vivo) Valente received a Health Prototype Grant of €10K from the Delft Health Initiative for his proposal in the domains of Lab-on-CMOS and Organs-on-a-Chip.

18 January 2019

5.1 million euros made available for leading research in astronomy, computer science and mathematics

The NWO Domain Science Board has awarded 3 TOP grants for 2018 to the faculty of EEMCS.

11 January 2019

Marcel Reinders new director of Delft Bioengineering Institute

21 December 2018

Are we unravelling Alzheimer's disease in Delft?

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.

11 December 2018

First books published in TU Delft Open Textbook project

On 12 December 2018, the TU Delft Library will present the first open textbooks to be developed as part of the project of the same name. A wide range of educational material including lecture notes, old examinations and video recordings is already available as OpenCourseWare, as is the material in the MOOCs (free online courses).

10 December 2018

Cognizant and Delft University of Technology are stepping up to the next level of Cyber Physical Systems

05 December 2018

The best tech idea of 2018 according KIJK is...

...the solar battery charger for electric cars made by EEMCS’ Gautham Ram!

04 December 2018

Catholijn Jonker doet mee aan de Nationale Wetenschapsquiz

Op zaterdag 29 december start weer de Nationale Wetenschapsquiz op televisie bij de VPRO.

03 December 2018

Top Grant Module 2 for Huijuan Wang

30 November 2018

Opening HollandPTC

On Friday 30 November, the festive opening celebration of HollandPTC will take place in the Prinsenhof museum in Delft. Recently patients are being treated with proton therapy, a new form of radiotherapy against cancer for the Netherlands, in the outpatient centre HollandPTC located on the campus of the TU Delft. Parallel to these treatments, TU Delft is working together in HollandPTC with the LUMC and Erasmus MC medical centres on innovations in the care of cancer patients. Treatment, education and research go hand in hand to achieve better and responsible care.

29 November 2018

Passionate about science communication? We’re looking for FameLab candidates!

If you think you can explain a scientific concept, on stage, to a general audience in just 3 minutes - or if you want to learn how to do this! - , then register for the TU Delft FameLab heat.

20 November 2018

New 3D echo technique improves diagnosis of vascular diseases

EEMCS is involved in two research programmes that may start in the so-called 'Perspective for the Top Sectors' programme.

16 November 2018

Baljinnyam Sereeter wins drone at PowerWeb’s PhD poster contest 2018

On 13 November the PowerWeb PhD poster contest 2018 took place at X Delft. The judges subscribed all 20 posters as high level and great passion at every 2 minute pitch. The clarity to explain your research in such a short time is a challenge, but they all did very well. First prize winner is Baljinnyam Sereeter, second prize is for Nils van der Blij and last but especially according to the audience, not least: at third place Kaikai Pan.

15 November 2018

Arjan Cornelissen wins ASML graduation price for mathematics

Arjan Cornelissen was nominated to the KHMW and has won the ASML graduation price for mathematics.

14 November 2018

Responsible Internet of Things Data Research

Alessandro Bozzon and Christoph Lofi together with design researchers will investigate how human activity data can be used ethically and responsibly in research.

13 November 2018

Timisoara confers Honorary Professorship to Professor Pavol Bauer

On Friday 9 November, Pavol Bauer was appointed Honorary Professor at Polytehnica University Timisoara in Romania.

08 November 2018

DIAM first and third posterprize winners - Woudschoten Conference 2018

29 October 2018

EU awards ten million euro to European Quantum Internet Alliance to speed up development of Quantum Internet

Today, the European Commission announced that its Quantum Flagship Programme will contribute 10 million euro to the development of a blueprint for a future quantum internet.

03 October 2018

Finding the sweet spot for transparency and control in music recommendations

In music recommender systems, it’s important to design user control that hits the sweet spot between the perceived quality of recommendations and acceptable cognitive load, concludes TU Delft researcher Nava Tintarev. Together with colleagues from KU Leuven, and research with the Spotify API, she will present these findings at the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems in Vancouver, on Wednesday October 3rd.

29 September 2018

Student-built Delft exoskeleton wins international Cybathlon

The new MARCH III by TU Delft student team Project MARCH has won the Cybathlon Experience in Düsseldorf, the international obstacle race for exoskeletons. Entrants from several countries competed in the test of robotic harnesses for people with paraplegia, ending on 29 September. Together with ‘pilot’ Sjaan Quirijns, who has had paraplegia since 2000, MARCH III achieved the fastest time and the highest number of points. Thanks to improvements to the suit and intensive training of its wearer, the team successfully completed a four-obstacle course in just under 9.5 minutes. Project MARCH gained particular plaudits for the independent functioning of its device.

27 September 2018

Start of UMO: in-depth research into urban mobility