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01 February 2018

Clive Brown of Oxford Nanopore at Bioengineering Institute kickoff

On Tuesday 27 March, TU Delft will launch the Delft Bioengineering Institute. Main speaker is Clive Brown, Chief Technology Officer at DNA sequencing specialist Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

01 February 2018

Grant for a seamless forecasting system of water levels

Martin Verlaan (Department of Mathematical Physics of EEMCS), CiTG, AE, the German Federal Agency for Cartography & Geodesy and Deltares received a grant of ‘STW Open Technology Program’ for developing a seamless forecasting system of the total water depths in the Dutch North Sea.

31 January 2018

Eline Rietberg won the Best Paper Award at ICOIN

At the 32nd International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN 2018) in Thailand, Eline Rietberg (a former MSc student at EEMCS) won the Best Paper Award. Her paper is called ‘Analyzing Information Availability in ICN under Link Failures’. The paper resulted from Eline’s graduation project which was conducted at TNO.

24 January 2018

TU Delft develops virtual coach for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

In the future, a virtual coach could make a positive contribution to the therapy of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), such as war veterans or people who suffered sexual abuse in their youth. Such a coach could motivate people to persist with therapy and help them to recall traumatic memories as part of exposure therapy. The virtual coach was developed by Myrthe Tielman, who will be awarded her PhD at TU Delft on Thursday, 25 January.

19 January 2018

Inald Lagendijk has been appointed Distinguished Professor

Last December Inald has been appointed Distinguished Professor in the field of Computing-based Society. He was chosen because he made important contributions by designing and defining the new focus area Computing-based Society.

19 January 2018

Felienne Hermans won the Techionista Award - Tech inspirator

Felienne won on January 18th one of the five Techionista Awards. The awards for female tech talent were presented by Techionista.com. The proud winners of the new awards may call themselves, according to the professional jury and the Dutch public, the 5 most talented, inspiring, pioneering and enterprising tech-women of the Netherlands.

28 December 2017

Proposal 'Energy intranets' is approved

The proposal 'Energy intranets' is approved within the NWO call ‘Energiesysteemintegratie & Big Data’. Diam will conduct research together with CWI, UvA, University of Utrecht, Sympower and SURFsara.

27 December 2017

Test of Time Award - Middleware Conference 2017

Jan Rellermeyer and his co-authors Gustavo Alonso and Timothy Roscoe (both from ETH Zurich), received the Test of Time Award.

27 December 2017

Movie - DESHIMA Stargazing & Nanotechnology

Imagine you could look at the early beginnings of our universe, looking back into space and time.

21 December 2017

Diam is going to do research for the Brandwonden Stichting

Fred Vermolen received a project for a PhD student from the Nederlandse Brandwonden Stichting. The project's title is: 'Mapping the contraction- and hypertrophic processes of scars due to burns through computer simulations’.

21 December 2017

DIAM successful in research call from mathematics clusters in NL

NWO will fund eight new PhD positions for projects within the mathematics clusters in the Netherlands.

18 December 2017

Steel statistics in the DENS research programme to improve steel product development

In a collaborative programme of the Materials innovation institute (M2i), Tata Steel Europe in IJmuiden, the technical Universities of Delft, Twente and Eindhoven, and the Max Planck Institut für Eisenforschung in Düsseldorf (Germany), academic and industrial researchers will work on the development of a suite of physical models that simulate the microstructure of advanced high strength steels throughout the production process and the mechanical behaviour of the eventual end-product.

12 December 2017

Faculty collaboration boosts high performance computing

A couple of months ago TPM began collaborating with research departments from the faculties of CEG and EEMCS and bundled their High Performance Computing (HPC) capacity in the INSY cluster. TPM wanted to do this for the last eight years, but the timing was not right yet for such a collaboration.

11 December 2017

Kees Vuik is honored with the bronze ‘legpenning'

In the beginning of December Rector Magnificus Karel Luyben awarded Kees Vuik with the bronze ‘legpenning’ of the TU Delft.

07 December 2017

Gianluca Limodio won the Best Student Award at the symposium ‘Silicon for Photovoltaics’

Gianluca Limodio from the Photovoltaic Material and Devices group has been awarded with the Best Student Award at the Symposium ‘Silicon for Photovoltaics’ during the ‘Material Research Society 2017 Fall meeting’ held in Boston.

07 December 2017

Douwe van Willigen won the ‘Best MSc Award 2017 of the Electronic Instrumentation Lab’

During the annual ‘Best MSc Award 2017 Contest’, the best graduates from the past year of the Electronic Instrumentation Lab (Michele D’Urbino, Douwe van Willigen, Shoubhik Karmakar and Said Hussaini) gave a presentation of their work. Afterwards the public choose a winner.

06 December 2017

Two researchers from TU Delft appointed as researchers-in-residence for the National Library

Antoine Peris and Cynthia Liem are the new researchers-in-residence of the National Library of the Netherlands (KB). In 2018 they will spend six months carrying out research into the representation of cities in the media and tracing references to music pieces in digitised newspapers.

06 December 2017

Grant for the development of smart cathethers & implants

Ronald Dekker, Lina Sarro, Vasiliki Giagka, Wouter Serdijn and Paul de Wit received a grand concerning the development of smart catheters and implants. The project is financed by ECSEL Innovation actions, Call 2017.

27 November 2017

Chao Chen won the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium

23 November 2017

Henk Schuttelaars got a NWO grant

Within the joint research project 'Sustainable Deltas' with lead PI Henk Schuttelaars (DIAM), the project 'Salt intrusion: Understanding the Pearl River Estuary by Modelling and field Experiments' was funded (2 PhD students and 1 PostDoc). The overall aim of the project is to understand the three-dimensional salt transport mechanisms, and their sensitivity to variations in external forcing and geometry/bathymetry, with a specific focus on the Pearl River Estuary in China.

23 November 2017

Michele D'Urbino won the Student Design Contest at the Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference

He won the contest with the paper ‘An Element-Matched Band-Pass Delta-Sigma ADC for Ultrasound Imaging’. Michele worked in Michiel Pertijs' group at the Electronic Instrumentation Lab and obtained his MSc Degree earlier this year.

23 November 2017

Marco Zuniga wins an Accenture Innovation Award

Marco’s innovation called ‘Luxsenz’ won the Accenture Innovation Award 2017 in the category Perfect Cities. Luxsenz uses sunlight to allow objects to transmit information in a sustainable and privacy-preserving manner.

23 November 2017

New interactive technology makes rare cell types visible

Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) have presented an interactive technique in the scientific journal, Nature Communications. The technique enables them to identify rare cell types among hundreds of other kinds.

20 November 2017

Six million euros in research funding to develop technology that prevents sports injuries

In 2016, 121,000 people in the Netherlands sought emergency care for sports injuries.

10 November 2017

Record performance of Dutch processed crystalline silicon solar cell

At the Dutch national PV conference "Sunday" in Bussum on the 8th of November 2017 Prof. Miro Zeman from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) presented a crystalline silicon solar cell with the conversion efficiency of 23.0%. This is the highest efficiency of crystalline silicon solar cell fully processed in The Netherlands.

09 November 2017

Peter Palensky (ESE) elected as IEEE IES AdCom Member-at-large

Peter Palensky was elected IEEE IES AdCom Member-at-large last week in Beijing. This is a 3-year appointment in the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.. With this role, he will be sitting at the centre of the most important IEEE journals, conferences, et cetera.

09 November 2017

Runner up for KNVI Young Talent Award in our Embedded Systems Group

Paul Marcelis, Msc. student in our Embedded Systems Group, has been awarded with a ‘silver’ Young Talent Award within the Computer Science category. Every year, professors in The Netherlands can send in Msc. theses of their students to KHMW. The KNVI (royal Dutch association for computer science professionals) reviewed all theses within the computer science category and selected Paul’s thesis as second best.

08 November 2017

SURF Education Award for Felienne Hermans

Felienne Hermans, docent Software Engineering, heeft vandaag een SURF Onderwijsaward ontvangen. SURF reikte tijdens haar Onderwijsdagen prijzen uit aan mensen die het verschil maken in onderwijsinnovatie. Hermans ontving de prijs in de categorie docenten voor haar inspanningen om studenten en kinderen te leren programmeren, en te onderzoeken hoe je dat het beste kunt doen.

07 November 2017

CloudCuddle winner of TedXAmsterdamWomen StartUp Award

01 November 2017

Best Master Thesis of EEMCS from Cyber Security Group

Leon Helsloot, a member of Zekeriya Erkin's (Cyber Security) group, graduated on 30 August with a 9.5 for his Master's thesis, Preserving Privacy through Cryptography in Online Behavioural Advertising. His thesis has been awarded with the title Best Master Thesis of EEMCS 2017.

27 October 2017

Save the date: launch of Delft Bioengineering Institute

From plug and play enzymes to bioconcrete and from DNA sequencing to biosensors: bioengineering is one of TU Delft’s fastest growing research fields. That will be evident when Delft Bioengineering Institute is officially launched on Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

25 October 2017

DESHIMA sees first light: a step closer to mapping the most distant star systems

DESHIMA is a completely new type of astronomical instrument with which a 3D map of the early universe can be constructed. In early October, Dutch and Japanese researchers installed the DESHIMA measurement instrument under the ASTE telescope in Chile. Over the past few days, DESHIMA has recorded light from an astronomical source for the first time. The development represents a significant milestone in the process of making the instrument operational.

25 October 2017

Stieltjesprijs 2016 awarded to Richard Kraaij (applied probability)

Every year, the Stichting Compositio Mathematica, awards the Stieltjesprijs for the best Dutch thesis. All Dutch theses automatically qualify for this award.

23 October 2017

Booking.com supports five Delft Global Scholarships for women in technology

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) has announced plans to award five Delft Global Scholarships to outstanding female students from sub-Saharan Africa in 2018. The scholarships have been made possible by a donation to the Delft University Fund by Booking.com. Each scholarship will cover the full cost of a two-year Master of Science programme, including living expenses.

17 October 2017

TU Delft student makes design of ‘swarm robot’ Zebro suitable for serial production

13 October 2017

Prestigious prizes for members of PVMD group at EUPVSEC

Fai Tong Si (PhD student) and Ronald van Schie (MSc student) of the research group Photovoltaic Materials and Devices (PVMD) have won the Best Student Award and the Best Poster Award, respectively, at the European solar cell conference (EUPVSEC) in Amsterdam in the field Silicon Photovoltaics.

09 October 2017

Climbing stairs, getting up from a low sofa and walking across an uneven surface, that was not a problem for paraplegic Ruben de Sain during the Cybathlon Experience on October 7, thanks to an exoskeleton, a supportive robotic suit, built by TU Delft students. The competition in Germany for bionic paraplegic athletes saw the students demonstrate the potential of an exoskeleton as an aid in daily life for people with paralysed legs.

04 October 2017

Inaugural speech Stephanie Wehner (QuTech)

Stephanie Wehner (QuTech) was appointed as an Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor at the end of 2016 by the TU Delft. These chairs are intended for the promotion of bright young minds to professorships. Friday October 6th is the date of her inaugural speech in the auditorium.

03 October 2017

Alessandro Bozzon has won IBM 2017 Faculty Award

Alessandro Bozzon (Web Information Systems) has been awarded the IBM Faculty Award, in the section “Cognitive Computing and IoT” for his work on Enterprise Crowdsourcing developed in the context of the IBM-TU Delft CIC collaboration.

29 September 2017

Award for Mathematics Service Teaching during opening of Teaching Lab

The team that has spent the last three years working on introducing innovations in mathematics service teaching was put in the spotlight during the opening of the TU Delft Teaching Lab on 27 September by Anka Mulder, Vice-President for Education & Operations.