Faculty of Applied Sciences
07 June 2019
Two AS researchers to lead new NWA programmesResearchers Nico de Jong (Imaging Physics) and Toeno van der Sar (Quantum Nanoscience) have received funding from NWO within the National Science Agenda programme: Research on Routes by Consortia (NWA-ORC). Both researchers will lead an interdisciplinary consortium that focuses on a particular scientific and societal challenge.
04 June 2019
Martin Verweij elected as Fellow of the Acoustical Society of AmericaThe Executive Council of the Acoustical Society of America has elected Martin Verweij as Fellow for his contributions to nonlinear medical ultrasound. The prestigious Fellow title is granted by academic societies to members who have made an enduring impact on their scientific field and a significant contribution to the organization of the society.
23 May 2019
Yuemei Lin wins Zilveren Zandloper 2019Researcher Yuemei Lin of the Biotechnology research department, has won the Zilveren Zandloper Innovation Award 2019. She was given the award "for her research efforts in adding value to waste products via the characterization and application of microbial polymers produced in wastewater treatment plants."
21 May 2019
QuTech presents Annual Report 2018QuTech has presented its Annual Report for 2018. The report gives an overview of developments in QuTech’s roadmaps along with other exciting activities that took place in 2018. It also presents staff developments and introduces the new governance structure.
Seminar “Can I really read your emotions if I look deep into your eyes? The importance of replication studies”.
Life from the lab
Scientists at TU Delft want to make a synthetic cell from separate biological building blocks.
Crafting matter atom by atom
Over the past twenty years, the scale of data storage decreased at an astonishing rate. With society currently creating more than a billion gigabytes of data every day, further decrease of data storage area is becoming increasingly relevant. Together with his team, however, Prof. Sander Otte from Delft University of Technology found the ultimate solution.
Tinkering under the bonnet of life
CRISPR-Cas9, the technique scientists use to very precisely edit DNA, is receiving global attention. And rightly so, because this technology has far-reaching consequences. A longer life in good health? The end of genetic disorders? Crops that are able to survive in the harshest conditions? CRISPR-Cas9 brings all of this and more within our grasp. The research group of Dr Stan Brouns at the department of Bionanoscience is conducting fundamental research into how CRISPR systems function. What is his take on the forthcoming revolution?