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13 May 2019

Gijsje Koenderink new professor at Bionanoscience department

The Bionanoscience research department of the Faculty of Applied Sciences has appointed Gijsje Koenderink as a new professor. Koenderink currently works at the AMOLF institute, where she is head of the Living Matter department and group leader of the Biological Soft Matter group. She will start on September 1, 2019.

02 May 2019

Zoë Robaey nominated as Science Talent 2019

Every year, the Dutch version of the popular science magazine New Scientist holds an election to determine who the science talent of the year is. This year, bio-ethicist Dr. Zoë Robaey is one of the nominees. She is a postdoc at the Biotechnology and Society group of the department of Biotechnology and conducts research at the interface of ethics and biotechnology.

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.

24 April 2019

Jenny Dankelman and Ronald Hanson become KNAW members

TU Delft professors Jenny Dankelman and Ronald Hanson are set to become members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The KNAW chooses its members on the basis of their academic achievements. It currently has around 550 members. On Monday, 16 September 2019, nineteen new Academy members will be installed, including Dankelman and Hanson.

18 April 2019

Reactor shutdown May 2019 to early 2020

18 April 2019

PhD career Day Applied Sciences a success

On Tuesday 16 April the PhD council organised a brand new event: the PhD Career Day Applied Sciences. With more than 120 participants (20% of the PhD population of the Faculty of Applied Sciences), most of which are in their final year, it met the question of a lot of PhD candidates.

16 April 2019

First phage bank in the Netherlands officially opened

Thanks to alumni of the Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS) and supporters of Delft University Fund, Dr.ir. Stan Brouns today, Tuesday 16 April, has opened the first phage bank in the Netherlands.

09 April 2019

In memoriam Professor Mathieu Noteborn

On the 5th of April 2019 our dear colleague and friend Professor Dr Mathieu Noteborn has passed away.

04 April 2019

Researchers witness the emergence of a new gene in the lab

How do new genes appear? For more than a century, researchers have thought that, from time to time, new gene functions evolved after cells accidentally make a copy of one of their existing genes.

04 April 2019

PDEng programme 'Designer in Bioprocess Engineering' celebrates 25th anniversary

The PDEng programme 'Designer in Bioprocess Engineering', an important training programme for bioprocess designers, has existed for a quarter of a century. The programme celebrated this memorable anniversary with a festive day at the Science Centre Delft and the Botanical Garden on 16 March.