A research school combines research with the education of researchers (PhD students and postdocs) in a strategic scientific area. The research schools also contribute to the national coordination of research programmes within specific disciplines.
TU Delft is the coordinating university for the following research schools:
- Advanced School for Computing & Imaging (ASCI)
- Research School Integral Design of Structures
- Casimir Research School (Casimir, Physics)
- Centre for Technical Geoscience (CTG)
- Delft Institute for Microsystems and Nanoelectronics (DIMES)
- Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC)
- J.M. Burgerscentrum – Research School for Fluid Dynamics (JMBC)
- Transport Infrastructure and Logistics (TRAIL)
In addition, TU Delft participates in the following research schools:
- Research School for Engineering Mechanics (EM)
- Institute for Programming Research and Algorithmics (IPA)
- Netherlands Graduate School of Urban and Regional Research (NETHUR)
- Netherlands Institute for Catalysis Research (NIOK)
- Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG)
- Process Technology (OSPT)
- Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS)
- Thomas Stieltjes Institute for Mathematics (SIMATH)
- Netherlands Graduate School for Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC)
- Integrated Biomedical Science and Engineering (IBME)
- Research School for Integrated Product Innovation (IPV)
- Polymers (PTN)
- Vening Meinesz Research School of Geodynamics (VMSG)
Students Delft & Amsterdam win cycle race in USA and set new Dutch speed record
Cyclist Aniek Rooderkerken broke the Dutch speed record for women last Saturday, clocking 121.5 km/h to win the World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in the Nevada desert. In this competition for the most innovative cycles and riders from all over the world, Rooderkerken was riding the VeloX 7: a high-tech aerodynamic recumbent bike designed and built by the Human Power Team, a group of students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam.
TU Delft researcher makes alcohol out of thin air
It may sound too good to be true, but TU Delft PhD-student Ming Ma (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) has found a way to produce alcohol out of thin air. Or, to be more precise, he has found out how to effectively and precisely control the process of electroreduction of CO2 to produce a wide range of useful products, including alcohol. Being able to use CO2 as a resource this way may just be pivotal in tackling climate change. His PhD defence will take place on September 14th.
First steps with new exoskeleton for paraplegics build by TU Delft students
On Thursday 31 August, Project MARCH, a team of students from TU Delft, took the first steps with their new exoskeleton, the MARCH II.
Houston Galveston flood in the news
Herman Terryn receives American award for preventing corrosion of materials
Herman Terryn, part-time professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will receive the ‘H.H. Uhlig corrosion award’ on 3 October for his pioneering research on the corrosion of metals. Preventing corrosion is extremely important because corrosion causes huge economic damage. The award will be presented during a conference of the Electrochemical Society in National Harbor (Washington , DC).