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18 May 2022

Queen Máxima and European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel visit Delft researchers and innovations

Queen Máxima and European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel visit Delft researchers and innovations

12 May 2022

Designing the perfect piece of chocolate

Designing the perfect piece of chocolate

Is it possible to design edible materials that optimize an eating experience and enjoyment? Physicists and food researchers show that indeed it is.

12 May 2022

Gravitation funding for research on living cells and brain interactions

Gravitation funding for research on living cells and brain interactions

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science is awarding a 142.7 million euro Gravitation grant to seven top consortia. Faculty 3mE researchers Frans van der Helm and Carlas Smith are co-applicants.

11 May 2022

Grants awarded within NWO-KIC call for ‘Wind and solar energy innovations’

Grants awarded within NWO-KIC call for ‘Wind and solar energy innovations’

Four research projects have been awarded funding within the KIC call for ‘Wind and solar energy innovations’, two of which are led by researchers from TU Delft's Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

10 May 2022

Kamel Hooman appointed Professor of Heat Transformation Technology

Kamel Hooman appointed Professor of Heat Transformation Technology

Kamel Hooman has been appointed Professor of Heat Transformation Technology at the Process & Energy Department of the 3mE Faculty starting on April 1, 2022. He has broad expertise in the field of fluid mechanics and heat transfer.

03 May 2022

Gravity grant awarded to research on brain interactions

Gravity grant awarded to research on brain interactions

To understand how the brain works, we need to understand how each part, from neuron to brain region, interacts with the rest of the brain and with the outside world. Thanks to a grant of 21.9 million euros from the Gravity program, from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, a national consortium can now conduct further research into this.

29 April 2022

Koninklijke Onderscheidingen voor Kornelis Blok en Paulien Herder

Koninklijke Onderscheidingen voor Kornelis Blok en Paulien Herder

28 April 2022

Discovery of the one-way superconductor, thought to be impossible

Discovery of the one-way superconductor, thought to be impossible

Associate Professor Mazhar Ali and his research group at TU Delft have discovered one-way superconductivity without magnetic fields, something that was thought to be impossible ever since its discovery in 1911 – up till now.

26 April 2022

Energy Challenge Event

Energy Challenge Event

On 9 June, the TU Delft campus will be all about students and their ideas for the future of the energy transition. This year, almost all students will pay extra attention in their education to the transition to a society where the energy supply is more sustainable.

19 April 2022

Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane

Bacterial soundtracks revealed by graphene membrane

A of researchers from TU Delft , led by dr. Farbod Alijani, have managed to capture low-level noise of a single bacterium using graphene. Now, their research is published in Nature Nanotechnology.

14 April 2022

‘Professor, can I have your signature?’

‘Professor, can I have your signature?’

Students in the last grade of primary school were stunned by professor Jan-Willem van Wingerden's guest lecture during “Meet the Professor”. This year, 33 Delft professors visited various primary schools in Delft to introduce them to science.

14 April 2022

The battle of the Amsterdam quayside bulge

The battle of the Amsterdam quayside bulge

The canals and quaysides in historic cities such as Amsterdam, Delft and Utrecht make a pretty picture. In order for these often busy cities to remain safe, the quay walls, some over 300 years old and built on wooden piles, need to be well maintained.

12 April 2022

Girls from years 3-4 of pre-university education get to know mechanical engineering

Girls from years 3-4 of pre-university education get to know mechanical engineering

How do a hand prosthesis and an operation tool work? What are some sustainable solutions for beach litter? And what kind of technical innovations can you work on as a student team? During Girls’ Day 2022, 40 girls from the 3rd and 4th year of pre-university education (VWO) were introduced to the world of mechanical engineering.

12 April 2022

Top players in the aviation sector and TU Delft aim to accelerate transition to sustainable aviation

Top players in the aviation sector and TU Delft aim to accelerate transition to sustainable aviation

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Royal Schiphol Group, Airbus, Royal NLR and TU Delft are entering into a close co-operation to develop the technology needed for climate-neutral flights in 2050.

11 April 2022

Feeling things by touching the screen of your smartphone

Feeling things by touching the screen of your smartphone

Imagine you could feel the brush strokes of Van Gogh, the fur of your beloved pet on a zoom call, fabrics in online shopping or tissues in medical images. Yasemin Vardar, assistant professor at the department of Cognitive Robotics (CoR), wants to enable this breakthrough by developing friction-modulation haptic displays. This week she received Veni funding from NWO for her research idea.

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