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26 September 2019

Johan Padding’s inaugural lecture: From chaos to order

On Wednesday 9 October, professor Johan Padding from the Complex Fluid Processing chair at the Department of Process & Energy will hold his inaugural lecture entitled ‘From chaos to order’.

26 September 2019

Paulien Herder to give Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture

Paulien Herder, professor of Engineering Systems Design in Energy & Industry and programme manager of the Delft consortium e-Refinery will be giving the Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on Sunday 29 September, entitled ‘A world without fossils fuels’.

26 September 2019

Nomination 2019 Maritime Designer Award

Agnieta Habben Jansen, PhD student at the Department of Maritime and Transportation Technology, has been nominated for the 2019 Maritime Designer Award for her research ‘Vulnerability reduction of distributed systems’.

20 September 2019

Brand new laboratory for research into sustainable electricity supply

In order to achieve the climate targets, the Netherlands needs to generate much more electricity using the sun and wind. But is our electricity network even ready for that? Unfortunately not. In order to tackle this gigantic challenge, TU Delft is currently building a brand new laboratory: the Electrical Sustainable Powerlab, aka the ESP Lab.

16 September 2019

Giulia Giordano receives Veni grant

Giulia Giordano, assistant professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control, 3mE, has been awarded a Veni grant for her research ‘Nonlinear Interconnected Systems: a Structural Approach’.

16 September 2019

The Maritime Business Game

Jeroen Pruyn, Assistant Professor at the faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, uses in his teaching a ‘Maritime Business Game’ (MBG) that he developed himself.

12 September 2019

Vote for bicycle with steering assistance as best tech idea of 2019

This year the ‘steer-assisted bicycle’, a prototype bike with smart steering assistance, was nominated by KIJK magazine as the ‘Best tech idea of 2019’.

12 September 2019

Surgeons use octopus-based mechanism for the first time in OR

The ‘mechanical octopus’, a steerable laparoscopic instrument used for minimally invasive surgery in the abdominal cavity, has been used for the first time in an operating room.

09 September 2019

Flying "test bed" for electric/hybrid flying landed at Teuge

On Friday at Teuge Airport, the Cessna 337F Skymaster landed which will be converted into an electric aircraft as part of the Dutch Electric Aviation Center Teuge (DEAC).

03 September 2019

ERC Starting Grant for five TU Delft researchers

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded five Starting Grants to scientists from TU Delft

02 September 2019

Jenny Dankelman receives Professor of Excellence Award 2019

On Monday 2 September, Jenny Dankelman, Professor of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Intervention Techniques at the Faculty of 3mE, received this prestigious award.

22 August 2019

TU Delft’s hydrogen racing car wins second place

The Forze VIII, developed by TU Delft students, was the first ever hydrogen racing car to secure a podium place in an official race this weekend.

29 July 2019

TU Delft students narrowly miss out on title at the world championships for energy-efficient construction

On Sunday 28 July the TU Delft MOR team finished second at the 2019 Solar Decathlon Europe.

22 July 2019

Rubicon Grant for Davood Farhadi Machekposhti

16 researchers who have recently gained their PhDs have been awarded a Rubicon grant from NWO. At faculty 3mE, Davood Farhadi Machekposhti, researcher at the department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering, has been awarded.

19 July 2019

TU Delft accelerating the electrification of the chemical industry

Scientists from the e-Refinery initiative, launched last year by Delft University of Technology, are working on a radical adjustment of the chemical industry, currently still based on fossil raw materials, towards electricity-based sustainable production of chemicals and fuels.