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13 March 2019

Experimenting with autonomous shipping on TU Delft Campus

On Monday, 18 March, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will open the Researchlab Autonomous Shipping (RAS) at TU Delft's The Green Village. This new research lab offers a natural outdoor space for autonomous shipping experiments and will bring together everyone involved in the development of autonomous shipping.

13 March 2019

Dr. J. Alonso-Mora appointed Principal Investigator

Dr. J. Alonso-Mora appointed Principal Investigator at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS).

12 March 2019

TU Delft, Shell and the government invest 5 million euros towards sustainable breakthrough in the chemical industry

TU Delft, Shell and various Top Consortia for Knowledge and Innovation (TKIs) are investing 5 million euros in the development of electro-conversion technology to make the petrochemical industry more sustainable.

11 March 2019

Andrzej Stankiewicz steps down and DPTI charts new course

Andrzej Stankiewicz is stepping down as director of the TU Delft Process Technology Institute (DPTI) in June 2019. The executive board will announce his departure this month. Having led the institute for seven years, it is now time for Stankiewicz to hand over his role as director to someone else.

10 March 2019

If only ships could talk

Worldwide demand for transport is increasing all the time. Although the port of Rotterdam is capable of handling the world’s largest container ships, processing the thousands of containers that they transport causes congestion on the water, roads and railways. But if ships and other transport systems exchange information with each other, the infrastructure can be used more efficiently and sustainably, argues Rudy Negenborn, Professor of Multi-Machine Operations & Logistics. He will give his inaugural address at TU Delft on 15 March 2019.

08 March 2019

New design for making city districts free of natural gas also delivers considerable CO2 savings

07 March 2019

Symposium “The Future of Human-Robot Interaction”

06 March 2019

KIVI Academic Society Award for prof. Andy van den Dobbelsteen | Climate Design & Sustainability

Het Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI) reikt op 18 maart op de Dag van de Ingenieur de KIVI Academic Society Award uit aan prof. dr. ir. Andy van den Dobbelsteen, hoogleraar Climate Design & Sustainability aan de Technische Universiteit Delft. Van den Dobbelsteen wordt de onderscheiding toegekend vanwege zijn jarenlange voortrekkersrol op het gebied van duurzaam bouwen en voor zijn opvallende aanwezigheid in het klimaatdebat.

01 March 2019

VPRO Tegenlicht | Meet up Delft

Following the VPRO Tegenlicht documentary Deltaplan Hydrogen TU Delft, Lijm & Cultuur and The Green Village organised the Tegenlicht Meet-up on February 12, attended by 300+ people. There was a lively debate amongst researchers, such as Prof. Ad van Wijk, prof. Andy van den Dobbelsteen and prof. Fokko Mulder about the role of hydrogen in the entire energy transition. Stephan Brandligt, alderman of the municipality of Delft and Albert van der Molen, Stedin, also participated in the debate.

01 March 2019

Industry collaborations with Amazon and Didi Udian Technologies

Dr. J. Alonso-Mora is the recipient of an Amazon Research Award to perform research on multi-robot motion planning and a research collaboration with Didi Udian Technologies has been stablished for joint work on shared MaaS (ride-sharing). More information:

28 February 2019

LED lamp automatically resets racing heart

Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Delft University of Technology have found a way to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically by an implanted LED device. In the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe how their bioelectronic defibrillator works in the laboratory. It could be the first step towards a pain-free treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation.

27 February 2019

START-UP grant for microchip that tests new fundamental physics theories

Richard Norte, expert in the area of micro- and nano-engineering and researcher at the Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering is developing microchips that make it possible to explore the interplay between two famous quantum effects.

25 February 2019

Education for Water Resilient Cities

Report on one day symposium at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment Delft University of Technology on what to teach and how to teach spatial planning and design for water sensitive, climate resilient cities and communities.

25 February 2019

A world first: Reinier de Graaf increases safety and efficiency with track and trace in the operating theatre

Doctor and PhD student Frederique Meeuwsen from BioMechanical Engineering conducted research on the potential application of RFID technology in the research theatre.

25 February 2019

Innovative stainless steel game changer for car industry

A car that is light, safe and will not rust, that is the goal of the project recently awarded to professor Maria Santofimia Navarro and assist. prof. Yaiza Gonzalez-Garcia from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.