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25 June 2019

The magic of multi-functional Photovoltaic Windows

24 June 2019

Can algae help replace chromium-6 in coatings?

Extraordinary things are happening in Dr. Santiago Garcia’s laboratory at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

18 June 2019

New insights about the balance organ in Nature Communications

Patrick Forbes, post-doc research-fellow at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering and the Erasmus MC, together with colleagues from Johns Hopkins University and the University of British Columbia, published new findings about the balance organ (the vestibular system) in Nature Communications. The research characterizes the activity of vestibular neurons in monkeys during galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) and motion to reveal the neural substrate underpinning GVS-evoked perceptual, ocular and postural responses.

18 June 2019

Vera Popovich has been awarded a prestigious RSF Grant

Dr. Vera Popovich, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) has been awarded a prestigious 1.7 million euro grant to design microstructures and tailor mechanical properties in 3D (powder bed) printed metal components.

18 June 2019

National Icon nomination for powerful mobile X-ray source

Smart*Light, a compact ‘table-top synchrotron’ that generates extremely clear X-rays for medical, material and art research, was nominated as a finalist for the selection of new National Icons.

12 June 2019

EFESTO wins the Energy Start-up Voucher Ideation Category of TU Delft Ideation Contest

The energy transition is a major challenge for society for which we are going to require multiple solutions. DEI stimulates the development of good ideas from students that can make a change for the better.

06 June 2019

TU Delft Student at 10th Int. Clean Energy Ministerial/ 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial

Sukanya Prabhudesai, former chair of the Energy Club, represented the TU Delft students at the CEM/MI annual event in Vancouver. Read about her impressions and encounters (DG Energy Sandor Gaastra) on her blog.

05 June 2019

Official opening PowerWeb Insitute during conference 'Inclusive Energy Transition'

By 'cutting the ribbon/cable' John Schmitz, dean EEMCS faculty opened the PowerWeb Institute. This was part of the annual conference with this year's theme 'Inclusive Energy Transistion'.

04 June 2019

TU Delft and TNO open Dutch Ocean Technology Centre (DOTC)

On Thursday 6 June, TU Delft and TNO will launch the Dutch Ocean Technology Centre (DOTC). Driven by the energy transition in the maritime and offshore sector, this centre pools manpower, knowledge and infrastructure to increase the efficiency of the approach to mission-driven research in the maritime sector. In this initiative, TU Delft and TNO aim to accelerate the implementation of sustainable shipping.

29 May 2019

Javier Alonso-Mora and team receive IEEE ICRA Best Paper Award on Multi-Robot Systems

The paper "Distributed Multi-Robot Formation Splitting and Merging in Dynamic Environments", by Hai Zhu, Jelle Juhl, Laura Ferranti, Javier Alonso-Mora has won the IEEE ICRA Best Paper Award on Multi-Robot Systems during the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the robotics flagship conference celebrated in Montreal in May 2019. Congratulations!

29 May 2019

Safety in OR remains a hot item

Doctor and PhD student Frederique Meeuwsen from TU Delft spent two years researching the possible application of RFID technology to the research OR.

27 May 2019

Arno Smets appointed Mission Innovation Champion

Professor Arno Smets has been named one of the first Mission Innovation Champions, a new initiative to honour pioneers in the field of clean energy.

24 May 2019

Cooperation with German GFZ further strengthens geothermal research TU Delft

During a working visit of King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima to the German state of Brandenburg, TU Delft and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) signed a memorandum of understanding concerning research into geothermal energy.

24 May 2019

Jan-Willem van Wingerden receives Vidi

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to seven TU Delft scientists. From the 3mE faculty Jan-Willem van Wingerden, professor Data Driven Control at Delft Center for Systems and Control, was honoured with an award.

24 May 2019

Vidi grants for cloud research and energy storage

Two researchers of the faculty of CEG, Louise Nuijens and Hadi Hajibeygi, have been awarded a Vidi grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This grant offers them the possibility of developing their own line of research and building their own research group.