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02 February 2024

NWO grant for Human-Centred AI for crowd crisis response

NWO grant for Human-Centred AI for crowd crisis response

AI has the potential to support crowd crises decisions, yet the increasing use of AI has led to a debate about the legal and ethical implications. To address these challenges, the AI-COMPASS consortium, led by TU Delft, develops real-time decision support systems, considering context, behaviour, and values. The project is financed by the Collaboration between Humans and (semi-)Autonomous systems programme of NWO.

01 February 2024

Minimising contrails through altitude diversions of aircraft

Minimising contrails through altitude diversions of aircraft

On 30 January 2024, PhD candidate Esther Roosenbrand’s study on contrails and air traffic management was featured in an article from the New Scientist, presenting a simple yet effective operational solution to reduce the climate impact of aviation.

30 January 2024

Peter Palensky in EenVandaag about grid cohesion

Peter Palensky in EenVandaag about grid cohesion

26 January 2024

TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering takes measure for 30% female intake in bachelor's programme

TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering takes measure for 30% female intake in bachelor's programme

The percentage of female students starting in the Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft has not been increasing for several years. The percentage is currently around 20%. "That is not enough as far as we are concerned. That’s why we want to increase the proportion to 30% at once with the intake of the coming academic year," says Director of Education Joris Melkert.

25 January 2024

Allmaps makes it easier to find old maps and use them in research

Allmaps makes it easier to find old maps and use them in research

Making digitised collections of old maps more usable for research and students is the mission of Jules Schoonman, digital curator at TU Delft Library.

25 January 2024

Fujitsu en Technische Universiteit Delft richten quantumlab op

Fujitsu en Technische Universiteit Delft richten quantumlab op

Industry-academia collaboration hub Fujitsu Advanced Computing Lab Delft at Delft University of Technology to drive development of advanced quantum computing technologies

25 January 2024

Social living room Exhale officially opened

Social living room Exhale officially opened

On Friday 19 January 2024, Exhale, a social living room powered by X, hosted a party to celebrate its official opening. Hundreds of students from TU Delft visited Exhale to get to know the space for the first time, get together and enjoy food and good music.

23 January 2024

New website helps make eHealth tools usable for all

New website helps make eHealth tools usable for all

eHealth tools can offer a solution to the glaring shortage of healthcare personnel. But not everyone has the technical skills to get started with these tools. That is why PhD candidates Jasper Faber and Isra Al-Dhahir have developed a website for eHealth tool developers to get practical information on building such a tool, with the aim of closing the growing health gap. "Think practical tips, do's and don'ts."

23 January 2024

Interview with Judith Rietjens: "We need to cherish the conversation again”

Interview with Judith Rietjens: "We need to cherish the conversation again”

Judith Rietjens is a Professor of Design for Public Health at the TU Delft | Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering and Erasmus MC’s department of Public Health. On 26 January, she will give her inaugural lecture at the TU Delft Aula. What was it that sparked her line of research? Why did she join the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE)? How does she see the evolution of the healthcare system? Find out in this interview.

18 January 2024

Inaugural lecture: ‘Fundamental knowledge on thermal fluid science is crucial to accelerate the energy transition’

Inaugural lecture: ‘Fundamental knowledge on thermal fluid science is crucial to accelerate the energy transition’

In his inaugural lecture on January 19, TU Delft professor of Thermal and Fluids Engineering, Rene Pecnik, states that providing more fundamental insight into thermal fluid science is needed to design highly efficient and reliable equipment that contribute to the energy transition.

17 January 2024

KIVI Hoogendoorn Fluid Mechanics Award 2023

KIVI Hoogendoorn Fluid Mechanics Award 2023

The recipient of the KIVI Hoogendoorn Fluid Mechanics Award for the best PhD thesis defended in the academic year 2022-2023 is: Dr. Vatsal Sanjay.

16 January 2024

Interview with Dr. Jalal Kazempour: insights on priorities for the energy transition, barriers, and modelling

Interview with Dr. Jalal Kazempour: insights on priorities for the energy transition, barriers, and modelling

16 January 2024

TU Delft celebrated 182nd Dies Natalis and Delta week

TU Delft celebrated 182nd Dies Natalis and Delta week

15 January 2024

New TU Delft Dream Team Emergence combines art and technology

New TU Delft Dream Team Emergence combines art and technology

Emergence Delft is een gloednieuw TU Delft studententeam dat met interactieve kunstinstallaties meer duiding en uitleg wil geven over de impact van nieuwe, moderne, opkomende technologie

12 January 2024

New policy on Open Access publishing

New policy on Open Access publishing

New TU Delft policy and guidelines of Open Access publishing are effective by February 1, 2024. The current policy that dates from 2016 no longer reflects the current practice as much has changed in the open access landscape. The new policy and guidelines bring together all of TU Delft’s Open Access components.