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03 November 2020

Successful international conference on the future of smart grids

Successful international conference on the future of smart grids

The 10th edition of the IEEE PES ISGT Europe Conference, a flagship conference of IEEE Power & Energy Society, was hosted by the TU Delft this year. It was very successfully organized in a virtual fashion. Participants joined from 47 different countries, spread over five continents, with more than 30% having an affiliation outside Europe.

02 November 2020

How a guest lecturer enhances education

How a guest lecturer enhances education

Many former students return to TU Delft later in their careers as guest lecturers. Anton Paardekooper graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and has been a guest lecturer at 3mE for six years.

29 October 2020

Night Watch scanned in 3D for the first time

Night Watch scanned in 3D for the first time

20 October 2020

DIMI Stories: There’s still room on the water! by Prof. Rudy Negenborn

DIMI Stories: There’s still room on the water! by Prof. Rudy Negenborn

Freight transport by water is cheaper and uses less energy than by road. What’s more, there’s more room on the water than on our congested roads. We could fully exploit these benefits by first solving a few notorious bottlenecks, such as container ships that aren’t loaded to capacity, suboptimal vessel navigation and congested locks.

08 October 2020

Bart van Trigt at TU Delft TV: Prevention versus performance

Bart van Trigt at TU Delft TV: Prevention versus performance

How to get the most realistic data from an athlete in action? Take it to the field!

01 October 2020

TRUST PV Project

TRUST PV Project

The Photovoltaic Material and Devices (PVMD) group at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) has been granted funding by the European Commission Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) under the Horizon 2020 framework programme for the TRUST-PV project.

30 September 2020

H2020 project: new market design for 100% renewable energy systems

H2020 project: new market design for 100% renewable energy systems

The move towards a near 100% renewable European power system requires an innovative electricity market design. The EU-funded TradeRES project will test a new market design in a simulation environment.

29 September 2020

Driving behaviour less ‘robotic’ thanks to new Delft model

Driving behaviour less ‘robotic’ thanks to new Delft model

Researchers from TU Delft have now developed a new model that describes driving behaviour on the basis of one underlying ‘human’ principle: managing the risk below a threshold level.

24 September 2020

Aardwarmte heeft de gunfactor

In de energietransitie gaat het over langdurige ontwikkelingen met forse investeringen. Er moeten nu keuzes gemaakt worden terwijl we nog niet alle oplossingen weten. De overheid heeft daar een belangrijke rol in te spelen”, zegt Prof Dr. Ir. Jan Dirk Jansen, decaan en hoogleraar Reservoir Systems and Control bij de TU Delft.

24 September 2020

Ajay Seth receives Chan Zuckerberg grant for Open Source Software

Ajay Seth receives Chan Zuckerberg grant for Open Source Software

Ajay Seth, assistant professor at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering, has received a grant of US$190,000 from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF for his research on the development of Essential Open Source Software for Science. Ajay Seth is receiving the grant specifically for his ‘OpenSIM’ project, an open source biomechanics simulator to study movement to improve the usability, computational performance, maintenance and outreach of the OpenSim open source software and to support the education and training of its users around the world.

24 September 2020

Beach robot on the move during World Cleanup Day

Beach robot on the move during World Cleanup Day

During World Cleanup Day on September 19, citizens were encouraged to clean up waste in their street and surroundings. In The Hague, participants on the beach received help from BeachBot, a robot that can recognize and clean up small waste.

16 September 2020

TU Delft launches tool to calculate energy yield of solar panels

TU Delft launches tool to calculate energy yield of solar panels

The installation of solar panels is one of the many ways to make the built environment more sustainable. However, the investment required to purchase and install the panels can prevent homeowners, businesses and governments from taking the risk. The efficiency of the solar panels depends on many factors, like the location and the angle in which they are installed. Therefore, researchers at TU Delft have now developed a calculation tool that can accurately calculate how long it takes to recoup the purchase of the panels.

15 September 2020

Researchers at MSE develop a novel in-situ hydrogen gas mechanical setup

MSE Researchers developed and validated a novel mechanical setup featuring an in-situ hydrogen gas and samples representing miniature pipelines.

15 September 2020

Multi-Material Additive Manufacturing project and workshop

14 September 2020

TU Delft Global Drinking Water Best Paper Award 2020

TU Delft Global Drinking Water Best Paper Award 2020

TU Delft | Global Drinking Water announces: The Best Paper Award 2020. Submissions are welcome from 15 September until 15 October 2020.