A research school combines research with the education of researchers in a given scientific area. The school contributes to the national coordination of research programmes within specific disciplines, and it plays a particularly important role in providing the ‘third leg’ of the doctoral programme: professional skills.
TU Delft is the coordinating university of five research schools:
In addition, TU Delft participated in the following research schools:
- Casimir Research School
- Graduate School on Engineering Mechanics (EM)
- Institute for Programming research and Algorithmics (IPA)
- Netherlands Graduate School of Urban and Regional Research (NETHUR)
- Netherlands Institute for Catalysis Research (NIOK)
- Netherlands Insitute of Government (NIG)
- Research School Process Technology (OSPT)
- Dutch Research Scool of Philosophy (OZSW)
- Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS)
- Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Mordern Culture (WTMC)
18 April 2019
More than a million for research on electrified bubbles
An NWO TA (Technology Area) grant of more than a million euros has been awarded to a team of researchers to investigate the formation of hydrogen bubbles, the transport of chemical species near the bubbles and the electrodes, and the interaction between bubbles. Large scale production of hydrogen is possible by electrochemically splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. The flow and transport processes near electrodes is poorly understood, in particular around the produced hydrogen bubbles. A better understanding can help to increase the efficiency.
16 April 2019
Important subsidy paves way towards emission-free gas turbines
TU Delft and partners Ansaldo Thomassen, OPRA Turbines, Vattenfall, Nouryon and EMMTEC have been awarded with a subsidy by the Dutch Government for the project ‘High Hydrogen Gas Turbine Retrofit to Eliminate Carbon Emissions’.
15 April 2019
Hydrogen car as a power source in a sustainable energy system
Hydrogen cars can act as a buffer in a sustainable energy system. This "Car as Power Plant" concept, initiated by TU Delft’s Professor Ad van Wijk, uses parked fuel cell cars as power stations.
11 April 2019
First 3D-printed ship’s propeller in Guinness Book of Records
The first 3D-prtined ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, which was co-produced by dr. ir. Constantinos Goulas, researcher at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been given a place in the 2019 Guinness Book of Records.
11 April 2019
The value of research by design
As part of the upcoming book publication ‘The city of the future’, BK researchers Tom Daamen and Hedwig van der Linden reflected on the value of research by design for urban area development. This type of design thinking can create added value for clients on different levels of the design brief.