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)
05 December 2019
Towards single-cell biopsy with 3D printing
Murali Ghatkesar, assistant professor in the Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering, has developed a new method through 3D printing that makes it easier, quicker and more efficient to perform single-cell biopsies. It is the first time that 3D printing is being used for the production of micro- and nanofluidic equipment. The results of his research were published in the scientific journal Lab on a Chip this month.
04 December 2019
Microchip for room temperature quantum internet
A key requirement for a future quantum internet is that it will be widely accessible and affordable. This requires the ability to prepare mechanical systems in their lowest possible energy state (the quantum ground state) without expensive cryogenics.
04 December 2019
A boost of €4,1M for joint proton therapy research to researchers of Erasmus MC, LUMC and TU Delft
On the 2nd of december the next round of funding has been awarded to 13 researchers within the HollandPTC R&D consortium. Their proposals have been selected from the second HollandPTC-Varian consortium confined call which took place last spring.
21 November 2019
‘Ruler-less measuring’ at crime scenes
Researchers at TU Delft and the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) have developed a new ‘ruler-less prototype’ that may make the use of a physical ruler at the crime scene redundant.
15 November 2019
How to Expand and Contract Curved Surfaces of all Shapes
Researchers at TU Delft have designed a dilation method that can be applied to any curved surface. The range of applications include medical braces for children, expandable furniture, or aortic stents.