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Lockdown presents unique opportunity to study sustainable taxiing at Schiphol

Lockdown presents unique opportunity to study sustainable taxiing at Schiphol

Starting a PhD on the first day of the Covid-19 lockdown was a bit challenging for Bieke von den Hoff. But the lockdown also gave her an…

In the mood for mud

In the mood for mud

As a biologist and soil scientist Julia Gebert often finds herself getting her hands dirty. With mud, that is. In the past two years she…

Increased road safety with high-resolution automotive radar

Increased road safety with high-resolution automotive radar

If it is up to Cicero Vaucher, cars will be transformed into robots with the capability of sensing the environment, thinking, and acting…

Contactless interaction between man and robot

Contactless interaction between man and robot

In traffic, in the supermarket or in the factory: in the near future, robots will no longer be standalone machines, but systems that operate…

So much more than 3D visualisation

So much more than 3D visualisation

Elmar Eisemann and Ruben Wiersma tell about how mathematics and computer graphics will enhance our perception of art.

What is the coolest tree?

What is the coolest tree?

On a hot, windless day, a leafy neighbourhood may feel 10 to 15°C cooler than an urban area that is more exposed to the sun. Trees thus play…

Counting grains of sand to understand coastal dunes

Counting grains of sand to understand coastal dunes

The Dutch coastline is continually changing. Coastal engineer Sierd de Vries is using ventilators, wind tunnels, drones, jet skis and laser…

The first Flying-V test flight

The first Flying-V test flight

Since 2017, a team of researchers from TU Delft has been working on a new, more sustainable type of passenger aircraft, the Flying-V. After…

The shipping sector must change its course

The shipping sector must change its course

Vessels are a significant source of unwanted emissions worldwide, not only of CO 2 but also of NOx and particulate matter. This has become…

Nynke Dekker's insatiable curiosity

Nynke Dekker's insatiable curiosity

Her research takes place at the interface of physics, chemistry and biology. Professor of Molecular Biophysics Nynke Dekker is…