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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.

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 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…

Travelling to a black hole

Travelling to a black hole

Black holes are one of the most remarkable phenomena in the universe. But what do they look like? And how can you depict something like…

There’s still room on the water!

There’s still room on the water!

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…

What can mussel shells teach us about the circular economy?

What can mussel shells teach us about the circular economy?

In a circular economy, design is about more than just creating a sustainable product. In this system based on eliminating waste and…

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