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A supermodel for all the glaciers on Earth

A supermodel for all the glaciers on Earth

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

Looking over Vermeer’s shoulders

Looking over Vermeer’s shoulders

In 2018, Johannes Vermeer’s world-famous Girl with a Pearl Earring underwent a total ‘body scan’: using state-of-the-art techniques, the…

New sensor chips: low-cost, smart and efficient

New sensor chips: low-cost, smart and efficient

Imagine using a chip to analyse heart cells, or being notified by a smart plaster if your heart rate gets too high. These are two examples…

Super asphalt lasts longer

Super asphalt lasts longer

Asphalt concrete is a great material for road surfacing purposes but it’s not always the most sustainable of options. Sandra Erkens,…

'We measure people' so doctors can treat patients in a more targeted way

'We measure people' so doctors can treat patients in a more targeted way

Rehabilitation takes time, manpower and money. As society ages, however, so does pressure on health care. Alfred Schouten and Winfred Mugge…

Is it dangerous to sit in a cinema for two hours with thirty people?

It is now well known that the risk increases considerably if a person with the coronavirus stays in a room for a long time, has a large lung…

Making corrosion a soft target

Making corrosion a soft target

Corrosion is a plague to aviation and countless other sectors worldwide. Paul Denissen is literally targeting this phenomenon: with his…

‘I woke up in the middle of the night and just knew: we would build this platform’

‘I woke up in the middle of the night and just knew: we would build this platform’

What do you do when the coronavirus crisis brings your student project to a halt? For Eco-Runner Team Manager Antonios Kouzelis it was an…

‘Rapid development of LEDs offers all kinds of medical potential’

‘Rapid development of LEDs offers all kinds of medical potential’

You can use ultraviolet light from LEDs to combat coronavirus. But it’s not as simple as commercial providers are presenting it right now,…

‘Phenomena is such a great word, too’. Delft’s quantum expert on shifting atoms

‘Phenomena is such a great word, too’. Delft’s quantum expert on shifting atoms

Sander Otte loves playing around with atoms. In his lab in Delft, his team patiently shifts atoms on the boundary between the quantum world…

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