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‘Coronavirus has brought the service team closer to the faculty’

‘Coronavirus has brought the service team closer to the faculty’

The buildings were virtually empty and an icy silence filled the corridors, but colleagues in Service Cluster 3 have continued their hard…

‘They were difficult months, but also some of the best’

‘They were difficult months, but also some of the best’

Professor Jaap Harlaar (3mE) had 25 students with no internships to go to but also saw a looming shortage of ventilators. Combining the two…

‘We were able to crowdsource professional assistance from across the world’

‘We were able to crowdsource professional assistance from across the world’

When Covid-19 struck, Anteneh Tesfaye Tola worried about family and friends in Ethiopia. Supported by the Delft Global Initiative, he was…

‘This is the kind of education students have been asking for’

‘This is the kind of education students have been asking for’

When labs at TU Delft and the Erasmus Medical Centre closed down on that faithful day in March, many of the 60 students in the joint…

‘Once the dust had settled, it was time to focus on quality’

‘Once the dust had settled, it was time to focus on quality’

Developing an online course normally takes about nine months. So when all education had to be provided online in mid-March, Teaching &…

‘Making big problems manageable and solving them: that’s what we do as engineers’

‘Making big problems manageable and solving them: that’s what we do as engineers’

Switching to online education in the middle of the semester wasn’t easy for anyone, but how do you do that for a course in which building…

Aerospace students revive Leonardo da Vinci’s aerial screw (and turn it into an electric personal aerial vehicle for today)

Aerospace students revive Leonardo da Vinci’s aerial screw (and turn it into an electric personal aerial vehicle for today)

In the midst of the corona pandemic, five aerospace engineering students from Delft University of Technology designed a vertical take-off…

A scale model of the brain

A scale model of the brain

We have ten times more brain cells in our head than the number of people on the earth. Technical neurobiologist Dimphna Meijer is conducting…

Concrete examples: a new start for used concrete

Concrete examples: a new start for used concrete

Concrete has been one of the most widely used construction materials in the world for decades. Despite this, concrete rubble is recycled in…

Dreaming of the quantum computer

Dreaming of the quantum computer

Doing incredibly fast calculations to develop even better new medicines. That is just one of the things that will be possible in the future…