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Help from on high to solve earthly problems

Help from on high to solve earthly problems

The ground beneath our feet is constantly moving and that can compromise the stability of buildings and infrastructure. Satellite data are…

‘The market needs a quiet method for offshore pile-driving’

‘The market needs a quiet method for offshore pile-driving’

Increasing demand for renewable energy will lead to the large-scale construction of offshore wind farms in the coming decades. This will…

Airplanes cross borders, so do their environmental effects

Airplanes cross borders, so do their environmental effects

When it comes to the health effects of aviation, reducing total fuel burn may not necessarily be the optimal strategy. And, perhaps even…

Applying wastewater treatment technologies to medicine

Applying wastewater treatment technologies to medicine

Winnifred Noorlander, a Systems & Control student with a passion for entrepreneurship, is working on a new medicine for the treatment of…

Autonomous robots protect the lives of emergency services in disasters

Autonomous robots protect the lives of emergency services in disasters

Search and rescue robots play an important role in rescue missions following disasters. Dr. Jamshidnejad is trying to make these robots even…

A fighter jet and your health, radar can track both

A fighter jet and your health, radar can track both

Any kind of sensing, human or not, unveils similarities. Ice and metal may both feel cold. The sun and an apple may both appear to be red.…

Tiny autonomous satellites in hot pursuit

Tiny autonomous satellites in hot pursuit

It doesn’t sound very elegant, launching a bunch of satellites into space only to have them plummet back to earth. But, while falling, they…

Filling the gap: terahertz waves for next generation sensing and communication

Filling the gap: terahertz waves for next generation sensing and communication

Developing technology for the terahertz region of the electromagnetic spectrum used to be only pursued by space exploration scientists and…

In search of the plastic soup

In search of the plastic soup

To better understand the whereabouts of floating plastic soup, you need to investigate how the water moves at different depths. Angeliki…

Nature inspires new materials

Nature inspires new materials

Creating new materials by learning from nature. That’s what Mohammad J. Mirzaali is working on. He looks specifically at hard and soft…

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