Parsifal Playing Fields winner of the Mekel Prize 2017
Researcher Dr. ir. Rens Kortmann from the TPM Faculty (Technology, Policy and Management Faculty) received the Mekel Prize 2017 for the most socially responsible innovation: Parsifal Playing Fields. The prize was awarded on 23 November during the Van Hasselt lecture in Museum Prinsenhof. Kortmann was given a statue of Professor Jan Mekel and € 1.500,- euro to spent on further research.
Innovative modelling to offer rapid insight into complex issues
Modern-day themes such as migration and climate change are interlinked and extremely complex, making it difficult to foresee the consequences of policy decisions. In this regard, models and simulations can help. Erik Pruyt, Associate Professor of System Dynamics and Policy Analysis, uses his models to compute various scenarios, which can offer assistance when reaching policy decisions in uncertain situations.
Partner event TU Delft and Erasmus University: Rapid Technological Change - Turning a Threat into an Opportunity
RSM and TU Delft are partnering in order to be able to better address the organisational challenges that come with rapid technological advances. Over the recent period many new research insights tell us that this rapid technological change is the biggest threat to global business.
TPM in the media
Hans de Bruijn in Trouw about 'Framing’ (column)
Hans de Bruijn has a weekly column about 'framing' in Trouw. Read the latest columns.
Bert van Wee op BNR nieuwsradio over hogesnelheidslijn
Een enorme tegenvaller voor de NS. Uit een langverwacht onderzoek blijkt dat drie andere vervoerders betere prestaties kunnen leveren op de peperdure hogesnelheidslijn dan de Nederlandse Spoorwegen.
Aimee van Wynsberghe op BBC News over Robotics
Virtual waiters and waitresses, self-service checkouts and robot orchestra conductors: love it or hate it, automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are here to stay. But will these technological advances - be it in the office or the factory - affect the working life of men and women equally?