20 May 2022
Best teachers of the year 2021-2022
Donderdag 19 mei heeft Neelke Doorn, director of education, in samenwerking met studievereniging Curius de “Teacher of the Year Award" van faculteit Techniek, Bestuur en Management overhandigd aan de winnaar Tom Vroegrijk. Ook Roel Dobbe (I&C), Jan Anne Annema (T&L), Rob Stikkelman (E&I), Haiko van der Voort (MSc EPA), Roland Ortt (MSc MOT), Caspar Chorus (MSc CoSEM) vielen in de prijzen.
16 May 2022
TU Delft has launched the Digital Ethics Centre for fair and safe AI
Our society is digitising itself more and more. That offers opportunities, such as more efficient working, but it also raises many ethical questions – the sort of questions now being addressed by TU Delft’s new Digital Ethics Centre. Together with government agencies and companies, the centre’s researchers are looking at the ethical side of AI and digitalisation, such as fairness, safety and transparency, and seeking to develop the best solutions and applications.
12 May 2022
Rico Herzog receives thesis award from the Society for Public Administration
On Tuesday 10 May 2022 the H.A. Brasz thesis prize of the Society for Public Administration (Vereniging voor Bestuurskunde) was awarded to Rico Herzog for his thesis "Cities for Citizens: Identification of Public Values and their Conflics in Urban Space".
11 May 2022
Caspar Chorus appointed Dean of Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE)
Caspar Chorus appointed Dean of Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE).
02 May 2022
Millions in funding allocated to research into ‘the algorithmic society’
In the framework of the Gravitation programme, the cabinet is awarding 21.3 million euros to the research project ‘The algorithmic society’, led by UvA University Professors Natali Helberger and Claes de Vreese. Seda Gürses is one of the Co-PIs on the project. One of the focus points will be on the implications of the growing use of automated decision making and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
26 April 2022
Royal Honours for Professor Kornelis Blok
Professor Kornelis Blok, Professor of Energy Systems Analysis at the Faculty of Technology, Management and Policy (TPM), was made a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion in Houten.
21 April 2022
Roland Ortt endowed professor Urban Innovation Management
Dr Roland Ortt is appointed endowed professor in Urban Innovation Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam as of 1 May 2022. Real change in a city requires a combination of new policies, new behavioural patterns of interest groups and new business models of involved companies and organisations. How can these different types of innovations be combined in practice? This is one of the central questions of this chair, which has been established by the Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT) and will be embedded in the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for BOLD Cities.
12 April 2022
Janna van Grunsven receives Veni grant
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 280,000 euros to Janna van Grunsven, a scientists of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management. The grant provides her with the opportunity to further elaborate her own research idea during a period of three years. Janna explains what her Veni research entails.
11 April 2022
Veni grants for nine leading TU Delft researchers
Another 78 promising young scientists receive Veni funding of up to 280,000 euros from NWO. This concerns sixty researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities (SGW) domain and eighteen from the Applied and Technical Sciences (TTW) domain, who can further develop their own research ideas over the next three years. The Venis for the ENW and ZonMW domains were announced in December 2021.
06 April 2022
TU Delft makes global top 10 of QS Engineering & Technology universities for the first time
TU Delft is ranked 10th for Engineering & Technology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on 6 April 2022. TU Delft also made the top 20 in ten of its categories.