Virginia Dignum in VPRO series ‘Mind of the Universe’
Virginia Dignum is one of the scientists who appears in the VPRO series ‘Mind of the Universe online learning experience’ that has been developed by the three universities Leiden, Delft, Erasmus Rotterdam (LDE).
4TU research programme DeSIRE receives 4,5 million euro funding
The newly established 4TU Centre on Resilience Engineering received funding for a research programme to design Systems for Informed Resilience Engineering (DeSIRE). A changing climate and growing population in a world that is more and more interconnected, make societies vulnerable to incidents, disasters and prolonged stress. We need resilient systems in society to deal with challenges such as climate change, migration, the energy transition and disruptive shocks such as hurricanes and floods.
Technology, Management & Policy Consortium meeting on 18 June
Our faculty is proud to host the Technology, Management & Policy (TMP) Graduate Consortium 2018 annual meeting. This year the meeting will be held on June 18 and 19 at the TU Delft campus in The Hague. There will also be social activities on Sunday, June 17.
2.5 million euro ERC grant for Ibo van de Poel to research design for changing values
The European Research Council has awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to TPM professor Ibo van de Poel. In the coming five years, he and his research team will develop a philosophical theory of value change that can be used to improve the ability of complex sociotechnical systems such as gas infrastructure, blockchains, energy grids and self-driving cars to adapt to changing values.
Saving the life of medical ethics in the age of AI and big data
Jeroen van den Hoven spoke per video at the 2018 WHO Global Summit on Bioethics, Sustainable Development and Societies (Dakar, Senegal, 22-24 March 2018).
Daniel Scholten member of high-level Research Panel IRENA
Daniel Scholten will serve as a member of the interdisciplinary Research Panel that supports the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). He is considered an expert in the field, having pioneered the topic of the geopolitics of renewables over the last years, and will support the Commission via research inputs and analyses. Dr. Scholten will cooperate with scholars from Harvard, Columbia, NUPI, Colorado, Boston, and Berlin.
Prestigious invitation for Marjolijn Haasnoot
Marjolijn Haasnoot of the section Policy Analysis at TPM and Deltares will acts as lead-author in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment cycle.
TIL student Daphne van den Hurk wins ‘Ward Vleugels Q-Park Thesis Award 2017’
At the Thought Leader Event, an event about parking and mobility, Daphne van den Hurk has won the shared 1st prize of the ‘Ward Vleugels Q-Park Thesis Award 2017’.
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: Statement European Expert Group Released
The statement of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) calls for a wide-ranging process of public deliberation and lays out a set of fundamental ethical principles to pave the way. It also forms the cornerstone of the guidelines on AI ethics to be developed in collaboration with the future AI Alliance.
TPM launches HumTech Lab
The Humanitarian Technology (or “HumTech”) Lab brings together students and researchers who contribute their expertise to design, develop, implement, and evaluate new technologies for humanitarian aid. Through this initiative, HumTech Lab aims to bring technology-driven, evidence-based solutions to humanitarian aid and disaster relief operations.