H2020 grant to develop a performance tool for RRI self-assessment
TPM researcher Emad Yaghmaei, as part of an EU consortium, managed to obtain 3 million euro Horizon2020 funding for a project proposal called SUPER_MoRRI. Public bodies, research institutes and ever more companies feel the need for better societal integration of research and innovation. But in practice it is often difficult how to measure to what extent policies and processes are socially responsible and which actions can be taken to improve Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). In the newly granted H2020 project, TPM will develop a new set of indicators for RRI monitoring to help overcome this threshold.
First group of EPA students graduates in The Hague
Last Tuesday the first students of the Engineering and Policy Analysis (EPA) Master have graduated at the TU Delft Campus The Hague. During a festive thesis conference, 23 students presented their projects.
Simple human errors often cause cyber security breaches
A company leaking private data of millions of customers, or becoming a victim of cyber-attacks costing hundreds of thousands to millions of Euros has become an almost daily occurrence, in what seems to be highly sophisticated attacks. “When investigating these attacks more closely however, they are actually often not sophisticated, and neither are the vulnerabilities that lead to them,” says Tobias Fiebig, assistant professor at TPM and leading researcher.
Two TPM MOOCs in UN Sustainable Development Goals MOOC list
TPM MOOCs ‘responsible innovation’ and ‘the next generation of infrastructures’ have been taken up in the Class Central list of free online courses that teach the public about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The list was put together with the help of SDG Academy, a free online education platform from the UN’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Class Central is a search engine and review site for Massive Open Online Courses.
Marijn Janssen listed by Apolitical as one of world’s 100 most influential people in digital government
Global network organisation Apolitical has presented its 2018 list of the world’s 100 most influential people in digital government. It’s the first of its kind to show the international spread of the field, and includes individuals from every continent. Marijn Janssen is listed in the category influential academics.
First large-scale market analysis of underground cybercrime economy
Cybercrime is easier to carry out as more and more online criminal services (commodities) become available. TU Delft researcher Rolf van Wegberg investigated the extent and growth of this specific online underground economy.
Moral luck in science and innovation: Martin Sand to start as Postdoc at VTI
This August, Martin Sand will start as a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Values, Technology and Innovation. His application for the LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Programme was recently approved.
Symposium: Shaping an Inclusive Energy Transition
At the occasion of the inaugural address of Professor Zofia Lukszo, the Energy & Industry research group, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, is organizing a symposium on the theme of how to shape an “Inclusive Energy Transition”.
Hoge score MOT studenten bij internationale Business Strategy Management Game
Een studententeam van de MSc Management of Technology heeft in juni 2018 een zeer hoge score behaald in de internationale Business Strategy Management Game. De management game is een van de activiteiten van het vak ‘integratiemoment’ binnen de opleiding Management of Technology en wordt verzorgd door dr. Geerten van de Kaa.
Virginia Dignum and Aimee van Wynsberghe appointed in new High-Level Expert Group on AI
The European Commission has appointed 52 experts to a new High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, comprising representatives from academia, civil society, as well as industry. Amongst them are Virginia Dignum and Aimee van Wynsberghe of the faculty of TPM.