21 January 2020
Behnam Taebi co-Editor in Chief of Science and Engineering Ethics
As of 1 January, Behnam Taebi is the co-Editor in Chief of the international multidisciplinary journal Science and Engineering Ethics. This journal is considered the most important journal in the multidisciplinary field of ethics of technology.
15 January 2020
Neelke Doorn in Portraits of Science
In the 2019 edition of Portraits of science Neelke Doorn is portrayed. She talks about her research into avoiding division in climate adaptation.
13 January 2020
Batya Friedman receives TU Delft honorary doctorate at Dies Natalis
Last Friday Batya Friedman founder of the Value Sensitive Design Lab at the University of Washington in Seattle received a TU Delft honorary doctorate from TPM Professor Ibo van de Poel at the 178th Dies Natalis.
10 January 2020
Yousef Maknoon receives NWO grant to make logistics planning futureproof
Yousef Maknoon together with Lóránt Tavasszy and Shadi Sharif Azadeh (Erasmus University Rotterdam), have received funding from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for developing a novel methodological approach to plan the operation of on-demand logistics systems. The Top Consortium for Knowledge and Innovation Logistics (TKI Dinalog) aims to ensure the Netherlands leading international position in logistics activities and make a strong contribution to addressing the broad societal challenges that the Top Sectors are facing. The CUSTOMIZE project contributes to this goal.
12 December 2019
Millions for large-scale energy storage research
Paulien Herder, professor in Energy Systems at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), and her team in the interdisciplinary consortium RELEASE (Reversible Large-scale Energy Storage) have received funding from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) totalling over € 10 million for research into large-scale energy storage.
11 December 2019
TU Delft starts online platform with science stories
Delft researchers carry out their research in all kinds of interesting ways: they do experiments in labs, they build and test models and prototypes, and do field work all over the world. All of these scientists have their own tale to tell, and more and more of these so-called stories of science are being written down by our Delft faculties.
29 October 2019
Bartel Van de Walle new member of WOTRO Steering Committee
The NWO Executive board has appointed TPM prof. Bartel Van de Walle as member of the Steering Committee of WOTRO Science for Global Development. WOTRO is very pleased to welcome Van de Walle, also because of his efforts to take science beyond the university walls and into society. At TU Delft, Van de Walle is also a member of the steering committee of TU Delft | Global Initiative.
28 October 2019
Chris van Bergen nominated for TU Delft Best Graduate Award 2019
Delft University Fund announced the eight TU Delft Best Graduates of 2019. Each faculty has named their Best Graduate 2019, totalling a number of eight talented recently graduated engineers. Chris van Bergen is best graduate of TPM and will vie for the prize with her thesis on public support for tradable peak credits as an instrument to reduce traffic jams. On November 12, during the TU Delft Best Graduate Award Ceremony 2019, the Best Graduates will present their excellent master theses.
10 October 2019
Marijn Janssen one of 100 most influential people in digital government 2019
TPM researcher Marijn Janssen is listed in the top 100 of the world's 100 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical. The list commends a formidable variety of international change-makers driving digital transformation in government and seeks to shine a light on the important work of both high-profile innovators and those toiling behind the scenes of this digital revolution.
19 September 2019
Responsible innovation for a better society: a roadmap for companies
New technologies like nanotechnology, synthetic biology, internet of things, robotics, artificial intelligence, and autonomous vehicles have an increasing impact on our everyday life, our society, and the environment. This means that companies have to innovate responsibly and include societal values – such as privacy, safety, sustainability, fair distribution of risks and benefits and inclusiveness – in the development strategy of innovative products. This is known as ‘Responsible Research and Innovation’ (RRI).