05 March 2020
TPM part of consortium that researches the impact of the Corona-outbreak on society
In the newly acquired EU H2020 project HERoS (Health Emergency Response in interconnected Systems), researchers of the faculty of TPM, as part of a larger consortium, will integrate behavioural and informational dynamics in epidemiological and supply-chain models.
03 March 2020
TPM brings gaming to the Holland Festival
Annebeth Erdbrink, Rens Kortmann and Alexander Verbraeck contribute on behalf of TU Delft to the Luistermutant 2020 performance of Micha Hamel and Arlon Luijten with the GAMPSISS research project. The performance can be seen on June 21 at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam.
09 February 2020
Evacuation behavior analyzed using discrete choice theory
In a combined research of the TU Delft and UC Berkeley the behavior of evacuees of Hurricane Irma was modelled and analyzed empirically using a variety of choice models, estimated on actual evacuation choice data.
06 February 2020
NWO grants research proposal On the Move: Transition towards Sustainable Mobility
NWO has granted the research proposal “On the Move: Transition towards Sustainable Mobility”. This is a joint project of Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen and TU Delft. In collaboration with public stakeholders and private companies, this project develops and tests an innovative approach that systematically deals with uncertainties in a mobility system that needs to become more sustainable.
31 January 2020
Gerdien de Vries national expert for the Energy Sector Behavioral Insights Platform
Gerdien de Vries has been appointed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) as national expert for the Energy Sector Behavioural Insights Platform. The new platform is part of the International Energy Agency (IEA) and should contribute to increasing desirable energy behaviour, such as saving energy.
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.