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.
Sign up now for the working conference ‘Let’s talk about integrity’
Which integrity dilemmas do you encounter in your daily work or study? Do you know who to talk to when you need advice? And what could the university do to support an open culture in which dilemmas can easily be discussed? You are invited to share your opinion on such issues during a working conference on Wednesday 4 July from 12.30 - 18.00h at Lijm & Cultuur.
4TU Resilience Engineering Centre officially launched
Large power failures or heavy storms demonstrate how vulnerable our infrastructure is. The four technical universities in the Netherlands (Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Twente, and Wageningen University and Research) are joining forces in the field of Resilience Engineering.
Virginia Dignum elected EurAI Fellow
Virginia Dignum was recently elected as Fellow of the European Artificial Intelligence Association (EURAI). The EURAI Fellows programme recognises European AI researchers who have made exceptional contributions to the field. The Fellows are selected from the top 3% AI researchers in Europe. It is an important recognition of her work and that of her students and colleagues.
TPM researchers participated in large scale disaster response exercise
From 15 – 17 May, TPM researchers Kenny Meesters and Yan Wang participated in the UK’s largest international disaster response exercise SIMEX2018 together with some 2000 other players. SIMEX provides a realistic environment to learn, test and evaluate emergency response mechanisms, such as rescue operations, tools, procedures, and policies.
Official launch of e-Refinery initiative
On Tuesday 22 May, the e-Refinery was the talk of the day at the Process & Energy lab at 3mE. The e-Refinery is the brand-new consortium that is using a unique integrated approach, including the materials, processes and upscaling, to help the chemical and energy industry to electrify and decarbonise. Together with programme manager Paulien Herder of TPM, dean Theun Baller of 3mE and Lucas van Vliet, dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, officially launched the consortium at the 3mE pilot plant.
Ilse Verdiesen wins best student thesis award on military ethics
Major and MSc student Artififial Intelligence Ilse Verdiesen has won the first prize of the European International Society for Military Ethics (EuroISME) last week for her Master thesis on ‘Ethics of Autonomous Weapons’.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits TU Delft
On Tuesday 15 May, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Büdenbender paid a visit to TU Delft and Yes!Delft.