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11 January 2021

Consortium develops stress test for Port of Rotterdam energy transition investment plans: GridMaster

What is the future of the market for natural gas, hydrogen and electricity? A large consortium is working on an adaptive simulation model of the energy system of the port of Rotterdam.

06 January 2021

Universiteit van NL lecture Filippo Santoni de Sio: How to keep robots under control?

In a new series of English lectures of the Universiteit van Nederland (University of the Netherlands), Filippo Santoni de Sio talks about the delicate balance between the 'robot dream' and the 'robot doom'. In his lecture 'How can we keep robots under control?' he explains that you should include human values in the design of a robot from the start of the designing process. Only then can you speak of 'meaningful human control'.

17 December 2020

The Dutch are in favour of the introduction of a vaccination certificate as a reward

For us to be able to get Covid-19 under control, approximately 70% of the Dutch population would need to be vaccinated. There is considerable support among the Dutch population for the introduction of a vaccination certificate to encourage people to have themselves vaccinated. A vaccination certificate would offer people who have been vaccinated more freedom, for example to keep up their usual activities during an outbreak or to attend events at which maintaining a distance of 1.5m between people is not possible. This has become apparent from representative research among 1,640 Dutch people that was conducted by researchers from TU Delft, Erasmus University Rotterdam, RIVM, Maastricht University and Roskilde University.

26 November 2020

TU Delft partner in nine NWA-ORC consortia

Researchers from TU Delft will work together in ten consortia with the entire knowledge chain and societal organisations, and conduct interdisciplinary research that will bring scientific and societal breakthroughs within reach. Jill Slinger, researcher at TPM and CEG, is involved in the NWA-ORC CASTOR project (CAtchment Strategies TOwards Resilience), of main applicant WUR.

26 November 2020

Jafar Rezaei and Bert van Wee on 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list

25 November 2020

RELEASE for Reversible Large-scale Energy Storage research is now up and running!

On October 22, the RELEASE (Reversible Large-scale Energy Storage) project held an online kick-off meeting with 74 attendees to announce its official launch on October 1st.

18 November 2020

Majority of Dutch people not lining up for COVID-19 vaccine

An effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon. Still, a majority of people in the Netherlands say they’d rather not take a vaccine as soon as it becomes available, but wait instead. They are concerned about the potential risks of the vaccine. This conclusion comes from analysis of a choice experiment among a representative sample from the Dutch population. The experiment was done by researchers from Dutch universities (TU Delft, University of Maastricht, Erasmus University Rotterdam), the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment as well as Roskilde University.

17 November 2020

'The (In)Justice Of AI' | TPM AI-Lab | Watch the recording

03 November 2020

Maria Chiara Mazza is Best Graduate 2020 of TPM

Delft University Fund announced the eight TU Delft Best Graduates of 2020. Maria Chiara Mazza is best graduate of TPM and will vie for the prize of TU Delft Best Graduate with her thesis ‘Language Inquiry for Personalized Mental Health Chatbots’.

30 October 2020

TPM graduate Chris van Langevelde- van Bergen wins Cuperus prize 2020

TPM graduate Chris van Langevelde- van Bergen wins Cuperus prize 2020

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