TU Delft no 1 in Shanghai Transportation Ranking
Recently the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017 was published. This year 52 academic subjects were included in the ranking. In the ranking for the subject ‘Transportation Science & Technology’ TU Delft was ranked 1st , a nice acknowledgement of our research in this field.
Fighting cybercrime by thinking like an attacker
Best Professor Award 2017 for Paulien Herder
Prof. Paulien Herder will be awarded this year’s Best Professor Award of the Delft University Fund. The Best Professor Award is assigned yearly to a professor of TU Delft who excels in research and education, and inspires students as well as PhD candidates.
From creative chaos to interstellar spaceship
“In light of our insatiable appetite for exploration, it is inevitable that the human species will ultimately travel outside of the known solar system. It is the next step in human evolution.” These are the words of Angelo Vermeulen, doctoral candidate in the Systems Engineering section of the Faculty of TPM, and founder of the TU Delft Starship Team (DSTART). This is something of an unofficial dream team consisting of students and researchers collaborating on an evolving starship concept. Together with his team, Vermeulen creates computer simulations and algorithms, delving deeper into his doctoral research into adaptive systems for future space travel.
TPM at TU Delft Research Exhibition
On 6, 7 and 8 June TU Delft hosts the Netherlands’ largest scientific research exhibition. 175 researchers will explain what their research entails. They will do so by means of interactive research presentations, speed lectures and excursions. All the innovations presented are suitable for application in society. That’s why the Research Exhibition is particularly interesting for potential partners from industry and governments.
TPM research and game development to support humanitarian aid workers
During the last couple of months, TPM researchers Heide Lukosch, Yan Wang, and Philipp Schwarz worked together with gamelab team leader Simon Tiemersma on a board game for humanitarian aid work. With the help of lots of papers, maps, pens, and lego bricks, the game 'Plaitra' has been designed - and play-tested by a number of colleagues! Plaitra is used as an instrument to help track aid workers and protect them in conflict zones.
Hackathon to improve safety on railways
Friday 21 April the SimLab centre at TPM organised a hackathon to help ProRail improve safety and efficiency of the Dutch Railways.
Royal honours for Jeroen van den Hoven
Professor Jeroen van den Hoven, professor of Ethics and Technology at the faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM), was appointed a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion in a ceremony Rotterdam.
TPM students carry out assignment for Ministry of Defence
Some two-hundred 1st-year TPM students will be working on an assignment for the Ministry of Defence for the coming ten weeks, as part of the subject system-modelling 2. Lecturer and module manager Michel Oey and Patricia Koome of the Ministry are looking forward to a fruitful cooperation.
Hans Wamelink appointed as new Dean of TPM
The TU Delft Executive Board has appointed Professor Hans Wamelink as Dean of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) with effect from 1 May 2017. Wamelink is currently Professor of Design and Construction Management at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (Arch) and Chair of the Management in the Built Environment (MBE) Department.