Across the globe, the climate is changing. As a society, we are preparing for the risks and working on innovations to mitigate further climate change. We are bringing together the knowledge we need to better understand the climate and working towards accelerating the energy transition.
TBM focuses on various aspects of subjects such as climate-resilient infrastructure, behavioral insights for climate action, and system analysis for transition pathways. We study the effects of climate change and design interventions that can help society better cope with its consequences. Additionally, to ensure the success of the energy transition, a new system is needed, including adaptive delta management and improved crisis response organization. For example, at TBM, we use computer models to map the impact of individual actors' behavior on the energy system. Our goal is to understand the current systems, propose improvements that contribute to a sustainable and equitable policy, and address the ethical implications of these changes.
Resilient health systems
Infrastructures & Governance
Safety & security
Video: Using Game Theory to prolong the life of cancer patients
Anne-Marie Dingemans is a pulmonary physician and a professor of thoracic oncology at Erasmus MC. She researches a special type of non-small cell lung cancer. This is a rare type of cancer that is treated with pills that patients take daily. The patients are not cured, but the treatment improves symptoms within one week, and extends their life significantly. However, the disease becomes resistant to the pills after a while, which reduces the long term survival of patients. Dingemans collaborates with Kateřina Staňková and three PhD students in a completely new way to treat this type of cancer.
Meet our researchers
A.S. (Alex) SteinAlex Stein is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft.
A.M. (Annamarie) de RuijterAnnamarie de Ruijter is a researcher at TU Delft’s Transport & Logistics group (TPM), with a focus on the appraisal methodology Participatory Value Evaluation.
K.S. (Kailas) Honasoge MScKailas Honasoge is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft. His PhD project is focused on developing Stackelberg evolutionary game theoretic approaches to model metastatic non-small cell lung cancer and further personalize treatment protocols.
A. (Arina) SobolevaArina Soboleva is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft.
M. (Mohammad) SatouriMohammadreza Satouri is with the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management at the Engineering Systems and Services Department. He is now working on stability analysis of dynamic models of cancer, and comparing different treatment protocols using game theory.
M. (Monica) SalvioliMonica Salvioli is a postdoctoral researcher in the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management. She has a background in pure mathematics with a focus on game theory. She received her PhD from Politecnico di Milano, where she worked on applications of game theory in medicine and biology. Before joining TPM, she was postdoc at University of Trento and Maastricht University.
N. (Neeraj) SinhaNeeraj Sinha is a postdoctoral researcher in the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management. He has a specialization in bioinformatics/data science with a focus on developing diseases based Computational/Mathematical model in cancer and metabolic diseases.
R.R. (Rado) Dukalski MScRado Dukalski is PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft.
M.O. (Martijn) de Vries MScMartijn de Vries is a PhD candidate of the Department of Engineering Systems and Services. He holds a Master's degree in Philosophy and in Environment and Resource Management. His previous research focussed on the philosophical and empirical issues related to measuring human wellbeing.
N. (Naomi) van der Linden PhDNaomi van der Linden is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management, TU Delft. Her current focus areas is the organization and financing of emergency care, and its impact on quality, cost-effectiveness, staff capacity, equity and environmental impact of the healthcare system.
Dr. A.D. (Ashika) MaharajAshika Maharaj is a researcher at the Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management, TU Delft. Her research focusses on Health systems.
Dr. S. (Saba) Hinrichs-KrapelsSaba Hinrichs-Krapels is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft. Her research focusses on Health Systems and Policy.
C. (Christopher) AdlungChristopher Adlung is a Researcher at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft.
J.M. (Julien) MaganaJulien Magana is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft.
Dr. M. (Martin) SandMartin Sand is an Assistant Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Technology at TU Delft.
D.M.G. (Dimmy) van Dongen, MScDimmy van Dongen is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft. Her research focus is aimed at developing and testing new measurement methods and interventions that will improve speaking up behaviour, safety listening and psychological safety of healthcare professionals.
Janna van GrunsvenJanna van Grunsven is an assistant professor in ethics and philosophy of technology and a researcher on the 4TU.CEE funded COMET project, which looks at the nature of and best practices for engineering ethics education.
Dr. S. (Steffen) SteinertSteffen Steinert is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft. His research focuses on the relation between values, emotions and technology. He also enjoy teaching ethics and philosophy to engineering and design students.
Dr. Samantha CopelandSamantha Copeland is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft.
Dr. I. (Irene) GrossmannOriginally a medical doctor and surgeon, Irene Grossmann is now assistant professor dedicated to Safety in Healthcare, at the Delft University of Technology.
Dr. K. (Kateřina) StaňkováKateřina Staňková is an associate professor and Delft Technology Fellow. I have a doctorate from the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics in Stackelberg game theory and postdoctoral experience from the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation in system identification and Delft Center for Systems and Control in game-theory based optimal control.
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Intelligent chatbots as anxiety counsellorsChatbots, on eHealth apps, have the potential to support people suffering from anxiety and other mental disorders. However, today’s chatbots still need to be sufficiently developed. For her Master’s thesis, Maria Chiara Mazza investigated how recognising students' linguistic patterns and personality could help improve the workings of personalized-chatbots. Her thesis secured her election as the Best Graduate in the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management.
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Can walking and cycling make us healthy and happy?Do walking and cycling make people healthier, or are healthier people more inclined to travel actively? And how does the coronavirus affect our travel behaviour? These are the kinds of questions that scientist Maarten Kroesen is investigating. In his view, situations are often not as simple as they might seem at first glance. He is nevertheless convinced of one thing: we should be walking and cycling more.
5.3 million granted to research on circularity in hospitals
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Mentale gezondheid apps voor jongeren: hoe verbeteren we ze?
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Naomi van der Linden krijgt NWO financiering toegekend voor ‘Nurse Intention study’
Naomi van der Linden is een van de 61 onderzoekers die financiering heeft gekregen vanuit de SGW Open Competitie XS van NWO. Dit zijn…
Erasmus MC and TU Delft open first healthcare AI-ethics lab
Staff shortages and the constant desire to provide high-quality medical care. These are only two of the most important reasons for a sharp…
Start-up grant exploratory and participatory modelling for Health Technology Assessment
Jan Kwakkel and Saba Hinrichs-Krapels (MAS/Policy Analysis) have just been awarded a start-up grant from ZonMw as part of their Health…
Kateřina Staňková receives Vidi grant
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth up to 800,000 euros to Kateřina Staňková, a scientist of the Faculty of …