08 September 2020
New land subsidence map reveals the Netherlands’ (in)stabilityLopsided houses, subsiding streets, shifting dykes and nature reserves stricken by drought.
In the years ahead, there will need to be some serious investment in maintenance by citizens, businesses and government.
16 June 2020
Help from an unexpected quarter: geosciences data techniques can help predict corona spreadAn international team of scientists, among whom Femke Vossepoel of TU Delft Safety & Security Institute’s Executive Board, is studying the possibility of using data assimilation, a data technique from geosciences, to predict the spread of coronavirus and the efficacy of certain measures. TU Delft geoscientists on the team think that data assimilation might prove a useful tool for the RIVM epidemiologists. A paper on the subject has been submitted to scientific journal Foundations of Data Science.
10 June 2020
Seven proposals awarded in first round of Seed FundingThe TU Delft Safety & Security Institute has awarded seven proposals with its new Seed Funding scheme. This funding scheme supports collaborative activities that will strengthen the position and increase the impact of Safety & Security research and education of TU Delft.
02 June 2020
Efficiency and Safety in Geothermal OperationsA fund of 3.4M€ has been awarded by the European Commission to a project on geothermal energy, that will be led by researcher Maren Brehme (TU Delft). The project entitled ‘EASYGO: Efficiency and Safety in Geothermal Operations‘ is one of the Innovative Training Networks meant for extraordinary global research as well as excellent training opportunities for PhD candidates to reach doctorate level.
11 May 2020