23 augustus 2022
Doris van Halem appointed as Professor at TU Delft
Doris van Halem has been appointed Professor of Drinking Water Quality & Treatment at TU Delft. Both nationally and globally, our drinking water sources are under increasing pressure, which calls for new strategies and technologies to secure access to safe water. Her goal is to understand how contaminants behave in our water and to use this knowledge to develop new processes for sustainable water treatment.
15 juni 2022
Huisvesting als gezondheidszorg: Nelson Mota wint NWO/NRO Comenius Onderwijssubsidie
Het belang van biodiversiteit voor de volksgezondheid wordt algemeen erkend. Weinig mensen zijn zich er echter van bewust hoezeer woningontwerpbeslissingen van invloed zijn op de interactie tussen mensen, niet-mensen en de diversiteit aan micro-organismen die onze leefomgeving bevolken. Met het project Housing as Healthcare: Mapping the correlation between housing design, microbiodiversity and health in The Hague heeft Nelson Mota de NWO/NRO Comenius Teaching Fellowship gewonnen.
24 maart 2022
Prerna Prasad wins Best Paper Award 2022
On March 15, Prerna Prasad (Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society, CCD) received first place in the annual Best Paper Award, handed out by the TU Delft | Water for Impact research group during the Water Summit for Global Development 2022. The two runner-ups are Judith Uwihirwe (TU Delft) and Shiyang Chen (TU Delft). The winner receives €2.000,- and the two runner-ups receive €500,- each. This award is made possible through the Goede Vrienden of Delft University Fund.
23 februari 2022
Third prize for two BK graduates in DAIDA Foundation Global Thesis award
Two recent MSc graduated from our faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment became third in the finale of the DAIDA Foundation Global Thesis award 2021. The annual event, acknowledges master graduates who come up with ideas to improve the lives of vulnerable groups living in rapidly growing cities in the context of the Global South. Ramona Scheffer and Zhuo-ming Shia were shortlisted with their graduation work amongst 10 other nominees and ended up sharing third place.
22 februari 2022
Delft Global Student Club kick-off 8 March
The TU Delft | Global Initiative Student Club will officially kick off on March 8 at 15:30, at The Green Village's Co-Creation Centre. The event will be the official launch of the Delft Global Student Club, featuring Prof. dr. Rob F. Mudde as opening speaker followed by inspiring presentations of researchers and students.