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Polar balloon STO2 on its way

09 December 2016

Polar balloon STO2 to go the edge of space with Dutch instrumentsContinue


AS graduate Eduardo Olimpio wins several prizes

01 December 2016

Eduardo Pavinato Olimpio, a graduate of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, has secured multiple nominations and has won two awards for his graduation project.Continue


Professor Lucas van Vliet appointed dean of Applied Sciences

01 December 2016

As per 1 January 2017, the TU Delft Executive Board has appointed Professor Lucas van Vliet as dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS).Continue


Rienk Eelkema wins ERC Consolidator Grant to introduce communication in soft materials

30 November 2016

Dr. Rienk Eelkema has won a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant. He will use this funding, which amounts to 2 million euros, to introduce communication in synthetic soft materials. Continue


Young Talent Incentive Awards for five first-year students at Faculty of Applied Sciences

30 November 2016

On 28 November, ten first-year students at TU Delft were presented with a Young Talent Incentive Award worth €500 from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) in Haarlem.Continue


FOM grant for Chirlmin Joo and colleagues

30 November 2016

Dr Chirlmin Joo has been awarded funding from FOM. Together with colleagues from TU Delft and researchers from Wageningen and Groningen, he will be using this funding to analyse proteins molecule by molecule using single-molecule techniques. Continue


Groningen and Delft (Catherine Pappas) investigate skyrmions as information carriers

30 November 2016

Researchers in Groningen and Delft will be using a FOM grant worth €1.63 million to study magnetic skyrmions in the next few years, due to their interesting properties such as the spin structure that gives rise to effective magnetic fields. Continue


Ghent University, Royal HaskoningDHV and TU Delft to optimize Nereda® technology

29 November 2016

Ghent University, Royal HaskoningDHV and TU Delft join forces for the development and application of dynamic process models for the Nereda® aerobic granular sludge technology for wastewater treatment.Continue


Microsoft intensifies quantum cooperation with QuTech

21 November 2016

Microsoft announced Monday that it is doubling its investment in quantum research. It is already an important private partner of QuTech (a collaboration between TU Delft and TNO) and will be extending its cooperation with the Delft quantum institute. In addition to this, Microsoft is to set up its own lab on the campus at TU Delft. The lab will be led by Professor Leo Kouwenhoven, who has been...Continue


More insight into Crohn’s disease

21 November 2016

Researchers Robiël Naziroglu and Frans Vos have developed a method for improving the assessment of MRI images in cases of Crohn’s disease. In time, this may well enable more targeted monitoring and treatment of this chronic intestinal inflammation. Naziroglu will take his doctorate on this subject at TU Delft on Monday 21 November. Continue


New factory to extract alginate-like raw material from waste water

17 November 2016

Rijn en IJssel Water Authority is investing 11 million euros in the construction of a factory to extract a new, alginate-like polymer from waste water.Continue


Delft researchers serendipitously create new, energy-efficient mechanical pixels

15 November 2016

Researchers from TU Delft and Graphenea in Spain have found a new way to create mechanical pixels using tiny, balloon-like structures. These pixels, which do not emit light themselves but are visible in sunlight, could lead to energy-efficient colour displays that can be used in devices such as e-books and smart watches.Continue


Meet the Energy Leaders: Søren Hermansen, Samsø Island Denmark

11 November 2016

As inspiration for scientists, policy makers, entrepreneurs and students the Delft Energy Initiative organized on Thursday 10 November in the series ‘Meet the Energy Leaders’ a guest lecture by professor Søren Hermansen, director of Samsø's Energy Academy and mastermind behind the transformation of Samsø Island.Continue

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