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TU Delft's ambulance drone drastically increases chances of survival of cardiac arrest patients

27 October 2014

Graduate student Alec Momont of TU Delft has designed an unmanned, autonomously navigating mini aeroplane that can quickly deliver a defibrillator to where it is needed. A network of such drones could significantly increase the chance of survival following a cardiac arrest: from 8% to 80%!Continue

 

Quality of university campuses is crucial for Europe

23 October 2014

The quality of university campuses has to be an essential part of the EU strategy for growth in the next few decades. That is the view of Alexandra den Heijer and George Tzovlas of TU Delft in their book, ‘The European campus – heritage and challenges’. The authors assert that the quality of European universities and their campuses are crucially important for education, research, and innovation,...Continue

 

Framing for freedom (from TU Delta)

20 October 2014

Industrial designer Hakim Sugito MSc. developed a frame to stabilize cameras while filming. He hopes that the system called Waltz will give independent filmmakers more freedom.Continue

 

20,000th enrolment at TU Delft

21 October 2014

For the first time in its history, TU Delft has 20,000 students. Pip Schuijt from Amsterdam is the lucky 20,000th student to have enrolled this year. She has been taking a Bachelor’s degree programme in Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford in the UK, and is now taking the bridging programme in order to be able to start on the Mechanical Engineering Master’s degree programme next year....Continue

 

TU Delft's Prof. P.M. Herder joins Top Team for Energy

16 October 2014

Paulien Herder, Professor of Engineering Systems Design in Energy & Industry at TU Delft will join the Dutch government's Top Team for Energy (Topteam Energie) on 1 November. In the team, she will be representing Dutch knowledge institutions. Continue

 

Sand Motor monitoring campaign MegaPEX2014: ‘Really intense research’(from TU Delta)

10 October 2014

Researchers from all over the world have gathered on a Dutch beach and put on their wetsuits. They are measuring currents, waves and sand erosion as part of a measuring campaign organised by TU Delft.Continue

 

Clouds monitored extensively during 8 week international monitoring campaign

07 October 2014

On Tuesday October 7th, the international monitoring campaign ACCEPT (Analysis of the Composition of mixed-phase Clouds with Extended Polarization Techniques) will kick-off at the CESAR monitoring site (Cabauw Experimental Site for Atmospheric Research) near Cabauw (The Netherlands). For a period of eight weeks, scientists from several meteorological knowledge institutes from Germany and the...Continue

 

TU Delft introduces online courses for professionals

02 October 2014

From January 2015, TU Delft will be offering online ProfEd courses. These professional education courses can be followed worldwide and are intended for people who already have several years of work experience and who want to continue their education alongside their work. Together with MIT Sloan School of Management and Rice University, TU Delft is one of the first institutions to offer these...Continue

 

TU Delft at 71 in the THE Ranking

03 October 2014

In the overall Times Higher Education World University Rankings this year, TU Delft is 71st. This means that TU Delft has dropped slightly in the rankings compared with 2013 (69th), but not compared with previous years (77th in 2012). In the global Engineering and Technology rankings, TU Delft comes in at 19th: a rise compared with 23rd in 2013 and 32nd in 2012. The university therefore maintains...Continue

 
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