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TU Delft launches new Space Institute

19 May 2015

This afternoon saw the official kick off of the TU Delft Space Institute by the Interact Rover. The Rover, developed jointly by TU Delft and ESA, was located at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk and operated remotely from TU Delft during the opening symposium of the TU Delft Space Institute. The new institute is intended to bring together and strengthen the university's space activities.Continue


Seven Vidi grants for TU Delft: from inaudible sound to thirsty crops

20 May 2015

The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants worth up to EUR 800,000 to seven researchers at TU Delft. Vidi targets experienced researchers qualified to PhD level who are already some years into their research career. A Vidi grant enables them to spend five years conducting research and developing their own innovative line of research. Continue


Business incubator YES!Delft celebrates its tenth anniversary

20 May 2015

On 18 May YES!Delft, the TU Delft and TNO incubator for start-up businesses, reached its tenth anniversary. The occasion was celebrated with Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Neelie Kroes, various investors, all of the YES!Delft entrepreneurs and representatives from the business community.Continue


Nynke Dekker elected as member of KNAW

21 May 2015

Professor Nynke Dekker, professor of molecular biophysics at TU Delft, is one of sixteen new members elected to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Members of KNAW, leading scientists and scholars from every discipline, are elected from nominations submitted by their peers within and outside of the Academy.Continue


Delft researchers printed silicon on paper (from TU Delta)

12 May 2015

Delft researchers have developed a technique to make chips with silicon ink. Ultimately they hope to make transistors for wearable electronics. Continue


Smart technology charges electric vehicles faster

30 April 2015
Electric taxis charge on high power at Schiphol Airport

The new generation of electric vehicles have larger batteries and are able to charge at a higher power. To be able to charge at high power or charge multiple electric vehicles at the same time, the local grid connection would have to be upgraded. However, this is costly and unnecessary, because the power is already present in the meter cabinet, but it is not used efficiently yet. Clean tech...Continue


Two subjects at TU Delft in Top 3 QS World University Rankings by Subject

29 April 2015

Two subjects at TU Delft feature in the top three of the QS World University Rankings published on 29 April.Continue


Royal honours for two TU Delft professors

30 April 2015

TU Delft professors Arnold Heemink and Lina Sarro have been awarded royal honours this year.Continue


New stimulation method is more effective against brain and nervous disorders

23 April 2015

Brain stimulation is now being used successfully to combat diseases such as Parkinson's, chronic depression, pain and tinnitus. By making neurostimulators smaller and more energy efficient, they can be used more effectively and for a wider range of brain and nervous disorders. Marijn van Dongen made a prototype of a chip that enables this kind of neurostimulation to be used. On Friday 24 April,...Continue

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