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Incident in Hilversum

30 January 2015

TU Delft was shocked by the events that took place in Hilversum yesterday. The investigation into the incident is being carried out by the Dutch Prosecution Service, who will provide further information.Students will be given the opportunity to meet, should they wish to do so. They can also opt to see a student counsellor or psychologist. Continue

 

Ambassadors visit TU Delft

29 January 2015

Around 140 Dutch ambassadors visited TU Delft on Wednesday 28 January. Anka Mulder, the vice-president of the Executive Board, briefly spoke with them about the international community of students at TU Delft. The ambassadors then viewed an exhibition, which enabled them to learn more about research being carried out at the university. Dutch ambassadors from all over the world are in the...Continue

 

Surprisingly high absorption of solar radiation by forest fires

29 January 2015

Smoke from forest and savanna fires in Africa absorbs much more solar radiation than was previously thought. This has become clear from analyses of smoke measurements above the clouds made by the SCIAMACHY satellite instrument and published in Geophysical Research Letters. Continue

 

From cocktail robot to 3D printed flip-flops

26 January 2015

Robots that can mix up your favourite cocktail, 3D-printed flip-flops that are the perfect fit, and an interactive installation to help children with cancer feel a little better while they are in hospital. These are just some of the tangible results of several minor programmes at TU Delft. On the afternoon of Thursday 29 January, you can see all of these items at the Exhibition of Minors at the...Continue

 

TU Delft alumni popular with US companies

28 January 2015

Many alumni of TU Delft and the two other technical universities in Twente and Eindhoven work in the United States. These universities recently began setting up joint local alumni chapters in places such as Boston, New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Houston. With over 3,000 members in the US, the network of these Dutch alumni is very impressive.Continue

 

TU Delft and top skaters work through the night in Thialf to find the ideal skate stroke

26 January 2015
Source: Qualisys/Reimund Trost

For every individual skater, there is probably an ideal skate stroke. For the first time, it is now possible to view a person’s skating position fully using 3D imaging. This is important in order to find out which skate stroke works best for each individual. Scientist Eline van der Kruk of TU Delft goes to the Thialf ice rink at night in order to take measurement and test her computer model,...Continue

 

Making graphene affordable (from TU Delta)

25 January 2015

PhD candidate Shou-En Zhu developed a method that could produce high-quality graphene for a fraction of the current price. What’s more, he demonstrated the quality in working devices.Continue

 

Delft Data Science New Year Event 2015

24 January 2015

Topic: Big Data Analytics for Cyber Situational Awareness. Monday 26 January, 12.00-17.00 in the Central Hall of EEMCS Faculty - plenary program in lecture hall Boole. Continue

 

Integration station and city (from TU Delta)

20 January 2015
Station in Liège - Photo Ana Luísa Martins da Conceiçâo

High-speed trains have brought stations back into the spotlight all over Europe. Researcher and architect Ana Conceição studied how these buildings are best woven into the city.Continue

 

Alexandru Iosup Netherlands Teacher of the Year

17 January 2015

Alexandru Iosup, a lecturer at TU Delft, was named Netherlands Teacher of the Year on Saturday 17 January. This title is awarded by the Interstedelijk Studenten Overleg (Inter-City Student Consultation, or ISO) to a teacher who is known for his or her involvement, passion and innovative teaching methods. This is according to the jury for Iosup and his slogan 'all students count'.Continue

 

Aristotle’s lantern and 3D printing: TU Delft researcher presents prototypes of two new medical devices

16 January 2015

Biomechanical Engineer Filip Jelínek, who defended his PhD-thesis on Monday January 12th at the TU Delft, has developed prototypes of two new medical devices. To analyze and remove cancerous tissue real-time, he has developed a minimally invasive instrument for optical and mechanical biopsies. Secondly, Jelínek has developed DragonFlex: a steerable medical instrument for keyhole operations, which...Continue

 

Second incubator on TU Delft campus: YES!Delft2

13 January 2015
Bron: cepezed

During the last ten years, the YES!Delft incubator, based at TU Delft, has undergone enormous growth. Last year alone, 18 new companies joined this successful incubator for start-ups.Continue

 

New light on the compaction of DNA in cells

09 January 2015

Researchers of the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience of TU Delft have discovered that tetrasomes - proteins that play a crucial role in the folding of DNA - fluctuate spontaneously between a left-handed and a right-handed form. This discovery has changed our view of the organization of DNA in cells. The research, conducted in cooperation with the Innsbruck Medical University, has appeared this week...Continue

 

Climate-proofing power infrastructure (from TU Delta)

08 January 2015

Extreme weather easily disrupts electricity infrastructures as recent failures in India and the US have shown. A model by PhD candidate Lynn Andrew Bollinger (TPM) identifies ways to make the Dutch power system less vulnerable to climate change.Continue

 

Biophysics in living cells: details of sliding clamp further unravelled

07 January 2015

TU Delft researchers have, in collaboration with their colleagues at the University of Oxford and the McGill University, further unravelled the molecular details of the so-called sliding clamp. The β2 clamp is an essential protein in DNA replication and repair. The research results were published on 18 December in the open access scientific journal Nature Communications.Continue

 

TU Delft works to build smart cities through sustainability and big data

07 January 2015

The urbanisation of our world is happening at an incredible pace. How can we ensure that the mega-cities of the future are safe, sustainable and still pleasant to live in? What role will big data play in this process and how can we adapt our cities? Will the engineers of tomorrow be able to build smart cities? These will be some of the central issues at a seminar and academic ceremony on the...Continue

 
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