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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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