Tag Archives: TU Delft

Ahold Delhaize, TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector

DELFT, Netherlands, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahold Delhaize is set to join forces with TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector. The work will be based at the AI for Retail (AIR)Lab Delft. The … Read the full press release

Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert riding the VeloX 8 built by students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam

Delft, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert in the US with a speed of 120 km/h. She was riding the VeloX 8 from the Human Power Team, a … Read the full press release

TU Delft raises two positions in the new QS World University Ranking; the highest-ranking Dutch university

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TU Delft is ranked in  52nd position in the new QS World University Ranking that has been published on 6 June, a rise of two positions compared with last year. This places the university  among … Read the full press release

TU Delft will receive financial donation from Ripple to study software verification and security testing of blockchain application

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delft University of Technology will participate in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. TU Delft will … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researchers created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure

Researchers at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues at the Autonomous University of Madrid, have created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure. Creating such a complex biological module is an important … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researcher Nima Tolou received the Prins Friso Engineering Award at the University of Groningen’s Engineering Center

Delft, Netherlands,  23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nima Tolou, researcher at the Department of Precision & Microsystems Engineering and co-founder of Flexous BV and Kinergizer BV, has been named the 2018 Engineer of the Year. He received the Prins Friso Engineering Award … Read the full press release

TU Delft and Rijksmuseum Boerhaave solved an age-old mystery surrounding Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s microscopes

Researchers from TU Delft and Rijksmuseum Boerhaave have solved an age-old mystery surrounding Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s microscopes. A unique collaboration at the interface between culture and science has proved conclusively that the linen trader and amateur scholar from Delft ground … Read the full press release

TU Delft researchers have developed a hybrid meta-biomaterial that promotes bone growth

Delft, Netherlands, 05-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It is not something you will find in nature, but it can be created using a 3D printer and existing biomaterials: a hybrid meta-biomaterial that promotes bone growth. TU Delft researchers have developed a meta-implant … Read the full press release

TU Delft: 3D printing alternative that allows the final products to have many more functionalities

Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding (origami), researchers at TU Delft are developing an alternative to 3D printing that allows the final products to have many more functionalities than what is possible … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Radar technology in space can be used to measure how ‘thirsty’ plants and crops are

Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Radar technology in space can be used to measure how ‘thirsty’ plants and crops are. This could play a key role in improving our understanding of how ecosystems and the water and carbon cycles interrelate. … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Professor Ronald Hanson awarded EUR 1.63 million ERC Consolidator Grant for his ‘QNETWORK’-project

Professor Ronald Hanson has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant of 1.63 million euros for his ‘QNETWORK’-project. Hanson plans to realize the first multi-node network based on quantum entangled links. Delft, Netherlands, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The QNETWORK project, that is … Read the full press release

Working With a Robotic Arm is now safer with “skin” made from sensors

Delft, Netherlands, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Partners from the Factory in a Day project have developed a prototype of a robotic arm that is completely covered with sensors. The idea is that this will make it virtually impossible for the arm … Read the full press release

BrainScope web portal serves to advance brain research

Delft, Netherlands, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and TU Delft have developed a web portal that serves to advance brain research. Using BrainScope, researchers can quickly and interactively explore gene activity in the brain. … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Self-driving WEpods vehicles to operate as bus service on the Wageningen University and Research campus

DELFT, Netherlands, 11-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — From Tuesday 8 November two self-driving WEpods named WURby and WElly, are operating as a weekly bus service on the campus of Wageningen University and Research. On Tuesdays from 11:00 to 13:00 passengers are … Read the full press release

International Space Station (ISS): drone successfully learned by itself to see distances using only one eye

Delft, The Netherlands, 03-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During an experiment performed on board of the International Space Station (ISS) a small drone successfully learned by itself to see distances using only one eye. Researchers presented the preliminary results of this experiment at … Read the full press release

Three TU Delft disciplines listed in the Times Higher Education subject rankings

Delft, The Netherlands, 03-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Three TU Delft disciplines are in the THE subject rankings, the Times Higher Education rankings which list the 100 best universities for certain disciplines. TU Delft currently occupies 20th place in the Engineering & Technology … Read the full press release

TU Delft commits to make it campus more sustainable; will only purchase sustainable electricity from January 2017

Delft, The Netherlands, 17-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — From January 2017 TU Delft will only purchase electricity that has been sustainably generated in the Netherlands. This choice for green energy is in line with TU Delft’s policy to make its campus more sustainable … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Intel and QuTech finalised plans for a ten-year intensive collaboration

Delft, Netherlands, 7-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — American chip manufacturer Intel and QuTech, the quantum institute of TU Delft and TNO, have finalised plans for a ten-year intensive collaboration. Alongside financial support for QuTech totalling approximately $50 million, Intel will also contribute … Read the full press release

TU Delft students to install self-built artwork Street Light Evolution on the university campus on Monday 27 July

Delft, Netherlands, 24-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On Monday 27 July, TU Delft students will be installing their self-built artwork Street Light Evolution on the university campus, as an ode to the engineer. The artwork shows the development of street lights over … Read the full press release

TU Delft Professor Seumas Miller awarded European Research Grant of EUR 2.5m for research project on global terrorism and collective moral responsibility

Delft, Netherlands, 23-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Seumas Miller of the faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of TU Delft has been awarded an European Research Grant of 2.5 million euros for a five-year research project on global terrorism and collective … Read the full press release

University of Twente: hDMT can elevate the Netherlands to rank among the top in the world in the field of organ-on-chip technology

Research consortium can make the development of medicines faster, cheaper and safer Enschede, Netherlands, 19-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Nine research institutes and industrial partners today announced their intention to join forces in the field of organ-on-chip technology. The establishment of the hDMT … Read the full press release

Marijn van Dongen will be awarded his PhD at TU Delft on Friday 24 April for his work on making neurostimulators smaller and more energy efficient

Delft, Netherlands, 24-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — 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 … Read the full press release

GasTerra finances the fuel cell car of TU Delft’s Car as Power Plant project

Groningen, Netherlands, 24-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In the future, hydrogen fuel cell cars will also be able to provide energy for houses and offices. These cars run on electricity which is produced from a hydrogen fuel cell. If the vehicle is … Read the full press release