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Horizon 2020 Project Real-Time Mining started

06 May 2015

On 14th and 15th of April the Horizon 2020 funded project Real-Time Mining kicked off. The overall aim of Real-Time-Mining is to develop a real-time framework to decrease environmental impact and increase resource efficiency in the European raw material extraction industry.Continue

 

Hans van Lint in Delft Outlook on 'Predicting traffic'

30 April 2015

Nearly all of the vehicle traffic in the Netherlands is registered continuously. In the computer lab of Prof. ir. Hans van Lint, researchers are using this source of big data for mathematical models that describe and predict traffic.Continue

 

Second place for Civil Engineering in QS rankings

29 April 2015

TU Delft rose from a fourteenth place to second place in the 2014 QS Subjects Rankings in the discipline Engineering - Civil & Structural. Continue

 

Royal honours for Michiel Haas

29 April 2015

Michiel Haas, emeritus professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, was appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau in Naarden.Continue

 

Jérôme Schalkwijk refines gpu usage for climate simulations

29 April 2015

Only in Dutch - Onderzoeker Jerôme Schalkwijk heeft manieren gevonden om gpu's efficiënt in te zetten bij verfijning van weer- en klimaatmodellen. Het onderzoek is uitgevoerd in samenwerking met het KNMI en brengt nieuwe toepassingen binnen handbereik.Continue

 

TU Delft self-healing bio-concrete nominated for European Inventor Award

23 April 2015

Researcher Henk Jonkers from TU Delft and his bio-concrete have been nominated for a European Inventor Award, an initiative of the European Patent Office (EPO). Continue

 

A step closer to better weather and climate simulations with the graphics card

24 April 2015

Today, weather and climate forecasts are based largely on computer models. These models need huge computing power to be able to cope with the complexity of the global atmosphere, because of which they use the very latest and biggest computers possible. The faster computers become, the easier it is for weather and climate models to describe the atmosphere in more detail. As a result, the behaviour...Continue

 

Alexander von Humboldt Medal 2015

14 April 2015

At the conference of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna this week, the 2015 Alexander von Humboldt Medal is awarded to Prof. Huub Savenije for outstanding research and capacity building of water scientists from developing countries. Continue

 

Henry Darcy Medal 2015

14 April 2015

At the conference of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna this week, the 2015 Henry Darcy Medal is awarded to Prof. Nick van de Giesen for his fundamental contributions to multidisciplinary research in water management for sustainable development. Continue

 

‘Data for Development Senegal’ Transport Prize

14 April 2015

A TU Delft proposal won 1st prize today in the category ‘Transport’ in the Orange ‘Data for Development Senegal’ competition. “National and Regional Road Network Optimisation for Senegal Using Mobile Phone Data” was written by Prof. Erik de Romph, Gonçalo H.A. Correira and Yihong Wang from the Transport & Planning department.Continue

 
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