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Science 20 juli 2017 21.02

Better than graphene

Better than graphene Science buffs have been reading about the potential of graphene since its discovery in 2004. Truth be told, graphene is quite vulnerable. Ceramic boron-nitride is much tougher.
Science 19 juli 2017 15.31

Professor Freek Kapteijn wins Hoogewerff gold medal

Professor Freek Kapteijn wins Hoogewerff gold medal Professor of Chemical Catalysis, Dr Freek Kapteijn, specialises in catalysis and reactor design. His achievements have won him the Hoogewerff Fund Foundation’s gold medal, an oeuvre award that is granted every three to five years.

Master 14 juli 2017 10.26

Maximum oil production by a mathematical method

Maximum oil production by a mathematical method Efficient oil recovery is important, as the demand for energy grows. Linda Wiegman found a solution that can better predict Shell's oil production.
Science 12 juli 2017 09.01

Measuring seismicity with unprecedented resolution

Measuring seismicity with unprecedented resolution Measuring seismicity in the earthquake prone province of Groningen with unprecedented resolution. This is what Kees Wapenaar is about to do, using part of a €2.5 million grant.

Science 03 juli 2017 10.00

​Splitting water efficiently

​Splitting water efficiently Scientists from TU Delft and AMOLF engineered an efficient and stable photoelectrode, a material that absorbs light and directly splits water into hydrogen and oxygen.
Science 30 juni 2017 14.21

The science of screeching tyres

The science of screeching tyres Fast curves and burning rubber. Master vehicle engineering student, Conno Kuyt, has developed the first step towards a computer controlled slip system inside cars.

Science 29 juni 2017 16.36

TU researcher demonstrates self-healing steel

TU researcher demonstrates self-healing steel His article has caused a buzz among steel experts, and he was awarded a medal of honour by the ASM International professional society. So what has Dr. Niels van Dijk developed?
Science 28 juni 2017 17.01

Robot cars taking baby steps on campus

Robot cars taking baby steps on campus The Green Village now houses the Researchlab for Automated Driving Delft (RADD). “The minister agreed that it’s time to test autonomous vehicles in practice,” said Professor Bart van Arem.

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