Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology, (TU Delft) was established in 1842 in Delft, The Netherlands. As of 2007, TU Delft is the largest and most prolific in terms of research publications in the broad field of technology. The student body consists of 14,299 students including Master's and Doctoral students. The academic staff of 2712 includes notable scientists and researchers. TU Delft is regarded with esteem throughout the world for its achievements.

Address
Postbus 5, 2600 AA Delft, The Netherlands
Website
http://www.tudelft.nl/
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Energy & Green Tech

Future energy systems need to be climate proof

Climate policy for future energy systems typically focus on the challenge to make them carbon neutral to avoid climate change. However, it will also be critically important to make them climate proof to ensure that they are ...

Robotics

Underwater robot does not need help on the ocean floor

Robots can perform jobs underwater that are too complex or dangerous for humans. That is, if they can manage on their own, because no one can help them down there. The REMARO project works on its control systems and trains ...

Robotics

Swarm of autonomous tiny drones can localize gas leaks

When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters currently need to go in with gas sensing instruments. Finding the gas leak may take considerable time, while they are risking their ...

Energy & Green Tech

Developing a digital twin for the electricity grid

The rapid transition to renewable energy threatens to cause major problems to the very expensive electricity grid in the Netherlands. In his quest for solutions, Professor Peter Palensky is now working on a "digital twin" ...

Energy & Green Tech

Photovoltatronics: Smart solar cells that talk to each other

Imagine you're walking through the city on a sunny summer day. You look at the skyscrapers, the shop buildings, lampposts and electric taxis driving tirelessly to and fro. What you can't see is that every single piece of ...

Consumer & Gadgets

A little walk can make ridesharing a lot more efficient

Ridesharing can benefit from using pick-up and drop-off points and asking users to walk a small distance. Researchers at TU Delft have analyzed this by using a real dataset of 10.000 Manhattan taxi trips. They have published ...

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