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A month after winning the Hyperloop Pod competition at SpaceX, the Delft Hyperloopp team has already started preparing for the next competition, summer 2018. Our youngest dream team wants to make their pod faster, more efficient and more stable in order to stay ahead of the big competitors such as MIT and ETH Zurich.

In the meantime, the current concept pod is already doing allot of...
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02/25/2017 at 14:54. Facebook
Materials scientist, Amir Zadpoor, sees a future for us with 3D printed implants. He envisions a prosthetic made from porous materials that easily adheres to natural bone. This way the natural bone can attach itself to the prosthetic bone and within a few months you can barely tell them apart.

It is not yet possible to do this. But 3D printed implants are used at the moment, for example in...
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02/23/2017 at 17:36. Facebook
Curious how our Library looked back in the days? This photo from 1913 is made in the library of the former 'Technische Hogeschool Delft' located at the Oude Delft in the city centre of Delft. The number of students reached 450 around that time.

These days, TU Delft Library - popularly known as the 'UB' - is the largest technical scientific library of The Netherlands. However, the Library is...
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02/21/2017 at 12:20. Facebook
Delft University of Technology offers over 30 English-language MSc programmes. It is only a few weeks left before the application deadline of our faculty scholarships. These scholarship programmes range from partial tuition waiver or living expenses to full scholarships. Have you seen our online magazine for more information about the MSc-programmes and scholarships? [ Bit.ly Link ]

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02/20/2017. Facebook
Professor Pieter Desmet has received a Vici-scholarship for his research on positive mood designs. His research studies the ability to furnish a room so it actively changes the mood of the people in it, in a positive way.

This research is important for designers because our mood is influenced by our surroundings. A design may not always be intended to set a certain mood, but it always does....
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02/16/2017. Facebook
How do you take future challenges like electric and autonomous cars into account in spatial planning? And what will Dutch roads and the living environment look like in 2030? One year ago, the association of Dutch Architect’s Agencies (BNA) and TU Delft launched a design initiative to examine five ring road locations in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht. The resulting visions are presented in a...
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02/15/2017. Facebook
Today the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched 104 satellites into space, a world record. 101 of these satellites where so-called cubesats. They were deployed into space by ISISpace, a spin-off company from Delft University. They developed and delivered the hardware to safely eject the 101 small satellites from the Indian rocket.

The three cubesats were not only deployed by...
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02/12/2017. Facebook
Tomorrow is the start of our second semester. If you need sypport in the development of personal, study related or career skills in future, our Career & Counselling Services (C&CS) will stand by. A team of experienced psychologists, central student counsellors and careers counsellors are there to advise (PhD) students and help them find the best type of support to suit their needs. Good luck...
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02/11/2017. Facebook
Without us expecting a winter wonderland, yesterday we were treated with a little bit of snow! Have fun, today and tonight a little bit extra will fall. Be safe and have fun, this photo brings us back to the moment we weren't expecting any snow but we still got it anyway.

The Netherlands weather is always in for some surprises!
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02/09/2017. Facebook
Researcher have developed a detailed map of potential places on earth where water can be used to generate electricity. They discovered that the total amount of energy that could be generated is enough to provide 33% of the worldwide demand.

They used different geographical information systems to build a model to calculate which rivers have a flowrate of more than 100 liter per second. They...
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02/08/2017. Facebook
As inspiration for scientists, policy makers, entrepreneurs and students the Delft Energy Initiative organizes in the series ‘Meet the Energy Leaders’ a guest lecture by professor emeritus Jorgen Randers; Former President BI Norwegian Business School; Full member of The Club of Rome.

Jørgen Randers is professor emeritus at BI Norwegian Business School Oslo. He has for many decades been...
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02/06/2017. Facebook
Our university is situated in one of the most historic cities in The Netherlands, Delft. As TU Delft students we are very proud at this small but pretty city, Our instagram page shows you how a Delft university student life looks like.

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02/05/2017. Facebook
A while ago a climate scientist delegation from the TU Delft packed their bags and travelled to the icy plains of Antarctica to research the melting of ice shelves. The understanding of this process is essential for making correct climate models which can accurately predict the future sea level rise due to ice melting.

Ice shelves, which are the floating parts surrounding Antarctica, play an...
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02/03/2017. Facebook
This week was examweek, studying, ice cold temperatures and ofcourse the spare time in between.Again our TU Delft vlogger Hugo takes you with him through his week in this 8th vlog!

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Curious to see what is studying for your exams is like at TU Delft? Check out this vlog! ENGLISH SUBS AVAILABLE! In the next vlog I will take you along to th...

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02/02/2017. Facebook
Fifty one leading European universities of science and technology are united within CESAER. Every Thursday, one of them publishes another steAAAm example on youtube. Today’s launch brings you the video explaining steAAAm it! and the first membervideo, which is ours, on the time trial outfit for Tom Dumoulin. Subscribe! [ Bit.ly Link ]

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The 3D wind tunnel project was aimed at developing a new time trial outfit for Tom Dumoulin, one of the best time trial cyclists in the world. The difference...

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02/01/2017. Facebook
Tidal turbines in the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier generate renewable energy for 1,000 households. Rijkswaterstaat wants to know what impact they have on the environment. PhD candidate Merel Verbeek presented her hydraulic research on the turbines during the first Ocean Energy Platform lunch lecture of 2017.

"If the impact on the environment proves to be insignificant, then the...
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01/30/2017. Facebook
Congratulations to our Delft Hyperloop dreamteam! They made us very proud by becoming the overall winner of the first ever hyperloop pod competition!

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01/29/2017. Facebook
Humans of TU Delft

Deirdre Casella – External PhD candidate, Technology, Policy & Management

“We live in interesting times. Since early November my feelings have shifted sharply and often along the emotional spectrum from despair to anger to hope and back. On Saturday, January 21st I had the amazing experience of joining The Hague Women's March with nearly 1,000 other people. We marched in...
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01/27/2017. Facebook
This weekend students from the Delft Hyperloop Team will compete against 29 other teams in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. On the 30th of June the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, unveiled the Hyperloop pod together with Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands. Today, Henk Kamp wishes the team good luck!

Delft Hyperloop Team belonged together with the American MIT to the top...
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Good Luck Delft Hyperloop Team!

Minister Kamp wenst het Delft Hyperloop Team veel succes tijdens de SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, januari 2017.

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01/26/2017. Facebook
This week, a team of TU Delft researchers and students will travel to Myanmar to chart the flow of the country’s largest river, the Irrawaddy. The delegation will be taking 15 specially-made GPS trackers and 400 balloons with LED lights with them to help complete the task. Once the devices have been put to water, the team will track their progress as they travel several hundred kilometres...
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