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.

Postbus 5, 2600 AA Delft, The Netherlands
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Design concepts for Houston flood barrier

This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Engineering
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Nanopores light up for reading out DNA

Nanopores are ideally suited for threading DNA molecules through them, enabling the genetic code to be read out. Researchers from TU Delft want to make this technology even more powerful by equipping the pores with 'plasmonics'. ...

dateSep 12, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Yeast uses CO2 to boost bioethanol production

Introducing four genes from bacteria and spinach has enabled researchers at the Delft University of Technology to improve the production of bioethanol with yeast by using carbon dioxide. Their findings were published last ...

dateSep 10, 2013 in Biotechnology
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New nanomaterial increases yield of solar cells

Researchers from the FOM Foundation, Delft University of Technology, Toyota Motor Europe and the University of California have developed a nanostructure with which they can make solar cells highly efficient. The researchers ...

dateAug 26, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Energy-positive with natural ventilation

Buildings can be air-conditioned using entirely natural means, without mechanical ventilation systems. This is the claim made by 78-year-old Benjamin Bronsema, who will be awarded his PhD for his thesis on the subject at ...

dateMay 17, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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