Delft University of Technology

Constructed ecosystems reduce risk of flooding

In many locations throughout the world, protection against increasingly severe flooding can be improved by the construction of large ecosystems (e.g. tidal marshes and mangroves). In comparison with conventional flood-prevention ...

dateDec 09, 2013 in Environment
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Engineer/racer designs simulation systems

Dr. Stefan de Groot is not exactly a scientist who confines himself to the lab. The former Dutch Formula Ford racing champion and current Formula 3 race engineer took his doctorate at TU Delft this week for ...

dateDec 02, 2013 in Engineering
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Better MRI scans of cancers made possible

Researcher Kristina Djanashvili has developed a substance that enables doctors to get better MRI scans of tumours. On Tuesday 13 January, Djanashvili will be soon awarded a doctorate by TU Delft, Netherlands, for her work ...

dateJan 13, 2009 in Cancer
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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, ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Engineering
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TU Delft launches Delfi-n3Xt satellite

On the morning of the 21st of November, the Delfi-n3Xt was launched from a base in Yasny, Russia. At 9.47, Mission Control in Delft made its first successful contact with the satellite. For almost five years ...

dateNov 22, 2013 in Space Exploration
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