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TU Delft students beat the world record for electric car acceleration

By Damir Beciri
One Comment4 October 2013

dut12-1_1Back in the year 2000, a team consisting out of students mainly from the faculties of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) joined Formula Student – a testing ground where students develop racing vehicles. The project evolved through time and DUT Racing team recently managed to break the… »


Luminescent solar concentrators – power generating windows

By Damir Beciri
11 July 2012

tu-delft-luminescent-solar-concentrators-1There are various attempts to transform windows and glazed facades into means able to generate electricity, thus providing a potentially cheap and easy to implement power-generating opportunity. Researchers from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) are developing luminescent solar concentrators – a type of windows fitted with a thin film of material that absorbs sunlight… »


Tvilight street lighting system saves up to 80% on energy and lessens pollution

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments15 July 2011

tu-delft-tvilightDelft University of Technology (TU Delft) is currently testing an intelligent street lighting system on their campus. Compared with the street-lighting system in use, the proposed intelligent system can reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission by up to 80%, it is cheaper and easier to maintain, and it could lessen the problem of light pollution… »

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Researchers achieved selective transport across a biomimetic nanopore

By Rob Aid
20 June 2011

tudelft-nanoporeResearchers at Delft University of Technology and the University of Basel have created a biomimetic nanopore that provides a unique test and measurement platform for the way that proteins move into a cell’s nucleus. The biomimetic pore is fully functional and able to act selective, thus it can be used as a testing platform for… »