The water footprint of world’s artificial reservoirs In our group, we try to keep track of all water flows that are appropriated for human use, be it for agriculture, industrial or domestic use. So far, however, the water consumpution of man-made reservoirs has been overlooked.
Opportunity for WEM-students to join Wetskills The Wetskills Foundation invites Bachelor, Master, PhD students and recent graduates with a passion for water to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge programme in Cape Town, South Africa, from 15 – 28 June, 2018. With water higher on everyone’s agenda than ever because of the persistent drought, your solutions to pressing Cape Townian water issues is urgently needed.
CTS collaboration: symposium Smart Cities and value of time, Dominican Republic Travel time and activity time have been treated as separate notions, albeit with some assumed interdependencies. However, previous studies show that people accept noticeable higher travel time ratios when travelling by public transport compared with travelling by car. The cost of travel time is reduced as travel time is converted as activity time (towards the productive use).
Internationally aired radioshow interviews Rick Hogeboom on water issues The Scholar’s Circle, a weekly syndicated public affairs radio show that airs on over 15 radio stations in the USA and New Zealand, has a series on water issues featuring WEM’s Rick Hogeboom. Host prof. dr. Maria Armoudian interviews Rick, panel style, to share his research with the public.
Evaluatie en opschaling van Mobility as a Service Experimenten In het kader van de call VerDuS SURF Pop Up 2017, 2de ronde, zijn vier nieuwe kleine projecten gehonoreerd. Een van deze projecten is Evaluatie en opschaling van Mobility as a Service Experimenten dat wordt gecoordineerd door prof. dr. Karst Geurs van het Centre for Transport Studies.
VENI -grant for Engineering Technology researchers Erik Horstman and Ismet Baran Erik Horstman and Ismet Baran from the Faculty of Engineering Technology have received a VENI-GRANT from NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research). With the corresponding amount of 250.000 euros per scientist, they can now develop new research lines.
Morphodynamic assessment of side channels Side channels are often constructed to increase the conveyance capacity of the river and to increase its ecological value. As part of his PhD, Pepijn van Denderen (MFS group) estimated the development of several side channel systems and the corresponding timescales.
Waternetwerk Scriptieprijs voor Daan Poppema Voor zijn Master-scriptie heeft Daan Poppema, nu promovendus aan de Universiteit Twente, de Waternetwerk Scriptieprijs 2017 gewonnen. Hij was eerder ook al finalist voor de ‘Waterbouwprijs 2017’.
Pieter Roos is University of Twente’s teacher of the year 2017! After a nerve-wrenching final, Pieter Roos was elected as University of Twente’s Teacher of the Year 2017!! We are extremely proud of this amazing achievement!
Suzanne Hulscher en Bram Nauta nieuwe leden KNAW De Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW) heeft de UT-hoogleraren Suzanne Hulscher en Bram Nauta gekozen tot lid, op grond van hun wetenschappelijke prestaties.