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4TU.HTM News

News on the developments within the 4TU research centre High-Tech Materials
16 Sep 2021
Retirement Sybrand van der Zwaag
On 16 September 2021Ā Sybrand van der Zwaag, head of the Novel Aerospace Materials group, will retire.Ā He joined the TU Delft in 1992 when he became full professor Microstructural Control in Metals at the faculty Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (later being part of TNW).Ā In 2004 he joined the faculty of Aerospace Engineering to set-up the Novel Aerospace Materials group.
10 Mar 2021
NWO Perspective Programme for 4TU materials scientists
Two 4TU materials scientists at the University of Twente and their consortia will launch a research programme as part of the NWO Perspective programme. By ā€˜Reducing CO2 emissions by making vehicles lighterā€™ (ENLIGHTEN) and through ā€˜Better separation technology for the reuse of raw materialsā€™ (ReCoVr).Ā 
1 Mar 2021
4TU.HTM News on Twitter
Also check Twitter for news, vacancies, events and activities related to materials science within the 4TU (TU Delft, UTwente, TU/eĀ & WUR).
23 Oct 2020
Dr. Marcel Sluiter appointed professor Ghent University
AsĀ of 14 February 2020, dr. Marcel Sluiter has been appointed visiting professor in the Department of Electromechanical, Systems andĀ Metal Engineering within theĀ Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University. He will conduct academic education and research in the field of Microstructures of Materials.
3 Jul 2020
Innovative Materials, a series of 4TU.HTM articles
The series of articles on the 4TU.HTM research programme 'New Horizons in Designer Materials' (2016-2019) in the digital magazine Innovative Materials is complete now. Read all six articles here! Also availableĀ on this website, both in Dutch and in English. [Header picture: Danqing Liu by Ernst de Groot]
6 May 2020
Im Memoriam Pim Groen
On Wednesday 6 May 2020, Pim Groen, professor and chairman of Aerospace Structures and Materials (TU Delft), passed away.
22 Apr 2020
Im Memoriam Barend Thijsse
In the early morning of 22 April 2020, our dear former colleague professor Barend Thijsse passed away after a short illness as a result of lung cancer. Barend was 69 years old.
9 Jan 2020
Inaugural speech prof. Joris Sprakel (WUR) - 20-02-2020
Prof.dr.ir. Joris Sprakel is appointed professor of Physical Chemistry and Soft Matter at Wageningen University and Research.
14 Nov 2019
Call for Funding Requests
AllĀ 4TU researchers in the broad field of materials science who are seeking ways to collaborate can apply for 4TU.HTM funding for Joint Materials Science Activities. In 2019-2021 4TU.HTM has a budget of kā‚¬ 25 per year for joint initiatives.