Wendy Lampen explains us in a very vivid language how she experiences the world. All sensations impact her brain and collide such that she has linked memories. She gives us an insight on what the world feels like when you have Asperger’s syndrome. Her brain might function in a different way, but does that simply […]
I initially wanted to blog about Dr. Marwa Al-Ansary because she is a female civil engineer and researcher, working on concrete (sulfur concrete) who enjoys writing a poetry – enough to entice my curiosity! Little did I know about the bold decisions she made in her life to pursue her interests, and her performance has […]
Never grow up is our theme for today. Today is the day to eat from a Happy Meal lunchbox, to hop around and shake to the lunchbeats, to make some new friends, to play games, kick some balloons and forget about the reality of the world. It’s a day in Neverland and you’re Peter or […]
Floris Visser postulates that scientists are artists – and his opinion hit a nerve for me. Too often, we seem to draw a line between the professions and interests. However, when we take a step back, there are common grounds. Just like artists, scientists need to be very creative people in order to make discoveries […]
We’ve introduced Erik Schlangen as Professor “Experimental Micromechanics”. But what does that really mean, and where does he wants the research of his group to result in? In his own words: he wants their inventions to show up when you Google for “future materials”.
In this short video, a courageous autistic women gives us a view in her mostly non-verbal way. She describes how she communicates with her entire surroundings, while those who do not speak her language, describe her as being on her own.
We’ve introduced Dr. Marwa Al-Ansary to you as a civil and environmental engineer, working for Shell on (amongst others) sulfur utilization in materials such as Thiocrete (a type of sulfur concrete). But what is sulfur concrete really, and why do we care about this? As with many questions we might have, Wikipedia has an answer […]
On a Saturday night in Fall, with a vague plan of catching up on blogging and delivering guest posts, I find myself completely sunk into the website of the Tractor Girl As she is preparing the final part of her trip that so far has taken her to South Africa and the Cape, she shares […]
Aldith Hunkar (@Aldith_Hunkar) will be the host of and performer in between of performers at TEDxDelft 2012! Aldith is a global freestyle multimedia journalist with over 25 years of experience in Dutch mainstream media. She is the child of many cultures, and a perfect fit for Delft with its large international community around the Delft […]