Entries by EvaLantsoght

TEDxDelft 2012 | A world full of sensations

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 […]

TEDxDelft 2012 | Why blend in if you can stand out?

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 […]

TEDxDelft 2012 | Creativity without borders

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 […]


Sulfur Concrete – Que?

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 […]

Manon’s tales from the road

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 […]

TEDxDelft 2012 Announcing our 2012 host…

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 […]