Delft University Of Technology News

Mark Heine (Photo: Fugro)

Furgo Taps Heine as New CEO

responsibilities. From 2012 he served as regional director Europe-Africa for the survey division. In 2013 he became director of the survey division, and in April 2015 he was appointed by the shareholders meeting as member of the management board. He holds a MSc in geodetic engineering from Delft University of Technology.Løseth will step down as CEO and chairman of the Board of Management per October 1, 2018 and act as an adviser until the end of 2018. He has been a member of the Board since January 2018 and CEO since April 26, 2018

Bart Heijermans (Photo: Boskalis)

Heijermans Joins Boskalis Management Board

experience in the offshore industry, having recently served as CEO and board member of subsea services provider DeepOcean. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions at companies including Helix Energy Solutions and Shell. Heijermans has a civil engineering degree from Delft University of Technology

Photo: CGG GeoSoftware

Seismic Software donated to Delft U of T

CGG GeoSoftware has donated its Jason and HampsonRussell seismic reservoir characterization software suites to Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands.   The donation of a full HampsonRussell suite and the renewal of an enhanced Jason package will enable students at the Department of Geoscience & Engineering to expand their theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative reservoir characterization and inversion techniques. Myrna Staring, PhD student at TU Delft, said: "A team of students are currently using our new HampsonRussell software suite to take part

Photo: The port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam Port Tests In-Water Drones

can create an environment in which innovation is likely to take place and be in line with the market.”   The Port Authority achieves this through an Innovation Eco System. Castelein: “We support research in conjunction with universities, such as the Port Innovation Lab with Delft University of Technology and of course our own Erasmus University in Rotterdam. And we collaborate with contests for students. In addition, we support Dutch start-ups that are relevant to the port, but we also scout worldwide via PortXL; the first accelerator that focuses on port start-ups on a global level.&rdquo

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Babcock, BMT Support Human-powered Sub Races

machine. It is also a great way to learn to work together as a team in a pressured environment.”    There are nine university teams that have now qualified: Texas A&M, University of Michigan, Rhine Waal University, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, University of Bath, Delft University of Technology, University of Auckland, University of Warwick and University of Washington.   Bentely Altizer, Captain of the University of Washington team, commented, “We have a very unique situation where dozens of people get together and rally around a common goal. It's a really beautiful

Team of WASUB 5

WASUB has World Speed Record

The WASUB team of the Delft University of Technology now holds the world speed record for human-powered, one-person propeller driven submarines.   The final clocked speed of 7.42 knots was the highest in all categories including two-person submarines during the ternational Submarine Races (ISR) held 22-26 June 2015 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center near Bethesda, Maryland (United States). Damen is proud to be one of the main sponsors. “They have the absolute speed record. Damen congratulates the WASUB TU Delft team on being the fastest in all classes. An outstanding achievement

WASUB students demonstrate latest submarine ahead of its debut at UDT exhibition

Man-powered Sub to Be Presented at UDT

A team of students from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, will use this year's Undersea Defense Technology exhibition (UDT) to present a revolutionary man-powered submarine. The craft has been designed by the group, known as WASUB, to break the world speed record for a single person propeller driven submarine. UDT 2015 takes place at the Ahoy Convention Centre in Rotterdam, Netherlands, from June 3-5.   The history of the WASUB team dates back to 2004, and this year marks its fifth submarine project. Following its debut at UDT, the team will compete in the International Submarine

The WASUB 4 human-powered submarine

MacArtney Supports WASUB Human-powered Sub

Spearheaded by its local operations in the Netherlands, MacArtney announced its support of the WASUB human-powered submarine team of the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft). Drawing on experience with underwater systems and vehicles, MacArtney engineers will put their know-how at the disposal of the WASUB team, as they prepare their WASUB 4 vessel for launching a serious title bid at the European International Submarine Races (eISR) this summer. The WASUB 4 will also be using MacArtney underwater connectors and cables for interfacing and empowering various onboard functions. The WASUB team

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