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Nieuwenhuis, E.M. (author), Cuppen, Eefje (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author), de Bruijn, J.A. (author)
Climate change and urbanization, as well as growing environmental and economic concerns, highlight the limitations of traditional wastewater practices and thereby challenge the management of urban water systems. Both in theory and in practice, it has been widely acknowledged that the challenges of the twenty-first century require solutions...
journal article 2021
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Wu, H. (author), Qian, QK (author), Straub, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Prefabrication has the potential to improve the efficiency and sustainability of housing production. However, there are various challenges in the realization of prefabricated housing (PH) from the stakeholder's perspective. Transaction costs (TCs) theory provides a particular angle that explains the invisible costs within transactions. This...
journal article 2021
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Pintossi, Nadia (author), Ikiz Kaya, Deniz (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
The conservation of cultural heritage through its adaptive reuse contributes to the transition towards circular cities enhancing urban liveability and tackles challenges such as resource scarcity (UN SDG target 11.4) and waste prevention (UN SDG target 12.5). By regenerating heritage resources and maintaining their values over time, adaptive...
conference paper 2021
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Bergsma, J.M. (author), Pruijn, J.F.J. (author), van de Kaa, G. (author)
Energy transition is affecting the European maritime sector at an increasing rate. New technologies and regulations are being introduced with increasing speed. The ability to adapt to these changes is crucial for the economic success of the maritime sector. However, the sector is challenged by inertia due to its global nature and long-life...
journal article 2021
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Voortman, Jens (author)
Agile is a software development approach based on a set of 4 values and 12 principles. Using this set Scrum was developed as a agile framework in the early 1990s, which still remains the most popular framework today. However, Scrum originated to be used by a small number of co-located teams. When the amount of teams and the distance between the...
master thesis 2020
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Nadella, Sai Nikhil (author)
Converging and lasting global issues such as climate change, global warming, resource depletion, etc. have urged interest in science, technology and policy for systemic societal change. These aspects have led the policy makers in the Netherlands to gradually adopt a transition approach. Over the past few years there is an increase in the...
master thesis 2020
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Alexandre, Lisanne (author)
The Randstad in The Netherlands faces on the one hand structural vacancy in office buildings and on the other hand a growing housing shortage. Reuse strategies to decrease the vacancy rate of the office market have been researched extensively both inside and out- side The Netherlands. However, the challenges and opportunities for these reuse...
master thesis 2020
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Hou, F. (author), Wang, W. (author), Cao, Liqiang (author), Li, Jun (author), Su, Meiying (author), Lin, Tingyu (author), Zhang, Kouchi (author), Ferreira, Braham (author)
SiC devices are promising for outperforming Si counterparts in high-frequency applications due to its superior material properties. Conventional wirebonded packaging scheme has been one of the most preferred package structures for power modules. However, the technique limits the performance of a SiC power module due to parasitic inductance...
review 2020
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Coppola, M. (author), McGuire, K.N. (author), de Wagter, C. (author), de Croon, G.C.H.E. (author)
This work presents a review and discussion of the challenges that must be solved in order to successfully develop swarms of Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs) for real world operations. From the discussion, we extract constraints and links that relate the local level MAV capabilities to the global operations of the swarm. These should be taken into...
review 2020
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Prina, Matteo Giacomo (author), Manzolini, Giampaolo (author), Moser, David (author), Nastasi, B. (author), Sparber, Wolfram (author)
This paper reviews the classification schemes used for bottom-up energy system modelling and proposes a novel one as re-elaboration of the previous schemes. Moreover, this paper identifies that the main challenges of this research field rotate around the concept of resolution. A matrix of challenges in which four main fields are identified:...
review 2020
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Gavioli, M. (author), Klaassen, R.G. (author), den Brok, Perry (author), Bisagni, C. (author)
Structural Mechanics (SM) is a fundamental subject in engineering bachelor curricula. Since experimental investigations play a central role in the discipline, laboratory practice is often present in SM courses. Many instructors recognize in laboratory activities, not only a way to develop laboratory skills and appreciation of the scientific...
conference paper 2020
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Fernandez Rivas, David (author), Boffito, Daria C. (author), Faria-Albanese, Jimmy (author), Glassey, Jarka (author), Afraz, Nona (author), Akse, Henk (author), Boodhoo, Kamelia V.K. (author), Bos, Rene (author), Cantin, Judith (author), (Emily) Chiang, Yi Wai (author), Commenge, Jean Marc (author), Dubois, Jean Luc (author), Galli, Federico (author), de Mussy, Jean Paul Gueneau (author), Harmsen, Jan (author), Kalra, Siddharth (author), Keil, Frerich J. (author), Morales-Menendez, Ruben (author), Navarro-Brull, Francisco J. (author), Noël, Timothy (author), Ogden, Kim (author), Patience, Gregory S. (author), Reay, David (author), Santos, Rafael M. (author), Smith-Schoettker, Ashley (author), Stankiewicz, A.I. (author), van den Berg, Henk (author), van Gerven, Tom (author), van Gestel, Jeroen (author), van der Stelt, Michiel (author), van de Ven, Mark (author), Weber, R. S. (author)
Achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals requires industry and society to develop tools and processes that work at all scales, enabling goods delivery, services, and technology to large conglomerates and remote regions. Process Intensification (PI) is a technological advance that promises to deliver means to reach these...
journal article 2020
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Bohm, N.L. (author), Klaassen, R.G. (author), den Brok, Perry (author), van Bueren, Ellen (author)
Challenge-based learning (CBL) is increasingly on the higher education agenda. In many universities of technology in the Netherlands, CBL is being implemented in engineering education programmes to prepare students to work on authentic, complex, societal challenges, provided by partners from outside of the university. Making societal impact is...
conference paper 2020
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Friedman, Batya (author), Hendry, David G. (author), Umbrello, Steven (author), van den Hoven, M.J. (author), Yoo, Daisy (author)
conference paper 2020
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Wouters, Stijn (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Crompvoets, Joep (author)
Governments aim to digitalize public services. Whereas initially they worked in isolation, nowadays they increasingly link different building blocks together to realize integrated public services. This evolution poses challenges concerning the governance of public services. The purpose of this paper is to identify governance challenges in...
conference paper 2020
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Ersoy, A. (author), van Bueren, Ellen (author)
Finding new approaches to overcome complex urban problems such as climate change has always been of interest to policymakers and academics. The changing dynamics of urban development result in the diversification of new practices during which experimentation is used to inform urban practice. Amongst these approaches, urban living labs (ULLs)...
journal article 2020
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Fonseca, R. M. (author), Rossa, E. Della (author), Emerick, A. A. (author), Hanea, R. G. (author), Jansen, J.D. (author)
contribution to periodical 2020
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Chang, Shih Fu (author), Morency, L. P. (author), Hauptmann, Alex (author), Bimbo, Alberto Del (author), Ji, Heng (author), Gurrin, Cathal (author), Smeaton, Alan (author), Hung, H.S. (author)
The multimedia and multimodal community is witnessing an explosive transformation in the recent years with major societal impact. With the unprecedented deployment of multimedia devices and systems, multimedia research is critical to our abilities and prospects in advancing state-of-the-art technologies and solving real-world challenges...
conference paper 2019
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Reijm, Tony (author)
The global society is facing a number of Grand Challenges, problems that are often ill- defined and for which time is running out. Finding potential solutions requires the use of Modelling and Simulation (M&S) tools that can facilitate large scale collaborative and multi-perspective efforts. Ideally this is done by building across contexts...
master thesis 2019
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Kroese, Lieke (author)
The Dutch national spatial planning system is increasingly dealing with wicked multi-layered spatial challenges, also known as integral challenges. This development has led to a transition in the current national spatial planning system by means of the new Environment and Planning Act, which aims to work in a multi-level governance manner. One...
master thesis 2019
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