Alumni News and Events

  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 17:30 to 20:00 Event

    Mapping the area affected by Cyclone Idai

    Tropical Cyclone Idai is regarded as one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa and the Southern Hemisphere as a whole. The storm caused catastrophic damage in multiple nations, leaving hundreds of people dead, hundreds more missing, and an estimated 400,000 people have lost their homes. On Thursday 28 March, IHE Delft is organizing a Mapathon to map the affected areas in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.

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  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:45 to 12:45 Event

    Alumni Online Seminar

    The domain of water is complex. It is the territory of many wicked problems where often there is no clarity of a simple solutions or consensus on the definitions of the problem for that matter. In such a context that involves multiple stakeholders with often conflicting agendas, it is crucial for the water experts to learn the art of effectively engaging with diverse stakeholders. This is no longer the challenge of social-scientists, but that of all of us so-called water experts. Engineers, modellers, ecologists, economists, whoever is engaged in addressing water problems need to deal with an increasingly complex and multifaceted groups of stakeholders to be effective.

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  • 22 Feb 2019

    IHE Delft Alumni Photo competition

    April is the month to welcome our new alumni. It is the moment that MSc students defend their MSc thesis and celebrate their graduation. To inspire them, we decorate the Institute with pictures of alumni at work showing their impact after studying at IHE Delft. The pictures we have used were taken 10 years ago and we are keen to get fresh ones!

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  • 18 Feb 2019

    MoU with Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh

    On 13 February 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and IHE Delft. Dr. Kabir Bin Anwar (Water Resources Secretary) and Prof. Dr. Eddy Moors (Rector of IHE Delft) signed the MoU.

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  • 01 Feb 2019

    Why we need a day for wetlands

    Tomorrow is World Wetlands Day. Wetlands are one of the most productive, species rich and culturally intriguing habitats on earth. The theme of World Wetlands Day in 2019, draws attention to the vital role of wetlands as a natural solution to cope with climate change. Ken Irvine, Professor of Aquatic Ecosystems at IHE Delft answers a few questions on the importance of wetlands conservation and tells us more about a new, global initiative: The Alliance for Freshwater life.

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