Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is the largest and oldest technological university in the Netherlands. Our research is inspired by the desire to increase fundamental understanding, as well as by societal challenges. We encourage our students to be independent thinkers so they will become engineers capable of solving complex problems. Our students have chosen Delft University of Technology because of our reputation for quality education and research.
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Circular Economy: An Introduction (edX)

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches. Our global society is not sustainable. We all know about the challenges we’re facing: waste, climate change, resource scarcity, loss of biodiversity. At the same time, we want to sustain our economies and [...]

Solar Energy: From Fundamentals to its Role in the Energy Transition (edX)

Learn about the leading role of solar energy in rural electrification and climate change mitigation. Introduce yourself to the physical principle of the photovoltaic energy conversion of solar cells. In this first course in the program Solar Energy you will be introduced to the technology that converts solar energy [...]

Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies (edX)

Explore the main PV technologies in the current market. Get in-depth knowledge on the design and processing methods of solar cells. The technologies used to produce solar cells and photovoltaic modules are advancing to deliver highly efficient and flexible solar panels. In this course you will explore the main [...]

Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion (edX)

Learn how solar cells generate electricity, and about the semiconductor physics and optics required to design and manufacture solar cells. The key factor in getting more efficient and cheaper solar energy panels is the advance in the development of photovoltaic cells. In this course you will learn how photovoltaic [...]

Façade design and engineering: complexity made simple (edX)

Understand the fundamental technology behind façade design and construction and the impact of the various components in facilitating the construction of sustainable, energy efficient, aesthetic and modern buildings. The building façade forms the interface between outside conditions and the habitable indoor climate, where we spend most of our time. [...]

Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids (edX)

Learn how to integrate a photovoltaic system into a microgrid of your design. Photovoltaic systems are often placed into a microgrid, a local electricity distribution system that is operated in a controlled way and includes both electricity users and renewable electricity generation. This course deals with DC and AC [...]

Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems (edX)

Explore the wide range of solar energy applications and learn to design a real PV installation with excellent performance and reliability. In this course you will learn how to turn solar cells into full modules; and how to apply full modules to full photovoltaic systems.

Fundamentals of Quantum Information (edX)

Learn how quantum information is represented mathematically via quantum circuits and how to manipulate quantum entanglement with these circuits. Take away the hardware, and all quantum computers work the same way, through the clever manipulation of quantum information and entanglement. This course provides a deeper understanding of some of [...]

Architecture, Algorithms, and Protocols of a Quantum Computer and Quantum Internet (edX)

Learn the basics of quantum algorithms, quantum error-correction, micro-architectures, compilers, and programming languages for quantum processors, and protocols for the quantum internet. In this course we will demonstrate how a large-scale quantum processor could be built using these qubits. Among the topics that we will discuss are micro-architectures, compilers, [...]

The Hardware of a Quantum Computer (edX)

Learn how a quantum computer could be physically build, and how it could be controlled. There is no doubt that the quantum computer and the quantum internet have many profound applications, they may change the way we think about information, and they could completely change our daily life.