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EPA students and alumni successful at Hackaton for Humanitarian Aid

16 February 2017

On February 11th and 12th, 2017 the “Hackaton for Humanitarian Aid” was organised by PwC, UNHCR and UNOCH in Amsterdam. EPA student and alumni teams participated in the two-day contest. EPA alumni Tariq Abdul Muhaimin and Naveen Srivatsav were members of the overall winning team and will be presenting their invention at UNHCR Headquarters in Geneva. Continue


Official opening of Wijnhaven Building in The Hague

16 February 2017

On 10 February Leiden University celebrated the official opening of Wijnhaven, the University's newest premises in The Hague. Delft University of Technology also has a location in this wonderful building situated at the Turfmarkt: the masterprogramme EPA is located there on the fifth floor, since 1 February of this year.Continue


Inaugural address Bartel Van de Walle 10 March: “Data for Dunant”

09 February 2017

Last year alone, over 200 million people were directly affected by natural or man-made disasters worldwide. According to one of the leading re-assurance companies, total economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2016 were estimated to be at least $158 billion. Not surprisingly, researchers, humanitarian organizations and local and global policy makers are trying to harness the power...Continue


Lack of cyber security poses threat to modern cars

30 January 2017

Cars are becoming increasingly smarter and are connected with each other and their surroundings to an increasing extent via their on-board systems. From April 2018, it will be mandatory for all new cars manufactured in the EU to be connected via eCall (emergency call). However, these mobile computers are not designed to keep malicious hackers at bay. The automotive industry needs to take the lead...Continue

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