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2019
01 JAN

DTU sharpens its electrotechnology profile

The University now strengthens its research in the field of electrotechnology. Special focus will be on electronic design, energy, electromagnetism, automation, and acoustics...

Electrotechnology Energy Sound Electromagnetism Robot technology and automation
2018
24 APR

PhD defense Trapping magnetic flux-lines leads to better superconducting materials

Defects can trap magnetic flux-lines in superconducting materials and, thereby, allow the transportation of higher electrical currents. Yuri Aparecido Opata has defended...

Electromagnetism Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems
2017
20 JUN

When two look-a-like balls are not always exactly the same

Differences of less than one percent and very small variations in the chemical composition of the nominally same material can have a significant impact on the resulting...

Magnets Energy Electromagnetism
26 JAN

Kick-starting electrical trains using floating magnets

A novel floating magnetic flywheel will reduce peak loads on the electricity grid when the train services in Denmark become fully electrified. The flywheel and the integrated...

Electrotechnology Energy Electromagnetism Energy storage Energy efficiency
2016
Megha Rao won a price for her poster presentation at DTU Energys annual PhD Symposium 2016
23 NOV

Industry got insight into the latest Danish energy research

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists and representatives...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Electromagnetism Sensors Electrochemistry Catalysis
Tian Lei succesfully defended his PhD
21 NOV

Tian uses supercomputers to design active magnetic regenerators for magnetic refrigeration

On Monday, 14 November Tian Lei from DTU Energy successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title: ”Modeling of active magnetic regenerators and experimental investigation...

Electromagnetism Energy Magnets Energy efficiency
2015
28 OCT

Kurt Engelbrecht and his colleagues receives ‘Best Paper of the Year' award

Senior researcher Kurt Engelbrecht from DTU Energy and former guest-student Jaime A. Lozano received the award 'Best Paper of the Year' (2012/2013) by the Editorial...

Electromagnetism Energy
27 MAR

Squeeze to remove heat: Elastocaloric materials may hold the key to more efficient...

Researchers from the Technocal University of Denmark: Elastocaloric effect opens the door to alternative forms of solid-state refrigeration that are direct replacements...

Energy Electromagnetism Metals and alloys