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2019
12 APR

New knowledge will change rail maintenance

Danish research has solved the riddle of the large quantity of cracks observed in European rails in the past 10-15 years.

Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics
26 MAR

Danish shipping must be autonomous

Researchers must help Denmark develop the first autonomous ships.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Transport and logistics
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
24 JAN

Future engineers learning more about the rail industry

DTU and the Danish Rail Sector Association are extending a contract designed to allow future engineers to learn more about the many fields of work in the rail sector.

Transport and logistics
02 JAN

New ESA Business Incubation Centre to be anchored at DTU

An ambitious nesting ground for the space industry will provide help, advice, and financial support for Danish growth companies and entrepreneurs.

Earth sciences Information technology Space research Transport and logistics
2018
11 DEC

Key Danish role in major European innovation alliance

DTU is one of the main architects behind a new large European network aimed at developing the cities and transport solutions of tomorrow.

Mobility Transport economy Transport safety Transport models Energy systems Data analysis IT systems Telecommunication Systems analysis Air pollution Climate adaption
2017
18 SEP

How will people react to driverless cars?

What happens when humans let go of the steering wheel and hand over driving to technology? Traffic psychologist Mette Møller sees both advantages and potential problems...

Transport and logistics Transport behaviour
22 MAY

Self-driving bus Olli tested on Lyngby Campus

Denmark’s first self-driving bus is currently running on a closed track at DTU. The ambition is to develop a pilot project for driverless transportation on DTU Lyngby Campus...

Transport and logistics
26 JAN

More digital services the future of construction industry

The physical appliances we use in our daily life are increasingly becoming connected to the internet. This phenomenon is known as the Internet of Things (IoT), and digital...

Transport behaviour Mapping and surveying Building design Information technology Data analysis
2016
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
03 JUN

New transport research centre at DTU

DTU has opened the new Transport DTU centre, which was marked by a festive and academic event.

Transport and logistics

Published annually, DTU in profile gives you fact & figures and a short presentation of the University.

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