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2015
26 NOV

Detailed wind knowledge

DTU Wind Energy has worked for such a long time with large calculations of wind movements that the department is now on its fifth supercomputer—called ‘Jess’—which...

Computer calculations Hardware and components Data analysis Wind energy
26 NOV

Denmark’s biggest computer specially designed for life science

It took thirteen years—from 1990 to 2003—and cost USD 3 billion to map the human genome. Today, using a small sample of human DNA—from a person living or dead—we can...

Computer calculations Data analysis Hardware and components Genes and genomes Bacteria and microorganisms
26 NOV

Supercomputers given optimal conditions

Passing Risø DTU Campus, one is immediately drawn to the impressive row of wind turbines. However, something equally impressive and significant is now beginning to take...

Computer calculations Data analysis Hardware and components Systems and data security
23 NOV

Companies are given new tool to check for harmful chemical substances

New database containing more than 600,000 chemical structures gives companies a unique opportunity to quickly get an overview of the harmful effects associated with substances...

Biological systems Food safety Computer calculations
09 NOV

DTU Physics part of a new Materials Encyclopedia Project

A new European Centre of Excellence will bring together physicists, chemists, materials, and computer scientists and industry to develop a Materials Encyclopaedia to facilitate...

Physics Chemistry Computer calculations Data analysis Materials
04 NOV

Big Data centre

The new centre, Big Data•DTU, is designed to boost research and education within the field of Big Data. 

Data analysis Information technology
30 OCT

DTU Space researcher awarded US patent

DTU Space lecturer François Anton Castro has been granted his second US patent, along with his collaborators, Deogratius Musiige and Vincent Laulagnet. The patent is for...

Data analysis
06 OCT

Algorithm to find your favourite tracks

Postdoc Jens Madsen is developing an algorithm which can find just the right music to suit your mood and situation from millions of tracks. 

Information technology
05 OCT

Groundbreaking computer program diagnoses cancer in two days

In by far the majority of cancer cases, the doctor can quickly identify the source of the disease, for example cancer of the liver, lungs, etc. However, in about one in...

Cells Genes and genomes Computer calculations Data analysis
28 SEP

Computer expert who thinks outside the box

Jan Madsen is a professor and Deputy Director at DTU Compute , an expert in embedded systems, and fascinated by how his knowledge of computer systems can be used in...

Information technology
23 SEP

Knowledge of proteins to guide pharmaceutical industry

Knowledge of the properties of proteins right down to atomic level is essential for making it easier and faster for the pharmaceutical industry to manufacture protein...

Medicine and medico technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Information technology
15 SEP

New issue of Technologist out now

This issue of DTU’s international magazine is focusing on light. Light and light technologies play an increasingly important role within the areas of communication, medicine...

Telecommunication Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Light sources Optics
18 AUG

Toilet waste provides knowledge about diseases’ global transmission routes

Analysis and genome sequencing of disease-causing microorganisms and antimicrobial resistance bacteria in toilet waste from international aircraft could be a first step...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food safety Computer calculations
03 AUG

Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

A new method for monitoring ships' NO x emissions offers shipping companies environmental documentation. 

Fossil fuels Energy efficiency Data analysis Environmental chemistry Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Air pollution
10 JUL

Hearing aids have become intelligent

The world's first wireless hearing aid which can stream sound directly from phones and adapt to the user's surroundings. This is what GN ReSound , as the only company...

Electronics Sound Software and programming IT systems Antennas
01 JUL

Lab opening

More than a hundred people filled the new buildings on Friday, June 26, at the opening of the Hearing Systems laboratories, DTU Elektro. After the speeches, everybody...

Electrotechnology Information technology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
28 JUN

Computers predict effects of chemicals on human health

Computer models can group chemicals according to their health effects and can contribute to calculating and predicting cocktail effects on human health. These are some...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Computer calculations Biological systems
24 JUN

Danish Council for Independent Research awards DKK 34.6 million

Four DTU researchers have been awarded the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude grants. The grants amount to DKK 34.6 million for research within such...

Biological systems Cells Quantum theory and atomic physics IT systems Software and programming Systems and data security
02 JUN

Method provides more knowledge about harmful substances in food packaging

A new method for faster analysis of chemicals in paper and board food packaging materials has been developed in a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical...

Food safety Health and diseases Computer calculations
29 MAY

One step closer to secure Internet communication

Every day, most of us transmit personal data over the Internet. Secure communication is thus an absolute necessity. In a new article in Nature Photonics, researchers...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Systems and data security Telecommunication
29 MAY

Apps can monitor your movements

WiFi information—data from wireless routers—which is routinely collected by an Android smartphone can provide highly accurate information about your whereabouts 90 per...

Systems and data security Telecommunication Data analysis
19 MAY

Shortcut through data jungle

New methods of compressing data may be the solution to many of the challenges posed by growing volumes of ‘big data’. New smart compression algorithms enable working...

Information technology Mathematics
04 MAY

Hearing researchers reaching new audiences

The Hard of Hearing Association, a Business Academy in Southern Denmark with around 100 students and a Rehabilitation Centre in Roskilde with audience from hospitals...

Physiological modelling Artificial organs Medical equipment and systems Electrotechnology Computer calculations
30 APR

Big Data Hackathon May 2015

We repeat the success from last year and will now hold a Big Data Hackathon. This time Microsoft and DTU Compute invite you to the Big Data Hackathon 2015.

Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Systems and data security Mathematical modelling
26 APR

Royal interest in the research at Hearing Systems

DTU had a Royal guest at the opening of the Festival of Resarch on Thursday April 23 when HRH The Crown Princess Mary visited DTU Skylab. Especially Hearing Systems from...

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Information technology Computer calculations
23 APR

SPOC, new Center of Excellence, developing ultra-fast, energy-efficient Internet

The opening of the new Center of Excellence, SPOC (Silicon Photonics for Optical Communications), marks the beginning of research into creating a more energy-efficient...

Information technology
10 APR

Per Christian Hansen named SIAM Fellow

SIAM Fellows Class of 2015 includes 31 noteworthy professionals who have made significant contributions to the fields of applied mathematics and computational science.

Information technology Mathematics
17 MAR

PhD defence on chemical compounds with unwanted health effects

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Kristine Grønning Kongsbak’s PhD defence on computational systems biology methods as a supplement...

Food safety Health and diseases Computer calculations
17 MAR

Fossil-free future within reach

Is it realistic to envisage large Danish towns and cities running exclusively on sustainable energy in 2025? Yes it is, according to a DTU researcher.

Energy Electricity supply Energy production Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling Computer calculations
18 FEB

One step closer to the reference genome

Within a year, researchers expect to have mapped out the full reference genome or ‘the Danes’ shared hereditary material’.

Genes and genomes Data analysis
29 JAN

DTU Physics researchers developing tomorrow’s teleportation

One of this year’s grants from the VILLUM FOUNDATION’s Young Investigator Programme has been awarded to Postdoc Jonas Schou Neergaard-Nielsen from DTU Physics. The grant...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Optics Information technology Telecommunication
28 JAN

The disease outbreak detection system of the future

An internet-based tool can analyse the genetic material of bacteria and help detect disease outbreaks as well as find the source of an outbreak. The tool uses a new technique...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety Computer calculations
21 JAN

Speech in Noise workshop in Copenhagen

On January 8 and 9, the 7th Speech in Noise Workshop (SpiN) was held in Kosmopol Copenhagen, organized by the Hearing Systems group in cooperation with Gaston Hilkhuysen...

Information technology Computer calculations Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems
13 JAN

The best way to determine salmonella type using whole genome sequencing

There is no single analytical method for whole genome sequencing data, which can be used universally to determine salmonella bacteria’s type. A PhD project at the National...

Genes and genomes Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety Computer calculations
09 JAN

Support for research into brain diseases and cancer treatment

Research groups from DTU are participating in two interdisciplinary projects that receive millions in funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Data analysis Nanomedicine Health and diseases Medicine and medico technology
2014
08 DEC

'Pocket-size' chemical lab

The subject of Kasper Understrup’s master’s thesis has the potential to reduce DTU’s biochip expenses to a fraction of their current level.

Chemistry Information technology
Foto: Jesper Grundahl
02 DEC

Inauguration of the new supercomputer

DTU Skylab was packed to the rafters on Friday, 28 November when the University hosted the inauguration of Denmark’s new supercomputer. The powerful computer is located...

Medicine and medico technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Information technology
01 DEC

PhD degree successfully defended by Simon Krogholt Christiansen

On November 28th PhD student Simon Krogholt Christiansen successfully defended his PhD thesis The role of temporal coherence in auditory stream segregation

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Computer calculations
03 NOV

Artificial nose to sniff out illegal substances

A newly developed digital sensor will make it quick and easy to detect bombs, explosives and drugs at airports and in customs areas.

Chemistry Physics Software and programming Image analysis
07 OCT

Dynamic encryption keeps secrets

Professor Lars Ramkilde Knudsen from DTU Compute has invented a new way to encrypt telephone conversations that makes it very difficult to ‘eavesdrop’. His invention...

Systems and data security Information technology
06 OCT

Enzyme research using graphics cards

Researchers from DTU Chemistry are trying to penetrate the human body’s ‘control centre’ by studying a group of enzymes using computer modelling and experiments.

Hardware and components Computer calculations Enzymes and proteins
25 SEP

Final two test stands at Østerild Test Centre leased out

DTU has now leased out the last two vacant test stands at Østerild Test Centre. The vacant test stands were auctioned, and more bids were received than could be satisfied...

Wind energy Computer calculations
24 SEP

On guest visit in York with eye-tracking facilities

As part of the European Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘INSPIRE’, Dorothea Wendt from the Hearing Systems Group spent a week in September as a guest researcher at...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems IT systems
15 SEP

PhD degree granted to Kasper Eskelund

On Friday Sepember 12, Kasper Eskelund successfully defended his PhD project Electrophysiological assessment of audiovisual integration in Speech perception.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Computer calculations
12 SEP

Grand opening of the LORC nacelle testing facility

A new test facility for offshore wind turbines inaugurated at the former Lindø Shipyard.

Wind energy Computer calculations
04 SEP

New supercomputer for life science

Industrial biotechnology and pharmaceutical research will both benefit from a new supercomputer to be located at a new supercomputer centre at Risø Campus.

Data analysis
01 SEP

Workshop ICT for smart living - 2nd of September in Lyngby

This workshop integrates advanced research and technologies in order to present the development of smart living. Management systems that optimize energy consumption are...

Information technology Medicine and medico technology Energy Telecommunication
07 JUL

Inverse Viking

Professor  Bill Lionheart from the University of Manchester is visiting DTU Compute as an Otto Mønsted Foundation visiting professor working with professor Per Christian...

Information technology
24 JUN

Researchers mapping your route from illness to illness

Researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the University of Copenhagen (KU) have followed six million Danes for 15 years through patient and disease registers...

Data analysis Biological systems Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Enzymes and proteins
23 JUN

Unique data about Danes’ eating and exercise habits

For several decades the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has studied what Danes eat and how much they exercise. These studies have created a unique...

Nutrition and dietary habits Data analysis
14 JUN

InnovationsFonden grants DKK14 mio for new project

InnovationsFonden was established as of 1 April 2014 by bringing together research, technology development and innovation grants from the Danish Council of Strategic Research...

Electrotechnology Energy Environment and pollution Medicine and medico technology Wind energy Construction and mechanics IT systems Innovation and product development
28 MAY

Mathematical model means more powdered milk

Sharp-eyed monitoring software increases powdered milk production by up to five per cent, boosting income and growth for the company GEA Process Engineering, which supplies...

Software and programming
08 MAY

Dr.techn. Bo Friis Nielsen, DTU

 

Information technology
28 APR

Digitized food

“Computer processing power and mathematical modelling are required to generate 3D models of the foods and beverages—such as milk—we consume. In the future, 3D models of...

Information technology
08 APR

Danish research leads facial analysis research

A ground-breaking research project focusing on estimating facial characteristics based on DNA can, in time, aid patients with mental disorders and help to solve crimes...

Computer calculations
28 MAR

Cosmin Caba receives this year’s “Studerende Telepris”

PhD Student Cosmin Marius Caba is the happy recipient of this year’s Studerende Telepris from the Danish Engineering Association

Telecommunication
04 MAR

Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition

José M. Estarán has been nominated finalist for the 2014 Corning outstanding student paper award.

Telecommunication
10 FEB

DTU professor behind non-hackable mobile phone

Spin-out company will keep private conversations private.

Systems and data security
16 JAN

Matrix Analytic Methods in Applied Probability with a View towards Engineering...

5 November 2013 Associate Professor Bo Friis Nielsen, DTU Compute, defended his doctoral dissertation: "Matrix Analytic Methods in Applied Probability with a View towards...

Information technology
10 JAN

Two DTU Compute researchers make big data more secure

The two DTU Compute researchers Postdoc Trine Julie Abrahamsen and Professor Lars Kai Hansen have discovered that computers making decisions based on big data often have...

Information technology Data analysis
06 JAN

DKK 44 million for research into intelligent smart green cities

DTU Compute receives the largest grant in 2013 from the Danish Council for Strategic Research Council of DKK 44 million. The funding will go towards the CITIES centre...

Information technology
03 JAN

DKK 44 million for research into intelligent smart green cities

DTU Compute receives the largest grant in 2013 from the Danish Council for Strategic Research Council of DKK 44 million. The funding will go towards the CITIES centre...

Information technology
2013
16 DEC

Mathematics Translated into More Oil

English: An ambitious Danish research project will be able to predict the flow in oil wells and thus increase the extraction in oil reservoirs. If the project succeeds...

Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Computer calculations
10 DEC

DTU Compute in race for artificial pancreas

A DTU Compute research group will publish all their research details in the hope of becoming the first to launch an artificial pancreas on the market.

Information technology
09 DEC

Support to analyse chemical compounds’ harmful effects in humans

The new biotech company Saxocon offers companies direct access to the high-quality knowledge of researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food safety Food technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture Computer calculations
02 DEC

We make the future a little brighter (3:31)

Telecommunication Biological systems Light sources Materials Semiconductors Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles Optics Polymers Electrotechnology Sensors Physiological modelling Computer calculations
22 OCT

Plenary Talks at MWP2013

DTU Fotonik is prominently represented at Microwave Photonics 2013, the IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics.  Prof. IdelfonsoTafur Monroy is delivering...

Telecommunication
09 OCT

10 years with CAHR - A real fairy tale

” CAHR is a story or maybe more correctly a fairy tale so wonderful that not even Hans Christian Andersen could have made it,” Head of Elektro Department Kristian Stubkjær...

Hearing aids Sound Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology
28 JUN

Associate Professor Morten Mørup will map the overall patterns of connectivity...

Researchers aim to create a map of the brain’s nervous system which you may compare with an atlas of the brain’s motorways, highways and side streets. This is called the...

Information technology Software and programming
28 JUN

Prize to Associate Professor Morten Mørup

On 20 June 2013 the foundation “H.K.H. Prinsgemalens Fond” awarded Associate Professor Morten Mørup, DTU Compute, a prize of DKK 15,000 at the royal yacht “Kongeskibet...

Information technology Software and programming
12 JUN

CAPEC-PROCESS Annual Meeting 2013

The research centres CAPEC and PROCESS held their joint annual meeting with industrial partners in blazing sun on the coast not far from Elsinore and ‘Hamlet’s castle’

Biotechnology and biochemistry Physics Information technology
27 MAY

Babies have the same consciousness as adults

DTU Compute researcher at the Cognitive Systems section Carsten Stahlhut reveals ground-breaking news that babies possess consciousness.

Information technology
21 MAY

Fotonik supports smart grid and disaster recovery projects in the most innovative...

DTU Fotonik supports two recently started research projects in Medellin, Colombia, the 2012 most innovative city of the world . Prof. Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, group...

Telecommunication
07 MAY

Professor Paul Seymour appointed honorary doctor at DTU

Professor Paul Seymour was awarded honorary doctor at DTU’ Annual Party on 3 May 2013.

Information technology