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2018
11 APR

Doctoral defense: start legislating on nanomaterials now!

Associate Professor Steffen Foss Hansen’s doctoral dissertation is a thorough proposal for a legislation on the use of nanomaterials. For it is high time, he believes.

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
2017
PhD defense by Yu Xu, DTU Energy, September 2017
29 SEP

Yu Xu is a molecular cook with very advanced equipment

On 21 September 2017 Yu Xu successfully defended his thesis “Continuous Hydrothermal Flow Synthesis of Functional Oxide Nanomaterials Used in Energy Conversion Devices...

Energy Analytic and theoretical chemistry Electrochemistry Inorganic chemistry Nanoparticles Fuel cells
07 JUL

Carbon atoms assemble themselves on command

Using a new method that gets carbon atoms to assemble themselves, researchers open up for opportunities to create quantum dots that can revolutionize the information technology...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Nanoparticles
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
2016
02 DEC

New atom building method

DTU researchers have developed a method of constructing atom-thin materials, paving the way for developing materials with new properties.

Materials Nanoparticles
14 MAR

Now trucks and buses will run on manure

By upgrading biogas from manure and other sources it can be used in the form of methane as fuel for heavy vehicles. Novel nanostructured materials will make this upgrade...

Energy Bioenergy Nanoparticles Transport and logistics
03 MAR

Why Teaching at DTU Environment is Unique

DTU Environment is World Leading in Environmental Engineering. We have Experts in Water Resource Engineering, Urban Water Engineering, Solid Waste and Environmental Chemistry...

Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Soil contamination Climate adaption Air pollution Environmental chemistry Ecosystems Waste water and water discharge Water supply Environment and pollution Bioenergy Nanoparticles Micro and nanotechnology
2015
30 JUN

Anders Baun, Nano

Risk assessment – Particular challenges

Nanoparticles Micro and nanotechnology
27 MAY

Rechargeable zinc-air batteries may be a way to counter energy dependency of fossil...

Storage of energy from renewable energy sources is vital to Europe’s energy policy. DTU Energy and partners use atomic modelling to develop a rechargeable zinc-air battery...

Energy Nanoparticles Energy efficiency Energy storage
2014
13 OCT

Watching live how fuel cells and electrolysis cells operate at the nanoscale

Researchers at DTU will monitor the reactions and processes in operating fuel cells and electrolysis cells at the nanoscale, observing weak spots as they evolve, making...

Fuel cells Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Physics Nanoparticles Electrochemistry
2013
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
2012
07 NOV

Michael Grätzel: "Nanostructured Photosystems of electricity and fuels from sunlight...

Michael Grätzel: "Nanostructured Photosystems for the generation of electricity and fuels from sunlight" Abstract Learning from the concepts used by green plants photosynthesis...

Environmental chemistry Climate change Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles Organic chemistry
25 APR

World Cultural Council Awards to Nano Researcher

Every year the World Cultural Council grants special recognitions to a select number of talented researchers who early in their careers have had international impact through...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
2011
09 SEP

Lene Hau: "Quantum control of light and matter - from the macroscopic to the nanoscale...

H.C. Ørsted Lecture, fall 2010 Lene Hau, Harvard University Professor of Physics and Applied Physics : "Quantum control of light and matter - from the macroscopic to...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
2008
24 NOV

Environment award to associate professor Anders Baun

The Environmental Award 2008 has been given to associate professor Anders Baun, DTU Environment and NanoDTU by the Aase & Ejnar Danielsens Foundation. The award (250...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
04 AUG

DTU Environment researchers in Nature Nanotechnology

In a commentary in Nature Nanotechnology researchers at DTU Environment questions whether industry, government and scientists are successfully applying lessons learned...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles