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2018
18 JAN

Shaping the Digital Chemist of Tomorrow

No less than 14 new PhD’s will be recruited and trained in a European network on computational spectroscopy with strong DTU Chemistry participation.

Chemistry
08 JAN

5,6 mio. kr. fra DFF til DTU Kemi

Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond (DFF) støtter et projekt, som skal udvikle ny teori og regnemetoder til at forudsige og fortolke resultater af avancerede spektroskopiske...

Chemistry
04 JAN

Milestone for artificial intelligence within control of oil and gas production

Collaboration between researchers and industry should increase production and prevent human errors, for example in handling of water in oil production in the North Sea...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions Robot technology and automation
03 JAN

New research programme launched

The portfolio of research projects has been extended significantly in Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre (DHRTC). This is due to the start-up of research...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
2017
Inaugural Professor Vincenzo Esposito
20 DEC

The scientific trailblazer from Sicily is new professor at DTU

Curiosity has always defined the newly appointed professor at DTU Energy, Vincenzo Esposito. Many other researchers specialize in a single topic and are content with...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems Electrochemistry
13 DEC

New laser technology could reduce accidents on winter roads

Researcher from DTU has proposed an innovative new solution to dealing with dangerous roads in winter

Chemistry
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
24 NOV

Industry impressed by high standard at PhD Symposium

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

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
Foto: Tariq Mikkel Khan/Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond
23 NOV

EUR 2.3 million to young researchers

Three researchers receive a total of EUR 2.3 million (DKK 17.4 million) from Independent Research Fund Denmark for research at DTU.

Semiconductors Solar energy Hardware and components Analytic and theoretical chemistry
10 NOV

Researchers get easier access to chemical substances

A new library of chemical substances at DTU gives researchers easier access to chemical substances involved in life sciences research.

Chemistry
07 NOV

Bridging leads to front page article

A fruitful collaboration bridging DTU Chemistry and DTU Chemical Engineering and combining theory and experiments has resulted in a front page article in an important...

Chemistry
26 OCT

A crazy idea led to research in batteries based on aluminum and sulfur

It sounds like old-fashioned alchemy with a drop of sulfur, a bit aluminum and some polymerizable ionic liquids to top it off, but the crazy idea fostered in Spain and...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
26 OCT

Collaborating towards smarter oil recovery

Researchers at DHRTC are working in close collaboration across disciplines and institutions towards a better understanding of water flooding of oil reservoirs in the search...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
23 OCT

Come explore and hear about life science and bioengineering at DTU

Come to an open day on 29 November 2017, where cooperation partners are invited to have a look at some of the new, state-of-the-art facilities in DTU's largest building...

Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Medicine and medico technology Environment and pollution
17 OCT

Meet the Researcher

Fractures in rock happen on a subseismic scale, making it physically impossible to image them directly. That is just part of what Jesper Dramsch faces when doing his PhD...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
11 OCT

Deadline for submitting research proposals

1 December 2017 is the next deadline for submitting your research proposals to Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre. The projects that are accepted will receive...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
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
28 SEP

Researchers acquire common data storage methodology

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre is participating in a pilot project to store and share research data using electronic lab notebooks.

Information technology Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
27 SEP

Isolated nanoparticles can create new generation of catalysts

With a European Research Council grant  (ERC) of DKK 11 million (EUR 1.5 million), Associate Professor Peter Vesborg from DTU Physics  will develop a new measuring method...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Energy production Catalysis
21 SEP

Poster from DTU Chemistry best of 900

A poster by postdoc Søren Kramer won the “Chemistry – A European Journal Poster Prize” .

Chemistry
20 AUG

Solving an intricate Life Science Riddle

When Associate Professor Hans E.M. Christensen, Associate Professor Pernille Harris and PhD student Trine Vendelboe from DTU Chemistry with colleagues from the University...

Chemistry
16 AUG

30 Years with Horizontal Wells in the North Sea

2017 is the year where we celebrate 30 years with horizontal wells in the Danish North Sea. A game changer for the Danish oil production that has provided better access...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
31 JUL

One project, three breakthroughs in battery-research

Denmark's role in international battery research is rapidly increasing after the recently completed project Hi-C gave invaluable new knowledge to both Danish and international...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts...

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics , has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree 2017
28 JUL

DTU Energy took part in the Jamboree Denmark 2017

DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree Denmark 2017, the largest jamboree in Denmark, where 36.000 Danish and international scouts and guides met this week...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
The active acoustic method from Hi-C can be used to detect materials and interfaces changes inside the battery during real operation
27 JUL

Soundwaves can detect flaws in batteries before they discharge totally or self...

Owners of electric cars and electric bicycles have experienced how the battery seemingly can go on and on and then suddenly go from half full of energy to totally discharged...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
25 JUL

Stone salts can potentially double the capacity of Li batteries

Brand new materials based on a stone salt-type structure can potentially double the capacity of Lithium battery cathodes and have a huge impact on batteries for mobile...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
04 JUL

Tree pump system can drive robots of the future

Researchers have developed a chip that mimics trees’ water and nutrient transporting system. Looking to the future, this knowledge can be used in small robots or in factories...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Chemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
03 JUL

Overwhelming success for Electrolysis conference in the research community

Successful DTU conference on electrolysis gave researchers and the industry an international forum to exchange and share information and ideas on research, development...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
03 JUL

Registration for the DHRTC Technology Conference 2017 is open

Two days of debate and the possibility to further develop ideas for better oil and gas recovery is at hand. Register now and be sure get a seat when the DHRTC Technology...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
28 JUN

Designing Catalysts for the Future

Pioneering the field of highly selective heterogeneous nanoparticle catalysts Associate Professor Søren Kegnæs from Centre for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry at DTU...

Chemistry Catalysis
26 JUN

The magnetic Field at NMR Center • DTU attracts Researchers

Magnetic fields are attractive. That is old news. But only a special magnetic field can attract international researchers and companies. Such a magnetic field has been...

Chemistry
23 JUN

Killing bacteria with electromagnetic fields

Attempting to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria with resonant electromagnetic fields is no easy task and has never been done before. But with the DireWaves project Nikolaj...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry
23 JUN

Looking for a cellulose solution

How do we best utilize the diverse structures of cellulose most efficiently and sustainably? Yanrong Liu’s work on predictive screening of ionic liquids for dissolving...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry
21 JUN

Transport of the future run on wood

New research at DTU Chemical Engineering is paving the way for cheaper sustainable fuels in the transportation sector based on 2nd generation biomass.

Energy Environment and pollution Transport and logistics Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry
19 JUN

Anne Ladegaard Skov elected President of the EuroEAP Society

Anne Ladegaard Skov from the Danish Polymer Centre is elected as the new President of the trans-European Electromechanically Active Polymers society EuroEAP.

Materials Energy Chemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
13 JUN

ICE2017: Electrolysis is becoming big business

The announcement of the largest power-to-gas facility in history to be built in France was one of todays many highlights at the 1 st International Conference on Electrolysis...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
12 JUN

The world's first conference on electrolysis is held in Denmark

DTU is hosting the world's first conference on electrolysis for energy purposes, the 1st International Conference on Electrolysis (ICE) this week at Axelborg in Copenhagen...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
12 JUN

Breakthrough in physical chemistry

Scientists from DTU Chemistry have discovered a new method of transforming enantiomers in a racemic mixture so that all enantiomers will end up as the desired kind...

Chemistry
06 JUN

Health sciences also an engineering discipline

There is great potential in developing new technology that can address health challenges—and DTU aims to be part of the solution.

Biological systems Organic chemistry Medicine and medico technology
31 MAY

Four new projects at DTU Chemical Engineering

The Danish Coucil for Independent Research has decided to issue funding for four research projects from DTU Chemical Engineering. Read about all of them here.

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution
31 MAY

Algorithm to decrease emissions from wastewater treatment

During wastewater treatment, the greenhouse gas N 2 O, also known as laughing gas, is emitted. Sustainability demands that the emission is minimized. The LaGas project...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Environment and pollution
15 MAY

Young Investigators lead new Research Groups

Significant grants from the Villum Young Investigators Programme allow two highly talented researchers to build strong groups at DTU Chemistry.

Chemistry
10 MAY

Ole Hassager receives Elastyrenprisen 2017

The Danish polymer award ATV Elastyrenprisen 2017 is awarded to professor Ole Hassager. The award was given at ATV’s annual meeting on April 26 and with it follows 100...

Chemistry
Theis Løye Skafte defended his thesis on Lifetime Limiting Effects in Pre-Commercial Solid Oxide Cell Devices at DTU
09 MAY

Theis fights rampaging C-atoms on electrolysis cells

Theis Løye Skafte has defended his PhD project "Lifetime Limiting Effects in Pre-Commercial Solid Oxide Cell Devices" and investigated the formation of carbon on nickel...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
04 MAY

The Italian Professor

DTU Chemistry’s last appointed professor is Sonia Coriani.  She is a professor in physical chemistry and has a strong background in quantum chemistry, i.e. the use of...

Chemistry
21 APR

Researching the friction resistance of hull coatings

Hull coatings are used for ship hulls to avoid fouling which can increase friction resistance and, therefore, the fuel consumption when sailing. The coatings can either...

Chemistry Transport and logistics
Inaugural of professors Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen March 2017
04 APR

DTU Energy strengthens research in materials with two professors

Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen were appointed Professors at DTU Energy 1 December 2016, and on Friday 31 March they gave their two inaugural lectures.

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Electrochemistry
27 MAR

How fast does water move if you inject gas and soapy water into a porous medium...

Using a medical CT scanner, researchers from Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre and TU Delft have investigated the effect of presence of soap (surfactant...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
17 MAR

“When you have a good thing going, the momentum just carries you forward”

A three months guest stay at DTU Energy reminded Professor Rob Walker why he has dedicated his life to science in the first place. While at DTU, he worked and thought...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Electrochemistry
10 MAR

New professor at DTU Energy investigates the inner workings of batteries

Poul Norby has been appointed professor of materials research at DTU Energy. He is an expert in materials for batteries and will take part in establishing the new DTU...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry Energy systems
23 JAN

Five young researchers can step up their research

Five DTU researchers under the age of 40 receive a total of almost DKK 46 million (EUR 6,2 million) from VILLUM FONDEN and can now speed up their research careers.

Chemistry Information technology Physics Mathematics
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
16 JAN

Tomorrow's sunscreen lasts longer and is sweat-proof

Researchers from DTU Chemistry, Coloplast, and Riemann have joined forces to develop new materials that are to make products such as sunscreen and stoma bags adhere better...

Chemistry
2016
Photo: Joachim Rode
27 DEC

Researcher by chance

Anne Ladegaard Skov, Associate Professor at DTU Chemical Engineering , has made a name for herself at a relatively young age as one of the world’s leading researchers...

Chemistry Materials Polymers
16 DEC

The NMR Center DTU is official inaugurated

Building 212, which now houses DTU’s new centre for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), is now officially open! The inauguration  attracted researchers, students, collaborators...

Chemistry
12 DEC

Gold medal for excellent research to postdoc Maria Escudero Escribano

Selected from a field of 90 gifted researchers, post doc Maria Escudero Escribano from DTU Physics was awarded the gold medal of the European Young Chemist Award (EYCA...

Chemistry Catalysis Fuel cells
Photo: Joachim Rode
12 DEC

DTU's NMR Centre to open

The official opening of Building 212, which now houses DTU’s new centre for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), will be held on 13 December.

Chemistry
07 DEC

First new labs ready to use in building 375 at DTU

The overarching purpose of DHRTC is to identify new technological and conceptual solutions that boost oil and gas recovery from the Danish North Sea. In that light, it...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
07 DEC

Disclosing complex mechanisms in a simple way is deemed very HOT

An article by researchers from DTU Energy has been selected as a HOT article for 2016 by the editors of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
06 DEC

DTU sets new record with extremely low degradation rate in fuel cells

DTU Energy, the clean technology company Danish Power Systems and partners have attained the best operating stability of high temperature polymer fuel cells ever seen...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
30 NOV

Water in drains and sewers reveals drug abuse in big cities

Wastewater analyses from DTU Environment are being incorporated into a major European project to estimate the extent of drug abuse in the EU.

Chemistry Mathematics Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
28 NOV

DTU Researchers Make Molecular Movies of Photocatalysis About to Happen

Using sophisticated X-ray equipment and highly advanced computational chemistry methods, DTU researchers have shown that it is possible to record ‘molecular movies’ of...

Chemistry Catalysis Lasers Physics
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
08 NOV

Stefano cools sensitive electronics to a refreshing 175°C working environment...

Stefano Soprani from DTU Energy has successfully defended his Industrial PhD thesis "Active Cooling of a Down Hole Well Tractor”.

Energy Electrochemistry Fossil fuels
08 NOV

Oxygen and chemicals for the first refuelling station on Mars

When astronauts first set foot on Mars in the 2030s, a ‘petrol station’ will be ready for them, with oxygen and fuel for the trip home. DTU researcher Chris Graves is one...

Space research Energy Chemistry
03 NOV

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies

Do not miss this unique opportunity to get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies – join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 18 November...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Magnets Electrochemistry
01 NOV

Sino-Danish workshop opened for more research in non-polluting energy production

DTU Energy hosted this year’s Denmark-China Bilateral Workshop on Energy Conversion and Storage and over the two-day workshop the participants from DTU, three Chinese...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
26 SEP

Novozymes and DTU increase focus on fermentation technology

Novozymes and DTU have a long tradition of collaboration, and this is now being extended in relation to industrial fermentation technology until the year 2020. The initiative...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Fermentation
09 AUG

Georgeite can improve the production of methanol

Researchers at DTU have helped an international team of researchers prove how the mineral georgeite can improve the production of methanol. In the long term, the discovery...

Micro and nanotechnology Physics Chemistry Catalysis Materials
21 JUL

Spectroscopic investigations of copper substituted zeolites for catalysis

Copper substituted zeolites are considered prime candidates as catalysts for reducing NOx emissions from exhaust fumes. Until recently, the mechanism by which they work...

Catalysis Chemistry Environment and pollution
13 JUL

Waste product becomes bio-plastic

Glycerol is a low-value byproduct from bio-diesel production. A new process patented by DTU Chemistry can convert glycerol into the monomer allyl alcohol which can be polymerized...

Chemistry Organic chemistry
12 JUL

Multi-million investment in DTU spin-out

Scion DTU is home to a company that is well on its way to becoming one of the biggest Danish biotech success stories ever . 

Chemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
01 JUL

Cross-disciplinary approach to civil engineering research provides new opportunities

In August, DTU Civil Engineering hosts an international conference and a number of doctoral courses giving a comprehensive outline on the present and future challenges...

Construction materials Building design Electrochemistry Building construction Polar research Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Geology Indoor climate
06 JUN

Novel Plasmonic Microfibers with anti-oxidation functionality

New findings from DTU Chemistry on photoresponsive microfibers have just been published in Advanced Materials .

Chemistry
03 JUN

A new story about gold and sulfur

Together with a group of researchers in Australia and China, the NanoChemistry group at DTU Chemistry have brought our knowledge about the intriguing properties of gold...

Chemistry
30 MAY

Project could pave the way towards less phosphorus import

Phosphorus is an essential compound for agriculture fertilizers and thereby most of the food we consume. But the phosphorus mines are running low and becoming increasingly...

Chemical engineering Food, fish and agriculture
24 MAY

Chemical Biology is evolving

Senior Research Scientist, Katrine Qvortrup from DTU Chemistry writes about her research in chemical biology in an article on the Carlsberg Foundation website. Chemical...

Chemistry
08 APR

Finally Unveiled: Structure of Enzyme that Converts Dopamine to Norepinephrine

After decades of research, scientists from DTU Chemistry have identified the first structure of the enzyme that controls conversion between two of our body’s most important...

Chemistry
06 APR

New coating test methods could be worth gold to companies

People. Planet. Profit. Coatings can contribute to improving the triple bottom line of companies. Whether they are providing people with longer escape times during fires...

Chemical engineering Environment and pollution
05 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Fuel cells are attractive as eco-friendly energy sources, for example for hydrogen-powered vehicles. But due to the large amounts of expensive platinum required, they...

Fuel cells Energy production Catalysis
04 APR

New project will convert surplus power into environmentally friendly chemicals

A wide variety of chemicals and materials which we use today require energy intensive and environmentally harmful synthesis methods.  The new research project, Proactive...

Energy Physics Chemistry Electrochemistry Catalysis
01 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are attractive as zero-emission sources of power, particularly well-suited for automotive vehicles. However, the use of...

Physics Catalysis Fuel cells Energy efficiency
07 MAR

Million-kroner support for the climate and the environment

Innovation Fund Denmark has invested almost DKK 150 million in projects led by DTU. Two themes appear again and again: green transition and the prospect of actual jobs...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Transport and logistics Energy Chemistry Materials Environment and pollution Information technology
01 FEB

CNT Science Meeting

The CNT Science Meeting will take place Friday March 4, 2016

Chemistry Organic chemistry
Photo: Joachim Rode
25 JAN

The biggest fume cupboard in Denmark

DTU’s new chemistry laboratories in Building 211 constitute a technically advanced ‘machine’.

Chemistry
22 JAN

Four young DTU researchers are granted millions for research

Four young DTU researchers receive a total of DKK 23.1 million from the VILLUM FONDEN’s Young Investigator Programme on Friday, 22 January.

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Food technology Catalysis Marine research Sensors
11 JAN

Essential 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...

Chemistry
04 JAN

Essential 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...

Chemistry
2015
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
05 NOV

Establishment of systems metabolic engineering strategies to develop microbial...

Read the interesting article published in Nature Biotechnology 33, 2015, by Sang Yup Lee and Hyun Uk Kim Official KAIST press release

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry
Photo: Joachim Rode
02 NOV

Three researchers about to defend their doctoral theses

Three DTU researchers will defend their doctoral theses this autumn.

Construction and mechanics Wind energy Catalysis Marine research
20 OCT

Phthalates enter our skin directly from the air

We are far more susceptible to dermal absorptions of phthalates from air than previously presumed. This is the conclusion of new research from DTU Civil Engineering which...

Air pollution Chemistry
27 JUL

A salesman’s look at the wood stove of the future

“An idea with a big potential” was the response from Kim Dam-Johansen when a few years ago the Danish wood stove company HWAM A/S presented to him the idea of a digitally...

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
13 JUL

Open position - PhD scholarship in Development of DNP-NMR Methods for the Real...

The Department of Chemistry invites applicants for a 3-year PhD position. In chemistry, the current description of mechanistic details of many chemical reactions...

Electrochemistry Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medical equipment and systems Catalysis