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2018
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
2017
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
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
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
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
29 JUN

New models can predict when offshore constructions will fail

Emilio Martínez Paneda from DTU Mechanical Engineering has developed a new model that can predict when and how cracks will initiate and propagate in structural components...

Materials Ships and offshore constructions
2016
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
14 OCT

Better water management will make oil extraction more efficient in the future

New development partnership will minimize human error in the management of the constantly increasing volume of water processed on platforms in the Danish part of the North...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy production Ships and offshore constructions Fossil fuels
27 JUL

PhD Defence 8th August: "Improved Design Basis of Welded Joints in Seawater"

Olafur Magnus Olafsson from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Improved Design Basis of Welded Joints in Seawater", Monday 8th August at 13:00. The defence takes...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
12 MAY

PhD Defence 14th June: "Estimation of Waves and Ship Responses Using Onboard Measurements...

Najmeh Montazeri from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD, "Estimation of Waves and Ship Responses Using Onboard Measurements", Tuesday, 14th June at 14:00. The...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
13 APR

Waste heat from ship engines can be used for electricity production

In industry, there are many sources of low-temperature heat—heat which is often found in connection with waste products such as the hot exhaust gases from a ship’s combustion...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
12 JAN

Shark skin with X factor

Flow dynamics:   A course project on sharkskin which can be used to make hulls more streamlined suddenly went from being a university project to a research project...

Energy Ships and offshore constructions
08 JAN

PhD Defence 27th January: "Anchoring FRP Composite Armor in Flexible Offshore...

Andrei Costache from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Anchoring FRP Composite Armor in Flexible Offshore Riser Systems" Wednesday 27th January from 13.00 to...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
2015
17 NOV

PhD Defence 26th November: “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From...

Jakob Axel Bejbro Andersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From exploration to methodology and theory”...

Coasts and harbours Ships and offshore constructions Entrepreneurship
02 JUN

How to avoid using more fuel in harsh weather conditions at sea

A newly developed software tool can help ships avoid using too much fuel in harsh weather conditions. Eva Herradón de Grado, a former Erasmus student at DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions Mathematical modelling Energy efficiency
18 MAR

Maritime partnership launched with 14 projects

A new collaboration agreement will allow the Blue INNOShip partnership to start work on cleaning up shipping.

Ships and offshore constructions
05 MAR

Maritime partnership launched with 14 projects

On 16 February, the 40 companies and organizations in the Blue INNOShip partnership - in which DTU is involved - finalized the details of their partnership agreement.

Construction and mechanics Coasts and harbours Engineering Ships and offshore constructions
02 MAR

Using electrospun nanofibers to counter NOx emission from heavy shipping

Maritime shipping has grown fourfold in 20 years and the pollution from shipping is fast becoming a serious health problem on land. DTU Energy is part of the EU project...

Catalysis Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions Electrochemistry
09 JAN

PhD Defence 30th January: Hybrid Method Simulation of Slender Marine Structures

Niels Hørbye Christiansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Hybrid Method Simulation of Slender Marine Structures" Friday 30th January 2015 at 14:00. The...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
07 JAN

PhD Defence 14th January: Analysis and Optimisation of Carcass Production for...

Peter Søe Nielsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Analysis and Optimisation of Carcass Production for Flexible Pipes" Wednesday, 14th January 2015 at 13...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
2014
16 DEC

PhD Defence December 19: Modelling, Analysis and Optimisation of Energy Systems...

Nguyen Tuong-Van from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Modelling, Analysis and Optimisation of Energy Systems on Offshore Platforms" Friday 19th of December...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
21 MAY

The ocean—future source of energy and food

The future oceans around Europe will contain even more offshore wind farms, wave energy systems and different kinds of aquacultures for fish- and seaweed farms. But the...

Ships and offshore constructions Coasts and harbours Construction and mechanics
13 MAY

Small contribution to cleaner shipping

A new alloy developed by a DTU researcher can help to reduce the shipping industry’s massive pollution.

Ships and offshore constructions
09 JAN

PhD defence: Investigations of the turbulent swirling flow in a two-stroke marine...

Kristian Mark Ingvorsen defends his PhD "Investigations of the turbulent swirling flow in a two-stroke marine diesel engine". The present thesis concerns experimental...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions