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2018
09 MAR

New method to discover how cracks and failure evolve in composite material used...

DTU Wind Energy and LM Wind Power have joined forces in the project CINEMA, where the focus is on discovering how fatigue damages evolve in glass composite material used...

Wind energy
09 MAR

SPOC fabricates first ever large-scale integrated quantum photonic circuit

An international team of quantum and optical communication scientists involving groups from University of Bristol, Technical University of Denmark, and groups from China...

Physics
09 MAR

PhD defense about spatial ecology of lake fish

When animals move from one habitat to another, it may affect the stability of the entire ecosystem. PhD Student Joan Holst Hansen has investigated the migratory behavior...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
09 MAR

The healing – and award winning – effects of advanced wound care

Industrial PhD student Valeria Chiaula is researching advanced wound care – and her work within this has brought her a prestigious award in England.

Medicine and medico technology
09 MAR

SPOC fabricates first ever large-scale integrated quantum photonic circuit

Technologies relying on quantum mechanics are steadily becoming a bigger and bigger part of our daily lives—this includes lasers, transistors, semiconductor devices...

06 MAR

EnergyLab Nordhavn awarded with the Danish Energi og miljøprisen 2018

One of DTU’s beacons, the EnergyLab Nordhavn project headed by Center for Electric Power and Energy, DTU Elektro is accoladed for its innovative approach to developing...

Energy
06 MAR

Research from DTU predicts the wind within 0-15 minutes

An improved prediction of the wind means a more efficient utilization of it for many players in wind energy. If a skilled prediction of the wind is possible, costly system...

Wind energy
06 MAR

Big shark’ collaboration with University of Queensland, Australia

Danish-Australian shark study is the first in a series of PhD programmes to stimulate research collaboration between DTU and the University of Queensland, Australia.

05 MAR

Magnetic biosensor array simplifies the detection of genetic and epigenetic abnormalities...

In standard settings, the analysis of each DNA modification requires a carefully optimised assay that runs under specific conditions. This increases cost and labour and...

Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
02 MAR

DTU wants to know more about building in extreme climates

DTU Civil Engineering has received funding of DKK 12.2 million to study and evaluate housing construction in Greenland.

Polar research Building design
01 MAR

DTU to expand its scientific advice to the EU on chemicals in food

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has been appointed EU Reference Laboratory in the fields of processing contaminants in food as well as metals...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
28 FEB

DTU Nominated for 3 'Oscars' of the Eldercare Industry

DTU and Professor Henrik Hautop Lund from  Center for Playware, DTU Electrical Engineering, are nominated for the development of the Moto Tiles for eldercare.

Electrotechnology Health and diseases
28 FEB

DTU to boost research in microbial antibiotics

DTU is opening a new centre focusing on production of antibiotic substances by bacteria and fungi.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Organic chemistry
27 FEB

Conference with a focus on microbial ingredients

The latest knowledge about microbial ingredients will be presented at the first international conference on the subject, which takes place in Copenhagen from 2-4 May...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds
27 FEB

Successful workshop on Main Factors for Leading Edge Erosion

The workshop was successful with 70 participants.

Wind energy
27 FEB

Berlingske on a visit to Acoustic Technology

Berlingske were recently on a visit to DTU Elektro in an attempt to explore "silence" and our growing need for complete soundlessness on our ever increasing noise polluted...

Electrotechnology
26 FEB

PhD defense about microbial water quality in aquaculture

The reuse of water in recirculating aquaculture systems increases the risc of impaired water quality. PhD Student Paula Andrea Rojas Tirado has investigated new methods...

Aquaculture
23 FEB

Professor Rajan Ambat appointed Honorary Professor of Amity University

Professor Rajan Ambat from DTU Mechanical Engineering, Section of Materials and Surface Engineering, has been awarded an Honorary Professorship of Amity University, India...

22 FEB

EcoGrid 2.0 ready to reveal partial results

EcoGrid 2.0 is a smart grid demonstration project in Denmark remotely controlling 1,000 heat pumps and electric radiators in private households on the island of Bornholm...

Energy Electrotechnology
22 FEB

Invitation to Professor Rene Hendriksen’s inaugural lecture

Come to an inaugural lecture and learn how whole genome sequencing can be used in the global surveillance of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
22 FEB

Do offshore wind farms steal the wind from each other?

Large wind farms will also play an important role in Denmark's green change in the future. However, one has to think strategically when a wind turbine is positioned so...

Wind energy Energy
21 FEB

Digital 3D metal printing opens up new world for industry

In the Danish manufacturing sector, 3D printing in metal is still a new and relatively untested area, and generally there is a lack of digital tools for handling production...

Construction and mechanics Materials Production and management
20 FEB

CACHET in Profile 2018

The Copenhagen Center for Health Technology (CACHET) have released the "CACHET in Profile 2018" report, which reports on research, research training, innovation in society...

Medicine and medico technology
20 FEB

Better Rehabilitation with Play

The Danish Physical Therapy Association reports on the work by our Center for Playware at DTU Electrical Engineering.

Electrotechnology Health and diseases
19 FEB

Carbon-on-quartz device for dopamine release

Researchers at DTU Nanotech are developing a device that allows the attachment and differentiation of human neural stem cells onto dopaminergic neurons, while also enabling...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
15 FEB

DTU scientist leads discovery of almost 100 new exoplanets

An international team of scientists lead by a PhD student at DTU Space have just confirmed finding nearly 100 new exoplanets.

Space research Astrophysics
15 FEB

Wind turbine data from the island of Bornholm confirms potential of high-efficiency...

Using wind data from a wind farm on the Danish island of Bornholm, researchers from DTU Energy and partners have successfully tested the ability of electrolysis cells...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Energy storage Electrochemistry
14 FEB

DTU Vet in new constellation

DTU has found a form which ensures continuation of the excellent research, the academic and scientific competence, the educational activities, and the emergency response...

Livestock diseases
14 FEB

Love Data Week - Day 3 - Read about re-use of open data and the Open path project

We are half way in the Love Data Week and we have more data stories to share with you!

14 FEB

DFM takes over ‘Termometrilaboratoriet’ at DTU Risø

For more than 50 years, ‘Termometrilaboratoriet’ (the Thermometry Laboratory) at DTU Risø has calibrated temperature measuring equipment, first for experimental setups...

13 FEB

Love Data Week - Day 2 - Data documentation - BigData for Smart Cities

Welcome to the second day of the Love Data Week 2018!

12 FEB

Love Data Week - Monday - Day 1

This week, 12-18 February, is Love Data Week, an international event happening mainly through social media with the aim to share stories about data and to set focus on...

08 FEB

Oyster hatchery on the island of Mors

With an appropriation under the Danish Finance Act of EUR 4 million (DKK 30 million), the Danish Shellfish Centre will strengthen food production on Mors.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
08 FEB

Tomorrow’s alcohol can be made from surplus milk sugar

New technology from DTU can convert milk sugar (lactose) in dairy by-products into alcohol. The newly established company behind the technology has received start-up...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
06 FEB

DTU Wind Energy and SINTEF create partnership with a focus on offshore wind energy

The cooperation will focus on industry's challenges in offshore wind energy and create a strong partner for the industry for research and development.

Wind energy
06 FEB

Biomimetics can replace dysfunctional body cells

As humanity rises in size and age, the challenges increase to ensure health and quality of life for all of us. Science is therefore busy developing new methods for preventing...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
06 FEB

Corrugated tube helps prevent cracks in concrete

It took 30 years to develop. But a DTU method for measuring contraction in concrete is now used world-wide.

Construction materials
06 FEB

World-class Danish measuring equipment

Germann Instruments supplies measuring equipment for construction projects all over the world. The foundation was laid at DTU.

Construction materials
05 FEB

Unique Danish satellite in orbit around the Arctic

A new Danish satellite has been launched into space to test the monitoring of ships and aircraft in the Arctic region. This is a joint project between DTU, the Danish Ministry...

Satelittes Earth observation Space technology and instruments
02 FEB

Improving researchers’ access to the Arctic

DTU is part of a new Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium, which will provide researchers with improved access to investigate the Arctic

Marine research Polar research
02 FEB

The Annual Report 2017 of DTU Mechanical Engineering is now available

Our annual report is now available online and in a printed version.

Construction and mechanics Materials
02 FEB

New book from DTU Energy professors on thin film oxides

Professors Nini Pryds and Vincenzo Esposito, DTU Energy, have published the book "Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures", providing a status on the research within thin...

Energy Energy efficiency Electrochemistry
02 FEB

PhD defence about statistical models for fish stock assessment

“Counting the uncountable” is the fundamental challenge in fish stock assessment. To meet this challenge, Christoffer Moesgaard Albertsen has evaluated and developed state...

Statistics Mathematical modelling Fisheries and fish stocks
01 FEB

Should trees be considered when placing a wind turbine?

In recent years, researchers among, DTU Wind Energy have looked into what trees in the landscape mean to the winds.

Wind energy
31 JAN

Penetrating the blood brain barrier

Researchers at DTU Nanotech are investigating methods where gold particles with specific surfaces are able to ‘trick’ their way through these defensive barriers and enter...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
31 JAN

PhD defense about copepods and toxic algea

Do copepods feed on toxic algea, or do they have strategies to avoid them? This is the subject of Jiayi Xu’s PhD thesis which she will defend on 2 February 2018.

25 JAN

Your Facebook or phone can stop a disease outbreak

A new study, involving researchers from DTU Compute and using data from DTU students, discovers the usefulness of social media and mobile phone data in preventing diseases...

Information technology Computer calculations Data analysis Mathematical modelling
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO 2 and methane in the atmosphere is rising and smog clouds hang heavily over the world's big cities. Top researchers from all over the world aim to do...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Power stations Solar energy
25 JAN

Green idea aims to make people eat grass

Grass protein can help to feed the world's growing population - and can be manufactured in a financially viable and sustainable way.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
23 JAN

VILLUM FONDEN awards researchers EUR 5 million

Four DTU researchers receive close to EUR 1,3 million each from VILLUM FONDEN. Now they are to establish research groups and realize their ambitions.

23 JAN

Shortage of engineers still alarming

According to a new forecast, the Danish labour market will in seven years’ time be short of 10,000 people with training in technology, science, and IT.

22 JAN

DTU Wind Energy is a consultant on wind measurements for new bridges in Norway

Large new bridges across the fjords are on their way in Norway. Before building the bridges, it is important to know the strength and the structure of the wind where the...

Wind energy
22 JAN

Renowned DTU scientist becomes CEO to commercialize polymer solar cells

Professor Frederik C. Krebs, previously heading polymer solar cell research at DTU Energy, has taken over as CEO of the startup company infinityPV.

Energy Solar energy
19 JAN

Japanese robots appointed teaching assistants

Two 120-centimetre tall humanoid robots are to carry out teaching and research tasks at DTU and greet ministers on the red carpet.

Hardware and components
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
17 JAN

Researchers working on preventing expensive wind turbine failures

Small cracks in wind turbine bearings are responsible for some of the most expensive wind turbine failures. Today, there are no certain methods of preventing the cracks...

Wind energy
16 JAN

New knowledge to help people with hidden hearing loss

Exposure to loud noise in the environment is causing nerve damage in the ears of ever more people. New research will enable diagnosing and treating such hearing loss in...

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Health and diseases
15 JAN

Good bacteria last longer with a sugar coating

Chr. Hansen and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark are joining forces to find a way to encapsulate health-promoting bacteria. The goal of the...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds
15 JAN

DTU part of six significant space missions this year

At regular intervals in 2018, a mission to which DTU contributes will launch into space.

Space research Climate change Satelittes
15 JAN

New interdisciplinary project supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation

Novo Nordisk Foundation awards 15 mio DKK for an interdisciplinary synergy project on "hidden" hearing loss.

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
12 JAN

45 MDKK. for projects in health

With grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, DTU scientists will gain new knowledge within functions of the brain, nerve damages in the ear and bacteria in the gut...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
11 JAN

EnergyLab Nordhavn is nominated for "Energi- og miljøprisen 2018"

The past year several important project milestones have been accomplished and EnergyLab Nordhavn is proud to receive the recognition from Energyforum Danmark.

Electrotechnology Energy
11 JAN

Novo Nordisk Foundation awards EUR 6 million to health research

Three grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will enable DTU researchers to create new knowledge about brain functions, gut bacteria, and nerve damage in the ears.

Health and diseases Medicine and medico technology
10 JAN

Masterclass on sustainability in food production

Professor Peter Ruhdal Jensen from the National Food Institute gives the presentation "From Waste to Resource" at a masterclass held by the Danish Food Cluster at the...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
10 JAN

DTU professorship for top researcher from Stanford University

A EUR 3.8 million (DKK 28 million) grant from VILLUM FONDEN has made it possible to create a Villum Kann Rasmussen professorship at DTU for the leading international catalysis...

Energy Physics
09 JAN

BIO4SELF has the formula for sustainable materials that could be used for wind...

At the project BIO4SELF researchers study bio-based materials, with the vision to develop sustainable materials for many purposes in the industry. The researchers from...

Materials Wind energy
09 JAN

Europe monitors greenhouse gases

With more than 100 measuring stations in 12 EU member countries, a network of European researchers collect data on three primary greenhouse gases.

Climate change
09 JAN

How is the sea affected by climate change?

Sea animals and plants absorb massive quantities of CO 2 from the atmosphere and thus serve as a buffer against global warming. But will this change in line with the oceans...

Marine research Climate change
09 JAN

How to achieve more accurate climate projections

Advanced statistics offer an untapped potential in climate research. Such statistics can help climate scientists provide better and more reliable predictions of the climate...

Climate change Statistics
09 JAN

Is it worth it?

Using a digital calculation tool, you can calculate the economic advantage of investing in climate change adaptation. The tool is now to be developed further in a new project...

Climate change Climate adaption Information technology
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
05 JAN

Faster wind measurements will create more windfarms

Many windfarms are placed in hilly and mountainous areas, which makes it drawn-out and difficult to make fast and accurate measurements of the wind. The news project RECAST...

Wind energy
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
02 JAN

Danish input into U.S. roadmap to reduce antimicrobial use

A new policy roadmap aimed at reducing the U.S. farming sector’s use of antimicrobials vital to treating sick humans, draws on Denmark’s experience in this area.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
2017
27 DEC

10 fat American pigs to DTU Risø Campus

Over 47 per cent of adult Danes are overweight and more than 320,000 have diabetes. A fat American pig is the means towards better treatment.

Health and diseases Biotechnology and biochemistry
22 DEC

EU project maps the consequences of the thawing permafrost

Over the next five years, researchers from the Nordic Five Tech alliance will be studying the impact of thawing permafrost on coastal communities in the Arctic.

Construction and mechanics
21 DEC

Portrait of a down-to-earth space physicist

Birgitte Madsen is devoting the next many years of her research to harnessing the sun’s energy in an effort to provide safe and efficient nuclear power.

Physics Energy
21 DEC

New laser technology can reduce accidents on slippery roads

Researchers from DTU are suggesting an innovative way of dealing with dangerous winter roads.

20 DEC

Invitation to Professor Charlotte Jacobsen’s inaugural lecture

Come to an inaugural lecture and learn how better utilization of marine resources can help to feed the world’s population. 

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Health-promoting compounds
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
20 DEC

Supercomputer baner vejen for præcisionsmedicin

På Rigshospitalets Enhed for genomisk medicin foregår analyserne af patienternes gener ikke længere på hospitalets egne computere. Når patientens DNA er blevet sekventeret...

Information technology Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Genes and genomes Synthetic biology Viruses
20 DEC

Ultrasound images in a class of their own

A generous grant from Innovation Fund Denmark has enabled the world’s leading researchers in the field of 3D ultrasound images to develop new, ultra-high resolution imaging...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology
19 DEC

Electronic monitoring of heart rhythm can prevent strokes

A simple method for electronically monitoring patient heart rhythm can improve the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and prevent strokes.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
19 DEC

A Mirrorless Fano Laser selected as a 2017 highlight by OSA

The article "A Mirrorless Fano Laser" was selected as a 2017 highlight of OSA in the Optics and Photonics News journal. The work was conducted by Jesper Mørk, Yi...

19 DEC

Researchers design flexible cattle disease strategy

Paratuberculosis in cattle places heavy financial burden on agriculture. However, it can be combated far more cheaply using a smarter testing strategy.

Food, fish and agriculture Livestock diseases Production animals
18 DEC

DTU obtains more research funding from EU

DTU has achieved a number of significant milestones in attracting funds from the EU’s R&D Horizon 2020 programme.

18 DEC

Untouched by human hands: Better, safer biotech production

Continuous automatic sampling during production aims to keep Danish biotechnology at the forefront. The equipment, and the company behind it, are the result of fruitful...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food production
18 DEC

A look into the wind tunnel

The new Poul la Cour Tunnel at Risø Campus will open next year. You can now have a sneak peek into the wind tunnel.

15 DEC

PhD defence about vulnerable ecosystems in Greenland

PhD Student Helle Jørgensbye has identified corals and other benthic sedentary organisms in Western Greenland which are particular vulnerable to human activities. On 2...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
Ph.d.defense Salvatore de Angelis
15 DEC

PhD defense: Watching a fuel cell in operation degrade and finally break in 4D

Doctors use X-rays as a matter of routine, looking inside the human body for broken bones or other abnormalities. Postdoc Salvatore de Angelis and his colleagues at DTU...

Energy Fuel cells
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
15 DEC

Fair play through machine learning

Used properly, artificial intelligence will be a tool in creating a more just society, according to Machine Learning pioneer Zoubin Ghahramani.

Information technology
13 DEC

Chicken still main source of campylobacter infections in Denmark

Almost half of all campylobacter infections in Denmark are caused by consumption of domestic chicken meat, but dogs and contaminated seawater also cause a smaller proportion...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
13 DEC

DTU at the helm of new smart energy centre in Nordhavn

The new Energy Hub consolidates Denmark’s position as a front runner in energy technology and smart energy solutions.

Energy Energy efficiency