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02 NOV

Hanna Johansson PhD thesis

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
02 NOV

Several reasons why whole grains are healthy

When overweight adults exchange refined grain products – such as white bread and pasta – with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose weight and the amount of...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases Nutrition and dietary habits
02 NOV

DTU boosts solar energy activities

DTU has launched Solar DTU as a point of access to the University’s research and consultancy in solar energy. Concurrently, DTU is preparing a new study programme that...

Energy Solar energy
31 OCT

Why Parker develops a Grid Readiness Certificate

Thomas Meier Sørensen from DTU explains why and how Parker will develop a grid readiness certificate for grid integrated vehicles. Read more on www.parker-project.com

Energy Electrotechnology
Mikkel Rykær Kraglund at his PhD defense 13/10 2017
30 OCT

PhD defense: Mikkel wants to improve the efficiency of alkaline electrolysis

Electrolysis will play an important role for energy storage in a society based on power from solar and wind. For this to happen, electrolysis cells need to be efficient...

Energy
30 OCT

Supercomputer allows researchers to calculate 456 times faster

A month ago DTU Elektro took it’s new supercomputer into use. This has proven successful already. Several digital energy researchers have run important tests they were...

30 OCT

Dare to follow your curiosity

For 16 high school students, the daily grinds were put off in favour of the chance to find out what it means to be a researcher and chemical engineer at DTU anno 2017.

30 OCT

View the chemical reactions of nanostructures live

What exactly happens with nanostructures during chemical reactions? Researchers at DTU Nanotech can now provide real time video of the complex nanoscale chemistry.

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
30 OCT

PhD Andreas Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik

Every year DTU celebrates the new PhD graduates. One of them is: PhD, Andreas Dyhl Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik. The title of his thesis is: “Single-photon sources for quantum...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
30 OCT

PhD Andreas Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik

Every year DTU celebrates the new PhD graduates. One of them is: PhD, Andreas Dyhl Østerkryger, DTU Fotonik. The title of his thesis is: “Single-photon sources for quantum...

Physics
30 OCT

Society of tomorrow based on biomass

Biological material that would otherwise be regarded as waste can be put to far better use. We simply have to decide to do it,” says Lene Lange, DTU’s expert in the National...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture
27 OCT

Award for artificial sight with solar cells

At the Medical Innovation Day at Aarhus University, the project “Subretinal Photovoltaic implants” presented by Postdoc Rasmus Schmidt Davidsen won the prize for the...

Micro and nanotechnology
27 OCT

Meet us at WindEurope in Amsterdam

DTU Wind Energy will be present at the Wind Europe Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam on November 28-30 2017.

Wind energy Energy
26 OCT

Close monitoring of climate changes

Reliable and standardized data are necessary in the work to meet the challenges presented by global warming.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption
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
25 OCT

More efficient fatigue testing for wind turbine blades

On November 7th 2017, DTU will initiate the new Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus. The facility that is a part of CASMaT and it will among other things make room...

Wind energy
24 OCT

ARC Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living

The Australian Research Council (ARC) funds Hub for Enhanced Living with 3 million $. CACHET is part of project through DTU and UCPH.

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
24 OCT

Want to smell my moss culture?

Associate Professor Henrik Toft Simonsen from DTU Bioengineering hosted a reception for his company— Mosspiration Biotech —which has got off to a good start selling its...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
23 OCT

Microplastics in the Baltic have not risen for 30 years

The concentration of microplastics in water and fish from the Baltic Sea has been constant for the past 30 years, despite a substantial increase in plastic production...

Ecosystems Fish and shellfish
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
23 OCT

Moving towards the design of individualised cancer vaccines

In the near future, a novel liposome-based technology developed at DTU Nanotech may enable the tailored design of cancer vaccines that fits the individual patient. This...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology
23 OCT

Doctorate identifies new 2D materials

DTU’s next Dr. Techn.—Kristian Sommer Thygesen—is in the process of compiling a database of existing and future 2D materials.

Physics Materials Data analysis Information technology
22 OCT

Associate Professor Zhe Zhang one of the tutorial instructors at the IEEE ITEC...

The tutorial done by Associate Professor Zhe Zhang from the Electronics Group at DTU Electrical Engineering on bidirectional DC-DC converters with wide bandgap devices...

Electrotechnology
22 OCT

Uterine bacteria can affect the foetus

According to new research, women can have bacteria in their uteri which may have an impact on foetuses’ immune systems. Until now, the ovaries, Fallopian tubes, and the...

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
20 OCT

PhD defence about the role of jellyfish in marine ecosystems

PhD Student Nicolas Azaña Schnedler-Meyer, DTU Aqua uses theoretical models to investigate jellyfish population dynamics and to develop our understanding of how jellyfish...

Ecosystems
19 OCT

Biomedical Engineering Students awarded 1st Prize for research in Parkinson's...

At this year's national congress, The Danish Society for Biomedical Engineering awarded students, Aske Bluhme Klok and Joakim Edin, from DTU/KU, 1st prize for the presentation...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Electrotechnology
18 OCT

Volunteers' day

Like last year, the Hearing Systems’ researchers invited all the people that have participated in their experiments this year. The event which took place on October 10...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology Computer calculations
18 OCT

DTU researchers involved in historic discovery in outer space

The INTEGRAL space craft has measured signals originating from a collision of two neutron stars. For the first time ever, gravitational waves and gamma rays have been recorded...

Astrophysics
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
17 OCT

Successful tagging of 18 bluefin tuna in Denmark and Sweden

For the first time ever tagging of bluefin tuna has taken place in Danish and Swedish waters. The tags will collect important knowledge of the tuna that are present in...

Fisheries and fish stocks
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
16 OCT

DTU takes part in huge space discovery with ESA

The INTEGRAL satellite where DTU Space is a part of the technical and science team sees gamma blast travelling with gravitational waves for the first time.

Space research
Dennis Christensen at his PhD defense 12 October 2017
16 OCT

PhD defense: Dennis discovers magnetism when non-magnetic materials are put together

When two materials are combined with atomic precision, completely new phenomena may arise at their interface – phenomena which do not exist in either material, but only...

Materials Electronics
16 OCT

Water utilities’ plans to make water soft no simple feat

Drinking water in the Danish capital has very high calcium levels. Centralized water softening could therefore be an advantage. Following extensive investigations by DTU...

Water supply
13 OCT

PhD Student from DTU Fotonik wins the Danish Telecommunications Award 2017

Datacenter networks have become the backbone of the global economy, and Artur Pilimon, a PhD student at DTU Fotonik, has received the Danish Telecommunications Award...

13 OCT

He knows how fast the ice is melting

Abbas Khan has worked at DTU Space for ten years. In his capacity as associate professor, he has provided the world with crucial new knowledge about the fast-melting...

Earth sciences Climate change Ice research Polar research
12 OCT

Fuel cell systems are now ready for homes and businesses

DTU and partners have in five years installed more than 1000 fuel cell micro-Cogeneration units all over Europe, having registered more than 5.5 million hours of reliable...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency
12 OCT

Call for papers - RPG 2018 at DTU

The IET’s Renewable Power Generation conference (RPG 2018) is coming to Denmark for the first time. The conference takes place 26 - 27 September 2018 at Center for Electric...

Danish Days 2017 Group Photo
12 OCT

Energy efficient cooling on the agenda

For two days DTU Energy hosted the topical meeting Danish Days on Caloric Materials and Devices where some of the world’s leading researchers on novel caloric cooling...

Energy Energy efficiency
11 OCT

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary on Playware Moto Tiles

During the current royal visit to Japan, on Wednesday 11 Oct, HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary, had the chance to engage in playful interaction with...

Electronics Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
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
10 OCT

22 new H.C. Ørsted fellows

DTU recently welcomed 22 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND fellowship. The 22 researchers come from all over the world and will spend...

10 OCT

Prize for innovative food research on the way to DTU

On 20 November 2017, the Nils Foss Excellence Prize will be awarded to an internationally recognized researcher for achievement within food science innovation and research...

Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
09 OCT

Drone offers new possibilities for climate proofing of watercourses

In future, watercourse measurements will be carried out by drones. Drones will give more precise information for monitoring watercourses and thus better climate proofing...

Earth sciences Mapping and surveying
09 OCT

The 2017 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for innovative food research goes to DTU

On 20 November 2017, the Nils Foss Excellence Prize will be awarded to an internationally recognized researcher for achievement within food science innovation and research...

Food, fish and agriculture Statistics Mathematics Information technology
09 OCT

Offshore wind turbines tested on land at Østerild Test Centre

At the National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines at Østerild , several offshore wind turbines are being tested on land. But why do we test offshore turbines on land...

Wind energy
05 OCT

Grundfos Prize awarded to the world’s leading researcher within conversion of...

Professor Irini Angelidaki receives the prestigious Grundfos Prize for 2017 for her many years of research into using microorganisms for energy and other products.

Bioenergy Environment and pollution Energy
04 OCT

QDs Article Published in Nature Photonics

The article "Phonon scattering inhibits simultaneous near-unity efficiency and indistinguishability in semiconductor single-photon sources" has been published in Nature...

04 OCT

Dr. Igor Protsenko Joins NATEC as Guest Researcher

Dr. Igor Protsenko from the  P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute  in Moscow is visiting from September-December 2017. Dr. Protsenko is a world-renowned expert in the quantum...

03 OCT

The global quantum race is on

Huge investments are being made in quantum technology around the world. Denmark is among the nations that have joined the global race, where the winners will be those who...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
03 OCT

Vanguard of quantum society

A new basic research centre at DTU aims to secure Denmark a leading international position in the field of quantum technology. At the same time, the University is advancing...

Quantum theory and atomic physics
03 OCT

Quantum computers demand new encryption

Data which is confidential today will no longer be secure when quantum computers arrive. However, researchers have a solution ready in advance—quantum cryptography.

Quantum theory and atomic physics Sensors Systems and data security
03 OCT

Diamonds track cancer

Knowing whether a cancer therapy is 100 per cent effective, or merely 99.9 per cent, can be a matter of life and death. Quantum mechanical phenomena in diamonds are helping...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Health and diseases
02 OCT

Climate scientists and statistics—for improvement

The volumes of climate data have exploded, but this does not necessarily provide us with an insight into the climate of the future. If climate scientists used statistics...

Climate change Systems analysis
02 OCT

EnergyLab Nordhavn to display Danish energy solutions in new showroom in Nordhavn

The partnership EnergyLab Nordhavn where Center for Electric Power and Energy is one of the partners, is behind the initiative to establish a new showroom for intelligent...

Electrotechnology
29 SEP

Centre for Ocean Life extended until 2022

The Centre for Ocean Life at DTU Aqua has received DKK 15 million from VILLUM FONDEN to continue its work for another five years

Marine research Climate change Fisheries and fish stocks
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

Reduce your water consumption by 15 per cent

The company Aqubiq has together with researchers at DTU developed a method that makes it possible to see how much water your household uses on, for example, showering...

28 SEP

Potato waste a potential goldmine

New research partnership will utilize potato and seaweed residuals in ingredient production.

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
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

Towards a bio-based society with Novel Microbes

Job creation and environmental salvation: The Novel Microbes project is showing a way towards a more sustainable bio-production. The key? Finding new enzymes to improve...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
27 SEP

Making big ships sail sustainably

What if an unexploited natural resource, ready to be turned into sustainable fuels, existed inside all plant material? Postdoc Joachim Bachmann Nielsen's research suggests...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution Transport and logistics
27 SEP

Marie Skłodowska-Curie project InnoDC to train 15 early career researchers

Through a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie project, InnoDC, launched in September 2017, 15 promising early career researchers from all over the world will receive training in...

Wind energy
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
26 SEP

Wave energy harvesting with artificial muscles

Dielectric elastomers, also known as artificial muscles, have emerged in recent years and hold great promise as energy generators. Researchers from DTU Chemical Engineering...

Superconductors Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency
26 SEP

Enthusiasm in Thy for the Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Østerild

At the opening of the new visitor centre at the Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Østerild nearly 1000 excited visitors turned up. All were excited – of several reasons...

Wind energy
26 SEP

Blue Denmark is launching a new ambitious research and innovation project

The maritime innovation project Blue INNOship focused on developing green and energy-efficient solutions. Now the work with the successor Blue INNOship II is in progress...

Transport and logistics
25 SEP

Ultrafast light reveals sketches under Renaissance painting

Short light pulses help to reveal secret drawings under the paint of a 16th century art relic. The advanced technology can be used to document key cultural artefacts.

Physics Light sources
22 SEP

Acoustic Techology is the right place to be.

Postdoc Gerd Høy Marbjerg continues her work on PARISM - phased acoustical radiosity and image source method.  

Electrotechnology
22 SEP

PhD at DTU Wind Energy wins prestigious award

Jayachandra Sakamuri, former PhD-student at DTU Wind Energy in INP wins the EAWE Young Wind Doctor Award 2017.

Wind energy
21 SEP

PhD defence about artificial reproduction of eel

PhD Student Filipa da Silva, DTU Aqua has investigated factors influencing the maturational response of European female eels to hormonal treatments and resulting egg quality...

Fish and shellfish
21 SEP

Four elite technical universities to hire 80 young researchers

The European alliance of technical universities, EuroTech, launches a postdoc programme, which strengthens collaboration between leading research environments in Europe...

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 SEP

Non-invasive monitoring of response to treatment in cancer patients - Molecular...

23 November 2017 Professor Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen will give a talk to DTU alumni together with collaboration partner Professor, MD Andreas Kjær from Copenhagen University...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
20 SEP

Chris V. Nielsen receives the F.W. Taylor Medal

Associate Professor Chris V. Nielsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering received the very prestigious, international award, F.W. Taylor Medal Award, an award given by CIRP...

19 SEP

New knowledge paves way for better hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify sounds in our surroundings. New research makes it possible to distinguish between wanted sounds, e.g. a voice, and unwanted noise.

Sound Hearing aids
19 SEP

Improved compensation strategy for hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify all the sounds around us – even the ones we don’t want to listen to. New research makes it possible for hearing aids to distinguish between direct...

Sound Hearing aids
18 SEP

DTU Wind Energy is present at Wind Energy Denmark 2017

As the previous years, DTU Wind Energy will thus again be present at Wind Energy Denmark 2017, when the conference airs in Herning on October 2nd and 3rd.

Wind energy
18 SEP

How will people react to driverless cars?

What happens when humans let go of the steering wheel and hand over driving to technology? Traffic psychologist Mette Møller sees both advantages and potential problems...

Transport and logistics Transport behaviour
15 SEP

Minister consults playware for seniors in Japan

The Danish Minister for Senior Citizens, Thyra Frank, visited the Hanshin IkiIki Day Service in Osaka on 14 September 2017 to find inspiration on the senior citizen care...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
15 SEP

What makes a wind turbine rotate

Have you ever thought about how  modern wind turbines generate electricity? Find the answer here.

Wind energy
14 SEP

Opening of the new research facility Large Scale Facility at DTU 7 November 2017

The new Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus will host the official opening of the DTU Center CASMaT on 7 November.

Wind energy
14 SEP

Novel way of identifying chemicals in paper and board packaging

A novel approach to identify problematic chemicals in food contact materials made from paper and board has been developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
13 SEP

DKK 34 million for independent research at DTU

Three DTU researchers have received the prestigious ERC Starting Grants from the European Research Council for independent basic research.

11 SEP

DTU equipment on board Taiwan’s first satellite in space

Taiwan has launched its first domestically designed satellite which will be used for Earth observation. DTU has supplied the three star trackers which are used to precisely...

Earth observation Satelittes
11 SEP

First bluefin tunas caught and tagged in Danish and Swedish waters

Tagging project expected to contribute to explaining why bluefin tuna has returned to Skagerrak and Kattegat after more than 50 years of absence.

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
09 SEP

Tuna tagging for the first time ever in Denmark and Sweden

Today DTU Aqua, SLU Aqua and WWF will start tagging bluefin tuna to get a better understanding of why the fish have begun returning to Danish and Swedish waters, after...

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
08 SEP

ISAAR 2017‘Adaptive Processes in Hearing’

Nearly two hundred professional researchers, scientists, and PhD students from all over the world travelled to Nyborg, Denmark in order to participate in the sixth International...

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems
05 SEP

Snout on a chip detects explosives

DTU is ready with a prototype for a chemical “sniffer system” for the detection of criminal substances like narcotics and explosives.

Physics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
05 SEP

The new Visitor’s Centre at Østerild is opening

The new Visitor’s Centre at the National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines  is opening on Saturday September 9th. Everyone is welcome to celebrate the opening.

Wind energy
04 SEP

Large Danish imprint on world’s biggest X-ray laser

On Friday, 1 September, the new European research facility European XFEL was inaugurated in Hamburg, Germany. One of the two instruments has been built by the Danish company...

Physics Lasers Solar energy
04 SEP

Fisheries physicist boils theory down to five words

This month Professor Ken H. Andersen will defend his doctoral dissertation written on the basis of 10 years’ research and which resulted in his development of new fishery...

Food, fish and agriculture Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling
01 SEP

DTU's calculations on the wind are crucial for the global wind turbine industry

DTU’s software WAsP can forecast the amount of energy produced by a wind turbine. Hence, the programme is of vital importance to the development of the wind turbine industry...

Wind energy
01 SEP

Danish elite researcher develops new European 3D X-ray microscope

Just a few days ago, the large pan-European research facility ESRF in France decided that its new flagship project will be a 3D microscope. The microscope was developed...

Materials
Arghya Bhowmik explains his findings to one of the opponents, Poul Norby, at the PhD defence
01 SEP

PhD defence: Electrocatalysts for the conversion of carbon dioxide into liquid...

On 28 August 2017 Arghya Bhowmik defended his PhD thesis with the title “Design of oxide electrocatalysts for efficient conversion of CO 2 into liquid fuels”.

Energy