Information technology

Information technology

Using mathematical modelling and computer science we can stay healthy, optimize our energy consumption in a smart and sustainable way, extract information from large amounts of data, or stay in touch with family and friends. DTU conducts research into all aspects of information technology—hardware, components, software, calculations and systems.

Research subjects

Image analysis Computer calculations Data analysis Hardware and components IT systems Software and programming Systems and data security Telecommunication

Departments and Centres

DTU Bioinformatics

DTU Bioinformatics conducts research within the fields of bio- and health informatics. The department develops smart computational strategies and artificial intelligence systems that utilize biological understanding and prior information to expand biological knowledge and create the tools...

DTU Chemical Engineering

DTU Chemical Engineering’s main activities lie within the areas of product design, process design and production in the chemical, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, food technological and energy technological industries.

DTU Compute

Our field includes a wide spectrum from fundamental mathematics across mathematical modelling to computer science, and it is the basis of the modern digital world. Mathematical modelling and computer science help us to take  care of our health, optimise our energy consumption in an intelligent...

DTU Fotonik

DTU Fotonik's research covers a broad spectrum of fields within Photonics Engineering. It ranges from basic scientific explorations into light-matter interaction, via communication technologies, lasers and sensors, to collaborations with architects and designers on LED light sources of...

DTU Physics

Department of Physics prioritises research areas within modern physics which represents a significant basic scientific challenge and also has clear application perspectives. The department has a number of state-of-the-art research facilities, including a supercomputer. Furthermore, the Department...