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Articles from Dynamo

Below is a selection of articles from DTU's quarterly magazine Dynamo. 

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2019
Illustration: Benny Box
12 AUG

The Internet of Things requires a more stable network

Among other things, the emergence of a specific network for communication between appliances opens up for more patients to be treated at home. This benefits both quality...

Information technology IT systems Telecommunication
Photo: Dynatest
14 MAY

Laser trucks help maintain roads

Pavement engineering company, Dynatest, has developed a truck in partnership with DTU which analyses the state of the road using laser technology.

Lasers Construction and mechanics Information technology Mathematics Transport and logistics
Illustration: Benny Box
05 APR

Personalized medicine for children with cancer

In a joint project involving Rigshospitalet and DTU, parents of all Danish children with cancer will be given the offer to have the genetic characteristics of their children...

Genes and genomes Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Computer calculations
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
05 APR

How close are we to personalized medicine?

Mapping patients’ genetic make-up could lead to better treatment for a wide range of diseases.

Medicine and medico technology Genes and genomes Computer calculations Information technology
2018
Illustration: Shutterstock
16 OCT

Cyber security: vulnerability can be turned into an advantage

Denmark’s position as the most digitalized country in Europe makes us vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Information technology Systems and data security
Foto: Shutterstock
16 OCT

Cyber security: spin-out makes data immune

IT security firm Cybercrypt turns the question of cyber security upside down and focuses on only protecting the most critical data: the secret encryption keys. ...

Systems and data security Information technology
Illustration: Shutterstock
16 OCT

Cyber security: new method to boost efficiency of quantum cryptography

The world champions in fast data transmission use their knowledge and advanced equipment from record attempts to develop more efficient quantum cryptography.

Physics Systems and data security
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
25 JUN

Microscopic laser attracting attention

A tiny new laser is revealing surprising unforeseen properties.

Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Data analysis
Professor Emeritus Knut Conradsen and colleagues who received a great deal of publicity when they published a new method of image analysis that creates accurate computer renderings of glass objects. Photo: Joachim Rode
06 JUN

A picture says more than a thousand words

Imaging is all about creating images. Already widely used in, e.g., medical diagnostics and drug development, imaging is destined to become a core technology in Industry...

Mathematical analysis Image analysis
In the final rendering, the researchers have used the method published in Applied Optics where you allow for a full calculation of the refractions of light and the fact that the glass also absorbs a small portion of the light. Photo: DTU Compute og Applied Optics, Jeppe Revall Frisvad
06 JUN

Researchers create images with mathematics

Researchers in the field of image analysis have managed to create images of glass objects with photographic precision—without actually photographing them.

Image analysis Innovation and product development Computer calculations
Photo: Rockwool, 3D Imaging Center
06 JUN

X-ray peek at curly stone fibres

Imaging technology is helping Rockwool ensure that its products meet the exact same specifications at all their factories.

Image analysis
Illustration: Christensen & Co Architects
06 JUN

Advanced visualizations for companies

DTU’s 3D Imaging Centre assists companies in looking into materials in 3D and in real-time.

Image analysis
Photo: Sine Fiig, Thürmer Tools
22 MAY

Family business ready for Industry 4.0

Thürmer Tools has been manufacturing special thread cutting tools for more than 100 years. The company is now a front runner in Industry 4.0 and has plans to create...

Engineering Innovation and product development Software and programming
Artificial intelligence must create the greatest possible benefit for everybody, feels Ole Winther. For example in the car of the future, which can make children, youngsters, and old people more mobile. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
27 MAR

Should we fear AI?

Prominent personalities like scientist Stephen Hawking and SpaceX and Tesla inventor Elon Musk are among those who describe artificial intelligence as nothing less than...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Software and programming Mathematical modelling
Climate change is changing streetscapes throughout the world. Here in a Copenhagen suburb. Photo: Colourbox
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
2017
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
27 NOV

Phone shows sleep patterns

800 students received a free smartphone in the Sensible DTU project, in exchange for allowing researchers to monitor all their activities anonymously.

Data analysis
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
Photo: All Over Press
08 AUG

It’s all about digitization

The fourth industrial revolution is based on digitization. The sheer number of new, faster and cheaper technologies is making it easier for businesses to digitalize. And...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
Illustration: Shutterstock
08 AUG

Before, it was 3D printing: Now Additive Manufacturing is the new black

However, 3D printing is a key technology within Additive Manufacturing, a concept which is attracting the interest of a growing number of companies.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management