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2018
Photo: DTU
11 JUL

DTU Roadrunners win two prizes at Shell Eco-Marathon

Thorough preparation meant that DTU Roadrunners won two categories in this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Energy
Photo: Center for Playware, DTU
17 MAY

Danish welfare-tech wins award in Singapore

Modular welfare technology Moto Tiles, developed at DTU for eldercare, wins Product Innovation of the Year at the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Medicine and medico technology
Industry PhD Kræn Vodder Bush on a container ship, on which he studied the practical navigation conditions under which his solution was to operate. Photo: Man Diesel & Turbo
24 APR

No more black ship smoke

Shipping is an eco-friendly transport method. But it is also responsible for a large part of global emissions of toxic (NOX)gases.

Environment and pollution Robot technology and automation
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
10 APR

Pupil wins DTU RoboCup again

For more than 20 years, DTU Electrical Engineering has held DTU RoboCup to focus on the development of robots. This year, the focus is on intelligence and reliability.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
Photo: Rasmus Degnbol
10 APR

DTU to test self-driving buses

People will need to get used to self-driving buses when the Greater Copenhagen Light Rail becomes a reality. The buses are now being tested at DTU Lyngby Campus and in...

Robot technology and automation
According to Martin Mose Bentzen, the benefits of autonomous vehicles can be tremendous. That said, we must determine their behavioural values. Photo: Bax Lindhardt.
10 APR

Ethical autonomous vehicles

Before driverless cars are released into everyday circulation, they must be equipped with values and ethics so they can make the right choices in critical situations, says...

Robot technology and automation
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
Photo: Torben Nielsen
27 MAR

New AI study programme

New BSc Eng programme will educate engineers to become digital designers of the future.

Robot technology and automation Information technology
2017
iCub balancing a ball. Photo: DTU Electrical Engineering
01 DEC

Robots contribute to mapping the brain

As the only Danish representatives, researchers from DTU contribute to EU’s flagship project to map the human brain: The Human Brain Project.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
GoPal (Photo: Robotize)
28 NOV

Close partnership with DTU behind launch of new transport robot

DTU researchers have worked closely with the company Robotize to develop a new robotic pallet jack.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
 Photo: Bax Lindhardt
17 NOV

New test facility for drones and self-driving vehicles

A new test facility is the first step in a strategy designed to make DTU a leader in research and education relating to autonomous systems.

Robot technology and automation
Photo: Colourbox
21 AUG

When drones fly beneath the radar

Drones offer many benefits, but unfortunately they provide terrorists and criminals with new opportunities, so they need to be monitored. The Danish company Weibel Scientific...

Antennas Electronics Robot technology and automation
Photo: DJI, All Over Press, Shutterstock
21 AUG

Drone technology benefits society

According to the Danish Drone Strategy, the Danish Government wants to promote the use of drones in the public sector. And now a string of DTU projects have become airborne...

Antennas Robot technology and automation Mapping and surveying Fish and shellfish
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
Photo: Shutterstock
08 AUG

Soon hospital beds will take their own baths

Researchers and hospital employees are developing robots that can transport hospital beds to an automatic washing facility without being touched by human hands.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
When things, people, machines, robots, and systems are interconnected, the potential for improving productivity is enormous. Photo: Colourbox
08 AUG

The Internet of Things—and machines: Linking machines to machines

Linking industrial machinery, robots, and systems together holds considerable potential. However, it also requires a high level of security to avoid both breakdowns and...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management Construction and mechanics
Mikal Schlosser
08 AUG

Students and researchers in international robotics competition

As the only Scandinavian university, DTU participated in a robotics competition in Abu Dhabi where robots demonstrated their ability to perceive and adapt to changes in...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
03 JUL

Roskilde: Virtual waste collection using robots

Equipped with a joystick and a virtual reality headset, guests at Roskilde Festival tried their luck at controlling a robot and scoring points by collecting fictional waste...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
Remora (Photo: Morten Beier)
15 JUN

Collaborative underwater robots for offshore industry

Today, DTU inaugurates a laboratory where researchers will complete a modular robot for use in e.g. offshore wind turbine platforms. The robot will be used for inspection...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
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