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2019
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
01 FEB

DTU researcher receives 2019 Industrial Researcher Prize

Innovation Fund Denmark ’s Industrial Researcher Prize is being awarded to Martina Fischetti this year, who developed mathematical optimization models in her industrial...

Energy Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling
09 JAN

Help with shorter waiting times for emergency departments

A new DTU research project seeks to reduce bottlenecks and optimize human resources in hospital accident and emergency departments.

Mathematical modelling Data analysis Information technology
2018
05 NOV

Digital twins to take industry into the future

Tests and experiments can provide new knowledge and the ability to predict the behaviour of materials and durability with ever greater precision. This is achieved by means...

Information technology Data analysis Mathematical modelling Physics Wind energy Materials Production and management
30 MAY

Fish to be counted using rocket science

Sustainable fishing requires that the right fish are caught in the right quantities. A new research project will provide better calculation methods.

Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling
17 MAY

Mathematics for healthier fish products

Mathematical models from DTU are being used to develop new fish products with less salt and more flavour.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production Mathematical modelling
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
2017
10 NOV

Energy as a Social Accelerator

As part of the recently launched demonstration project Smart City Accelerator, Center for Electric Power and Energy will test both the production and consumption of energy...

Electrotechnology Mathematics
Associate Professor Poul G. Hjort. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
19 JUL

Mathematics on the factory floor

The Danish company Westrup A/S, which is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of seed-separation machines, was faced with a mathematical challenge. The company therefore...

Mathematics
13 JUL

From atoms to windturbines: World-class materials modelling

What properties do materials have, and how do they behave under different loads and circumstances? Provided that reliable models capable of predicting the above are available...

Mathematical modelling Construction and mechanics Materials Production and management
20 JAN

Rainwater data to form the basis of architectural sketches

Vandkunsten Architects and researchers from DTU are jointly examining new digital tools that can provide information on rainwater flows—right from the initial sketches...

Environment and pollution Mathematics
2016
30 NOV

Water in drains and sewers reveals drug abuse in big cities

Wastewater analyses from DTU Environment are being incorporated into a major European project to estimate the extent of drug abuse in the EU.

Chemistry Mathematics Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
22 JUL

Better images on the way

There is good news for graphic designers and web designers who know how time-consuming it is to make cutouts of images—and have seen how poor the quality can be when using...

Mathematics Image analysis
04 MAY

Meet the man behind Burj Khalifa

Bill Baker is the man behind the world’s tallest man-made structure, Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Here, he talks about the engineering challenges of extreme high-rise buildings...

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction Geometry Computer calculations
12 APR

Increased focus on fire safety to reduce fatalities

The number of fire-related deaths in Denmark has been stagnant since the 1980s. Mortality can only be reduced if fire safety becomes a far more integral part of our construction...

Fire prevention technology and safety Mathematical modelling
04 APR

Increased focus on fire safety can improve the statistics

The number of fire fatalities in Denmark has been stagnant since the 1980’s. The mortality rate can only be improved if fire safety becomes a much more integral part of...

Fire prevention technology and safety Mathematical modelling
2015
01 DEC

Mathematical breakthrough boosts rail safety

When Rail Net Denmark (Banedanmark) starts replacing its old signal systems next year, safety levels will have been calculated at DTU using a completely new method.

Mathematics Mathematical modelling Transport and logistics Transport safety Information technology Software and programming
18 NOV

Science must solve luggage problem

Two DTU students are going to help Frankfurt Airport to get transit luggage to its destination on time.

Operations analysis Mathematical modelling
07 OCT

Need for optimum wastewater treatment plant control

Mathematical models are to show new ways of managing wastewater treatment plants for the benefit of the climate and the environment.

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply Mathematical modelling
02 JUN

How to avoid using more fuel in harsh weather conditions at sea

A newly developed software tool can help ships avoid using too much fuel in harsh weather conditions. Eva Herradón de Grado, a former Erasmus student at DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions Mathematical modelling Energy efficiency
02 JUN

How to recover energy from waves efficiently

Damien Ducasse, graduate from DTU Mechanical Engineering, receives DNV GL Award for Young Professionals for his thesis on wave energy devices, “Theoretical and Numerical...

Construction and mechanics Mathematical modelling Energy Energy production
19 MAY

Shortcut through data jungle

New methods of compressing data may be the solution to many of the challenges posed by growing volumes of ‘big data’. New smart compression algorithms enable working...

Information technology Mathematics
30 APR

Big Data Hackathon May 2015

We repeat the success from last year and will now hold a Big Data Hackathon. This time Microsoft and DTU Compute invite you to the Big Data Hackathon 2015.

Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Systems and data security Mathematical modelling
17 MAR

Fossil-free future within reach

Is it realistic to envisage large Danish towns and cities running exclusively on sustainable energy in 2025? Yes it is, according to a DTU researcher.

Energy Electricity supply Energy production Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling Computer calculations
01 FEB

Predicting the shelf-life of cottage cheese

New mathematical models that predict the growth of listeria and lactic acid bacteria in different types of cottage cheese can be used by producers to determine the shelf...

Food safety Food production Mathematical modelling Bacteria and microorganisms
2014
12 NOV

The real disease burden of foodborne infections

Campylobacter is the foodborne bacteria that contributes most to the burden of disease in Denmark. This is the finding of a study from the National Food Institute, Technical...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
22 JAN

Better data for risk assessment

It is difficult and expensive to collect the type of data on which food producers and public authorities base their risk assessment of foods. A PhD project at the National...

Food safety Biotechnology and biochemistry Mathematical modelling
2013
06 NOV

Improved baking processes via mathematic modelling

A new pilot oven has been especially built to mimic baking processes in the bakery industry. The oven was built as part of a PhD project at the National Food Institute...

Food quality Food technology Food, fish and agriculture Food production Mathematical modelling