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2019
05 MAR

A new era of bio-based polymers

In a world of scarce resources, bio-based polymers have entered the scene, offering interesting new functionalities.

Polymers Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development
25 FEB

Final project can boost racing car performance

BEng student has developed a new, lighter type of roll cage for racing cars which offers improved acceleration and road handling.

Construction and mechanics Materials
19 FEB

Young chemist behind new 2D material

International research team headed by young chemist designs a new 2D material by combining organic molecules through inorganic ions.

Materials Chemistry
14 FEB

Cheaper steel will make a difference for ceramic fuel cells and electrolysis cells

A new European project coordinated by DTU Energy aims to bring a promising energy conversion technology closer to market by increasing the robustness of the materials used...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Metals and alloys
07 JAN

Dental implants soon to be completely white

New technology will soon make the surface of titanium used for dental implants completely white. This will be immensely important for the growing part of the population...

Materials Metals and alloys Physiological modelling Artificial organs
2018
21 DEC

Better characterization of ultra-thin materials

A new optical technology may revolutionize the semiconductor industry and create brand new possibilities within sustainable electronics and data handling. The project is...

Semiconductors Materials Data analysis Electronics Innovation and product development
15 NOV

Materials scientist on international arena

With the help of two new grants, Professor Dr. Techn. Dorte Juul Jensen will develop new equipment and increase knowledge about metals and processing techniques.

Metals and alloys Materials
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
09 MAY

Anne Ladegaard Skov appointed professor

Head of the Danish Polymer Centre (DPC), Anne Ladegaard Skov, has been appointed professor in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering: Polymer Technology at DTU Chemical...

Polymers Hospital layout and design Medical equipment and systems Robot technology and automation
30 APR

New method can break down PET plastic with microwaves

In a large-scale project, researchers will reproduce PET packaging using sustainable microwave technology.

Materials Polymers Environment and pollution
Photo: LM Wind Power
20 MAR

Here is the world’s largest wind turbine blade

LM Wind Power has—in collaboration with DTU—developed a new hybrid material which makes it possible to build the world’s largest wind turbine blades.

Wind energy Materials Innovation and product development
21 FEB

Digital 3D metal printing opens up new world for industry

In the Danish manufacturing sector, 3D printing in metal is still a new and relatively untested area, and generally there is a lack of digital tools for handling production...

Construction and mechanics Materials Production and management
02 FEB

The Annual Report 2017 of DTU Mechanical Engineering is now available

Our annual report is now available online and in a printed version.

Construction and mechanics Materials
2017
09 NOV

New cooperation on acoustics between DTU and KAIST

DTU and KAIST have joined forces to study the practical application of metamaterials, for example for soundproofing and noise control.

Materials Sound
09 NOV

High-tech duvet can alleviate atopic eczema

Three BEng students have developed an anti-itch duvet using materials from NASA’s space suits. The project secured development funding in international competition.

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Materials
30 AUG

Increasing Nordic collaboration

DTU has signed an official collaboration agreement with Åbo Academy and NTNU in order to strengthen the Nordic scientific research profile internationally.

Materials Chemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
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
19 JUN

Anne Ladegaard Skov elected President of the EuroEAP Society

Anne Ladegaard Skov from the Danish Polymer Centre is elected as the new President of the trans-European Electromechanically Active Polymers society EuroEAP.

Materials Energy Chemistry
31 MAY

Four new projects at DTU Chemical Engineering

The Danish Coucil for Independent Research has decided to issue funding for four research projects from DTU Chemical Engineering. Read about all of them here.

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution
11 MAY

Philips shaving off years of development time

Stainless steel components in electric razors and other consumer products are becoming ever smaller. And they must be produced with high precision. According to a collaborative...

Materials Metals and alloys
07 MAR

MICROMAN: Enhancing micro manufacturing competences in Europe

The MICROMAN project is developing micro manufacturing competences for research and industry—a contribution to a stronger and more competitive manufacturing industry in...

Construction and mechanics Materials
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
2016
02 DEC

New atom building method

DTU researchers have developed a method of constructing atom-thin materials, paving the way for developing materials with new properties.

Materials Nanoparticles
18 NOV

Danish neutron research instrument receives DKK 100 million grant

The large new pan-European neutron research facility European Spallation Source (ESS) has just granted DKK 100 million (EUR 13,5 million) in funding to the BIFROST instrument...

Physics Image analysis Materials
28 SEP

Theme: X-ray behind better milk cartons

Packaging company Tetra Pak is to become neighbour to two of the world’s most advanced facilities for materials research. Cooperation across the Øresund is equipping...

Physics Materials
10 AUG

Professor Marcel A.J. Somers included in exclusive group of metallic materials...

Professor and Section Head of Materials and Surface Engineering at DTU Mechanical Engineering, Marcel A.J. Somers, has been appointed the honour of Fellow of ASM...

Materials Metals and alloys
08 JUN

Center for Playware spinout Shape Robotics wins pitching competition

The DTU Elektro Center for Playware Spinout Shape Robotics wins the pitching competition Pitchfire.

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics Materials
17 MAY

'Unheard of' DTU research attracting a great deal of interest

In partnership with a number of universities around the world, DTU is leading the way in an area of research, which—for once—should ideally not make (sound) waves.

Materials Sound
14 APR

Unique opportunity for Danish companies in the competition to develop materials...

An agreement has just been finalized on Danish co-financing of the coming X-ray facility in Lund, Sweden—MAX IV. The agreement gives Danish companies and researchers...

Materials Image analysis Computer calculations Physics Micro and nanotechnology
14 MAR

Now trucks and buses will run on manure

By upgrading biogas from manure and other sources it can be used in the form of methane as fuel for heavy vehicles. Novel nanostructured materials will make this upgrade...

Energy Bioenergy Nanoparticles Transport and logistics
29 FEB

Special ink paves the way for cheap polymer solar cells

With a major investment from Innovation Fund Denmark, a consortium of companies and research institutions led by senior researcher Eva Bundgaard from DTU Energy will develop...

Solar energy Polymers
2015
18 DEC

Idea for plastic needles came from porcupines

Two BSc students on the Design and Innovation study programme  were looking for an alternative to steel insulin needles, and drew inspiration from the world of animals...

Materials
Jens Maaløe (left), CEO, Terma; Jack Crisler, Vice President, Lockheed Martin, and Dean Martin P. Bendsøe sign the agreement. Photo: Thorkild Christensen.
18 NOV

DTU signs internship agreement with Lockheed Martin

Five MSc students have been selected to participate in an internship at the technology company Lockheed Martin in Texas. As the first students from DTU, they will help...

Materials Information technology Construction and mechanics
09 NOV

DTU Physics part of a new Materials Encyclopedia Project

A new European Centre of Excellence will bring together physicists, chemists, materials, and computer scientists and industry to develop a Materials Encyclopaedia to facilitate...

Physics Chemistry Computer calculations Data analysis Materials
23 MAR

Nanocscale snitch

Silmeco, which recently won the Danish journal Ingeniøren’s entrepreneur award, is a DTU spin-out. The company’s nanotechnological product can reveal the presence of extremely...

Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Micro and nanotechnology Lasers Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
05 MAR

Nature is sure to appreciate a paper beer bottle

DTU researchers are teaming up with Carlsberg and the packaging company EcoXpac  to develop a biodegradable paper bottle. However, the project is fraught with challenges...

Materials Innovation and product development
03 MAR

DTU students solve a material problem for CERN

Two DTU students taking an MSc course in corrosion technology came up with a solution to an annoying material problem involving silver-coated bolts.

Materials
29 JAN

Young researchers from DTU won Venture Cup with a new material for touchscreens

The young researchers Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen from DTU Energy won Venture Cup Idea Competition in the category Product & Technology with a new inexpensive...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
07 JAN

New building featuring the concrete of the future

The super-light concrete deck is emerging as the new floor partition element in construction. The decks offer concrete constructions new expressions while improving building...

Construction materials Building construction Materials Fire prevention technology and safety Indoor climate Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
2014
01 DEC

PhD students set a high standard for the coming generations of students

DTU Energy’s second yearly PhD symposium with industry participation showed the high quality research being done within energy technologies. Professors and industrial...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
01 DEC

CEO of PeltPower 'PhD symposium open up for new interesting ways of doing things...

DTU Energy held their annually PhD Symposium with industrial participation. The CEO of PeltPower, Niels Lindeburg, participated to network and because knowledge of new...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
06 NOV

Old plastic bags become bricks in Indian houses

A student project centred on plastic bricks has been given a real boost after Lise Fuglsang Vestergaard won a first prize at Grøn Dyst (Green Challenge) in 2014.

Construction materials Waste management Polymers
09 OCT

New material for touchscreens have the same properties, but are 150 times cheaper

Two PhD students from DTU Energy Conversion, Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen, may be able to substitute the widely used but expensive indium tin oxide (ITO) in...

Solar energy Materials Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
03 OCT

Sustainable blades on the turbines

The blades on today’s giant wind turbines are simply enormous. And they have to be able to withstand extreme impacts. This is quite a challenge, but the wind industry has...

Wind energy Materials
24 JUL

Chemist develops X-ray vision for quality assurance

A DTU researcher has developed a method that uses X-rays for the rapid identification of substances present in an indeterminate powder. The new technique has the capacity...

Materials Physics
03 JUN

From waste to Value with the Danish Ceramic Society

DTU Energy Conversion is host when the Danish Ceramic Society June 12 has a thematic meeting with the topic "From waste to Value" in Niels Bohr Auditorium at DTU Risø...

Fuel cells Materials Superconductors
25 APR

The Cast Iron group receives prize for best paper

Nikolaj Kjelgaard Vedel-Smith and Niels Skat Tiedje from the Cast Iron group received the prize Best Paper Award April 9th at the annual AFS Metalcasting Congress in USA...

Materials Construction and mechanics
2013
11 DEC

Rajan Ambat new professor at DTU Mechanical Engineering

At DTU Mechanical Engineering, Rajan Ambat has been appointed new professor at the Section of Materials- and Surface Engineering. He has taken up his post as professor...

Construction and mechanics Materials
10 DEC

Guido Tosello from DTU Mechanical Engineering receives the Alan Glanvill Award...

The award was presented on November 12 to Guido Tosello , Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Technical University of Denmark , principal...

Materials Construction and mechanics
02 DEC

We make the future a little brighter (3:31)

Telecommunication Biological systems Light sources Materials Semiconductors Quantum theory and atomic physics Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles Optics Polymers Electrotechnology Sensors Physiological modelling Computer calculations
25 NOV

9th Annual Polymer Day

The Annual Polymer Day is arranged by the Danish Polymer Centre (DPC) at DTU Chemical Engineering. The day brings together industry and researchers to exchange new knowledge...

Physics Materials Polymers
26 SEP

Visit from China: National Institute of Metrology visits DTU Mechanical Engineering

September 4, senior officials from China’s metrology institute, NIM, visited DTU Mechanical Engineering as a follow up on the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed...

Materials Construction and mechanics
2008
24 NOV

Environment award to associate professor Anders Baun

The Environmental Award 2008 has been given to associate professor Anders Baun, DTU Environment and NanoDTU by the Aase & Ejnar Danielsens Foundation. The award (250...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles