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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