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2020
Foto Stamers Kontor
20 JAN

New study programme in entrepreneurship

From Autumn 2020, DTU will be offering the Master of Science (MSc) in Technology Entrepreneurship, which accepts all BSc degrees.

2019
Photo: DTU
19 AUG

High jumper Rikke wants to compete at Olympics after graduation

Rikke Andersen is living proof that with the right amount of willpower, a person can both compete at the highest level and complete their studies within the prescribed...

Photo: Anders Østerby Mønsted
19 AUG

Start-up to challenge big guns with artificial cannabis substances

With its tailored cannabis substances, the biotech start-up Octarine Bio is eyeing the growing market for pain relieving drugs.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Photo: Joachim Rode
14 JUN

Women need to have more self-belief

Sara Shafiee is a postdoc at DTU Mechanical Engineering and holds an industrial PhD. She has now been appointed as an ambassador for the InnoWomen project, which aims to...

Production and management
Illustration: Panthermedia
16 MAY

Cancer cell genomes identified using new technology

Two cancer cells from the same tumour may have totally different DNA profiles. A new technique to identify them may lead to better treatments.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Cells Genes and genomes Medicine and medico technology
Photo: DTU
16 MAY

Cancer cell genomes identified using new technology

Two cancer cells from the same tumour may have totally different DNA profiles. A new technique to identify them may lead to better treatments.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Cells Genes and genomes Medicine and medico technology
13 MAY

New international hall of residence at Lyngby Campus

A new hall of residence has shot up in record time in DTU’s northwestern corner, and 144 international students have taken occupancy. 

Photo: Genbrug til Syd
29 APR

Old IT equipment given new life in Eritrea

Used DTU equipment is helping schoolchildren in Eritrea. The children collect online textbooks from digital libraries.

Photo: Bax Lindhardt
25 APR

“Dialogue is what makes all the difference in the world”

With her distinctive voice and the ability to communicate clearly and comprehensibly, Professor at DTU Management Kirsten Halsnæs has for several decades influenced...

Environment and pollution
Photo: Joachim Rode
08 MAR

"The most important thing is to contribute to society"

Portrait: Colleagues at DTU Nutech characterize Xiaolin Hou as an extremely skilled chemist with a tremendous work capacity. He is now being honoured with the world&rsquo...

Chemistry
Photo: Joachim Rode
01 MAR

Knowledge of wave energy can result in more eco-friendly shipping

Doctoral Dissertation: Ulrik Dam Nielsen sheds new light on the measurement of wave energy and the impact ships are exposed to during voyages at sea.

Energy
Photo: Agile Automotive
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
Photo: Private
18 FEB

Intern influences Greenland’s energy production

BEng student Rune Rysbjerg Møller’s work with renewable energy has made a big impression at his Greenlandic internship company.

Energy Energy production Solar energy Wind energy
Photo: Thomas Hjort Jensen
06 FEB

New game to promote good teaching

Two experienced DTU lecturers have developed the game T-mind for technology lecturers.

Photo: Thomas Hjort Jensen
28 JAN

Taxi sharing made possible by students’ algorithm

BEng students have developed the mathematics underlying the new taxi sharing service CabShare.

Information technology
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 JAN

Portrait: “I’m really fond of puzzles—both scientific ones and those made of cardboard...

Henri Jansen is known as the magician of the clean room, because he is great at removing machine limitations that may arise at DTU Danchip—and dares to use unconventional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Semiconductors
2018
Enzyme researcher Ditte Hededam Welner uses genetic engineering to exploit E. coli bacteria in the production of indigo dye. Photo: Bax Lindhardt
05 DEC

Blue Jeans in a green way

Researchers exploit E. coli bacteria for new, greener production of indigo to dye jeans.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Innovation and product development Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins Chemistry
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
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
Chinese SDC student at Green Challenge. Photo: Lotte Grandorf
13 NOV

DTU department takes over Danish-Chinese programme

After taking over the responsibility for a programme at the Sino-Danish Center, DTU Bioinformatics will work to increase the number of Danish students.

Photo: Stamers Kontor
12 NOV

Study environment survey: Well-being on the up

The report on this spring’s study environment survey has been published. DTU has a good study environment, but 44 per cent of the students experience daily stress...