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2018
Photo: Lars Dalby Nielsen
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
Datacenter. Foto: Colourbox
26 OCT

DKK 100 million for faster, greener Internet

Internet traffic has risen a thousand-fold since 2000 and accounts for approximately 10 per cent of the world's electricity consumption, so there is a great need...

Electronics Energy efficiency Hardware and components IT systems Systems and data security Telecommunication Light sources
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
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: MAN Diesel & Turbo
04 MAY

New software significantly restricts air pollution from ships

In cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo, a young DTU researcher develops new software that makes it possible to limit emissions of NOx particles and black smoke. The...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Software and programming
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
27 APR

A great offer interrupted professor’s retirement

Morten Lind is 72 years and professor emeritus, but his area of expertise—automation of industrial processes—is in such high demand that he is now back at work...

Electrotechnology Information technology
PowerLabDK facilities
25 APR

PowerLabDK prepares for the digital energy future

In collaboration with the IT department of DTU, PowerLabDK has just invested in a large supercomputer as the first element of a soon-to-be-launched new Digital Energy Lab...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy IT systems
Illustration: Datagraf/All-Over-Press
30 MAR

What happens when your fridge goes online

The Internet of Things is on the verge of revolutionizing our daily lives, but also involves major challenges. DTU can put itself at the forefront of research efforts

Electrotechnology Information technology
From left to right. Winners of Grand Solutions: Jørgen Arendt Jensen and Erik Vilain Thomsens; Innovator of the Year: Mads Bonde; Søren Pind, Minister for Higher Education and Scinece; Flemming Besenbacher, vice chariman at Innovation Fund Denmar; and Talents of the Year: Qi Hu, Carl Meusinger, and David Bue. Photo: Ditte Valente
27 FEB

Major prize for portable ultrasound

Innovation Fund Denmark awarded five new prizes at the EliteForsk conference on 23 February. Four current and former DTU researchers were among the recipients.

Electronics Wind energy Image analysis Hardware and components Software and programming Computer calculations Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Medicine and medico technology
2016
Photo: Ditte Valente
04 JUL

Roskilde: Mobile tracking means meals on time

By monitoring mobile phones searching for Wi-Fi signals, DTU students are testing a tracking system with the capacity to show how many people are present, how they move...

Electronics Data analysis Systems and data security
17 MAY

Talented DTU students get the Danish Sound Young Researcher Award

On the Danish Sound Day which was held at the Royal Danish Academy of Music on Thursday March 12 Anna Josefine Sørensen, Master student at DTU Elektro, won the...

Environment and pollution Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics Information technology
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key to...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Data-driven modeling of sleep EEG and EOG reveals characteristiscs indicative of pre Parkinson's and Parkinson's disease by Christensen Jae, Zoetmulder M, Koch H, Frandsen R, Arvaston L, Christensen SR, Jennum P, Sorensen HBD.
26 JAN

Colour research

There is increasing evidence to suggest that a particular sleep disorder producing abnormal movements during dream sleep may be an early marker for Parkinson’s disease...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
Photo: Colourbox
26 JAN

Engineers refine doctors’ tools

Sleep is the brain’s way of spring cleaning—and effectively removing toxins. During deep sleep, the body is normally completely at rest and unreactive to the...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
15 JAN

A technological playground of 64 loudspeakers

For Marton Marschall, a postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Copenhagen, the department of Electrical Engineering’s new audio...

Electrotechnology Sound Software and programming Hearing aids

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