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Photo: Dynatest
14 MAY

Laser trucks help maintain roads

Pavement engineering company, Dynatest, has developed a truck in partnership with DTU which analyses the state of the road using laser technology.

Lasers Construction and mechanics Information technology Mathematics Transport and logistics
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
15 APR

Abundance of information narrows our collective attention span

New study in Nature Communications finds increasingly narrow peaks of collective attention over time, supporting a ‘social acceleration’ occurring across different...

Computer calculations Data analysis
Illustration: Benny Box
05 APR

Personalized medicine for children with cancer

In a joint project involving Rigshospitalet and DTU, parents of all Danish children with cancer will be given the offer to have the genetic characteristics of their children...

Genes and genomes Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Computer calculations
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
05 APR

How close are we to personalized medicine?

Mapping patients’ genetic make-up could lead to better treatment for a wide range of diseases.

Medicine and medico technology Genes and genomes Computer calculations Information technology
Per Christian Hansen. Foto: Joachim Rode
03 APR

Mathematics professor named VILLUM Investigator

Professor Per Christian Hansen from DTU Compute receives a VILLUM Investigator grant of DKK 35 million. He will develop new algorithms that can describe the uncertainty...

Mathematical analysis Mathematical modelling Statistics Computer calculations Software and programming
Digital Energy Lab
29 MAR

New unique infrastructure to accelerate development of digital solutions for the...

DTU has entered into collaboration on establishing a new digital infrastructure, which will, among other things, facilitate fast, easy and open access to data to be used...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems IT systems
Foto Colourbox
18 MAR

EU strengthens cybersecurity research

A new large research network will strengthen European cybersecurity capacity. DTU represents Denmark in CyberSec4Europe pilot project.

Systems and data security
Foto Colourbox
05 MAR

Augmented reality can remove lorry’s blind spots

Three students have developed a system that eliminates blind spots by creating the illusion for the driver that the lorry is transparent.

Information technology
Photo: Søren Kjeldgaard
01 MAR

Kristian Sommer Thygesen receives EliteForsk Prize

Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen from DTU Physics is among this year’s recipients of the EliteForsk Prize, which he receives for his research in two-dimensional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Quantum theory and atomic physics Computer calculations
Photo: Innovationsfonden
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
08 FEB

DTU boasts top-performing supercomputers

Supercomputers make a big difference to DTU researchers and students and are a prerequisite for many research projects.

Information technology
green transition
31 JAN

Improved access to data and better frameworks for test and demonstration will...

With the vision of Denmark as a front-runner in the green transition, the Danish Growth Team for sustainable energy and green technology today presented 10 specific recommendations...

Energy IT systems Energy efficiency Energy systems
Photo: The Velux Foundations
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
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
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
Illustration: ESA
02 JAN

New ESA Business Incubation Centre to be anchored at DTU

An ambitious nesting ground for the space industry will provide help, advice, and financial support for Danish growth companies and entrepreneurs.

Earth sciences Information technology Space research Transport and logistics
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
PowerLabDK - Digital Energy Lab
21 DEC

DTU strengthens its position within digital energy

Grant for new digital energy laboratory supports Denmark’s world-leading position within digital solutions for the energy sector.

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems IT systems
20 DEC

Artificial intelligence may future-proof Danish healthcare services

Artificial intelligence and big data are building blocks in the development of personal health technologies. 

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
11 DEC

Key Danish role in major European innovation alliance

DTU is one of the main architects behind a new large European network aimed at developing the cities and transport solutions of tomorrow.

Mobility Transport economy Transport safety Transport models Energy systems Data analysis IT systems Telecommunication Systems analysis Air pollution Climate adaption
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