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2019
14 JUN

Denmark should focus on converting straw to biofuel

New calculations from DTU indicate that there are both economic and environmental benefits from exploiting straw for biofuel for heavy transport instead of for district...

Energy Chemistry
14 JUN

Denmark to name planet discovered by DTU researcher

Citizens of Denmark are invited to make suggestions for the names of an exoplanet and star discovered in 2008 some 1,000 light years from Earth.

The Solar system Astrophysics
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...

Production and management
11 JUN

In 2020, we celebrate H.C. Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism

Next year is the 200th anniversary of one of history’s major scientific discoveries. To celebrate, universities, institutions, companies, businesses, and organizations...

11 JUN

CIGRE Symposium 2019

At the symposium, Juan-Andrés Pérez-Rúa won a poster award.

Wind energy Energy
07 JUN

Guest Lecture - Filippo Capolino

On Friday 07.06.2019, Prof. Filippo Capolino (University of California, Irvine, USA) visited our Electromagnetic Systems Group and gave an interesting guest lecture entitled...

Electrotechnology
07 JUN

Guest Lecture - Uwe Bandelow

On Friday 07.06.2019, Dr. Uwe Bandelow (Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin, Germany) visited our Electromagnetic Systems Group and gave...

Electrotechnology
07 JUN

DTU Space appoints head of new Geo-division

Michael Schultz Rasmussen has been appointed Head of Division for the new Space Geodesy Division at DTU Space. He comes from a position as manager at COWI A/S.

Earth observation Satelittes Climate change Mapping and surveying Earth sciences
07 JUN

Recommendations for catalysis research in electrolysis

Two leading Danish catalysis researchers have prepared a comment for the distinguished scientific journal Nature Energy with three clear recommendations for their colleagues...

Catalysis Electrochemistry Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production
07 JUN

Powertech 2019

DTU Wind Energy will be participating at the Powertech 2019 Conference I Milano at the end of this month.

Wind energy Energy
06 JUN

PhD-defence by Piotr Kaminski

On Thursday 6 June, PhD student Piotr Kaminski from DTU Electrical Engineering succesfully defended his PhD on Active Nanophotonic Antenna Arrays for Effective Light-Matter...

Electrotechnology Antennas
06 JUN

New Book tells the story of DTU Wind Energy

DTU launches a new book that tells the story of the department and 40 years of research and development of wind energy.

Wind energy Energy
05 JUN

Better utilization of the seafood industry’s side-streams

A European research project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, aims to develop technological solutions that can turn the seafood...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
04 JUN

Artificial cooling of Arctic soil safeguards global genetic material

Artificial cooling and creative engineering solutions are key to taking good care of the backup copies of the world’s plant-based genetic material, which are stored in...

Geology
04 JUN

Danish-Norwegian cooperation on offshore wind

Collaboration between DTU Wind Energy and NTNU in Norway on sharing PhDs.

Wind energy Energy
04 JUN

DTU Industrial PhD makes a paradigm shift at ROCKWOOL

DTU Industrial PhD implemented a complete new product strategy and a framework for reducing product complexity at ROCKWOOL.

Production and management
04 JUN

Find the jewels in your bio-waste

Researchers at the Process and Systems Engineering Centre (PROSYS) at DTU Chemical Engineering are changing the mindset in the biomass, food, and bio-manufacturing industries...

Chemical engineering Analytic and theoretical chemistry
03 JUN

From Senior Researcher to Professor

Mathias Stolpe arrived at DTU Risø in 2011. In 2015, he was appointed Professor MSO and in 2019, he was appointed Professor.

Wind energy Energy
29 MAY

Associate professor Thomas Bolander receives H.C. Ørsted Medaljen

The prestigious H.C. Ørsted Medalje is awarded to associate professor Thomas Bolander from DTU Compute for his excellent ability to disseminate research.

29 MAY

Release of HAWC2 version 12.7

Today, DTU Wind Energy launches the latest version of the software, HAWC2 version 12.7.

Wind energy Energy
29 MAY

DTU Professor Appointed Mission Innovation Champion

Mission Innovation – a global initiative bringing together 24 countries and the EU to accelerate the development of clean energy technology – has recognized 19 exceptional...

Energy Climate change Materials
28 MAY

DTU equipment on board NASA’s next big mission to Mars

NASA will soon launch its Mars 2020 mission to the red planet with DTU equipment on board. Already now NASA is offering people across the planet a boarding pass for the...

Space research Space technology and instruments The Solar system
28 MAY

Exploring the Quantum Mechanics of Life

Capture, transport, and release of oxygen in the body is managed by one single molecular system. This is possible thanks to a delicate mechanism allowing fast and reversible...

27 MAY

Parasites hinder organic trout production

Optimum water conditions, hiding places for fish, and the prevention and reduction of parasites and bacteria to secure organic trout fry.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Aquaculture
27 MAY

Dietary advice depends on gut bacteria and genetics

Dietary advice should be more personal and based on knowledge of the composition of the individual's intestinal bacteria, says newly appointed DTU professor Susanne Brix...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
27 MAY

Extremely compact reactor has potential to reduce global CO2 emissions significantly

New paper in Science suggests that as much as one percent of global CO2 emissions can be saved if electrified, and significantly more compact, technology is applied across...

Organic chemistry Energy efficiency
27 MAY

Bio4Self wins another international award

The group behind the H2020-project Bio4Self won the Techtextil Innovation Award fair in Germany.

Wind energy Energy
27 MAY

Fungal batteries will store alternative energy

Researchers from DTU and Aalborg University receive donation from Novo Nordisk Foundation for the development of biodegradable batteries.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Energy storage Electricity supply Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry Climate adaption
27 MAY

Well-documented path from farm to fork

A new project will develop technologies and methods that can both document a food product’s path from farm to fork and help prevent plagiarism. The National Food Institute...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
24 MAY

Nanotechnologies are best developed in collaboration

It is in the meeting between people that new realizations arise, new networks are established and failed projects can be avoided. Really that is the essence. 

Nanoparticles
24 MAY

Join the workshop 'Flexibility is the cornerstone of the future energy system...

Danish Intelligent Energy Alliance ( iEnergi ) will host a workshop focusing on the importance of flexibility in the future energy system. The workshop is part of a joint...

$name Electrotechnology Energy
24 MAY

Two new test stands are ready for wind turbines in Østerild

The expansion of Test Centre Østerild has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands. 

Wind energy Energy
24 MAY

Organic mussels ready to be served on the Danes’ dinner tables

A longer harvest season, stable production and collaboration with the retail sector are to increase the Danes’ appetite for farmed mussels, which are being exported today...

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
23 MAY

Organic and delicious, but unknown in Denmark

Organic common mussels are easy to grow on ropes in Denmark. Nevertheless, few find their way to Danish consumers.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
Illustration: Jakob Kibsgaard
23 MAY

Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production of ammonia

Many experimental studies of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia are flawed—a new study in Nature highlights the need for rigorous protocols moving forward

Electrochemistry
22 MAY

EnergyLab Nordhavn wins Danish design award

EnergyLab Nordhavn received the Danish Design Award 2019 in the Visionary Concepts category.

Energy systems
20 MAY

EOForChina research presented at ESA's Living Planet Symposium

Liguang Jiang presented EOForChina research results at the 2019 Living Planet Symposium in Milan, Italy, May 13-17, 2019

Mapping and surveying Climate change
20 MAY

Urban planning in the Arctic – how to plan for the extreme?

PhD student Jennifer Fiebig researches in urban planning in the Arctic by examining snowdrift – through fieldwork and with substitute materials in the laboratory. The goal...

Building design Building construction Construction materials Polar research Climate adaption
20 MAY

Human impact on indoor climate is being mapped

Advanced climate chamber measurements provide new knowledge about human emissions and impact on indoor climate in buildings.

Indoor climate Ecosystems Air pollution CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution Construction and mechanics
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
16 MAY

Research oriented on liquids by Qian Huang

16 MAY

Playware wins at the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund and our Center for Playware won Innovation of the year for the Moto Tiles for eldercare and its novel automatic generation of personalized...

Electrotechnology
15 MAY

A substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish

The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
14 MAY

PhD defence by Yunfeng Dong

On Wednesday 8 May 2019, PhD student Yunfeng Dong from Electromagnetic Systems Group succesfully defended his PhD on Strategies for Hybrid Integration and Packaging at...

Electrotechnology
14 MAY

EnergyLab Nordhavn and KIRT x THOMSEN awarded at the Danish Design Award 2019...

On Monday 13 May EnergyLab Nordhavn together with KIRT x THOMSEN won the Danish Design Award 2019 for the visualizations of the energy solutions in the project EnergyLab...

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
13 MAY

New H2020-project will strengthen GEOSS

Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape for strengthening the benefits for Europe of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) - establishing 'EuroGEOSS...

Wind energy Energy
10 MAY

Scientists examine molecule behind the metabolism of cancer cells

Postdoc Rune Busk Damgaard receives a grant of 10 mill DKK for his research on signaling molecules that can regulate the metabolism of cancer cells.   

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Cells
10 MAY

EUR 12 million for independent research

Independent Research Fund Denmark has granted a total of EUR 12 million to 24 DTU projects.

08 MAY

Disconnected power cable to Bornholm offers unique test option

The island of Bornholm is on its own these days in terms of electricity supply, as the submarine cable to Sweden’s power grid has been disconnected. This is an interesting...

Electricity supply Energy production Energy systems
07 MAY

A novel concept for bio-fuel production

Catalytic hydro-pyrolysis is a strong candidate for conversion of biomass into liquid fuels for vehicles and airplanes. The technology can be viewed as part of the solution...

Energy storage Bioenergy
07 MAY

New technology behind the world’s smallest power converter

Five young DTU researchers have developed a new technology for producing a power converter which is shaped like a small cube measuring only a couple of millimetres on each...

Electrotechnology Electronics
07 MAY

Lifecycle analyses of climate protection measures

In future, it will be possible to assess the environmental impact of different types of climate protection solutions in urban areas.

Climate adaption
06 MAY

Come to an Open Day at the National Food Institute

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is celebrating its 60th anniversary by inviting cooperation partners to an Open Day on 11 June 2019 where...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
06 MAY

Strong facilities are the core to innovation

From Reuters top 100 it appears that despite political unease across the continent, the top ranks of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities remain remarkably steady.

Wind energy Energy
03 MAY

Research is important for maintaining Denmark’s position in the ingredients market

The Danish government has invested in initiatives—including more research—aimed at expanding the country’s position of strength in the global ingredients market. The...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
02 MAY

Record in the establishment of wind turbines

2018 became a record year for the establishment of wind turbines in Europe. That many wind turbines have never been established in Europe in one year, new figures from...

Energy Wind energy
01 MAY

CO2 as a valuable byproduct from biogas

Upgrading of biogas into methane mainly implies removal of CO 2 from the biogas. A project at DTU Chemical Engineering strives to make use of this CO 2 .

Bioenergy Energy efficiency CO2 separation and CO2 storage
01 MAY

Digitization to prepare electricity grid for green transition

Over the next four years, four Danish universities—headed by DTU—will conduct research into how increased digitization of the electricity grid and energy supply may promote...

Electricity supply Energy systems
01 MAY

PhD interview: New technology produces fuels with low carbon footprint

The PhD students at DTU Chemical Engineering are always working on something new and exciting. In this interview, you can read about Magnus Zingler Stummann’s project...

01 MAY

Providing Access to VR Through a Wheelchair

Providing Access to VR Through a Wheelchair John Paulin Hansen, Astrid Kofod Trudslev, Sara Amdi Harild, Alexandre Alapetite, Katsumi Minakata CHI '19: ACM CHI Conference...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Mobility Hardware and components
30 APR

Methods to minimize risks in the tech industry

DTU researchers are coming up with new ideas on how the top executives of technology businesses should develop strategies in an increasingly unpredictable world.

Production and management
29 APR

Teaching resource from DTU Wind Energy reaches 1 million users

Students from all over Denmark have been using the website virtuelgalathea3.dk . The website is built on the ground of results from the well-known Galathea 3 expedition...

Wind energy Energy
29 APR

New invention may extend the life of bridges

A new anchoring system for carbon fibre reinforcement which is five times stronger than steel reinforcement will be able to extend the service life and carrying capacity...

Bridge constructions Building construction Ships and offshore constructions
29 APR

EnergyLab Nordhavn nominated for Danish Design Award 2019

The EnergyLab Nordhavn project lead by Center for Electric Power and Energy, DTU Elektro has been nominated for the Danish Design Award 2019 in the category 'visionary...

Electrotechnology Energy
26 APR

New North Sea wind adventure could make Denmark a green leader

A new development project involving several Danish businesses aims to deliver the right technologies and services for the energy supply of the future via offshore wind...

Energy Energy storage Wind energy Energy systems Electricity supply
25 APR

Breakthrough on the electron transport of molecules and macroscopic systems

DTU Chemistry is part of research team who has discovered a system that improves our understanding of a central element in nanoscience, namely how electron transport proceeds...

Chemistry
25 APR

DTU researcher honoured by the Danish Society of Engineers

Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov is the third prominent technical-natural scientist to be awarded an honorary plaque by the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA) in Copenhagen...

Physics
25 APR

Research communicator of the year

Professor Kirsten Halsnæs will be awarded the Research Communication Award 2019 for her willingness and ability to communicate her knowledge about the climate and the economy...

Environment and pollution
25 APR

From the US to Denmark

For Katherine Dykes, the position as new Head of Section for Loads and Control at DTU Wind Energy meant that she had to move from USA to Denmark. Even though it sounds...

Wind energy Energy
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 the...

Environment and pollution
24 APR

Chemical engineering tools for green oils

The properties of oil produced from biological feedstock are very different from fossil-based oils. A consistent effort in the KT Consortium assists in providing the necessary...

Bioenergy Software and programming
24 APR

New Assistant Professor

Since March 15, Abigail Kressner has started a new position as Assistant Professor in the Hearing Systems Section at DTU Health Tech.

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Information technology
23 APR

Wind turbines to venture out into the deep sea

Floating offshore wind turbines are gaining ground. A new Danish project aims to make it cheaper and easier to produce floating foundations for deep water.

Energy Wind energy Energy production Construction and mechanics
15 APR

New doctorate will disseminate plasma technology

Senior Researcher Yukihiro Kusano has collated many years’ research in a doctoral dissertation. Here he points to new applications of plasma technology—among other things...

Wind energy
12 APR

Local energy system to supply parking garages with electricity

A new solution introduces local energy system to increase the number of charging stations for electric cars in parking garages without causing power shortage in the distribution...

Energy
12 APR

Professor Carsten Thomassen named Honorary Fellow of ICA

Professor at DTU Compute Carsten Thomassen has – as one of the few – been named Honorary Fellow of the ICA for his contributions to graph theory.

Mathematics
12 APR

New knowledge will change rail maintenance

Danish research has solved the riddle of the large quantity of cracks observed in European rails in the past 10-15 years.

Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics
11 APR

Intestinal bacteria and their genetics determine dietary advice

Dietary advice should be more personalized and based on knowledge of the composition of the individual person’s intestinal bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
11 APR

Small underwater drone to help fishermen

Young researcher contributes to the development of a small new autonomous underwater vehicle which is to help fishermen identify shoals of fish.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Fisheries and fish stocks
11 APR

Boosting the efficiency of biogas plants

Laboratory experiments have shown pretreatment with ammonia able to increase methane production from manure fibres by more than 200 per cent. Pilot Plant tests will take...

Bacteria and microorganisms Bioenergy Energy efficiency
11 APR

Green Student Movement puts forward new Danish climate policy

With the help of an energy modelling tool developed at DTU management, The Green Student Movement has created its own ambitious climate plan.

Energy Environment and pollution
10 APR

New computer model ensures faster development of hearing aids

Young researcher has optimized the simulation models used for developing new hearing aids. The necessary calculations can now be made up to 20 times faster.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
08 APR

Renewable energy is to reduce the CO-2 emission in agriculture

Vennerslund Energy- and Nature Park has entered into a research collaboration with DTU link. The aim of the collaboration is to map out how the energy coming from wind...

Wind energy Energy
08 APR

PivotBuoy project receives €4m to unlock cost competitive floating wind

DTU Wind Energy is part of the new project, PivotBuoy. The aim of the project is to reduce the cost of floating offshore wind.

Wind energy Energy
05 APR

New Sustainable Energy Systems collaboration with China

40 Danish and Chinese researchers committed to push collaborations forward within the framework of Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research -  Sustainable Energy...

Energy
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
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
04 APR

New research project on water can lead to groundbreaking knowledge

A new research project from DTU Chemical Engineering examines structures in water that could lead to a better understanding of phenomena in nature as well as new energy...

Biological systems Solar energy Chemistry
03 APR

Copenhageners’ biowaste may become steaks

A new project will develop technology for extracting protein from organic waste, which can subsequently be used as a protein supplement for humans or in animal...

Food production
02 APR

New European Wind Atlas almost finalized

At the Wind Europe Conference in Bilbao, the people behind the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) presented the latest results. The project is almost finalized.

Wind energy Energy
02 APR

DTU develops breast cancer scanning equipment

DTU has entered into collaboration with the UK company Kromek aimed at developing a scanner that can improve breast cancer diagnostics.

Medicine and medico technology Space research
29 MAR

Two DTU researchers receive EUR 5 million from the ERC for independent research

Two DTU researchers have received the prestigious ERC Advanced Grants from the European Research Council.

Chemistry Physics
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
29 MAR

DTU Space to develop cancer scanner with English company

DTU Space and UK company Kromek have started a collaboration to develop a new advanced scanner that have a huge potential for improving breast cancer diagnosis.

Medicine and medico technology Space technology and instruments
28 MAR

ERC Advanced Grant for innovative project on electrolyte thermodynamics research

Professor Georgios Kontogeorgis from DTU Chemical Engineering receives the ERC Advanced Grant 2018 from the European Research Council (ERC).

Chemistry
26 MAR

PhD interview: Improving productivity and safety at oil wells through models

The many PhD students at DTU Chemical Engineering contribute to a diverse research environment. This month, we interviewed Diana Carolina Figueroa Murcia about her project...

26 MAR

Danish shipping must be autonomous

Researchers must help Denmark develop the first autonomous ships.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Transport and logistics