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2018
11 OCT

DTU joins the Brazilian boost of research in Energy Technologies

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Shell Company have established an international Center for Innovation on New Energies (CINE) with strong industrial...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
Arvind Kannan defended his PhD at DTU Energy
08 OCT

Sandwich structured membranes greatly increases lifetime of fuel cells

Arvind Kannan recently defended his thesis. He showed that novel sandwich structured membranes led to a more than three fold enhancement of the durability of High Temperature...

Energy Electrochemistry Fuel cells
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
15 JUN

Join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 16 November 2018

DTU Energy invites you to participate in the department’s annual PhD symposium. The venue of the symposium is DTU’s meeting centre, building 101A, Anker Engelunds Vej...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Electrochemistry
PhD defense Christophe Gadea
03 APR

PhD defense: Using ink-jet printers to make thin films for energy devices

Christophe Gadea has defended his PhD, showing that inkjet-based processing methods can be used for fabrication of thin films for energy devices like polymer solar cells...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
15 MAR

PhD defense: Too much acid flow in membranes leads to fatal breakdowns of fuel...

Hans Becker has defended his PhD-thesis on “Phosphoric Acid Issues in High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes” at DTU Energy. In his thesis, he showed why certain...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
15 FEB

Wind turbine data from the island of Bornholm confirms potential of high-efficiency...

Using wind data from a wind farm on the Danish island of Bornholm, researchers from DTU Energy and partners have successfully tested the ability of electrolysis cells...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Energy storage Electrochemistry
02 FEB

New book from DTU Energy professors on thin film oxides

Professors Nini Pryds and Vincenzo Esposito, DTU Energy, have published the book "Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures", providing a status on the research within thin...

Energy Energy efficiency Electrochemistry
2017
Inaugural Professor Vincenzo Esposito
20 DEC

The scientific trailblazer from Sicily is new professor at DTU

Curiosity has always defined the newly appointed professor at DTU Energy, Vincenzo Esposito. Many other researchers specialize in a single topic and are content with...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems Electrochemistry
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
24 NOV

Industry impressed by high standard at PhD Symposium

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus, where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists, engineers...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
26 OCT

A crazy idea led to research in batteries based on aluminum and sulfur

It sounds like old-fashioned alchemy with a drop of sulfur, a bit aluminum and some polymerizable ionic liquids to top it off, but the crazy idea fostered in Spain and...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
PhD defense by Yu Xu, DTU Energy, September 2017
29 SEP

Yu Xu is a molecular cook with very advanced equipment

On 21 September 2017 Yu Xu successfully defended his thesis “Continuous Hydrothermal Flow Synthesis of Functional Oxide Nanomaterials Used in Energy Conversion Devices...

Energy Analytic and theoretical chemistry Electrochemistry Inorganic chemistry Nanoparticles Fuel cells
31 JUL

One project, three breakthroughs in battery-research

Denmark's role in international battery research is rapidly increasing after the recently completed project Hi-C gave invaluable new knowledge to both Danish and international...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree 2017
28 JUL

DTU Energy took part in the Jamboree Denmark 2017

DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree Denmark 2017, the largest jamboree in Denmark, where 36.000 Danish and international scouts and guides met this week...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
The active acoustic method from Hi-C can be used to detect materials and interfaces changes inside the battery during real operation
27 JUL

Soundwaves can detect flaws in batteries before they discharge totally or self...

Owners of electric cars and electric bicycles have experienced how the battery seemingly can go on and on and then suddenly go from half full of energy to totally discharged...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
25 JUL

Stone salts can potentially double the capacity of Li batteries

Brand new materials based on a stone salt-type structure can potentially double the capacity of Lithium battery cathodes and have a huge impact on batteries for mobile...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
03 JUL

Overwhelming success for Electrolysis conference in the research community

Successful DTU conference on electrolysis gave researchers and the industry an international forum to exchange and share information and ideas on research, development...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
13 JUN

ICE2017: Electrolysis is becoming big business

The announcement of the largest power-to-gas facility in history to be built in France was one of todays many highlights at the 1 st International Conference on Electrolysis...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
12 JUN

The world's first conference on electrolysis is held in Denmark

DTU is hosting the world's first conference on electrolysis for energy purposes, the 1st International Conference on Electrolysis (ICE) this week at Axelborg in Copenhagen...

Energy Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
Theis Løye Skafte defended his thesis on Lifetime Limiting Effects in Pre-Commercial Solid Oxide Cell Devices at DTU
09 MAY

Theis fights rampaging C-atoms on electrolysis cells

Theis Løye Skafte has defended his PhD project "Lifetime Limiting Effects in Pre-Commercial Solid Oxide Cell Devices" and investigated the formation of carbon on nickel...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
Inaugural of professors Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen March 2017
04 APR

DTU Energy strengthens research in materials with two professors

Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen were appointed Professors at DTU Energy 1 December 2016, and on Friday 31 March they gave their two inaugural lectures.

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Electrochemistry
17 MAR

“When you have a good thing going, the momentum just carries you forward”

A three months guest stay at DTU Energy reminded Professor Rob Walker why he has dedicated his life to science in the first place. While at DTU, he worked and thought...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Electrochemistry
10 MAR

New professor at DTU Energy investigates the inner workings of batteries

Poul Norby has been appointed professor of materials research at DTU Energy. He is an expert in materials for batteries and will take part in establishing the new DTU...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry Energy systems
2016
07 DEC

Disclosing complex mechanisms in a simple way is deemed very HOT

An article by researchers from DTU Energy has been selected as a HOT article for 2016 by the editors of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
06 DEC

DTU sets new record with extremely low degradation rate in fuel cells

DTU Energy, the clean technology company Danish Power Systems and partners have attained the best operating stability of high temperature polymer fuel cells ever seen...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
Megha Rao won a price for her poster presentation at DTU Energys annual PhD Symposium 2016
23 NOV

Industry got insight into the latest Danish energy research

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists and representatives...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Electromagnetism Sensors Electrochemistry Catalysis
08 NOV

Stefano cools sensitive electronics to a refreshing 175°C working environment...

Stefano Soprani from DTU Energy has successfully defended his Industrial PhD thesis "Active Cooling of a Down Hole Well Tractor”.

Energy Electrochemistry Fossil fuels
03 NOV

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies

Do not miss this unique opportunity to get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies – join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 18 November...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Magnets Electrochemistry
01 NOV

Sino-Danish workshop opened for more research in non-polluting energy production

DTU Energy hosted this year’s Denmark-China Bilateral Workshop on Energy Conversion and Storage and over the two-day workshop the participants from DTU, three Chinese...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
01 JUL

Cross-disciplinary approach to civil engineering research provides new opportunities

In August, DTU Civil Engineering hosts an international conference and a number of doctoral courses giving a comprehensive outline on the present and future challenges...

Construction materials Building design Electrochemistry Building construction Polar research Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Geology Indoor climate
04 APR

New project will convert surplus power into environmentally friendly chemicals

A wide variety of chemicals and materials which we use today require energy intensive and environmentally harmful synthesis methods.  The new research project, Proactive...

Energy Physics Chemistry Electrochemistry Catalysis
2015
13 JUL

Open position - PhD scholarship in Development of DNP-NMR Methods for the Real...

The Department of Chemistry invites applicants for a 3-year PhD position. In chemistry, the current description of mechanistic details of many chemical reactions...

Electrochemistry Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medical equipment and systems Catalysis
17 JUN

The ceramic highway of electrons has just become faster and much better

A scientific breakthrough by DTU Energy and partners has made a crucial step towards making oxide electronics an interesting alternative to conventional silicon-based...

Energy Electrochemistry
21 APR

Discovery unlocks ion conductor that is 100 times faster than all the others

A research group at the Technical University of Denmark has discovered a new and stable ion conducting material by merging two known materials, one of which is intrinsically...

Electronics Fuel cells Electrochemistry
02 MAR

Using electrospun nanofibers to counter NOx emission from heavy shipping

Maritime shipping has grown fourfold in 20 years and the pollution from shipping is fast becoming a serious health problem on land. DTU Energy is part of the EU project...

Catalysis Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions Electrochemistry
11 FEB

Join us for the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”

The Department of Energy Conversion and Storage at DTU hereby invites to the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy production Fossil fuels Electrochemistry Energy storage
2014
11 NOV

Get the insight on the latest research within sustainable energy technologies...

DTU Energy Conversion hereby invites interested PhD students and companies to the department’s second annual PhD symposium with industry participation at DTU Lyngby Campus...

Energy storage Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Physics
13 OCT

Watching live how fuel cells and electrolysis cells operate at the nanoscale

Researchers at DTU will monitor the reactions and processes in operating fuel cells and electrolysis cells at the nanoscale, observing weak spots as they evolve, making...

Fuel cells Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Physics Nanoparticles Electrochemistry
03 JUL

Workshop covered many angles to the same scientific problems

43 researchers and Ph.D.’s from all over the world took part in the workshop “Challenges and Opportunities in In Situ Studies of Solid Oxide Electrodes” at DTU Energy...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Physics
15 MAY

International PhD Summer School: IMAGINE

25 – 29 August 2014, international summer school at DTU Energy Conversion.

Energy Solar energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy storage
14 MAY

Discovery facilitates metal/ceramic binding

A discovery made by researchers at DTU Energy Conversion may have a major impact on catalysts in the chemical industry.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
23 JAN

New Research into Energy Efficient Production of Pressurized Hydrogen

DTU Energy Conversion and Haldor Topsøe A/S have received funding from the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme to research into energy efficient...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency
2013
01 AUG

Prof. Schmidt is paving the way for shared knowledge

Professor Thomas Justus Schmidt from Switzerland is currently visiting DTU Energy Conversion on an Otto Mønsted guest professorship.

Energy storage Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production