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2018
21 FEB

Digital 3D metal printing opens up new world for industry

In the Danish manufacturing sector, 3D printing in metal is still a new and relatively untested area, and generally there is a lack of digital tools for handling production...

Construction and mechanics Materials Production and management
2017
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
13 JUL

From atoms to windturbines: World-class materials modelling

What properties do materials have, and how do they behave under different loads and circumstances? Provided that reliable models capable of predicting the above are available...

Mathematical modelling Construction and mechanics Materials Production and management
2016
10 NOV

Bespoke products printed in 3D

Organs, jet engines and sports equipment. 3D printing opens up opportunities to design one-of-a-kind products. And this naturally provides the perfect conditions for niche...

Construction and mechanics Innovation and product development Medicine and medico technology Artificial organs Hearing aids Food production
26 JUL

New sensors function as eyes in concrete

A new spin-out from DTU has recently marketed a sensor system allowing you to monitor activity inside concrete structures from your desk.

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
19 JUL

Translucent concrete

Is it possible to combine the construction benefits of concrete with the desire to get more daylight into buildings? The answer is yes. An innovative building material...

Light sources Optics Construction materials Building design Building construction Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
28 APR

Annual Report from DTU Mechanical Engineering out now

In our annual report you can get an overview of current research at the department, or you can see the key figures for our production of graduates, PhD theses and publications...

Energy Construction and mechanics Production and management Materials
19 APR

PhD Defence 13th May: "Coherent architecture development as basis for technology...

Poul Martin Ravn from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Coherent architecture development as basis for technology development", Friday 13th May from 13.00...

Construction and mechanics Innovation and product development
04 APR

PhD Defence 14th April: "Design and Manufacture of Micro Products Using Concurrent...

David Maximilian Marhöfer from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Design and Manufacture of Micro Products Using Concurrent Engineering", Thursday 14th April...

Construction and mechanics Production and management
07 MAR

Millions to fund renovation of older public apartment buildings

DTU and a number of partners have signed an investment agreement with Innovation Fund Denmark that provides 35 million DKK for a research project. The money will be used...

Indoor climate Energy efficiency Innovation and product development
2015
23 DEC

PhD Defence 18th January: A framework for conceptualisation of PSS solutions:...

Krestine Mougaard from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD "A framework for conceptualisation of PSS solutions: On network-based development models" Monday 18th...

Construction and mechanics Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
17 NOV

PhD Defence 26th November: “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From...

Jakob Axel Bejbro Andersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, “PSS Support for Maritime Technology Ventures: From exploration to methodology and theory”...

Coasts and harbours Ships and offshore constructions Entrepreneurship
Photo: Kirstine Mengel, Abeo
29 SEP

The bridge as an assembly kit

17 March 2015 was a landmark date in bridge building history when a new bridge over Vorgod stream in Central Jutland was erected in the course of a single morning. This...

Bridge constructions Construction materials Building production and management Building construction Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
07 SEP

PhD Defence 14th September: Requirements Management on Multiple Product Platforms

Dagný Hauksdóttir from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD "Requirements Management on Multiple Product Platforms" Monday September 14th at 13:00. The defence takes...

Construction and mechanics Production and management Systems analysis
06 MAR

From lampshades to aircraft engines

Based in Rødovre, a suburb of Copenhagen, Olsen Metaltrykkeri nurtures a dream of becoming a subcontractor to the aeronautical industry. However, this involves meeting...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Operations analysis Engineering
07 JAN

New building featuring the concrete of the future

The super-light concrete deck is emerging as the new floor partition element in construction. The decks offer concrete constructions new expressions while improving building...

Construction materials Building construction Materials Fire prevention technology and safety Indoor climate Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
2014
05 DEC

Uses concrete like the ancient Romans

Roman construction style inspired Professor Kristian Hertz (far left) to create ultra-light concrete structures. He has now patented the method.

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building construction Innovation and product development
14 JUN

InnovationsFonden grants DKK14 mio for new project

InnovationsFonden was established as of 1 April 2014 by bringing together research, technology development and innovation grants from the Danish Council of Strategic Research...

Electrotechnology Energy Environment and pollution Medicine and medico technology Wind energy Construction and mechanics IT systems Innovation and product development
30 APR

New Maritime Centre for DTU

When DTU Maritime Center opens its doors on 1 May,  the Blue Denmark  will have a single point of contact for the full weight of the University’s expertise in the maritime...

Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics Operations analysis
2012
22 DEC

DTU-Byg (DTU Civil Engineering) on International Top Ten List

Civil Engineering institutes at 300 of the world's universities have been ranked according to their scientific productivity and performance. DTU Byg lies in 7th place...

Construction and mechanics Production and management