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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
02 FEB

The Annual Report 2017 of DTU Mechanical Engineering is now available

Our annual report is now available online and in a printed version.

Construction and mechanics Materials
2017
Photo: Simon Klein Knudsen
07 NOV

New DTU centre to test very large and very small structures

Today sees the inauguration of DTU’s new centre for advanced structural and material testing.

Construction and mechanics Materials
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
29 JUN

New models can predict when offshore constructions will fail

Emilio Martínez Paneda from DTU Mechanical Engineering has developed a new model that can predict when and how cracks will initiate and propagate in structural components...

Materials Ships and offshore constructions
07 MAR

MICROMAN: Enhancing micro manufacturing competences in Europe

The MICROMAN project is developing micro manufacturing competences for research and industry—a contribution to a stronger and more competitive manufacturing industry in...

Construction and mechanics Materials
2016
28 OCT

PhD Defence Friday 11th November: Micro-Structural Evolution and Size-Effects...

Salim A. El-Naaman from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Micro-Structural Evolution and Size-Effects in Plastically Deformed Single Crystals" Friday 11 November...

Construction and mechanics Materials
18 AUG

PhD Defence 9th September: "High Temperature Corrosion on Biodust Firing"

Sunday Chukwudi Okoro from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "High Temperature Corrosion on Biodust Firing", Friday, September 9th., 2016 at 13:00 The defence...

Construction and mechanics Materials Metals and alloys
08 JUN

Center for Playware spinout Shape Robotics wins pitching competition

The DTU Elektro Center for Playware Spinout Shape Robotics wins the pitching competition Pitchfire.

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics Materials
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
28 JAN

PhD Defence 11th March: Influence of steel composition and plastic deformation...

Federico Bottoli from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Influence of steel composition and plastic deformation on the surface properties induced by low-temperature...

Construction and mechanics Materials
26 JAN

PhD Defence 27th January: "Anchoring FRP Composite Armor in Flexible Offshore...

Andrei Costache from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Anchoring FRP Composite Armor in Flexible Offshore Riser Systems" Wednesday 27th January from 13:00 to...

Construction and mechanics Materials
05 JAN

PhD Defence 13th January: "Interaction of stress and phase transformations during...

Freja Nygaard Jespersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD, "Interaction of stress and phase transformations during thermochemical surface engineering" Wednesday...

Construction and mechanics Materials Metals and alloys
2015
07 SEP

PhD Defence 25th September: Synthesis and characterization of homogeneous interstitial...

Bastian K. Brink from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Synthesis and characterization of homogeneous interstitial solutions of nitrogen and carbon in iron-based...

Construction and mechanics Materials Metals and alloys
01 SEP

PhD Defence 11th September: Thermal stability of warm-rolled tungsten

Angel Alfonso Lopez from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "T hermal stability of warm-rolled tungsten"  Friday, the 11 th of September at 14...

Construction and mechanics Materials
01 SEP

PhD Defence 5th September: Development of low-cost heterogeneous electrocatalysts

Sune Egelund from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Development of low-cost heterogeneous electrocatalysts for large scale advanced alkaline electrolysers...

Construction and mechanics Materials
27 MAY

PhD Defence 4th June: Steam Initiated Surface Modification of Aluminium Alloys

Rameez Ud Din from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Steam Initiated Surface Modification of Aluminium Alloys" Thursday, 4th June at 13:00. The defence takes...

Construction and mechanics Materials Metals and alloys
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
06 JAN

PhD Defence 15th of January: Failure Analysis and Thermochemical Surface Engineering...

Ole H. E. West from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Failure Analysis and Thermochemical Surface Engineering of Bearings in the Wind Turbine Drivetrain" Thursday...

Materials Construction and mechanics
2014
24 JUN

PhD defence 27th June Micromechanical failure in fiber-reinforced composites

Danial Ashouri Vajari defends his PhD, "Micromechanical failure in fiber-reinforced composites", Friday 27th June 2014 at 13:00. The defence takes place in Auditorium 072...

Materials Construction and mechanics
10 JUN

PhD defence Monday 16th June: Blast Testing and Modelling of Composite Structures

Søren Giversen is defending his PhD, "Blast Testing and Modelling of Composite Structures", Monday 16th June June 2014 at 13:00. The defence will take place in Building...

Construction and mechanics Materials
08 MAY

The Alexander Foss Gold Medal: Marcel Somers, DTU

 

Construction and mechanics Materials
25 APR

The Cast Iron group receives prize for best paper

Nikolaj Kjelgaard Vedel-Smith and Niels Skat Tiedje from the Cast Iron group received the prize Best Paper Award April 9th at the annual AFS Metalcasting Congress in USA...

Materials Construction and mechanics
13 MAR

PhD defence Friday 21th March: Tailored Aluminium based Coatings for Optical Appearance...

Martin Aggerbeck from DTU mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Tailored Aluminium based Coatings for Optical Appearance and Corrosion Resistance". The defence takes...

Construction and mechanics Materials
2013
11 DEC

Rajan Ambat new professor at DTU Mechanical Engineering

At DTU Mechanical Engineering, Rajan Ambat has been appointed new professor at the Section of Materials- and Surface Engineering. He has taken up his post as professor...

Construction and mechanics Materials
10 DEC

Guido Tosello from DTU Mechanical Engineering receives the Alan Glanvill Award...

The award was presented on November 12 to Guido Tosello , Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Technical University of Denmark , principal...

Materials Construction and mechanics
26 SEP

Visit from China: National Institute of Metrology visits DTU Mechanical Engineering

September 4, senior officials from China’s metrology institute, NIM, visited DTU Mechanical Engineering as a follow up on the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed...

Materials Construction and mechanics