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2015
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
20 MAY

Researchers learn more about evacuating intoxicated youth

When the wine is in, the wit is out, the saying goes. But how do intoxicated young people act when they need to be evacuated in case of an emergency—for instance during...

Fire prevention technology and safety
29 APR

Ismet Baran from DTU Mechanical Engineering receives the ESAFORM Industrial PhD...

Ismet Baran received the ESAFORM Industrial PhD prize for his excellent PhD Work in the recently held ESAFORM Conference at the Technical University in Graz, Austria...

Construction and mechanics
29 APR

Conference on the future sustainable cities and buildings

E x p e rts o f s u s t a ina b le c i t i e s a nd b u i l d in gs fr o m a ll t h e N o rd i c c ou n t ries w i ll ga...

Building design Building construction
20 APR

Annual Report 2014 from DTU Mechanical Engineering

The annual report is now available online and in a printed version. As usual, the report describes research areas and – projects from the six sections of the department...

Construction and mechanics
08 APR

Weightless experiments prevent fires in space

Associate Professor Grunde Jomaas from DTU Civil Engineering is coordinating an international research programme targeted at fire safety in space. It includes what...

Fire prevention technology and safety Space research
26 MAR

New professor at the Department of Civl Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering wishes to strengthen its research into structural dynamics and health monitoring. A new professorship has therefore been established...

Bridge constructions Building construction
19 MAR

PhD Defence 26th May: "Process Monitoring for Intelligent Manufacturing Processes...

Lukáš Pilný from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Process Monitoring for Intelligent Manufacturing Processes – Methodology and Application to Robot Assisted...

Construction and mechanics
18 MAR

Maritime partnership launched with 14 projects

A new collaboration agreement will allow the Blue INNOShip partnership to start work on cleaning up shipping.

Ships and offshore constructions
12 MAR

New road surface saves fuel and cuts carbon emissions

The more resistance tyres encounter on the road surface, the more fuel the vehicle consumes. That is why developing new types of asphalt to reduce rolling resistance helps...

Energy efficiency CO2 separation and CO2 storage Construction materials Building production and management
09 MAR

PhD Defence 23 March: "Nonlinear Analysis of Rotors Supported by Air Foil Journal...

Jon S. Larsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Nonlinear Analysis of Rotors Supported by Air Foil Journal Bearings – Theory & Experiment" Monday 23th March...

Construction and mechanics Engineering
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
05 MAR

Maritime partnership launched with 14 projects

On 16 February, the 40 companies and organizations in the Blue INNOShip partnership - in which DTU is involved - finalized the details of their partnership agreement.

Construction and mechanics Coasts and harbours Engineering Ships and offshore constructions
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
30 JAN

PhD Defence 20th February: Structural Colours and Application to Anodised Aluminium...

Villads Egede Johansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD  " Structural Colours and Application to Anodised Aluminium Surfaces" Friday 20th February. The...

Construction and mechanics
12 JAN

PhD Defence 30th January: PLM Support to Architecture Based Development

Hans Peter Lomholt Bruun from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "PLM support to architecture based development. Contribution to computer-supported architecture...

Construction and mechanics
09 JAN

PhD Defence 30th January: Hybrid Method Simulation of Slender Marine Structures

Niels Hørbye Christiansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Hybrid Method Simulation of Slender Marine Structures" Friday 30th January 2015 at 14:00. The...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
07 JAN

PhD Defence 14th January: Analysis and Optimisation of Carcass Production for...

Peter Søe Nielsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Analysis and Optimisation of Carcass Production for Flexible Pipes" Wednesday, 14th January 2015 at 13...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
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
16 DEC

PhD Defence December 19: Modelling, Analysis and Optimisation of Energy Systems...

Nguyen Tuong-Van from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Modelling, Analysis and Optimisation of Energy Systems on Offshore Platforms" Friday 19th of December...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
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
02 DEC

PhD Defence 18. December: Coordinated Development of Product Architecture and...

Christian Lindschou Hansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Coordinated Development of Product Architecture and Business Processes" Thursday December 18th...

Construction and mechanics
03 NOV

CAMM Centre appoints Associate Professor Vicente Cutanda Henríquez

Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems (CAMM) appoints Associate Professor Vicente Cutanda Henríquez 

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics
03 NOV

CAMM Centre employs Associate Professor Niels Aage

Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems (CAMM) appoints Associate Professor Niels Aage.

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics
03 NOV

CAMM Centre employs Senior Researcher

Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems (CAMM) appoints Senior Researcher Aminul Islam.  

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics
22 OCT

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 Civil Engineering, DTU...

Construction and mechanics
19 SEP

PhD Defence 24th October: Process Chain Validation in Micro and Nano Replication

Matteo Calaon from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Process Chain Validation in Micro and Nano Replication" October 24th. The defence takes place at 13.00 in...

Construction and mechanics
11 SEP

Underwater Robots - Article about AUT and Center for Playware in the engineering...

The Danish engineering newspaper ”Ingeniøren” features a story about AUT and Center for Playware’s work on autonomous collaborative swarms of underwater modular robots...

Marine research Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics
25 JUN

Topping out ceremony for new laboratories

The architects, the contractors, the Director of DTU and the Head of Campus Service, the CEO, the construction workers as well as the researchers from the Hearing Systems...

Construction and mechanics Electrotechnology Sound Medical equipment and systems
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
23 JUN

PhD Defence Tuesday 1st July: Modelling the Pultrusion Process of Off Shore Wind...

Ismet Baran from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Modelling the Pultrusion Process of Off Shore Wind Turbine Blades" Tuesday the 1st July. The defence takes...

Construction and mechanics
20 JUN

Fire investigation with scientific approach

This year, the focus of DTU’s Fire Safety Day 2014, arranged by DTU Civil Engineering, put focus on how fire safety science can assist fire investigations. The keynote...

Fire prevention technology and safety
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
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
10 JUN

From Burj Khalifa to green cities of the future

DTU and South Korea have forged strong ties in recent years—one such tie unites construction giant Samsung C&T with the Danish research project—CITIES. Meet Samsung’s man...

Construction and mechanics Energy efficiency
28 MAY

EMBRACE opening with a French twist

On 22 May, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Rasmus Helveg Petersen, attended the opening of EMBRACE, DTU’s vision of the energy-generating dwelling...

Construction and mechanics
22 MAY

PhD Defence Tuesday 10th June: Wave Interaction with Porous Coastal Structures

The defence takes place in Building 101, room S09, DTU, 10th June at 14:00.

Construction and mechanics Coasts and harbours
21 MAY

The ocean—future source of energy and food

The future oceans around Europe will contain even more offshore wind farms, wave energy systems and different kinds of aquacultures for fish- and seaweed farms. But the...

Ships and offshore constructions Coasts and harbours Construction and mechanics
Foto: Søren Svendsen
20 MAY

DTU wins European Championship in green driving

DTU Roadrunners took first place in the Shell Eco Marathon on Sunday afternoon with their bioethanol-powered car called Dynamo, covering an impressive 599 km on the equivalent...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Energy production Climate change
14 MAY

Fresh air for Arctic indoor climate

Greenland’s climate problems are not limited to the great outdoors. PhD Martin Kotol has found solutions to the growing problems of asthma and poor indoor climate caused...

Construction and mechanics Indoor climate
13 MAY

Small contribution to cleaner shipping

A new alloy developed by a DTU researcher can help to reduce the shipping industry’s massive pollution.

Ships and offshore constructions
09 MAY

PhD defence Tuesday 27th May: Experimental Bifurcation Analysis Using Control...

Emil Bureau defends his PhD Tuesday 27th May. The focus of this thesis is developing and implementing techniques for performing experimental bifurcation analysis on nonlinear...

Construction and mechanics
08 MAY

The Alexander Foss Gold Medal: Marcel Somers, DTU

 

Construction and mechanics Materials
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
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
09 APR

Jais Andreas Breusch Angel defends his PhD Friday 20th June

Jais Andreas Breusch Angel from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Quality Assurance of CT Scanning for Industrial Applications" Friday the 20th June at 13:00...

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
11 MAR

Invitation to RoboCup 2014

We welcome you to join us for RoboCup 2014 at DTU in Lyngby on the 10th of April at 11:00 AM.  This year it will be held in DTU's main Library in building 101D, Anker...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Construction and mechanics
06 MAR

PhD defence at DTU Mechanical Engineering Monday 17th March: Modeling of Rotating...

Martin Bjerre Nielsen defends his PhD, "Modeling of Rotating Structures", Monday 17th March 2014 at 14:00. The defence takes place at DTU, Building 306, Auditorium 36.

Construction and mechanics Engineering
20 FEB

PhD defence Aerodynamic and Mechanical System Modelling

Martin Felix Jørgensen defends his PhD "Aerodynamic and Mechanical System Modelling" Thursday 27th February at 13.00 at DTU Lyngby, Building 306, Auditorium 38. The thesis...

Construction and mechanics
04 FEB

Erasmus Damgaard Rothuizen defends his PhD

Erasmus Damgaard Rothuizen defends his PhD monday 10. February at 13:00. This thesis concerns hydrogen fuelling stations from an overall system perspective. The study...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines
31 JAN

DTU and three hearing aid companies start new research center

DTU and three hearing aid companies start new research center.

Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics
29 JAN

New innovation consortium at DTU Mechanical Engineering

The innovation consortium IN SPE has received 12 mill DK kr. from the Danish Council for Technology and Innovation for the development of innovative designs and methods...

Construction and mechanics
15 JAN

Phd defence at DTU Mechanical Engineering: Tribology of a Combined Yaw Bearing...

Konstantinos Poulis defends his PhD Thursday 16th January. The defence takes place ind building 306, room 37 at DTU from 13.00 - 17.00.

Construction and mechanics
09 JAN

PhD defence: Investigations of the turbulent swirling flow in a two-stroke marine...

Kristian Mark Ingvorsen defends his PhD "Investigations of the turbulent swirling flow in a two-stroke marine diesel engine". The present thesis concerns experimental...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
09 JAN

PhD Defence: Development of Hydrogen Electrodes for Alkaline Water Electrolysis

Cecilía K. Kjartansdóttir defends her PhD Friday 17th January at 13:00. The defence takes place in Building 101, room S02. The title of the PhD is "Development of Hydrogen...

Construction and mechanics
07 JAN

PhD Defence: Textiles in the Material Practice of Architects

Elisabeth Heimdal Wærsted defends her PhD "Textiles in the Material Practice of Architects – Opportunities, Challenges and Ways of Stimulating Use" Monday 20. January...

Construction and mechanics
03 JAN

DTU and three hearing aids businesses set up new research centre

DTU, Oticon, Widex and GN Resound open a new research centre on 1 January 2014. The centre is named CAMM—Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems—and will focus on...

Sound Mapping and surveying Construction and mechanics Hearing aids
2013
18 DEC

PhD defence by Konstantinos Poulios: Tribology of a Combined Yaw Bearing and Brake...

Konstantinos Poulios from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD Thursday 16th January 2014 at 13:00. Abstract: A common goal among many countries worldwide...

Construction and mechanics
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
10 DEC

More space and light with climate-friendly concrete

Minimum thickness, low weight and remarkable insulation. A new construction system featuring high-strength concrete is good news for the climate. It can be used both in...

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Energy efficiency Building design Building construction
04 DEC

DTU and Novo Nordisk sign collaboration agreement on robust design

Today, Wednesday 4 th December, Novo Nordisk and DTU signed a collaboration agreement on the research- and education programme, Robust Design Programme. The collaboration...

Construction and mechanics
04 NOV

Fengwen Wang from DTU Mechanical Engineering receives DTU’s award PhD of the year

At the celebration of this year's PhD's, Fengwen Wang received the award "PhD of the year" for her PhD thesis “Systematic Design of Slow Light Waveguides”. The award was...

Construction and mechanics
30 OCT

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 Civil Engineering, DTU...

Construction and mechanics
01 OCT

Villum Center for Advanced Structural and Material Testing

A multi-million kroner donation from the Villum Foundation has paved the way for establishing a leading international research centre at DTU. DTU Civil Engineering, DTU...

Construction and mechanics Wind energy
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
26 SEP

Winning Dynamo car

Eco racer Back in May, DTU Roadrunners set a new world record in their Dynamo eco racer. Read about the technology behind the success.

Construction and mechanics
18 SEP

Can green technologies power growth

DTU’s 2013 international energy conference turned the spotlight on how green technologies can help to power growth in our society. The conference concluded on 12 September...

Energy Construction and mechanics Electrotechnology Wind energy
12 SEP

Spider webs inspire to a new kind of lightweight elements for buildings

An interdisciplinary collaboration among scientists from DTU Mechanical Engineering and University of Oxford is currently examining the possibility of using the mechanical...

Construction and mechanics
19 AUG

A record number of participants at CIRP this year

More than 560 scientists and keypeople from the industry are attending the conference held this week by CIRP, The International Academy for Production Engineering, in...

Construction and mechanics
12 AUG

PhD Defence: Characterisation and Testing of Multifunctional Surfaces

Alessandro Godi: " Characterisation and Testing of Multifunctional Surfaces". Monday, August 12th, at 13:00. Principal supervisor: Professor Leonardo De Chiffre, Co-supervisor...

Construction and mechanics
25 JUL

New research is investigating more efficient ways of utilizing solar energy

Sunshine from a cloudless sky, as we have experienced it these past days, provides the ideal conditions for a Concentrating Solar Power plant, CSP. At DTU Mechanical Engineering...

Construction and mechanics Power stations
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