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2017
07 DEC

New generation of 3D printing requires almost no post-processing

In collaboration with three Danish companies, researchers from DTU have now proved that metal 3D prints can be produced with almost no post-processing.

Construction and mechanics Information technology
30 NOV

Smart city solutions exported to Asia

DTU and Climate-KIC are working to export Nordic solutions to Singapore via smart city labs with the aim of creating cities that are pleasant to live in.

Environment and pollution
27 NOV

Phone shows sleep patterns

800 students received a free smartphone in the Sensible DTU project, in exchange for allowing researchers to monitor all their activities anonymously.

Data analysis
02 NOV

DTU boosts solar energy activities

DTU has launched Solar DTU as a point of access to the University’s research and consultancy in solar energy. Concurrently, DTU is preparing a new study programme that...

Energy Solar energy
Photo: Birgitte Røddik
30 OCT

Celebrating the PhD graduates of 2017

Around 170 PhD graduates attended the annual PhD Graduation Ceremony at DTU on Friday, 27 October.

26 OCT

DTU start-up gets massive boost in San Francisco

Peergrade, a young company founded by a PhD student from DTU Compute, has joined the exclusive club of entrepreneurs under the American accelerator Y Combinator’s umbrella...

Information technology
10 OCT

22 new H.C. Ørsted fellows

DTU recently welcomed 22 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND fellowship. The 22 researchers come from all over the world and will spend...

09 OCT

The 2017 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for innovative food research goes to DTU

On 20 November 2017, the Nils Foss Excellence Prize will be awarded to an internationally recognized researcher for achievement within food science innovation and research...

Food, fish and agriculture Statistics Mathematics Information technology
27 SEP

Machines recognize feelings using algorithm and Emojis

With 64 emojis and DKK 1.2 billion tweets, an algorithm has learned to recognize sarcasm in text messages. The method can revolutionize computers’ understanding of human...

Information technology
13 SEP

DKK 34 million for independent research at DTU

Three DTU researchers have received the prestigious ERC Starting Grants from the European Research Council for independent basic research.

08 AUG

It’s all about digitization

The fourth industrial revolution is based on digitization. The sheer number of new, faster and cheaper technologies is making it easier for businesses to digitalize. And...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

Soon hospital beds will take their own baths

Researchers and hospital employees are developing robots that can transport hospital beds to an automatic washing facility without being touched by human hands.

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
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
Associate Professor Poul G. Hjort. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
19 JUL

Mathematics on the factory floor

The Danish company Westrup A/S, which is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of seed-separation machines, was faced with a mathematical challenge. The company therefore...

Mathematics
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild’ ideas...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology
07 JUN

DTU participates in world’s largest energy summit in China

China hosts the world’s largest energy summit. DTU is heavily represented at the summit with several presentations on sustainable energy

Energy
11 MAY

New technology summit focusing on digitization

In September, DTU will host Denmark’s first university-driven technology summit focusing on the digitization of Danish industry. Under the theme of digitization, the summit...

05 MAY

Encryption company wins NATO innovation award

The company Dencrypt , with advanced encryption technology from DTU, is among the 10 winners of NATO’s Defence Innovation Challenge.

Systems and data security Information technology Telecommunication
05 MAY

New method for monitoring and diagnosing wind turbine faults

Researchers from DTU have developed a simple method for monitoring wind turbines using the symmetry created by the wind turbine when the blades rotate.

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Wind energy
Photo: Torben Nielsen
03 MAY

Commemoration Day 2017

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and Søren Pind, the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, participated in DTU’s traditional Commemoration Day, where the academic...

18 APR

New head of DTU Compute

Professor in Statistics Per Bruun Brockhoff, 52 years old, has been appointed new head of DTU Compute . He comes from the department’s Statistics and Data Analysis section...

17 APR

Novo Nordisk Foundation Grant

RESEARCHERS AIM AT REDUCING THE EXCESS MORTALITY OF PEOPLE WITH SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS BY IMPROVING INDIVIDUAL TREATMENT

Information technology Medicine and medico technology
24 MAR

General Engineering in very high demand

The General Engineering Bachelor programme, taught in English, is for the second year in a row the most sought after study at DTU.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Electrotechnology Energy Physics Chemistry
07 MAR

Digital solutions help patients to better health

Personal health technology will play a greater role in the future healthcare system, which will be characterized by a growing number of chronic patients and a strong patient...

Medicine and medico technology
03 MAR

Whitepaper on Comorbidity in Denmark

English summary : Whitepaper published, for the first time documenting comorbidity in Denmark. The book documents the problems facing patients, when they are in contact...

Health and diseases
06 FEB

DTU security centre will strengthen research and collaboration

A new centre—Security DTU—will strengthen DTU’s research and facilitate access for public authorities and companies to the University’s knowledge in the field of security...

Materials Information technology Environment and pollution
03 FEB

Millions for research into the treatment of heart patients and psychiatric and...

Innovation Fund Denmark has granted DKK 27 million to two major health-promoting projects carried out at the  Copenhagen Center for Health Technology, CACHET...

Data analysis Computer calculations IT systems Software and programming Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Mathematics
03 FEB

"I'm actually just a bit of a nerd"

A 100-metre freefall, a trip into space, or a job as head of a department that is on the point of falling apart ... Hanne Jarmer takes it all on the chin, and loves tackling...

02 FEB

Collaboration prepares DTU for quantum future

A DTU-wide collaboration called Quantum DTU is to secure DTU national and international leadership when the quantum millions are being distributed over the coming years...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics
27 JAN

Big Data programme to boost Danish industry

As part of a Big Data project funded by The Danish Industry Foundation, in 2016, DTU Business and DTU Compute developed the Big Data Business Academy programme. The...

Data analysis IT systems
23 JAN

Five young researchers can step up their research

Five DTU researchers under the age of 40 receive a total of almost DKK 46 million (EUR 6,2 million) from VILLUM FONDEN and can now speed up their research careers.

Chemistry Information technology Physics Mathematics
16 JAN

Hired as a hacker

Emil Gurevitch is on his way to Silicon Valley, having helped improve IT security at SEAS-NVE and many other electricity grid companies.

Information technology
11 JAN

Experienced researcher and manager is DTU's new Provost

Head of Department at DTU Compute, Professor Rasmus Larsen, has been a manager at DTU since 2001. From 1 February, he will be the University’s new Executive Vice President...

02 JAN

CACHET Receives Funding for two Large Projects from the Innovation Fund Denmark

The projects seek to develop and evaluate new healthcare monitoring technology for heart rhythm and psychiatric and neurological diseases. The goals are to enable early...

Information technology Medicine and medico technology
2016
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
19 DEC

New centre to link learning and technology

Professor Helle Rootzén is head of LearnT, the latest centre to be established at DTU. The centre is open to everyone who works with learning and technology with the capacity...

Foto: Kaare Smith
17 NOV

Students predicts this summer’s beer sales

Four DTU students secured first place in the autumn Open Innovation X finals with a data-driven ‘Beer Forecast’ model that can optimize future beer sales for Danish Royal...

Information technology Data analysis
02 NOV

PhD reception

Champagne corks were popping at DTU’s PhD reception for former students who submitted their PhD dissertation in 2016.

01 NOV

CACHET to participate in €4 million European Research Network focused on technology...

TEAM, a new €4 million research and training network focused on developing new technologies that can support mental health services for young people, was formally announced...

Information technology Medicine and medico technology
11 OCT

Deep learning hands-on course for companies

Statistical artificial intelligence and deep learning have received a lot of attention in the recent years due to the impressive advances within the field in areas such...

Data analysis IT systems
04 OCT

"Knut knows everything"

Knut Conradsen has recently celebrated 50 years of employment by the state. For 46 of these he has been at DTU, holding the positions of professor, head of department...

21 SEP

New researcher trend attracts EU attention

Open Science is a new and rapidly growing phenomenon in the research world—with data, research results, and knowledge being gathered and shared at a continuously increasing...

Information technology
05 SEP

Voice can be used to detect depressive and manic episodes in bipolar disorder

Analysis of everyday speech from smartphone has shown to be a sensitive and valid measure of depression and mania in bipolar disorder.

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
05 SEP

18 new H. C. Ørsted postdocs

DTU recently welcomed 18 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND postdoc fellowship. The 18 researchers come from all over the world and...

04 AUG

At the forefront of solar power

Sunshine can be hard to predict. However, new software will make it possible to predict the electricity production from a photovoltaic (solar cell) system.

Energy Solar energy Wind energy Software and programming Computer calculations
22 JUL

Better images on the way

There is good news for graphic designers and web designers who know how time-consuming it is to make cutouts of images—and have seen how poor the quality can be when using...

Mathematics Image analysis
30 JUN

Fulbright Scholar joins DTU Compute

In fall 2016 Jennifer Strater from USA will join the Formal Methods section at DTU Compute as a MSc student and Fulbright scholar.

Data analysis Computer calculations Software and programming
31 MAY

Engineers and doctors develop new healthcare technologies

New healthcare technologies are needed to prevent, diagnose and treat the increasing number of cases of disease associated with increases in life expectancies. And this...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hospital layout and design Health and diseases Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
24 MAY

Show me your brain—and open the door to better teaching

The latest brain scanning methods and eye tracking can be used to customize teaching for individual students, thus making it much more effective.

19 MAY

Ministry of Defence buys encryption technology developed by DTU

The DTU spin-out Dencrypt will deliver encryption modules for confidential Ministry of Defence communication.

Information technology
18 MAY

The dreamy computer

Image creation in computers resembles human dreams where we sometimes imagine things that we have not actually experienced. This is the conclusion of a research collaboration...

Image analysis Computer calculations Data analysis
10 MAY

DTU student receives Science Award for video on social networks

How can complex research data be presented on a video in a creative and easily understandable way? Student Ulf Aslak Jensen from DTU Compute solved that challenge and won...

Information technology Mathematics
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
25 APR

The Minister for Higher Education and Science visits DTU’s innovation environments

During her more than two-hour visit to DTU, Ulla Tørnæs managed to become acquainted with both student start-ups at DTU Skylab, new research from DTU Nanotech, and modern...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
08 APR

New issue of Technologist out now

The feature story in the new issue of DTU’s international magazine, Technologist, is about how we will be moving around in our big cities in the future.

Transport behaviour Transport economy Mobility Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Medical equipment and systems Computer calculations Mapping and surveying Biological systems
21 MAR

Crowdsourcing enriches archives

The Danish Broadcasting Corporation ( Danmarks Radio, DR ) has somewhere in the region of a million hours of audio recordings, and desperately needs a system to put them...

Information technology
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO 2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
11 MAR

Software saves millions on urban heating

For the sake of safety, district heating water was previously heated more than adequately. Using software developed at DTU, the temperature in the network is lowered...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution IT systems Software and programming Energy efficiency Energy production Power stations
11 MAR

Clean water on green power

Ingenious software enables operators to move the most energy-consuming processes of the wastewater system to times of the day with plenty of cheap renewable energy. In...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Computer calculations Data analysis Software and programming IT systems Energy efficiency Energy production
11 MAR

No need to lie still in the scanner of the future

Senior Researcher Oline Vinter Olesen is working on transforming a seven-year-old idea into a business, backed by DTU, Harvard, and Rigshospitalet.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hardware and components Image analysis
02 MAR

Innovative research receives millions from the Danish Council for Independent...

Eight research talents from DTU will receive a total approx. DKK 15 million from the Danish Council for Independent Research for their ground-breaking projects. The postdoc...

Eliteforsk 2016. Three PhD students from DTU receive travel grants. Photo: Ditte Valente.
29 FEB

EliteForsk honours PhD students from DTU

At the annual EliteForsk conference, three PhD students from DTU received travel grants of DKK 200,000 for research stays abroad. The conference also praised the recipients...

Energy production Cells Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry
15 FEB

Better X-ray screening to improve safety at airports

The growing safety challenge in air traffic often creates chaos and delays in airports’ luggage handling. Now a number of companies and research groups in the Danish...

Physics Image analysis Computer calculations
08 FEB

Technological ‘hot or not’ in 2016

Plastic solar cells, fusion energy, virtual reality and new forms of chemical energy are set to become popular technologies in 2016—if you ask five DTU researchers, who...

Information technology Physics Energy
30 JAN

DTU Skylab offers more than physical facilities

We wish everyone a great 2016 and kick off by sharing some of the amazing and free opportunities we have for students  and other in the world of entrepreneurship in the...

27 JAN

DTU Skylab offers more than physical facilities

We wish everyone a great 2016 and kick off by sharing some of the amazing and free opportunities we have for students and other in the world of entrepreneurship in the...

2015
01 DEC

Mathematical breakthrough boosts rail safety

When Rail Net Denmark (Banedanmark) starts replacing its old signal systems next year, safety levels will have been calculated at DTU using a completely new method.

Mathematics Mathematical modelling Transport and logistics Transport safety Information technology Software and programming
13 NOV

20 new H.C. Ørsted Postdocs welcomed in 2015

DTU recently welcomed 20 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND postdoc fellowship. The 20 researchers come from all over the world and...

04 NOV

Big Data centre

The new centre, Big Data•DTU, is designed to boost research and education within the field of Big Data. 

Data analysis Information technology
30 OCT

Great potential for food and health in Big Data

There is yet untapped potential in the food sector by combining data in the entire value chain from farm to fork. These are the findings of a new report prepared by DTU...

Food, fish and agriculture Electrotechnology
Illustration: Sensible DTU
27 OCT

Your phone reveals your habits

DTU is currently conducting an experiment using mobile phone data to gain unique insight into how our social behaviour affects everything from our health to academic...

27 OCT

Seven million from the Danish Industry Foundation to Big Data project

The Danish Industry Foundation supports the Big Data Business Academy project. The project is to try to identify the potential of Big Data through a collaboration between...

Information technology
20 OCT

Health Technology in the hands of citizens

The Danish National Health Service is under pressure, with increasing numbers of elderly suffering from chronic disorders and a growing demand for healthcare services...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Foto: Stamers Kontor
06 OCT

Architectural Prize for new research and education building

Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality recently awarded Building 324 on Lyngby Campus the municipality’s architectural prize. The award is given to a building that is particularly...

06 OCT

Algorithm to find your favourite tracks

Postdoc Jens Madsen is developing an algorithm which can find just the right music to suit your mood and situation from millions of tracks. 

Information technology
28 SEP

Computer expert who thinks outside the box

Jan Madsen is a professor and Deputy Director at DTU Compute , an expert in embedded systems, and fascinated by how his knowledge of computer systems can be used in...

Information technology
15 SEP

Irish notabilities visit DTU

On Friday, 11 September DTU President Anders Bjarklev and Dean Martin P. Bendsøe had the opportunity to show off PowerLab’s impressive facilities when they...

Energy
15 SEP

Students driving innovation in large companies

This autumn, DTU students will be turning up the volume on creativity, driving innovation at major IT giants such as IBM and KMD, amongst others. This is the focus of...

Information technology
24 JUN

Danish Council for Independent Research awards DKK 34.6 million

Four DTU researchers have been awarded the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude grants. The grants amount to DKK 34.6 million for research within such...

Biological systems Cells Quantum theory and atomic physics IT systems Software and programming Systems and data security
17 JUN

More than EUR 9 million from the Danish Council for Independent Research

DTU receives grants for 17 research projects from the Danish Council for Independent Research.

29 MAY

Apps can monitor your movements

WiFi information—data from wireless routers—which is routinely collected by an Android smartphone can provide highly accurate information about your whereabouts 90 per...

Systems and data security Telecommunication Data analysis
19 MAY

Shortcut through data jungle

New methods of compressing data may be the solution to many of the challenges posed by growing volumes of ‘big data’. New smart compression algorithms enable working...

Information technology Mathematics
18 MAY

Mathematics reduces risk of train collision

When Rail Net Denmark (Banedanmark) next year starts replacing obsolete signalling systems with new technology, a new type of safety calculation will be employed...

Information technology Mathematics
30 APR

Big Data Hackathon May 2015

We repeat the success from last year and will now hold a Big Data Hackathon. This time Microsoft and DTU Compute invite you to the Big Data Hackathon 2015.

Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Systems and data security Mathematical modelling
10 APR

Per Christian Hansen named SIAM Fellow

SIAM Fellows Class of 2015 includes 31 noteworthy professionals who have made significant contributions to the fields of applied mathematics and computational science.

Information technology Mathematics
17 MAR

When the giant wave comes

In the future, energy will in particular be produced by big wind mill farms at sea which must be reliable and easy to maintain, even when they are exposed to the influence...

17 MAR

Fossil-free future within reach

Is it realistic to envisage large Danish towns and cities running exclusively on sustainable energy in 2025? Yes it is, according to a DTU researcher.

Energy Electricity supply Energy production Wind energy Mathematics Mathematical modelling Computer calculations
11 MAR

Two sleepless days produced a business plan

Having been given data by the Municipality of Lyngby-Tårbæk and 48 hours to work on them, the winners of the Big Data Hackathon developed a concept that they are now turning...

Construction and mechanics Energy Information technology
02 MAR

EliteForsk scholarships awarded to researcher talents

Three PhD students from DTU were presented with travel scholarships at the annual EliteForsk Conference. The conference also celebrated the other prize winners from the...

Mathematical analysis Construction materials Bridge constructions Fuel cells
20 FEB

I just wanted to give myself one more challenge

Helle Rootzén has not turned down the position of Head of Department at DTU Compute —rather, she has actively chosen a new period as a researcher and lecturer.

09 FEB

DTU appoints new Head of Department for DTU Compute

As of 15 February Professor Rasmus Larsen is the new Head of Department for DTU Compute . He comes from a position as head of section and Head of the Researcher Training...

Information technology Mathematics
21 JAN

Danish sound experts want to partner with South Korea

Consumers demand integrated solutions and high-quality systems—something which Danish companies are world-class at providing. Danish sound experts are currently promoting...

09 JAN

Support for research into brain diseases and cancer treatment

Research groups from DTU are participating in two interdisciplinary projects that receive millions in funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Data analysis Nanomedicine Health and diseases Medicine and medico technology
2014
22 DEC

Support for high-tech research at DTU

High-tech research projects at DTU receive support from Innovation Fund Denmark.

18 DEC

Keep an eye on the drones

A new centre for unmanned systems—better known as drones—will collaborate with Danish and foreign businesses, authorities and public institutions to develop and apply new...

Space research Robot technology and automation
10 DEC

New opportunities to study in Korea

New agreements with Samsung and KAIST open up additional opportunities for students.

08 DEC

'Pocket-size' chemical lab

The subject of Kasper Understrup’s master’s thesis has the potential to reduce DTU’s biochip expenses to a fraction of their current level.

Chemistry Information technology
06 NOV

DTU to teach the artificial intelligence 'Watson'

As the only university in the Nordic countries, DTU has been selected by IBM to offer courses in the self-learning IT program Watson.

Data analysis IT systems Software and programming
Photo: Thorkild Christensen.
04 NOV

Celebrating this year’s new PhD graduates

At a red carpet event on Friday, 31 October, 147 PhD graduates were showered with champagne and prices.

07 OCT

Dynamic encryption keeps secrets

Professor Lars Ramkilde Knudsen from DTU Compute has invented a new way to encrypt telephone conversations that makes it very difficult to ‘eavesdrop’. His invention...

Systems and data security Information technology

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