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2019
08 MAR

"The most important thing is to contribute to society"

Portrait: Colleagues at DTU Nutech characterize Xiaolin Hou as an extremely skilled chemist with a tremendous work capacity. He is now being honoured with the world’s...

Chemistry
19 FEB

Young chemist behind new 2D material

International research team headed by young chemist designs a new 2D material by combining organic molecules through inorganic ions.

Materials Chemistry
04 FEB

Fast track to cleaner diesel exhaust

Company to supply catalytic converters for reducing car pollution. Research collaboration is part of the equation.

Catalysis Air pollution
2018
05 DEC

Blue Jeans in a green way

Researchers exploit E. coli bacteria for new, greener production of indigo to dye jeans.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Innovation and product development Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins Chemistry
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
10 OCT

Intelligent patch warns of infected wounds

Infections in surgical wounds make up an estimated two per cent of all hospital expenses in Denmark.

Information technology Bacteria and microorganisms Chemistry
03 OCT

Leading catalysis researcher awarded Niels Bohr Gold Medal

Professor Jens Nørskov receives the Niels Bohr International Gold Medal, which has not been awarded to a Danish researcher since Niels Bohr received the award himself in...

Catalysis
08 JUN

Separating the pulp from the juice - A new concept for 3D printing

A research team at DTU Energy researches methods to use light and sound to identify, capture and sort different types of components in a liquid solution, and use the materials...

Energy Chemistry Organic chemistry
24 APR

DTU students get access to LEO Pharma’s ‘engine room’

Partnership between DTU Chemistry and LEO Pharma will give students the opportunity to experience how a global pharmaceutical company works with innovation and research...

Organic chemistry
27 MAR

Statoil Prize goes to research in chemical oceanography

Colin Stedmon is awarded the Statoil Prize 2018 for his internationally recognized research into the chemical composition of the ocean

Chemistry
28 FEB

DTU to boost research in microbial antibiotics

DTU is opening a new centre focusing on production of antibiotic substances by bacteria and fungi.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Organic chemistry
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
30 JAN

DKK 255 million for the world’s most powerful protein ”microscope”

The Novo Nordisk Foundation is supporting the establishment of an ultra-modern research platform in Lund, Sweden. Researchers from DTU Chemistry, DTU Bioengineering and...

Chemistry
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
13 DEC

New laser technology could reduce accidents on winter roads

Researcher from DTU has proposed an innovative new solution to dealing with dangerous roads in winter

Chemistry
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
Foto: Tariq Mikkel Khan/Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond
23 NOV

EUR 2.3 million to young researchers

Three researchers receive a total of EUR 2.3 million (DKK 17.4 million) from Independent Research Fund Denmark for research at DTU.

Semiconductors Solar energy Hardware and components Analytic and theoretical chemistry
10 NOV

Researchers get easier access to chemical substances

A new library of chemical substances at DTU gives researchers easier access to chemical substances involved in life sciences research.

Chemistry
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
23 OCT

Come explore and hear about life science and bioengineering at DTU

Come to an open day on 29 November 2017, where cooperation partners are invited to have a look at some of the new, state-of-the-art facilities in DTU's largest building...

Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Medicine and medico technology Environment and pollution
28 SEP

Researchers acquire common data storage methodology

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre is participating in a pilot project to store and share research data using electronic lab notebooks.

Information technology Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
27 SEP

Isolated nanoparticles can create new generation of catalysts

With a European Research Council grant  (ERC) of DKK 11 million (EUR 1.5 million), Associate Professor Peter Vesborg from DTU Physics  will develop a new measuring method...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Energy production Catalysis
31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics , has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
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
04 JUL

Tree pump system can drive robots of the future

Researchers have developed a chip that mimics trees’ water and nutrient transporting system. Looking to the future, this knowledge can be used in small robots or in factories...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Chemistry
06 JUN

Health sciences also an engineering discipline

There is great potential in developing new technology that can address health challenges—and DTU aims to be part of the solution.

Biological systems Organic chemistry Medicine and medico technology
16 JAN

Tomorrow's sunscreen lasts longer and is sweat-proof

Researchers from DTU Chemistry, Coloplast, and Riemann have joined forces to develop new materials that are to make products such as sunscreen and stoma bags adhere better...

Chemistry
2016
Photo: Joachim Rode
27 DEC

Researcher by chance

Anne Ladegaard Skov, Associate Professor at DTU Chemical Engineering , has made a name for herself at a relatively young age as one of the world’s leading researchers...

Chemistry Materials Polymers
30 NOV

Water in drains and sewers reveals drug abuse in big cities

Wastewater analyses from DTU Environment are being incorporated into a major European project to estimate the extent of drug abuse in the EU.

Chemistry Mathematics Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
Prize winner Günter H.J. Peters. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
18 NOV

Prize for excellent teaching

DTU has presented a new prize for the development of teaching and learning for the first time. This year's prize was awarded to Günther H. J. Peters, Associate Professor...

Chemistry
28 OCT

Niels J. Bjerrum: If you have the abilities, you also have the obligation to use...

Niels J. Bjerrum, Professor dr. techn. of inorganic and materials chemistry at the Department of Energy Conversion and storage at the Technical University of Denmark...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Chemistry Analytic and theoretical chemistry Electrochemistry Inorganic chemistry
26 SEP

Novozymes and DTU increase focus on fermentation technology

Novozymes and DTU have a long tradition of collaboration, and this is now being extended in relation to industrial fermentation technology until the year 2020. The initiative...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Fermentation
09 AUG

Georgeite can improve the production of methanol

Researchers at DTU have helped an international team of researchers prove how the mineral georgeite can improve the production of methanol. In the long term, the discovery...

Micro and nanotechnology Physics Chemistry Catalysis Materials
08 APR

Finally Unveiled: Structure of Enzyme that Converts Dopamine to Norepinephrine

After decades of research, scientists from DTU Chemistry have identified the first structure of the enzyme that controls conversion between two of our body’s most important...

Chemistry
05 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Fuel cells are attractive as eco-friendly energy sources, for example for hydrogen-powered vehicles. But due to the large amounts of expensive platinum required, they...

Fuel cells Energy production Catalysis
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
15 MAR

Private investor helped DTU idea take off

The company Saxocon was born of a good idea and an enterprising investor. And the researchers behind the idea voluntarily declined to be directly involved in the project...

Medicine and medico technology Chemistry
22 JAN

Four young DTU researchers are granted millions for research

Four young DTU researchers receive a total of DKK 23.1 million from the VILLUM FONDEN’s Young Investigator Programme on Friday, 22 January.

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Food technology Catalysis Marine research Sensors
Photo: Lemvig Biogasanlæg
19 JAN

From wind to gas

Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in the Danish natural gas grid. As an added bonus, the biogas plants eliminate their carbon emissions using a...

Bioenergy Energy production Power stations Energy storage Wind energy Innovation and product development Organic chemistry
2015
25 JUN

DTU Chemistry researchers mimic nature's building blocks in unique way

Chemists from DTU are finding new ways to combine atoms and molecules to create 3D structures that are stable and thus behave as the chemists would like them to. The...

Chemistry
Professors Qingfeng Li and Jens Oluf Jensen
22 APR

Inaugural lectures by new professors Jens Oluf Jensen and Qingfeng Li

On 1 December 2014 Jens Oluf Jensen and Qingfeng Li were appointed professors at DTU Energy. This was celebrated Friday 17 April with their inaugural lectures at the...

Fuel cells 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
13 APR

People meet and companies arise

Things moved very quickly indeed when a group of young researchers with a couple of patents under their belts was paired with an experienced entrepreneur. Together, they...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Food quality Food production Catalysis Organic chemistry Hardware and components Enzymes and proteins Bacteria and microorganisms
08 APR

Seaweed to generate growth in Ghana

DTU is working with universities in Ghana to exploit seaweed from the Atlantic Ocean with a view to generating economic growth.

Food, fish and agriculture Chemistry
04 MAR

DTU researchers track electron’s lightning jump through an entire molecule

Using sophisticated laser and X-ray equipment, DTU researchers are the first to successfully track an electron’s ultra-fast path through a light absorbing molecule. This...

Physics Lasers Solar energy Chemistry Catalysis
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
2014
06 NOV

DTU and Haldor Topsoe signs new electrolysis-agreement

DTU and Haldor Topsoe A/S have signed a non-exclusive license-agreement in ceramic electrolysis cells (SOEC).

Energy Electrochemistry
03 NOV

Artificial nose to sniff out illegal substances

A newly developed digital sensor will make it quick and easy to detect bombs, explosives and drugs at airports and in customs areas.

Chemistry Physics Software and programming Image analysis
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
02 OCT

Research in hydrogen and fuel cell energy systems to be accelerated through standardization

A new EU project with Danish participation is to standardize the energy technologies solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) to promote...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy production Energy storage
30 SEP

Research in hydrogen and fuel cell energy systems to be accelerated through standardization

A new EU project with Danish participation is to standardize the energy technologies solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) to promote...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Electricity supply Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy systems
08 SEP

Nanotechnology to provide cleaner diesel engines

Catalysts Nanotechnology will significantly reduce the price and environmental impact of diesel engine catalysts.

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology
22 AUG

DTU researchers film protein quake for the first time

One of nature’s mysteries is how plants survive impact by the huge amounts of energy contained in the sun’s rays, while using this energy for photosynthesis. The hypothesis...

Solar energy Physics Analytic and theoretical chemistry Lasers
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
DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014
28 MAY

Business people, scientists and investors showed a great interest in DTU Energy...

DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014 in Oticonsalen at DTU Lyngby Campus.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
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
03 FEB

DKK 16 million for new NMR facilities at DTU

The VILLUM FOUNDATION has just granted DKK 16 million for next-generation NMR research at DTU—a project including investments in NMR equipment for studies of organic...

Physics Organic chemistry Micro and nanotechnology
16 JAN

New, inexpensive biomass conversion method

In today's world, we are dependent on oil, but scarce natural resources require us to find new resources to produce fuel, materials and medicine. However, Associate Professor...

Physics Organic chemistry Energy Climate change