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07 MAR

Postdocs receive millions for international research

Three postdocs from DTU each receive EUR 175,000–200,000 from Independent Research Fund Denmark for conducting research at elite international universities.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Fuel cells Micro and nanotechnology
2018
PhD student Massimo Rosa (left) and Professor Vincenzo Esposito with the FCH JU award in front of the 3D printing equipment in the DTU Energy lab
21 NOV

DTU Energy in award-winning EU projects on fuel cells

When the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking celebrated 10 years of supporting research, development and demonstration of fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies...

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Ung forsker på DTU Energi
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
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
12 MAR

13 years’ detective work resulted in doctorate

As one of the very few, Anke Hagen has conducted research into ceramic fuel cells which are an efficient means to produce power and use fuels from renewable energy sources...

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Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO2 and methane in the atmosphere is rising and smog clouds hang heavily over the world's big cities. Top researchers from all over the world aim to do something...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Power stations Solar energy
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 that...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems Electrochemistry
Ph.d.defense Salvatore de Angelis
15 DEC

PhD defense: Watching a fuel cell in operation degrade and finally break in 4D

Doctors use X-rays as a matter of routine, looking inside the human body for broken bones or other abnormalities. Postdoc Salvatore de Angelis and his colleagues at DTU...

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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
12 OCT

Fuel cell systems are now ready for homes and businesses

DTU and partners have in five years installed more than 1000 fuel cell micro-Cogeneration units all over Europe, having registered more than 5.5 million hours of reliable...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency
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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...

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Foto: Ulrik M. Eriksen
24 MAR

Hydrogen from 'reverse fuel' cells

Haldor Topsøe’s plant produces hydrogen using electrolysis based on patented technology developed in partnership with DTU. The process fits well with biogas...

Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems
Electrochemical energy conversion. Schematic showing electrochemical conversion of water, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen into value-added products (e.g., hydrogen, hydrocarbons, oxygenates, and ammonia), using energy from renewable sources. The combination of theoretical and experimental studies working in concert provides us with insight into these electrochemical transformations and guides the development of the high-performance electrocatalysts needed to enable these technologies.
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
2016
EYCA award
12 DEC

Gold medal for excellent research to postdoc Maria Escudero Escribano

Selected from a field of 90 gifted researchers, post doc Maria Escudero Escribano from DTU Physics was awarded the gold medal of the European Young Chemist Award (EYCA...

Chemistry Catalysis Fuel cells
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 celebrates...

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1K Club. Picture credits: Chemistry of Materials
05 AUG

Paper by DTU scientists joins exclusive club

A paper on materials for fuel cells, written by three professors at DTU Energy, has been cited more than 1000 times. This makes it among the 0.03 per cent most cited scientific...

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Test of HT-PEM fuel cells at DTU Energy
01 JUL

DTU to collaborate on fuel cells with world’s largest natural gas importer

The energy company Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), the world’s largest importer of liquid natural gas, has signed a memorandum of understanding with DTU, paving the...

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Sino Danish Bilateral Forum on solid oxide cells held in Kunchan City, 2016
22 JUN

DTU Energy strengthens collaboration with China on fuel cells and electrolysis

Researchers from DTU Energy have co-organized a Sino-Danish forum on solid oxide fuel cells and electrolysis to strengthen their collaboration with the Chinese research...

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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 are...

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The new centre will be headed by Professor Ib Chorkendorff from DTU Physics. Photo: MIkal Schlosser.
12 FEB

Anniversary grant from VILLUM FONDEN for a new centre for developing sustainable...

With a huge grant of DKK 150 million (€20 million), VILLUM FONDEN supports the establishment of a new, ambitious research centre at DTU. The centre will conduct research...

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Photo: Rencat
20 JAN

Accelerator programme put wind in the sails

The start-up company RenCat has developed a carbon-neutral hydrogen generator, and is now receiving assistance with marketing from the Climate-KIC network.

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