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2019
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...

Energy Fuel cells
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
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...

Energy Fuel cells
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO 2 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...

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...

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...

Energy Fuel cells
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
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
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 upgrade.

Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems
2016
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
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...

Energy Fuel cells
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 way...

Energy Fuel cells
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
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...

Physics Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy
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.

Fuel cells Telecommunication
2015
Photo: Joachim Rode
04 DEC

Electrochemical firebrand

Over the course of his 40-year career, Professor Mogens Bjerg Mogensen has trodden on a fair number of scientific toes. Because if there is one thing he will not stand...

Fuel cells Energy
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
01 DEC

Ministerial discussions on wind energy and eco-friendly fuels of the future

On 23 November, the Danish Minister for Energies, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, visited DTU Risø—among other things to learn more about how to store...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Wind energy
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
2014
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
10 OCT

Fuel cells development continuing despite Topsoe closure

Haldor Topsoe has closed Topsoe Fuel Cell, which developed fuel cells together with DTU. Søren Linderoth, Head of Department, DTU Energy Conversion , discusses the consequences...

Fuel cells Energy
09 OCT

DKK 6.5 million for efficient and sustainable catalysts

Fuel cells have great potential as a green energy technology. Associate Professor Jingdong Zhang from DTU Chemistry has just been awarded a generous DKK 6.5 million YDUN...

Physics Fuel cells Micro and nanotechnology
06 OCT

The largest demonstration of fuel cell systems for combined heat and power in...

The ene.field project, the hitherto largest demonstration of fuel cell systems for combined heat and power for individual buildings in Europe, is gathering speed.

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy systems
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
DTU Summer School in Entrepreneurship
26 AUG

Three prizes at Summer school in Entrepreneurship

The PhD Summer School Entrepreneurship had 25 participating PhD-students. Four of these came from DTU Energy Conversion, and all four won prizes in the finals.

Fuel cells Solar energy
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
27 JUN

New computer models will improve the lifetime of solid oxide fuel cells

Denmark is committed to supplying 50% of electricity consumption by wind power by 2020, with the goal of supplying 100% of all energy by renewable sources by 2050. Solid...

Energy Fuel cells Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems
19 JUN

DTU Energy Conversion awarded prize for best completed project 2013

DTU Energy Conversion received on June 18 the ForskEL prize for the best completed project of 2013 for the project HotMEA. The award was presented at the conference EnergiForsk2014...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency
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
22 MAY

Need a new fuel cell? Let’s print one using inkjet printing!

Researchers at DTU Energy Conversion has transformed an ordinary HP 1000 ink jet printer into a printer able to print efficient energy conversion devices such as Solid...

Energy Fuel cells
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
01 APR

Carbon and iron may be able to substitute platinum in fuel cell catalysts

A recent discovery may lead to the substitution of platinum in catalysts for PEM-fuel cells with a composite of iron carbide and carbon, making the PEMFCs significantly...

Fuel cells