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2019
08 OCT

Clear recommendations from EnergyLab Nordhavn for the sustainable energy solutions...

After four and a half years, the ambitious EnergyLab Nordhavn project presents a number of recommendations to politicians and public authorities for how to ensure a faster...

Energy Electrotechnology
23 SEP

Bornholm leading the way for future energy consumption

An experiment with 800 households on Bornholm shows how consumers’ energy consumption can be remotely controlled for the benefit of the green transformation.   

Electronics
Foto: Ditte Valente
05 JUL

Roskilde Festival: Electric cars replace generators at Food Court

Three electric cars at Roskilde Festival ’s Food Court ensure ample electricity to cope with peak loads without using generators.

Electronics Electrical engineering Electricity supply
04 JUL

Students ensure greater accuracy of scanning images

Thanks to two student projects, the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) research unit at Hvidovre Hospital will be able to receive images of the liver and brain tissue in...

Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
21 JUN

Playware wins award as Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019

The award as ‘The Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019’ was presented to Professor Henrik Hautop Lund at the gala for the 2019 at The Global Over...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
17 JUN

Underwater robot can count starfish and measure biomass

Specially developed smart sensors and underwater cameras can enable robots to handle monitoring tasks in the sea  

Food, fish and agriculture Robot technology and automation Mathematical modelling
12 JUN

DTU boosts its research in automation and robots

The appointment of three researchers and the addition of a brand new Master of Science (MSc) programme significantly strengthens DTU’s work in automation and robot technology...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology
24 MAY

New study programme on autonomous robots

From autumn 2019, DTU will be offering the MSc programme in Autonomous Systems with a primary focus on robots and automated devices.

Robot technology and automation
07 MAY

New technology behind the world’s smallest power converter

Five young DTU researchers have developed a new technology for producing a power converter which is shaped like a small cube measuring only a couple of millimetres on each...

Electrotechnology Electronics
29 APR

15 autonomous robots compete in RoboCup final

Competition was fierce at this year’s DTU RoboCup, which was won by two former DTU students with a robot that completed the obstacle course quickly and perfectly.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
11 APR

Small underwater drone to help fishermen

Young researcher contributes to the development of a small new autonomous underwater vehicle which is to help fishermen identify shoals of fish.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Fisheries and fish stocks
10 APR

New computer model ensures faster development of hearing aids

Young researcher has optimized the simulation models used for developing new hearing aids. The necessary calculations can now be made up to 20 times faster.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
26 MAR

Danish shipping must be autonomous

Researchers must help Denmark develop the first autonomous ships.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Transport and logistics
Grafik: Carl Otto Moesgaard
18 FEB

Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics

A team of researchers from Denmark has solved one of the biggest challenges in making effective nanoelectronics based on graphene. The new results have just been published...

Electronics Micro and nanotechnology Semiconductors Superconductors
21 JAN

Rechargeable hearing aids becoming ever smaller

A young researcher has discovered a solution for using rechargeable batteries in hearing aids without increasing their size or creating unwanted noise.

Electrotechnology Electronics Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
01 JAN

DTU sharpens its electrotechnology profile

The University now strengthens its research in the field of electrotechnology. Special focus will be on electronic design, energy, electromagnetism, automation, and acoustics...

Electrotechnology Energy Sound Electromagnetism Robot technology and automation
2018
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers
21 DEC

Better characterization of ultra-thin materials

A new optical technology may revolutionize the semiconductor industry and create brand new possibilities within sustainable electronics and data handling. The project is...

Semiconductors Materials Data analysis Electronics Innovation and product development
18 DEC

Robots to handle kitchen chores

A young DTU researcher has brought us one step closer to a kitchen robot that can help with cooking.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
17 DEC

Magnetism under pressure: Much-studied ceramic material reveals new secrets

An international team of researchers led by DTU Energy has discovered that the oxide material strontium titanate, conventionally thought to be nonmagnetic, can exhibit...

Materials Electronics
12 DEC

DTU develops world’s most efficient mobile charger

DTU researchers have succeeded in improving charger efficiency, so that—in future—mobile phones and computers can be charged faster using significantly less power.

Electrotechnology Electronics Energy
12 DEC

DTU invests in advanced electromagnetic test centre

New centre will strengthen the University’s position as an international leader in the research and testing of electromagnetic systems.

Electrotechnology Electromagnetism Antennas Microwave technology
06 DEC

EUR 3.9 million to five young DTU researchers

Independent Research fund Denmark awards EUR 26 million to 34 young researchers with original ideas and high research leader ambitions. Five of them are from DTU.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Semiconductors Electronics
28 NOV

Energy specialist honoured with Electro Prize

Professor Pierre Pinson from DTU Electrical Engineering is this year’s recipient of the Electro Prize, awarded by the Danish Electro Foundation of the Danish Society...

Electrotechnology Energy
13 NOV

Medical attention around the clock

A new project will revolutionise monitoring of hospitalised patients at special risk, thus reducing the incidence of complications and deaths. 

Medicine and medico technology Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
Datacenter. Foto: Colourbox
26 OCT

DKK 100 million for faster, greener Internet

Internet traffic has risen a thousand-fold since 2000 and  accounts for approximately 10 per cent of the world's electricity consumption, so there is a great need for...

Electronics Energy efficiency Hardware and components IT systems Systems and data security Telecommunication Light sources
23 OCT

DTU start-up to revolutionize the microwave oven

The world’s first technology in implementing temperature measurements in a microwave oven will form the basis for a whole new way of using the oven.

Electrotechnology Electronics
05 OCT

The robots of the future work together

In the future, robots will not only work together with humans, but will also cooperate with each other on solving increasingly complex tasks.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
26 SEP

New high-tech health solutions based on big data

In recent years, high-tech robotic solutions have found their way from the universities’ laboratories to the healthcare system.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Health and diseases
06 SEP

DTU researcher behind new design of antennas for hearing aids

A unique model of how radio waves travel around the head as well as ideas for a new design of the antenna in hearing aids is the result of a collaboration between GN Hearing...

Electrotechnology Antennas Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
03 SEP

Hearing aids fit for the future

New DTU research is paving the way for matching hearing aids more closely to user needs. The aim is for more people to be happy with their hearing aids—and actually use...

Electrotechnology Sound Medicine and medico technology Hearing aids
30 AUG

Outdoor path lighting will benefit the climate

Colourful lighting along the paths around the Svalin co-housing complex shows residents when the electricity in their sockets is climate-friendly to use.

Electrotechnology Energy
03 AUG

Eldor Technology participated in Offshore Northern Seas conference and exhibition

Our partners from Eldor Technology participated in the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) conference that took place on 27-30 August in Stavanger, Norway.

Electrotechnology Energy
11 JUL

DTU Roadrunners win two prizes at Shell Eco-Marathon

Thorough preparation meant that DTU Roadrunners won two categories in this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon .

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Energy
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
05 JUL

Lantern start-up testing market at Roskilde Festival

DTU students are testing the market for the festival lantern GLØD which is soon ready for mass production.

Electronics Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
02 JUL

DTU Elektro PhD wins Best Paper Award

The World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) has awarded Ha Thi Nguyen from DTU Electrical Engineering's Center for Electric Power and Energy the Best...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy
25 JUN

A small community is pushing the agenda for a greener future

In a small community close to Roskilde called Svalin 20 families have decided to live a greener life. All houses and infrastructure in Svalin have been designed to accommodate...

Electrotechnology Energy systems Energy storage Energy production Energy efficiency
15 JUN

Make Bornholm the national test centre for new energy technology

Tomorrow’s energy must come from sustainable energy sources interacting in an intelligent system. With the island of Bornholm as a national test zone, Denmark can be at...

Energy Electrotechnology Electricity supply Energy systems
30 MAY

Noise from open-air concerts can be reduced

DTU researchers have just proved that lab tests to dampen sound from a music venue to prevent nuisance for the neighbours also work in the open air.

Electrotechnology Sound
17 MAY

Danish welfare-tech wins award in Singapore

Modular welfare technology Moto Tiles, developed at DTU for eldercare, wins Product Innovation of the Year at the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Medicine and medico technology
15 MAY

A first step to tomorrow’s hearing aid

Researchers at DTU have identified the brain signals that help us to focus on a particular sound, for example speech from a single person.

Electrotechnology Hearing aids
24 APR

Implementation of new class of smart actuating materials in biocompatible devices

Researchers from DTU Energy and DTU Physics have received a FET-Open grant from EU to pioneer research in biocompatible actuating materials that can be used for intelligent...

Electrotechnology Energy Energy systems Micro and nanotechnology
24 APR

No more black ship smoke

Shipping is an eco-friendly transport method. But it is also responsible for a large part of global emissions of toxic (NO X )gases.

Environment and pollution Robot technology and automation
10 APR

Pupil wins DTU RoboCup again

For more than 20 years, DTU Electrical Engineering has held DTU RoboCup to focus on the development of robots. This year, the focus is on intelligence and reliability...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
10 APR

DTU to test self-driving buses

People will need to get used to self-driving buses when the Greater Copenhagen Light Rail becomes a reality. The buses are now being tested at DTU Lyngby Campus and in...

Robot technology and automation
10 APR

Ethical autonomous vehicles

Before driverless cars are released into everyday circulation, they must be equipped with values and ethics so they can make the right choices in critical situations, says...

Robot technology and automation
06 APR

Demonstration using real-time data from the water treatment pilot plant in Esbjerg...

In March 2018, the second demonstration for the Water Management project took place and was hosted at Aalborg University Esbjerg .

Energy Electrotechnology
27 MAR

Should we fear AI?

Prominent personalities like scientist Stephen Hawking and SpaceX and Tesla inventor Elon Musk are among those who describe artificial intelligence as nothing less than...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Software and programming Mathematical modelling
27 MAR

New AI study programme

New BSc Eng programme will educate engineers to become digital designers of the future.

Robot technology and automation Information technology
13 MAR

Strong university research benefits Danish life science sector

The life science sector is an important growth driver in the Danish economy. University research plays a decisive role in life science companies’ development and growth...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Electrotechnology Micro and nanotechnology
13 MAR

“We get new and better ideas”

Eriksholm Research Centre depends on the universities’ research, where talented researchers and their research activities are not hitched to a product development carriage...

Sound
28 FEB

DTU Nominated for 3 'Oscars' of the Eldercare Industry

DTU and Professor Henrik Hautop Lund from  Center for Playware, DTU Electrical Engineering, are nominated for the development of the Moto Tiles for eldercare.

Electrotechnology Health and diseases
16 JAN

New knowledge to help people with hidden hearing loss

Exposure to loud noise in the environment is causing nerve damage in the ears of ever more people. New research will enable diagnosing and treating such hearing loss in...

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Health and diseases
08 JAN

Milestone for artificial intelligence within control of oil and gas production...

Collaboration between researchers and industry should increase production and prevent human errors, for example in handling of water in oil production in the North Sea...

Electrotechnology Environment and pollution
05 JAN

No more chemicals - Global corporation tests oil pipes at DTU

When the offshore industry transports oil from the seabed to the platform, it is important that the oil has a good flow in the pipeline. Chemicals are often used to support...

Electrotechnology Innovation and product development
2017
20 DEC

Ultrasound images in a class of their own

A generous grant from Innovation Fund Denmark has enabled the world’s leading researchers in the field of 3D ultrasound images to develop new, ultra-high resolution imaging...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology
19 DEC

Electronic monitoring of heart rhythm can prevent strokes

A simple method for electronically monitoring patient heart rhythm can improve the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and prevent strokes.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
01 DEC

Robots contribute to mapping the brain

As the only Danish representatives, researchers from DTU contribute to EU’s flagship project to map the human brain: The Human Brain Project.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
28 NOV

Close partnership with DTU behind launch of new transport robot

DTU researchers have worked closely with the company Robotize to develop a new robotic pallet jack.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
22 NOV

DTU’s near-field test facility is updated and expanded

Last year, the European Space Agency (ESA) gave a substantial grant to update the equipment in DTU’s near-field chamber ( DTU-ESA Spherical Near-Field Antenna Test Facility...

Electrotechnology Electromagnetism Antennas Space research Satelittes
21 NOV

Three car giants develop electric car solutions at DTU

The changeover from petrol to electricity poses challenges for car manufacturers. The solution is called Vehicle-to-Grid—a field in which DTU researchers excel.

Electrotechnology Energy
21 NOV

New tool improves acoustics and the working environment

An acoustic simulation tool is making it easier to calculate and work with acoustics in small rooms such as classrooms and offices.

Sound Work environment Innovation and product development
 Photo: Bax Lindhardt
17 NOV

New test facility for drones and self-driving vehicles

A new test facility is the first step in a strategy designed to make DTU a leader in research and education relating to autonomous systems.

Robot technology and automation
10 NOV

Energy as a Social Accelerator

As part of the recently launched demonstration project Smart City Accelerator, Center for Electric Power and Energy will test both the production and consumption of energy...

Electrotechnology Mathematics
19 OCT

Biomedical Engineering Students awarded 1st Prize for research in Parkinson's...

At this year's national congress, The Danish Society for Biomedical Engineering awarded students, Aske Bluhme Klok and Joakim Edin, from DTU/KU, 1st prize for the presentation...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Electrotechnology
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
02 OCT

EnergyLab Nordhavn to display Danish energy solutions in new showroom in Nordhavn

The partnership EnergyLab Nordhavn where Center for Electric Power and Energy is one of the partners, is behind the initiative to establish a new showroom for intelligent...

Electrotechnology
29 SEP

Enthusiastic electrical technology geek celebrates 40 years at DTU

Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering is one of a kind. Not only does he spend most of his time on various research projects, but he is also a strong advocate...

Electrotechnology Energy production Energy systems
21 SEP

Electrotechnology researcher receives AEG Elektron Award

The AEG Elektron Award has just been awarded, this year to Associate Professor Arnold Knott from DTU Electrical Engineering.

Electrotechnology Electronics
19 SEP

New knowledge paves way for better hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify sounds in our surroundings. New research makes it possible to distinguish between wanted sounds, e.g. a voice, and unwanted noise.

Sound Hearing aids
29 AUG

Diamonds to shed light on signals in the brain

New quantum technological methods are to enable exploring what happens when a brain signal moves from A to B. This knowledge is essential to understanding the dynamics...

Physics Quantum theory and atomic physics Electrotechnology
21 AUG

When drones fly beneath the radar

Drones offer many benefits, but unfortunately they provide terrorists and criminals with new opportunities, so they need to be monitored. The Danish company Weibel Scientific...

Antennas Electronics Robot technology and automation
21 AUG

Drone technology benefits society

According to the Danish Drone Strategy, the Danish Government wants to promote the use of drones in the public sector. And now a string of DTU projects have become airborne...

Antennas Robot technology and automation Mapping and surveying Fish and shellfish
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

Before, it was 3D printing: Now Additive Manufacturing is the new black

However, 3D printing is a key technology within Additive Manufacturing, a concept which is attracting the interest of a growing number of companies.

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
Mikal Schlosser
08 AUG

Students and researchers in international robotics competition

As the only Scandinavian university, DTU participated in a robotics competition in Abu Dhabi where robots demonstrated their ability to perceive and adapt to changes in...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems
03 JUL

Roskilde: Virtual waste collection using robots

Equipped with a joystick and a virtual reality headset, guests at Roskilde Festival tried their luck at controlling a robot and scoring points by collecting fictional waste...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
15 JUN

Collaborative underwater robots for offshore industry

Today, DTU inaugurates a laboratory where researchers will complete a modular robot for use in e.g. offshore wind turbine platforms. The robot will be used for inspection...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
30 MAY

One step closer to self-healing industrial machines in Industry 4.0

DTU researchers have developed robust methods for automatic compensation of wear in industrial machine tools. This essential step toward self-healing machinery is being...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
29 MAY

Brain knowledge may solve cocktail party syndrome

Insight into the brain’s audio perception will revolutionize hearing aids of the future, enabling them to focus on the sounds the hearing-impaired want to hear.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids
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: Mikal Schlosser
27 APR

A great offer interrupted professor’s retirement

Morten Lind is 72 years and professor emeritus, but his area of expertise—automation of industrial processes—is in such high demand that he is now back at work and busier...

Electrotechnology Information technology
25 APR

PowerLabDK prepares for the digital energy future

In collaboration with the IT department of DTU, PowerLabDK has just invested in a large supercomputer as the first element of a soon-to-be-launched new Digital Energy Lab...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy IT systems
10 APR

Denmark in charge of new electric alliance

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark take the lead in a new project that will pave the way for an integrated energy system across the Nordic countries...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
03 APR

Statoil Prize for research into artificial muscles

Anne Ladegaard Skov is awarded the Statoil Prize 2017 for her internationally recognized research into dielectric elastomers.

Electronics Electromagnetism Polymers
30 MAR

What happens when your fridge goes online

The Internet of Things is on the verge of revolutionizing our daily lives, but also involves major challenges. DTU can put itself at the forefront of research efforts

Electrotechnology Information technology
27 MAR

DTU Robot took on the world's elite universities

One silver medal and a fourth place overall was the result of DTU’s participation in a robotics competition last week.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
08 FEB

Robot to ensure oxygen supply to COPD patients

Innovation Fund Denmark has just granted DKK 7 million for the further development of a new robot that will ensure COPD patients of the right amount of oxygen. DTU sees...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2016
01 DEC

Taming the sound of open-air concerts

Highly advanced audio technology and research are needed to enhance the sound at big open-air music events. DTU will contribute to creating a better experience for audiences...

Electrotechnology Sound
22 NOV

Accurate temperature readings from microwave-proof thermometer

Two entrepreneurs have discovered a technology with the capacity to ensure, for example, that babies are given formula at exactly the right temperature

Electrotechnology
Foto: Flex Acoustics
24 OCT

Great audio demands advanced research

Cutting-edge research in optimal sound at pop and rock concerts is Danish, and has resulted in an invention that is now being installed in exclusive concert venues around...

Electrotechnology Sound
12 OCT

Invented amplifier by chance

An unsuccessful Google search resulted in BSc Eng student Nicolai Dahl speaking at an international conference in Paris this summer.

Electrotechnology
Photo: Trackman
27 SEP

Global success was invented in just 48 hours

Fredrik Tuxen is the brains behind Trackman , a radar device for measuring golfers’ strokes, developed in partnership with DTU students.

Electromagnetism Microwave technology Electrotechnology
Photo: Fable
12 SEP

Even children can build robots

Children as young as eight can use Fable, the robot module set, to build their own robots.

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation
31 AUG

Seniors drop their walking aids when playing on DTU Playware

Seniors throw away their canes and rollators after playing with the Moto tiles developed at DTU Elektro's Center for Playware.

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology
09 AUG

Gold Medal for Playware at IEEE ICMA

Gold medal awarded to playware at IEEE ICMA

Electrotechnology
Photo: Ditte Valente
01 JUL

Roskilde: Dive inside the sphere and talk in peace

Normally, when the phone rings and music is booming from the loudspeakers, you can do little but let the phone ring. Now Six DTU students have developed a solution to the...

Sound Construction materials Building design Building construction
17 MAY

Talented DTU students get the Danish Sound Young Researcher Award

On the Danish Sound Day which was held at the Royal Danish Academy of Music on Thursday March 12 Anna Josefine Sørensen, Master student at DTU Elektro, won the...

Environment and pollution Electrotechnology Construction and mechanics Information technology