The annual report 2012 is published and available in print and as an e-book. The report is by now on its way by post to the usual recipients.
On 3 May DTU held its annual Commemoration Day. In accordance with tradition—and in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and more than 4,000 guest—a range of prizes and honorary awards were bestowed upon Danish and international researchers and staff.
Professor Jens Christian Andersen, Lector at Center for Automation gives a talk on DR2 and Go' Morgen P3 regarding current developments in the field of humanoid robotic research
On May 16 the story about Forskningens Døgn was broadcasted on TV2 Lorry with interviews from Hearing Systems.
A two-week collaboration research stay at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) at the Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEE)
IEEE Spectrum - the globally leading magazine for electrical engineers - brings in its March issue a comprehensive feature article about activities in the Bornholm power system, which is one of the key PowerLabDK facilities.
More than one hundred visitors from the public took part in the various interactive activities in building 354 that demonstrated current research and facilities of the Hearing Systems and Acoustic Technology groups.
DTU Mechanical Engineering invites you to Raja Abid Abbani's PhD defense Tuesday 14. May at 13.00.
One of the most important developments in controlling microorganisms and infectious diseases in more than 100 years; this is the perspective of the new Global Microbial Identifier initiative according to the report following the meeting on 27-28 February 2013, where up to 200 experts from all over the world met at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
New research findings reveal that young children have a finely developed consciousness that functions in the same way as that of adults.
On 16 April the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA) awarded the annual ”E-kandidat” prizes for BEng or MSc projects. This year more prizes than usual were available as the so called E-Group under IDA celebrated its 100 years. Out of 10 ”E-kandidat” prizes not less than 5 went to DTU Elektro students. These prizes are only awarded upon recommendation.
Once again DTU RoboCup was a tremendous success, the Final, 11 April 2013, attracted a lot of interested spectators, both young and old, children and adults, and the press not to forget
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, SPIE has highlighted four new photonics solutions. DTU Fotonik’s “Next generation lighting” is one of the four.
Invitation of interest to all in the Electronics Group!
Need to learn - nice to be good at working with COMSOL!
During his visit in Denmark Professor W. Gerard Hurley took time to give a most interesting lecture!
Awards for 2 of Electronics Group's students!
A 1-day lecture by Søren K. Christensen from Bang & Olufsen, Struer, Denmark
2-day lectures held by Martin Foster from the University of Sheffield, UK
Presentation of 5 papers as well as business visits.
Recent research results from DTU Fotonik’s Structures Electromagnetic Materials group and their colleagues from Center for Nanostructured Graphene (CNG) were featured at Nanometa 2013, and the work has stimulated considerable interest with calls to present the work as invited talks at both META’13, SPP6, and PIERS 2013.
Bringing the new spherical microphone with him, PhD student Marton Marschall is at the moment on an external research stay at the National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) in Sydney, a part of the newly established Autralian Hearing Hub at Macquarie University
None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q4 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
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The National Food Institute invites to Leonardo Victor de Knegt’s PhD defense on the proportion of Salmonella infections in humans in EU, derived from animals. The defense takes place 22 April 2013 at 13.00.
A smart grid mapping performed by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) reveals that Denmark is leading smart grid research in Europe.
DTU Space is leading the new EU-project LOTUS. LOTUS will develop new methods for using satellite data to monitor ocean and land.
Associate Professor Martijn Wubs and his colleagues at DTU Fotonik have discovered a way to look beyond the refractive index of metamaterials with quantum states of light. This may apply in the development of metamaterial lenses. Their discovery links the metamaterial and the quantum optics communities. Their work is featured in Physical Review Letters.
The fish in Greenland’s great cod boom in the 1960s did not come from Iceland, as previously thought. They were ‘made in Greenland’ .
On 4-5 April 2013, in its capacity as EU reference laboratory for antimicrobial resistance, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, hosted the annual workshop, where representatives from almost all EU member states participated. The overall purpose of the meeting was to improve the determination of antimicrobial resistance in foodborne pathogens and to facilitate the harmonization of antimicrobial monitoring between the veterinarian, food and the public health sector.
Danish consumers who believe they have healthy eating habits are not always right. A new study made by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, shows that not knowing the official dietary guidelines partly explain this finding.
Professor Henrik Hautop Lund from the Center for Playware has been invited to talk at TEDxChange in Coimbatore, India on the 6th of April, 2013. The TEDxChange is sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Illness, cure, health maintenance, and light. These are not concepts that are normally found in one sentence. But they should. Not least in connection with the building of several new super hospitals in Denmark over the next few years. That was the conclusion at this year’s LED conference.
The National Food Institute invites to Pernille Rosenskjold Jacobsen’s PhD defense on environmentally relevant substances with endocrine disrupting effects. The defense takes place 05 April 2013 at 13.30.
Professor Rafiqul Gani, Head of CAPEC research centre at DTU Chemical Engineering is this year’s Bayer lecturer in process systems engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Leading scientists at DTU Chemical Engineering have written a review article on the Danish chemical and biochemical industry – and its growing demand for engineers and scientists.
Researchers from DTU Space have developed a space telescope that has revealed that the universe is older, constructed differently and more challenging than previously thought.
DTU Fotonik’s Metro-Access and Short Range Communications group has experimentally demonstrated a novel solution for achieving 102 Gbit/s transmission over a 15km single wavelength and polarization fiber link with 14GHz 3dB bandwidth.
Haiyan Ou has developed a way of making LED lighting even more energy efficient and more pleasant to look at. She has achieved this with a nanostructuring method which causes a reflection reduction fro SiC from 20 % down to 1.6 %.
Postdoc Filippo Bosco from DTU Nanotech, Research Minister Morten Østergaard and Associate Professor Haiyan Ou.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has prepared a summary of key results achieved from the co-operation with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration in the microbiological field in the period 2000-2010. The summary mainly focuses on meat and covers the areasfoodborne pathogens, hygiene and antimicrobial resistance.
The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, has announced the creation of a Science and Technology Advisory Council. Professor Søren Molin, DTU System Biology, has been selected to join the council.
Samel Arslanagic from DTU Elektro, Electromagnetic Systems Group nominated as teacher of the fall semester 2012 and January 2013
The European network for zoonoses research, MedVetNet, is organizing an international conference on challenges for combating zoonotic diseases. The conference is held on 24-25 June 2013 at the Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, and is hosted by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 March.
Research from DTU Nanotech has been presented on national Danish television several times over the last few days.
Peter Balling from Aarhus University and Jørgen Schou, DTU Fotonik, have published a review article on processing of dielectric materials by femtosecond lasers in the highly ranked journal “Reports on Progress in Physics” and even got a figure from the article on the cover of the March Issue.
Too little fish, vegetables and dietary fibre, and a growing trend to choose white bread and fast food over healthier rye bread sandwiches – these are the findings of a new survey on dietary habits of Danish children and youth that the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has prepared for the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. The survey report can be used as a reference work for academics and as a proposal for determining ways to ensure that the dietary habits of children in general move closer to food-based dietary guidelines for a healthy diet.
DTU’s Gyro Gearloose types now have even better opportunities to find an outlet for their restless fingers and many ideas. DTU Innovatorium was opened to students on Friday, giving them a brand-new innovation workshop. It provides workshop facilities for students, who can also receive advice on starting their own company.
The European Commission has asked the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, and the European Medicines Agency to carry out an assessment of the risks to human health from the presence of the drug phenylbutazone in horsemeat. The request follows the recent identification of beef products contaminated with horsemeat.
Our Hearing Systems group was well represented at the 36th MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO), which took place in Baltimore, USA, from February 16-20.
The National Food Institute invites to Paul D’Alvise’s PhD defence on use of probiotics to prevent disease in marine fish larvae. The defence takes place 18 March 2013 at 13.00.
The Technical University of Denmark is pleased to announce that Professor Harilaos Psaraftis will join DTU Transport in a position as Full Professor in transport optimisation. Professor Psaraftis is currently serving as Professor of Maritime Transport at the National University of Athens (NTUA) and Director of the Laboratory for Maritime Transport. Professor Psaraftis holds extensive experience from internationally leading research in transportation science from both NTUA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Furthermore, Professor Psaraftis has extensive experience and expertise from the transport sector from serving 5 years as the CEO of Pireaus Port Authority, Greece. Professor Psaraftis holds an extensive experience from participation in and management of several large-scale EU projects as well from being a long-time member of the Greek delegation to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
In recent years, DTU has filed more patents than any other university. In 2012 alone, DTU filed 147 patents, which was an increase of almost 50 % compared to 2011.
From 27 to 28 February 2013, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark hosted an international meeting and welcomed 170 global disease control experts under the Global Microbial Identifier initiative. The initiative is based on ground-breaking new technology that can create a major change in the battle against infections.
By individually tagging fish in a lake and following their movements, a research team led by DTU Aqua has shown that migration is a very effective defence against being eaten
Dmitry Turchinovich receives the European Union Career Integration Grant for his work on nonlinear terahertz spectroscopy.
Genome data is one of the most powerful weapons in the fight against infectious diseases, because it provides the basis for developing things like vaccines. In the next few years, the volume of this sort of data is set to explode as sequencing gets cheaper. But if all this data is to be used for research, disease prevention and medicine, there is a need for new bioinformatic tools. These will be supplied by DTU.
On 20 February 2013 DTU joined the online platform Coursera, which provides free courses on the internet. A total of 62 leading universities now offer courses via Courses.
The National Food Institute invites to Henna Lu Fung Sieng’s PhD defence on the applicability of marine phospholipids intended for food enrichment. The defence takes place 10 December 2012 at 13.00.
DTU Fotonik’s LED group has developed a consumer guide on replacing halogen and incandescent bulbs with LED.
DTU Fotonik’s Robert Borkowski is researching into network planning for better capacity, reach, and better end-to-end transmission quality. His article,”Experimental Study on OSNR Requirements for Spectrum-Flexible Optical Networks”, made it to the Journal of Optical Communications and Networking’s top downloaded list twice.
A new European platform for developing pharmaceutical drugs has just been launched. DTU Chemistry is involved in the project, aimed at making drug research more sustainable and successful through a joint European screening platform and associated compound collection.
DTU Fotonik’s 4th Annual Photonics Workshop was held at Stanford on 7-8 February 2013. It attracted multiple research and industrial photonics world leaders.
In October 2011 Danish Ministry for Climate, Energy and Building published the “Main report - The Smart Grid Network’s recommendations”.
Electromagnetic Systems group receives highest Quality of Teaching evaluation in the European School of Antennas
Advanced beam shaping techniques and new optical fibers specially developed to transmit special beams of light, can be used for a wide range of applications including telecommunication, biology and medicine.
Profesor Henrik Hautop Lund from Center for Playware (AUT) was, on the 29th of January, 2013, awarded the Honorary Professorship title at Seogang College, Seoul, Korea, based upon his work in the area of Playware and playful welfare Technology. http://blog.daum.net/sgkimmi/43
Pierre Pinson has been appointed Professor in Modelling of Electricity Markets at DTU Elektro, Center for Electric Power and Energy. He will be heading the Electricity Market group with 10 scientific staff members. His appointment will start on the 15th of March.
The European Commission has now singled out two projects as Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagships. The two projects each boast budgets exceeding one billion Euros over ten years, and DTU has a stake in both projects.
170 eager young men and women about to embark on a new chapter in their lives attended the first day of the induction programme for new BEng students at DTU Diploma in Ballerup Campus (formerly IHK). At DTU’s campus in Lyngby, 131 new faces attended a similar induction programme. On Wednesday 30 January, the new students received a warm welcome at both campuses, kicking off programme induction week.
Senior Consulstant Flemming Hansen, Radiolab, Denmark
Louis Pedersen will defend his PhD thesis ’Viscoelastic Modelling of Road Deflections for use with the Traffic Speed Deflectometer’ on Friday 1 March 2013.
None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q3 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
DTU and Danish Maritime will hold a one-day conference Tuesday, 19 March 2013 on servitising your business!
On Monday January 28th 2013 EU announced its two Flagship projects in the FET (Future Emerging Technologies) Programme.
A new research centre ‘Oticon Centre of Excellence for Hearing and Speech Sciences’ has been founded under the leadership of Professor Torsten Dau in parallel with CAHR.
The Center For Fast Ultrasound Imaging has received a grant for 75 mio. DKK for the development of portable intuitive ultrasound scanners.
The Center For Fast Ultrasound Imaging has received a grant for 75 mio. DKK for the development of portable intuitive ultrasound scanners.
Associate Professor Christian Rechberger, DTU Compute, receives the Villum Foundation Young Investigator Programme grant of DKK 7 million for his Trusted Cryptographic Primitives project at a ceremony in The Black Diamond.
DTU Fotonik has received funding from the Danish Energy Agency for a new LED bulb generation – a light source for the timeless high-end market
Lars Hagedorn Frandsen has received DKK 7.000.000 from VILLUM FONDENs ‘Young Investigator Programme’ to proceed with a project which will develop nanophotonic silicon components and address ultra-compact/fast and energy efficient solutions for the optical chip of the future.
DTU Fotonik’s Hao Hu is one of the recipients of this year’s Sapere Aude awards. His project will work towards Terabit Ethernet. Hao Hu also received Postdoc funding from the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation for the same project.
DTU’s Magazine Dynamo’s latest edition features an article about a new generation of confocal microscopes produced by Leica Microsystems, which instead of several narrow linewidth laser diodes uses novel broadband supercontinuum laser technology developed by NKT Photonics and DTU Fotonik.
There is no absolute correlation between the stability of proteins to digestion in the gastrointestinal tract and their capacity to induce food allergy. Even very small peptide fragments may induce food allergy. These are the findings of a PhD study conducted at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
Several European institutions have evaluated the much spoken-about French study of the effect on rats’ consumption of genetically modified corn and the herbicide Roundup. All evaluations point towards the conclusion that the study does not comply with scientifically accepted standards.
Two MSc thesis students from DTU Nanotech and DTU Systems Biology have been awarded the prestigious Novo Scholarship, allowing them to focus on their thesis without any financial worries.
Dr. Yunqiu Wu has joined the group of Electromagnetic Systems at DTU Electrical Enginnering as a Post-Doctoral researcher for the time period 01.11.2012 - 01.09.2013. Dr. Wu comes from School of Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), and she will be working on a project entitled Numerical and Experimental Characterization of Structured Materials” together with Associate Prof. Samel Arslanagic and Prof. Olav Breinbjerg. The project is at the frontier of structured materials research, and its results will be of a significant value with potential to further improve design, manufacturing, and characterization of structured materials.
DTU Informatics and DTU Mathematics merged on 1 January 2013.
DTU Informatics and DTU Mathematics merged on 1 January 2013.
DTU’s Magazine Dynamo’s latest edition features an article about a new generation of confocal microscopes produced by Leica Microsystems, which instead of several narrow linewidth laser diodes uses novel broadband supercontinuum laser technology developed by NKT Photonics and DTU Fotonik.
DTU Fotonik closely involved in a prize winning collaboration to develop an exceptional laser source. The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation has awarded the Pasteur Prize for best project leader of the yeart to Lasse Leick from NKT Photonics, for leading a very successfull project involving a team of researchers from DTU Fotonik, Århus University, and NKT Photonics.
DTU Electrical Engineering (Electronics Group) has been granted money for the EuroTraining programme project by the EU Commission.
DTU Aqua offers a training course in Salt Water Recirculation Aquaculture Technology for the Baltic Sea Region from Saturday 5th - Wednesday 9th October 2013.
The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability at DTU has received another three-digit DKK million grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. The funding will help place DTU among an exclusive circle of international top research environments within industrial biotechnology.
Cheaper and more robust touch screens are under development at DTU Fotonik. Scientists at DTU Fotonik have devised a touch screen based on confined light in a waveguide that reacts to touch.
Strong partnership with Novozymes A/S on Industrial Fermentation Technology
New mass spectrometer in the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)-National Food Institute will support research in relation to the EU Commission's standards for arsenic and nanomaterials in food. The mass spectrometer is sponsored by the company Thermo Fisher Scientific and is an example of how collaboration between researchers and industry to provide research-based solutions that can enhance food security.
And yes, we have already started ...
Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide –A new, high-efficiency material for low-tech solar cells of earth-abundant and environmentally friendly elements.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has studied the occurrence of Salmonella in Danish slaughter pigs in the period 1993-2011. The study shows that since 1998 there has been a continuous increase in the number of Salmonella occurrences to a remarkably higher level than before the implementation of programmes that would monitor and control Salmonella in pigs. The main results of the study have been made public in the report of 2011 on the occurrence of disease that can be transmitted from animals and foods to humans.
31 October 2012 the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and the University of Copenhagen hosted a seminar on One Health in a developing country perspective. The seminar focused on results from DANIDA-funded projects which, using the interdisciplinary and cross-sectional One Health approach, had added value.
The National Food Institute invites to Karolina Sulek’s PhD defence on how useful bacteria, probiotics, and useful carbohydrates, prebiotics, influence the composition of substances, which are formed by the bacteria in the gut. The defence takes place 8 January 2013 at 13.00.
Professor Toshio Morioka and a research team at DTU Fotonik's High-Speed Optical Communications Group, including Drs Hans Christian Hansen Mulvad and Michael Galili, have received almost DKK five million to create a regenerator for optical signals consisting of multiple wavelength channels.
On behalf of the Steering Committee of the Global Microbial Identifier, GMI, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites you to participate in the 5th meeting under the initiative. GMI focuses on the use of genome sequencing techniques in a global system for microbiological identification and epidemiological surveillance. The meeting will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, 27-28 February 2013. The aim of the meeting is to develop an overall roadmap, including a three-year action plan, as well as to share important updates related to the technology.
Postdoc Weiqi Xue has received just over DKK 3 million from the Danish Agency for Science, Technology, and Innovation to explore the dynamics and noise of photonic-crystal based nano and micro lasers.
Is there a correlation between what you actually eat and what you say you eat? What is your first choice on the plate – potatoes, meat or salad? With the new sensory laboratory, Obsense, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has been given optimal conditions for observing and analysing why we eat like we do.
Civil Engineering institutes at 300 of the world's universities have been ranked according to their scientific productivity and performance. DTU Byg lies in 7th place
Martijn Wubs from DTU Fotonik and scientists from the University of Twente and from AMOLF in the Netherlands have found out how molecules transfer or emit their excess energy. The result can be applied to measuring distances between molecules in biological materials.
Jesper Glückstad and his team from the Terahertz & Biophotonics group has had two of their significant research results chosen for the annual “Optics in 2012” list.
The videnskab.dk prizes for this year's Danish Research result were presented at Syddansk University on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. DTU Fotonik's Jeppe Seidelin Dam was on the podium.
Denmark has taken a leading role on the international stage in relation to combating salmonella and limiting the occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria. These successes are the result of a unique combination of scientific methods and collaboration across sectors. This is evident from a journalistic analysis of the factors which have affected Danish efforts in these areas since the 1990s.The analysis was carried out by Kontrabande and commissioned by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
On November 26-27, our Centre for Applied Hearing Research organized the 6th annual meeting of the ARCHES network (Audiological Research Cores in Europe) in Copenhagen
1 November 2012, DTU management Engineering welcomed two new professors within the division for Management Science. The two new professors are Stefan Røpke and Jesper Larsen.
Arturo Rodes won the DOPS Junior Prize for his excellent Bachelor Thesis. The award was given during the Annual Meeting and Northern Optics 2012, which took place 19-21 November 2012 in Snekkersten, Denmark.
Postdoc Nicolas J. Alvarez of the Danish Polymer Centre (DPC) at DTU Chemical Engineering received the award at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
The 2012 DOPS prize went to Peter John Rodrigo, a researcher of the Optical Sensor Technology Group at DTU Fotonik. Peter John Rodrigo is also celebrating his 10th year in Denmark.
Scientists from DTU Chemical Engineering were in Beijing in October to conduct an Autumn School at Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science.
Fondens grundsten er, at entreprenørskab kan læres. Aktiviteterne og måderne det gøres på er mange, og der udvikles stadig nye rammer for at være med til at sikre, at Danmark også i fremtiden kan byde ind med endnu flere levedygtige iværksættere
Controlling the transfer of energy between molecules - the article is featured on the cover of PRL volume 109, number 20, of November 16, 2012.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has assessed a French study on the impact on rats fed genetically modified maize and the Roundup herbicide. The National Food Institute concludes that the study fails to meet scientifically accepted standards.
Martijn Wubs from DTU Fotonik and scientists from the University of Twente and from AMOLF in the Netherlands have found out how molecules transfer or emit their excess energy. The result can be applied to measuring distances between molecules in biological materials.
Nordic women eat healthier than their male counterparts, and less than one Nordic child in ten maintains a healthy diet. These are some of the findings of the first Nordic study with comparable results on diet, physical activity and overweight, headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
European and American scientists are meeting in Barcelona, Spain this month to launch a new European initiative for climate service observations and modelling. DTU Aqua is leading the work on translating the forecasts into biological outcomes.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has for the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration completed an evaluation on the efficancy of heat treatment to inactivate norovirus in berry products, such as juice and tart. The evaluation discusses which time - temperature combinations that are required during heat treatment of berry products in order to reduce norovirus.
CST together with the Electromagnec Systems group held a one day workshop dedicated to full-wave electromagnetic analysis using computer simulation technology. The workshop was designed to give antenna, EMC, microwave, and RF engineers an insight into the latest electromagnetic simulation technology for analysis and optimization of applications ranging from simple components to complex systems.
Among the participants were representatives from SONY Mobile, Procom, GN Resound, Widex, Global Lightning, and other companies.
Mr. Ick-Jae Yoon, Ph.D. has started by September 24, 2012 his Hans Christian Ørsted postdoc project with DTU Elektro’s Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) group. Ick Jae’s research will concern active wideband matching of electrically small antennas and electromagnetic energy harvesting; and it thus constitutes an extension of recent year’s activities in antenna miniaturization at EMS. Ick-Jae obtained his M.Sc.E.E. degree from Yonsei University, South Korea and his Ph.D. degree from University of Texas at Austin, USA in 2005 and 2012, respectively and has worked for 3 years with Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, South Korea.
DTU Management Engineering and DTU Wind Energy is part of a new 3-year project which aims to improve opportunities for international cluster cooperation in relation to installation, operation and maintenance of offshore wind turbines. The title of the project is "ECOWindS" and it is financed by the European Union’s REGIONS programme and coordinated by the Offshore Center Denmark.
Vegetables and vegetable products are expected to be the cause of an increased number of foodborne disease outbreaks within the next decade. This appears from a questionnaire carried out in the Northern countries, which the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, took part in composing.
The first Danish - South American workshop on innovation in Photonics will take place 14-15 November 2012 in Vitoria, Brazil.
The Danish Society for Food Science and Technology invites to a debate event 29 November 2012 regarding the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its formation. The focus of this day will be a retrospect on the past ten years of work and a forward look on the expectations for EFSA the next ten years. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark will contribute with a range of presentations as the institute play an important role as EFSA’s Danish Focal Point and contributes to EFSA’s advisory and scientific work.
Lundbeckfond Fellowship 2012 has decided to grant Associate Professor Morten Mørup from the Section for Cognitive Systems with DKK 10 mill. for his research project ‘Non-parametric Relational Modeling of Functional and Structural Brain Connectivity.’
It is never easy to have to count all the fish in the sea. However, biologists and administrators all over Europe will soon receive a helping hand from a new shared database developed by DTU Aqua – National Institute of Aquatic Resources
DTU Best PhD Dissertation of the Year Award 2012 for Ziwei Ouyang from the Electronics Group at DTU
Torsten Dau was nominated teacher of the semester (spring 2012 and June 2012) based upon the student evaluations received.
With a grant of DKK 36.5 million from the Oticon Foundation, DTU Hearing Systems Group can now found a new research centre with special focus on cross-disciplinary basic research in the audiological disciplines. In more popular terms, the different disciplines will meet to research the so-called 'cocktail party problem', or the noisy situations where people with a hearing impairment are especially challenged.
PhD students Lena Kitzing and Sascha Schröder from DTU Management Engineering have won the Best Student Paper Award at this year’s European conference of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) in Venice.
The International Atomic Energy Agency has awarded The 2012 Nuclear Fusion Award for the best paper in the last two years to a publication from the Plasma Physics & Fusion Energy section at DTU Physics together with international collaborators.
Miguel Iglesias, Research Assistant in the Metro-Access & Short Range Systems Group has won an award for excellent Master Thesis “Investigation of the chirp properties of DFB-EAM’s for high speed baseband and RoF transmission links”, done at DTU Fotonik, given by the PhotonicSweden at the Optik & Fotonikdagarna 2012. The event took place 18-19 October 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.
According to Danish companies, graduate engineers lack sufficient business understanding. DTU’s president acknowledges the criticism and is now inviting more collaboration with the business community.
None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q2 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
The special falanga torture leaves victims with permanent foot injuries, which are difficult to document. A PhD project from DTU Electrical Engineering is the first step towards a new method for documenting that the torture has taken place.
Alexander Lebedev, PhD researcher of the Visual Communication and the Metro-Access & Short Range Systems Groups has won the best paper award competition at the Fiber Optics in Access Networks Conference (FOAN2012). The event took place 3-5 October 2012 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The exploitation of the silicon content in algae has the potential to drastically reduce production cost, increase efficiency and improve the environmental protection work in products such as cosmetics, paint and solar cells.
In 2011, more Danes became infected with MRSA bacteria, and the number was the highest in over 25 years. The increase was primarily seen in otherwise healthy people without any hospital relation. Although the number of MRSA positive pig herds is on a par with the level seen in 2010, significantly more pigs at slaughter were found to be infected with the so-called pig MRSA, and the number of people infected with pig MRSA is increasing. This appears from the Danish surveillance report, DANMAP, for 2011.
Researchers at DTU Fotonik have found a way to improve the images generated by terahertz cameras. They propose to use structured graphene which allows for tuning the so-called hyperlens, i.e. to focus on demand.
Terahertz waves are able to detect drugs even in sealed vessels, to reveal hidden weapons and to detect cancer tumors. This may revolutionize spectroscopy, defense and medical analysis. However, images generated by terahertz cameras are seriously limited by the natural diffraction limit. One of the solutions is the so-called hyperlens which allows for greater detail in the image.
The 3rd Sino Danish Autumn School on Plasma Physics and Technology took place from 17 to 20 September 2012 at the Institute for Plasma Physics in Hefei, China, under the auspices of the Sino-Danish Center (SDC). The six Chinese and six Danish lecturers were this year for the first time augmented with a contribution from the University of California, San Diego, USA. The autumn school was organised by Guosheng Xu, Hefei and Volker Naulin from the Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy section at DTU Physics. The section contributed with four lecturers.
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The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark and the University of Copenhagen invite you to a one-day seminar on 31 October 2012 on One Health in a developing country perspective. The seminar will focus on the results of DANIDA-funded projects which, using the interdisciplinary and cross-sectional One Health approach, have had an additional impact. Come and hear more at the One Health seminar which will be opened by Christian Friis Bach, the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation.
During a week-long tour of Zealand in late August, President Anders Bjarklev and Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs Martin Vigild visited DTU‘s 22 different fresher‘s trip sites. They came prepared with a pep talk and a warm welcome to the new students. Because without them, there would be no DTU.
As one of just four exhibitions, our Center for Playware made the exhibition "Modular Change" at the Confederation of Danish Industry Business Summitt 2012, which gathered 800 top leaders from industry, politics, and embassies. With modular playware demonstrators, the exhibition showed how modularity can help develop flexible products that are easily reconfigurable and which engage the customers.
See a short video at: http://tv.di.dk/video/7075161
1 Petabit per second fiber transmission over 50 kilometers has been achieved in collaboration between Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Fujikura Ltd., Hokkaido University, Japan, and DTU Fotonik’s High-Speed Optical Communications Group (HSOC).
This technology makes it possible to send 5000 HDTV videos per second over a single fiber.
The discovery was publicized in Nature Photonics recently
The Danish surveillance report, DANMAP, for 2011 report shows an increasing occurrence of multiresistant bacteria in Danish patients. The increase is seen for both the so-called ESBL bacteria and CPE bacteria, and infections caused by multiresistant bacteria are difficult to treat.
The Otto Mønsted Foundation has granted a three month guest professorship at DTU Physics for Desmond Francis McMorrow from the London Centre for Nanotechnology at University College London.
National Food Institute, Technical University of Demark invites you to Professor Ulla Hass and Professor Anne Marie Vinggaard's inaugural lectures on Friday 12 October 2012. Ulla Hass and Anne Marie Vinggaard are researching endocrine disrupters and will talk about the background, status and prospects of their research. Their research into endocrine disrupters is aimed at acquiring more knowledge of the effects of these compounds and human exposure to combinations of them, as well as at developing methods for predicting the effects of combinations of endocrine disrupters, also known as cocktail effects.
Our food products contain various nutrients necessary to us humans, but some foods might contain harmful substances as well. Before sounding the alarm, the authorities therefore need assessments of how harmful a specific substance might be. The tool is science-based risk assessments in Denmark submitted to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency by, among others, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
Nearly half of the samples from chicken meat imported into Denmark contain ESBL bacteria and for the first time the level is almost as high in Danish chicken meat. By contrast, the occurrence in Danish pigs has decreased significantly since farmers stopped using cephalosporins for pigs. This appears from the Danish surveillance report, DANMAP, for 2011. ESBL bacteria are resistant to antimicrobial agents that are essential for treatment of severe infections in humans.
Andrei Lavrinenko from DTU Fotonik's Metamaterials Group has received funds from Otto Mønsted's Foundation to bring Sergei Tretyakov to DTU for a 3 month professorship
The National Food Institute invites to Dominika Alicja Przybylska’s PhD defence on the development of models for investigating biological alternatives to medication that can reduce the risk of illnesses in fish and improve their welfare. The defence takes place 21 September 2012 at 13.00.
Mathematical tool quickly detects and identifies the source of pathogenic Salmonella bacteria in slaughterhouses. Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany have contributed to developing the tool based on large volumes of data from pig slaughterhouses. By counting the number and determining the type of Salmonella bacteria, the project has provided a unique insight into how bacteria are transmitted to pork in a slaughter-line.
DTU Fotonik’s laser technology (LIDAR) helps optimize the efficiency of wind turbines
The total consumption of antimicrobial agents per pig is significantly lower in 2011 than in 2010. But at the same time, consumption of broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents for pets is increasing. This appears from the Danish surveillance report, DANMAP, for 2011.
A new consortium agreement with the Danish hearing aid industry
Anders Permin is new Deputy Director at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark as of September 1, 2012. He comes from a position at the GTS institute DHI as Head of Department for Environment and Toxicology.
In 2011, the overall human consumption of antimicrobial agents remained at the same high level as in 2010. From now on doctors have to specify why they prescribe antimicrobial agents, this information will an offer better understanding for the background for the high consumption. This appears from the DANMAP report for 2011.
It was smiles all around (one, however, was moved to tears) when Sofie Carsten Nielsen, MP and education and research spokeswoman for the Danish Social-Liberal Party, and Dean of Studies Martin Vigild presented the winners of Grøn Dyst 2012 with the first prizes.
The culmination of the DTU Fotonik Summer School in Entrepreneurship was an afternoon of lectures and competition, Big venture in Photonics
Flemming Bager and Dorte Lau Baggesen are new heads of divisions at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. They will be leading the two new microbiological divisions, formed at the turn of the year to bring in extra focus and to strengthen the institute’s work within the area.
Some salmonella types have greater success than others, when it comes to surviving the production process in for instance the slaughter line in a slaughterhouse and later on cause disease in humans. A PhD thesis from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has examined the causes for success for these types of salmonellas.
Researchers from DTU Physics and DTU Wind Energy receive innovation award in USA
DTU's research vessel Dana is following in the path of past pioneers when steaming off to characterize and trace the waters of the East Greenland Current
The eastern Baltic cod stock has recently started to recover, after two decades of severe
depletion, however with unexpected side-effects.
A computer model developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark can contribute to the evaluation of chemical safety in food, drugs and consumer products – and thus help to identify and catch substances before they do any harm. The model has identified 8,000 potential endocrine-disrupting substances so far.
Master student Miguel Iglesias reached a milestone in June 2012 by achieving the best Master Thesis 2012 award given by the Steering Board of the Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Photonics.
Miguel receiving the award at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where all the participants in the master program had to defend their thesis in front of an international committee. The award included a 250€ check.
In May 2012, the IEEE Sensors Journal counted the downloading of all papers published in the journal since its foundation.
DTU Fotonik's Fiber Sensors & Supercontinuum group had a paper accepted postdeadline at this year's Nonlinear Photonics Conference (17-21 June, Colorado Springs, CO, USA)
The Ultrafast Nonlinear Optics Group has had an article published in Physical Review Letters with an accompanying Synopsis.
As part of the program of the 2012 European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Prof. Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Technical coordinator of the FP7 EU project CHRON, co-chairs a workshop which gathers leaders of academia and industry in the area of optical networking.
Geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol occur naturally in lakes and watercourses, but excessive concentrations of these two substances can give fish a "muddy" taste. Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have now developed sensory profiles that can predict problems with taste in aquaculture fish and thus make it possible to eliminate such problems entirely.
Marine bacteria that produce antimicrobial agents have been found as part of a PhD project at National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. The project suggests that it may be possible to find alternatives to conventional antibiotics in the marine environment.
Efren Fernandez Grande from our Acoustic Technology group has been granted with one of the individual post-doc grants by the Danish Council for Independent Research (Technology and production sciences - FTP), for a two year post-doctoral study.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, in cooperation with the German and French sister organisations BfR and ANSES invite you to an international symposium on food crises on 13 - 14 September in Berlin. European experts will deal with questions concerning responsibilities in the event of food safety crises, the role of the state and institutions, cooperation between authorities, as well as the precautionary principle and instruments of crisis management and crisis prevention in the area of food safety.
New research conducted at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark shows that novel antimicrobial agents have the potential to combat multiresistant bacteria. The focus of Line Hein-Kristensen’s PhD project is that a new class of chemically produced antimicrobial agents could constitute a future alternative to conventional antibiotics.
None of the pesticide residues detected in fruit, vegetables and corn constitute a health risk, show the results of the Danish pesticide control in Q1 2012 from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
A newly launched loan scheme aimed at helping spur Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in developing countries closed its first round of applications with a strong show of interest from countries across the world.
Hao Hu, Researcher, has been granted 2,2 mill. DKK from The Danish Council for Independent Research / Technology and Production Sciences for a 2 year project, including a 6 month external stay at Bell labs, Alcatel-Lucent, New Jersey, USA. Project title: Terabit Ethernet on Silicon Photonic Chips.
In 2011, the number of Danes suffering from Salmonella infections fell to the lowest level since the 1980s. For the first time in 17 years, no human Salmonella cases could be related to Danish chicken, and the number of cases attributed to eggs was at a record low. These are the findings presented in the annual report on the occurrence of food-borne diseases that can be transmitted to humans, prepared by the Zoonosis Centre at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
The talented researcher from Germany will be working with magnetic nanoparticles at DTU Physics
Associate Professor Christine Ipsen has been appointed head of the PhD School at DTU Management Engineering.
On June 26th The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, hosted a seminar on health claims. The seminar focused on giving a general understanding of the work on health claims in the EU and Denmark – and the parties, expectations and challenges involved. It is now possible to download the presentations from the seminar.
Professor Erik Huusfeldt Larsen from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has gained wide recognition for his food chemistry research, which in recent years has focused on nanomaterials. He has now received the Nordic Torch Award on Plasma Spectrochemistry.
The global consumption of antimicrobial agents for animals is almost twice the size of human consumption. Since the mid-1990s, Denmark has reduced animal consumption of antimicrobial agents by 60% without reducing its agricultural output. In a comment in the journal Nature, Professor Frank Møller Aarestrup, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, gives his explanation of the success of the Danish efforts.
Johan Raunkjær Ott has received just over DKK 1.7 mio from the Danish Council for Independent research for his DTU Fotonik project on Quantum Correlations in Electronic Nano-Scale Systems. The work will take place at the Université de Genève, Département de Physique Théorique.
How do infectious diseases spread? Why do some political campaigns outperform others? The physicist Sune Lehmann is seeking to explain this with his research into complex networks.
The National Food Institute invites to Anna Charlotte Schultz’s PhD defence on identification and inactivation of norovirus in raspberries. The defence takes place 2 July 2012 at 13.00.
The National Food Institute invites to Berit Worm Rothausen’s PhD defence on measurement of energy intake, dietary patterns on weekdays and weekend days and the relationship between sleep length, BMI and diet among children. The defence takes place 2 July 2012 at 13.00.
Postdoc Andrew Strikwerda, from Boston University, has received a Hans Christian Ørsted Postdoc position for a duration of 24 months at DTU Fotonik under the supervision of Professor Peter Uhd Jepsen.
An international team of researchers and students from DTU Fotonik has successfully transmitted 100 gigabytes of data – i.e. the equivalent of two-and-a-half DVDs – wirelessly across a distance of 1.2 metres in just one second.
A group of researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark have extracted a group of substances from potato peelings that prevent the development of rancid smells in minced fish.
The Road to 100 Gigabit Ethernet project, sponsored by the Danish Advanced Technology Foundation gave a demonstration of their achievements at the Ethernet Technology Summit in San Jose, California.
45 students will get the chance to cultivate their entrepreneurial skills this August at a three-week beer brewing and entrepreneurship camp hosted on the joint initiative of the University of Copenhagen, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark and Copenhagen Business School. The National Food Institute contributes to the summer school with a practical course in brewing beer and developing the students’ skills in entrepreneurship.
DTU Fotonik scientists directly observe the single-cycle optical nonlinearity
New research makes it easier to protect vulnerable species from overfishing, writes Science Nordic based on a study by Professor Einar Nielsen of DTU Aqua, which has just been published in Nature Communications.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, invite you to a seminar on health claims being held on 26 June 2012, 9 am - 12.30 pm The seminar will focus on the ins and outs of the work on health claims for foodstuffs and dietary supplements in the EU and Denmark – and the parties, expectations and challenges involved.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites you to a seminar on foodborne diseases on 14 June 2012. The seminar is being held to mark the publication by the Zoonosis Centre at the National Food Institute of its annual report on the incidence of diseases that can be transmitted to humans from animals and food. The emphasis is on the most important topics from the national surveillance, such as the Salmonella source accounts, which estimate where Salmonella infections came from in 2011, and how the incidence of Campylobacter in chickens has developed since the action plan was launched in 2008.
The National Food Institute invites to Katrine Lindholm Bøghs PhD defence on which allergenic capacities of proteins from peanuts and cow’s milk, that prompt the ability to cause food allergy. The defence takes place 8 June 2012 at 13.00.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Maria Randrup Rasmussen’s PhD defence on how the performance in fish supply chains can be improved to increase the chain’s competitive position. The defence takes place 4 June 2012 at 13.00.
Danes need a wider choice of healthier and more sustainable fast food. A new development project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is helping to ensure this becomes a reality. The goal is to develop delicious new fast food products which live up to the requirements of the Keyhole nutrition label and examine the effect it has on consumer health, the environment and business finances. The project is supported by the Danish AgriFish Agency’s Green Development and Demonstration Programme, GUDP.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, would like to invite you to an open seminar on endocrine disrupters on 7 June 2012. Men's sperm quality is decreasing, the number of boys with malformed sexual organs is increasing, and young girls are reaching sexual maturity earlier. Studies show that endocrine disrupters are the culprits, and the most recent research has established that it is not individual substances, but a combination of the endocrine disrupters that could threaten human fertility. Join the seminar to learn about the most recent results within the field.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, would like to invite you to an open seminar on risk assessment of feed on 31 May 2012. Some of the most pressing food safety problems originate in animal feed. In a joint venture with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, the National Food Institute has conducted a study of the impact of feed on food and animal safety. Join the seminar to hear more about the study findings.
Head of Centre for Facilities Management – Realdania Research at DTU Professor Per Anker Jensen has received a highly commended award for the article “Organisation of Facilities Management in Relation to Core Business” which was published in Journal of Facilities Management
The National Food Institute invites to Katrine Uhrbrands PhD defence on the development and evaluation of standard methods for recovery of norovirus from food, water and air. The defence takes place 25 May 2012 at 13.00.
Several members of CAHR will be presenting their work at the Acoustics 2012 Hong Kong conference. This conference, taking place from May 13-18, is a joint meeting of four societies: 163rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, the 8th meeting of the of Acoustical Society of China, the 11th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference, and the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics.
When talkers speak, they also listen. Talkers routinely adapt to their interlocutors and environment, maintaining intelligibility and dialogue fluidity in a way that promotes efficient exchange of information. The Listening Talker Workshop held in Edinburgh from May 2-3 (http://listening-talker.org/workshop), brought together a wide range of researchers to address this multi-disciplinary topic. As part of the workshop, CAHR presented two posters and an invited talk.
The National Food Institute invites to Louise Boysen’s PhD defence on the development of the campylobacter situation in the Danish broiler production to the benefit to future decisions regarding management of campylobacter. The defence takes place 11 May 2012 at 14.00.
The National Food Institute invites to Line Hein-Kristensen’s PhD defence on new types of antimicrobial substances that have potential asfuture treatment of infectious diseases. The defence takes place 11 May 2012 at 13.00.
The topic for the Summer Course July, 2-6, 2012 is ”Robustness of Structures”
From 23 to 24 April 2012, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, DTU, will host the annual workshop in its capacity as EU reference laboratory for antimicrobial resistance. Representatives from almost all EU countries will attend the event. The purpose of the meeting is to improve comparability of surveillance results for antimicrobial resistance in order to document and predict issues.
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has assessed the possible toxic effects of eating ramson, which in recent years has become a popular plant to gather and eat in Denmark. As such, ramson does not contain any substances that are toxic for humans, but they can be confused with poisonous plants. In particular, before flowering, ramson leaves can be confused with autumn crocus and lily of the valley. Several cases of poisoning have been reported in other European countries with fatal consequences as a result of this confusion.
Recently discovered population of comb jellies in the Baltic consists entirely of dwarf individuals
DTU Fotonik has made its way to the Optics Letters (OSA) top downloaded list again
Teachers are seeing increased student motivation for learning when schools hand out fruit, and the majority of the participating schools want to continue the scheme. This is the conclusion of the evaluation of an EU-funded school fruit scheme, which the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has conducted for the Danish AgriFish Agency.
Most Danes eat snacks every day that contribute significantly to their daily diet and energy. However, our snacks often contain too much sugar. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has now prepared a proposal for dietary criteria for healthier snacks to be used by professionals. The criteria are described as guidelines in a new report.
A new study concludes that intake of vitamin A, vitamin E and beta-carotene seems to increase mortality. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark finds the study thorough and reliable and thus recognises the results.
inSPIRe – a platform for research-based innovation and problem-solving in the food industry – hereby invites you to attend the conference: ‘Competitiveness for the Danish food sector through research-based innovation’ on 22 May 2012. inSPIRe is a collaboration between universities, GTS institutes and the food industry which is managed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
Vitamin experts from all over the world are meeting in Copenhagen on 23-25 May 2012 for the second international vitamin conference organised by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The conference covers all 13 vitamins in foods and supplements, centring on the analytical challenges, while also focusing on the vitamins’ content, activity, biomarkers and on optimum dietary intake.
National Food Institute invites to Karoline Müller’s PhD defense of her thesis: ”Genetic and phenotypic characteristics of importance for clonal success and diversity in Salmonella” April 25 at 13.00 hrs.
DTU Fotonik has made its way to OSA's top downloaded list again.
DTU Aqua in Hirtshals is hosting international AQUABEST-meeting on sustainable fish farming in the Baltic Sea Region. The project aims to transfer the technology of the Danish high-tech and environmentally friendly Model Trout Farms to sustainable saltwater farming.
Marton Marschall wins the Student Technical Paper Award at the Audio Engineering Society’s 132 Convention.
The first Danish study into how one of the worlds largest wind farms affects marine life is now completed. It shows that the wind turbines and the fish live quite happily together. Indeed some species of fish have actually increased in number.
How essential are place and temporal fine-structure cues for high-frequency complex pitch?
In a talk at the New Ideas in Hearing 2012: Hot topics in Audiology (http://audition.ens.fr/newideas3/index.html), Sébastien Santurette presented a provocative answer to this question.
In future, mathematical computer models will help researchers to assess the risks associated with combining chemical substances in foods. The models will help to improve how we assess the action of chemical substances in our bodies. These are the perspectives of a PhD project which Trine Klein Reffstrup has completed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
Plants treated with ultraviolet B (UVB) light have a higher vitamin D content and therefore have the potential to become a new source of vitamin D throughout the year. These are the provisional findings of a PhD thesis at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
German students and professors from CAHR will be attending and presenting at the 38th Meeting of the German Acoustical Society (DAGA) in Darmstadt (www.daga2012.de) from Mar 19-22, 2012.
Two PhD positions are available at the Centre for Applied Hearing Research
The paper entitled "100Gb/s single VCSEL data transmission link" has been accepted for oral presentation at the Postdeadline session of OFC/NFOEC 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA, held on March 4-8, 2012.
The paper entitled "640 Gbaud NRZ-OOK data signal generation and 1.19 Tbit/s PDM-NRZ-OOK field trial transmission" has been accepted for oral presentation at the Postdeadline session of OFC/NFOEC 2012
in Los Angeles, California, USA, held on March 4-8, 2012.
Danish experiences with the surveillance and control of antimicrobial agent consumption and resistance are being increasingly used as an example to follow by other countries. Denmark was the first country in the world to ban antimicrobial growth promoters on a scientific basis, and where national farm to fork surveillance was established. National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark was involved from the outset, and has participated in the surveillance of antimicrobial agent consumption and resistance over the past 15 years.
They are to join scientists in developing flat screen technology with better images and lower energy consumption
CAHR will be well represented at this year's meeting being held in San Diego, CA, USA from Feb. 25-29. Several members from CAHR will be presenting their research on a wide range of topics:
EliteForsk held its annual Award Ceremony Conference on February 9th. Among the many award recipients were DTU Fotonik’s Andrei Andryieusky and Jingjing Zhang.
DTU Fotonik's Terahertz Technologies & Biophotonics group, headed by Professor Peter Uhd Jepsen, has - in collaboration with DTU's Department of Energy Conversion and McGill University in Canada - developed a measuring technique which will help bring solar cell technology to a more efficient level.
The Danish Council for Strategic Research has granted DKK 16.8m to a new four-year research project within the area of rail transport. The purpose of the project is to investigate how the railway system can become more punctual and robust and thereby make more people take the train. The title of the project is RobustRailS - Robustness in Railway Operations and it is collaboration between ten national and international partners from the university sector and the railway industry. From DTU four departments participate: DTU Management Engineering, DTU Informatics, DTU Transport and DTU Fotonik.
Professor Jesper Mørk has been elected “Fellow” of the Optical Society of America (OSA).
Within the first week of publication, the Optics Express article "Wave-guided Optical Waveguides" authored by the Programmable Phase Optics team in the THz and Biophotonics group: Darwin Palima, Andrew Banas and Jesper Glückstad and their collaborating partners from BRC in Hungary, was the 3rd most dowloaded article on OSA's open access Optics Infobase.
As per 1st December 2011 Öncel Acar has joined Electromagnetic Systems as industrial PhD student in cooperation with MTI Radiocomp.
The titel is:"Methods of tuning the centre freguency and bandwidth in microwave high-Q filters for communication systems" and is supervised by Associate professor Tom Keinicke Johansen.
The 3rd Annual Workshop on Photonic Technologies and Applications taking place in San Francisco on January 30th and 31st features leading experts from universities and as well as the private sector. The organizers are themselves an illustrious group. They come from Stanford University, Berkeley University, DTU Fotonik, , Citris, Aalborg University, Innovation Center Denmark in Silicon Valley, and the Danish Ministry of Science, Technolocy, and Innovation.
DTU already has – and must continue to maintain – a leading international role in the research and development of sustainable energy technologies. In order to maintain DTU’s standing, the University has recently effectuated a re-organisation of its research environments. Formerly, research in e.g. wind energy was carried out at various departments, but now DTU has gathered all its expertise and endeavours at a single department – namely DTU Wind Energy. Similarly, DTU has gathered its research environments within other fields of importance to the development of new sustainable energy solutions in new organisational units.
VILLUM FONDEN's Young Investigator Program awards funding to Darko Zibar
When grown-ups and kids speak, they listen to the sound of their voice and make corrections based on that auditory feedback. But new evidence shows that toddlers don't respond to their own voice in quite the same way, according to a report published online on December 22, 2011 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication by associate professor Ewen MacDonald, DTU Elektro.
Read the press release.
DTU Fotonik is firmly present among the elite scientists to receive this year's Sapere Aude grant for young scientists. Two out of six DTU recipients come from DTU Fotonik: Jingjing Zhang of the Structured Electromagnetic Materials group and Andrei Andryieuski of the Metamaterials group.
Jeppe Seidelin Dam, Christian Pedersen, and Peter Tidemand‐Lichtenberg have developed a camera for detection of cancer.
In November 2011 DTU Fotonik participated in a Øresund region delegation to HongKong. The delegation was given the privilege to make a strong and strategic contribution to InnoAsia 2011.
DTU Aqua has recently published a brochure which gives an introduction to the institute and its work areas.
DTU Fotonik co-hosted a conference on the topic of light and health on November 22nd, 2011. The audience consisted mainly of health professionals of all kinds. They were there to learn as well as to share their own knowledge.
Researchers from DTU Aqua have shed light on the peculiar behaviour of the commercially and ecologically valuable sandeel.
140 international alumni from 36 countries, now residents of Denmark, participated in the ”International Young Alumni Dinner” on November 22 – a brand new initiative, whose prime goal is to enhance networking among international alumni residing in Denmark.
Photographs by Thorkild Amdi Christensen
The Center for Playware have, as a co-applicant to Patient @ Home, been awarded funding by the Strategic Research Council for Technology and Innovation's SPIR program for research in welfare technology. The Center for Playware's role in the project will be to investigate the use of modular playware in rehabilitation. In addition to this, the Center for Playware will also collaborate with Prof. Ishiguro from Osaka University as an already existing cooperation between the two research groups, regarding the development of telenoids and social playware.
As per 1st November 2011 Rasmus Schandorph Michaelsen has joined Electromagnetic Systems as industrial PhD student in cooperation with Weibe Scientific A/S.
The titel is:"Custom-made MMIC receiver front-end for X-band radar with focus on low Phase and 1/f-noise" and is supervised by Associate professor Tom Keinicke Johansen.
Please find attached link to an article about soft robots mastering the limbo! David Johan Christensen, Assistant Professor at the Center for Playware is quoted.
Optics Express has published a Metro Access & Short Range Systems paper which describes how the DTU Fotonik research group has experimentally demonstrated the world’s first 100 Gbit/s wireless transmission link using photonic technologies
Within the next 10 years, determining the cause of human infections will become much faster and cheaper thanks to new ways of analyzing DNA from pathogenic microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses, opening up the possibility of treating patients more speedily and preventing the spread of infectious diseases globally. This is the joint conclusion of a meeting organized by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, at which internationally recognized researchers from both developed and developing countries were participating in Brussels on 1-2 September 2011 together with international organizations.
Xiaodan Pang, PhD student of the Metro-Access & Short Range Systems and Visual Communication Groups has won the 1st prize of the best student paper competition at Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP2011). The event took place 13-16 November 2011 in Shanghai, China.
Even though the oceans warm up slower than land, a recently published study in the scientific journal, Science, shows that marine life has to move their ranges just as quickly as species on land to cope with the changing temperatures. This is the first time that the rate at which marine species have to change to cope with global warming has been quantified.
A collaboration between DTU Fotonik, DTU Nanotech, Vejle Hospital and Bioneer.
Enhanced understanding of electrons in nanosized metallic structures
Andrey Novitsky from the Metamaterials group at DTU Fotonik and colleagues from the National University of Singapore have proposed a novel approach for pulling particles.
For those who missed this exciting talk by one of the worlds top "Personal Robotics" pioneers, Steve Cousins of Willow Garage - we are happy to share with you this video
of his presentation. Despite very short notice we were very pleased at the interest and the attendance at the talk and the following networking session. Thanks to those at Elektro who made Steve feel welcome and who helped make this a success.
DTU Fotonik is currently seeking to fill a Professorship in Experimental Nanophotonics.
This year is the 50th anniversary of nonlinear optics, which started with the first experimental observation of second-harmonic generation by Franken et al. in 1961. In the focus issue of Optics Express on Nonlinear Optics we show that second-harmonic generation can be used as a novel and surprisingly efficient method for generating energetic few-cycle mid-infrared pulses. Such pulses are attractive for investigating ultrafast vibrations of chemical bonds. A current obstacle is that today’s ultrafast laser technology is almost exclusively located in the near-infrared regime, and while parametric amplification is standard it always comes at a price of generating pulses with multi-cycle duration.
In continuation of Gorm Petersen’s grant, DTU has established a new award honoring young researchers who have made an extraordinary effort and who have great potential for further development. DTU Fotonik's Antonio Caballero is one such young researcher.
Please find attached links to 2 articles from Videnskab.dk where David Johan Christensen from The Center for Playware is quoted.
The researchers love of electronics
The Danish Professor Henrik Hautop Lund is speading good robotics news in Africa and Svendborg. It is all about learning robots to understand people. And the other way around too!
A recently published study shows that due to the low salinity, the invasive comb jelly cannot produce enough eggs to sustain a population in the central Baltic Sea. This is another indication, that the comb jelly poses no threat to the commercially important Baltic cod.
Behavioural experiments and brain research reveal surprising similarities between fish and humans. For example, some individuals are routine-bound creatures of habit, while others are better able to improvise.
The new research project HI-TERA will set up a unique source of high-intensity pulses of radiation in the
terahertz (THz) frequency range and develop precise simulation tools for the description of the interaction
between intense THz radiation and crystalline materials.
Prestigous invitation to the SPIE Fellows Committee.
Jan Winkler, industrial PhD student at DTU Civil Engineering, is rewarded for his research in Cable vibrations
Three institutes at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) participate in the future ”Centre for Ocean Life”, which is financed by the Villum Foundation and directed by DTU Aqua.
After Oxygen, Silicon is the second most common material in the crust of the earth. Silicon possesses such outstanding semiconductor characteristics that it has become the cornerstone of modern electronics. And has recently begun to become popular in photonics circles. It has turned out that silicon also possesses some well-hidden, but much coveted optical characteristics which can be used to control light.
Jesper Glückstad and Darwin Palima had their postdeadline paper accepted at this year's EOS Topical Meetings in Italy late September.
At the end of August, researchers from DTU Fotonik participated at the Opnetwork Conference in Washington DC. Opnetwork is the leading conference focusing on discrete event modelling.
Water is undoubtedly the most important chemical of life on our planet. Possibly, it is also the material which is most difficult to understand.
New Journal of Physics has selected an article by Yuntian Chen, Martijn Wubs, Jesper Mørk, A. Femius Koenderink to be "Editor's Choice" for the month of October 2011.
Surprises in light scattering by tiny metal nanowires.
Hans Christian Hansen Mulvad had his postdeadline paper accepted at this year's ECOC conference in late September.
That is the High-Speed Optical Communications group's second accepted postdeadline paper this year so far.
18 new students have begun their studies at the DTU Aqua's MSc program in Aquatic Science and Technology. More than half of the students are from abroad.
Extremely short laser pulses help us understand and control matter on the tiniest scale. A challenge is to shift commercial laser technology from its preferred near-infrared wavelength range towards longer wavelengths: in particular in the mid-infrared ultrashort laser pulses can be used to probe and control dynamics of important chemical bonds, and they are also key tools in current extreme optical experiments.
On Friday September 9th, Lars-Ulrik Aaen Andersen and Anders Clausen received 100.000 kroner from Mogens Balslev foundation for the student laboratory in building 343 room 929. They received the check on behalf of the supervisors.
Peter Uhd Jepsen, Morten Bache, Il-Sug Chung, and Leif Oxenløwe have each received DKK 5.7 million from the Danish Council Independent Research | Technology and Production Sciences for their new projects.
"Window of Opportunity" is a business competition directed towards high-tech life-science projects. Both this competition and Venture Cup are part of an European contest. In collaboration with Medico Innovation DTU Fotonik had a selected a team to participate in this competition with presentation and defense during the MedTech week i Aalborg.
The Center for Electric Technology (CET) at DTU has just received a prototype pointing the way forward for electric cars. It is the first of its kind in Denmark.
Maturity staging is used to estimate the size of the spawning fraction of a fish stock and advice on fishing quotas. DTU Aqua gathered biologists from 15 different countries in order to standardise guidelines for maturity determination of sprat and herring among countries, and thus increase the accuracy of fish stock assessments.
Researchers from DTU Aqua have decoded the behaviour of Norway lobsters and cod and used the results to develop a selective trawl. This so-called SELTRA-trawl ensures that fewer cod end up as by-catch in the Norway lobster fishery in the Kattegat.
Ass. Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen was one of 33 talented young scientists to recieve a grant from the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation. The grant is given as part of the Sapere Aude programme.
Christian Agger's (Fiber Sensors & Supercontinuum) article entitled Nonlinear soliton matching between optical fibers has achieved top download status in Optics Letters.
Henrik S. Sørensen, Thomas M. Jørgensen (both from the Terahertz Technologies & Biophotonics research group at DTU Fotonik) and Adam Hillestrøm (AFI) have achieved placement among the 30 most promising life-science start-ups in Europe.
In August, international PhD-students and marine biology experts travelled to the small village Ólafsvík in Iceland in order to attend a PhD-course organized by DTU Aqua. On the schedule was sampling of marine snow in the nearby fjord, and lectures on how the ocean’s tiniest creatures transport the increasing amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere into the deep oceans.
From May to July 2011, the Technical University of Denmark has conducted a tender for the wind turbine test stands on Test Centre Østerild and Test Station at Høvsøre. The process is carried out by Risø DTU.
Professor, Dr. Techn.; og DTU Fotonik's EU Project Advisor, Palle Jeppesen, turned 70 on Saturday, August 6th
Three DTU Fotonik researchers, Sarah Ruepp, Henrik Wessing and Michael S. Berger, were invited to give a 3.5 hour tutorial about 100 Gigabit Ethernet and Beyond at the 12th Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR) in Cartagena, Spain. HPSR has evolved into an important forum of telecommunications and networking for the exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge and experience among researchers, engineers and practitioners from around the world.
For years, the copepod, Metridia, has managed to remain hidden from science. However, this spring, during fieldwork at the Arctic Station, for the very first time researchers succeeded in filming how this constantly feeding little crayfish catches its prey.
The proud "gang" from Programmable Phase Optics including Finn Pedersen, Andrew Bañas, Sandeep Tauro, Darwin Palima and Jesper Glückstad with the very first commercial prototype of a biophotonics apparatus referred to as the Bio-Optofluidics Cell Sorter.
A recently published research paper shows, that dual management objectives to recover cod and grey seal populations in the Baltic Sea are realistic. Even though it means that the grey seals will get more cod on the menu.
Two years after DTU Aqua’s MSc program started, the first graduate defended her thesis. She is the first Master of Science in Aquatic Science and Technology.
Adult cod seem to have the entire ocean at their disposal, and yet each individual cod still chooses ‘their own’ local shipwreck, which they swim back to faithfully day after day. This is just one of the fascinating results from research using acoustic tags which has yielded new insights into what cod get up to below the surface of the sea.
Marko Laurila of DTU Fotonik will present a post deadline paper at CLEO Europe 2011 in Munich.
Recent results discovered by Jeppe Seidelin Dam, Christian Pedersen & Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg give new life to an old, almost forgotten technique: upconversion imaging could soon make possible the wide use of light technology for infrared detection.
ecently the European ICT project ALPHA passed the final review held at Alcatel-Lucent in Paris. The project in which DTU participated produced more than 300 publications, and during the review the project showed a number of demonstrations.
For one week in April three DTU Fotonik Master’s degree Students Anna Tatarczak, Francesco da Ros, and Wojciech Kozuch, visited China as guests of Huawei Technologies along with 7 other Danish students from the other Danish universities.
The purpose of the invitation was to strengthen relations between Danish Universities and Huawei Technologies.
Student Secretary Birgitte Lydik Paaske went along on the trip as an assistant.
Lars Staalhagen named Best Teacher
DTU is a key player in an ambitious project that will map the Danish genome and develop anti-cancer vaccines.
Scientists from Denmark are pioneering the development of the Internet of the Future
Optical cloaking approach described in Optics Express shows potential for myriad futuristic applications
PhD student Monika Frontczak, Section for Indoor Environment, DTU Byg, is honoured with P.O. Fanger's research donation
The fiber was developed in an Advanced Technology Foundation Project
For the Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2011, last week, DTU Fotonik, and specifically the High-Speed Optical Communications (HSOC) Group in collaboration with the Nanophotonic Devices (ND) Group, has had postdeadline papers accepted for the second year running.
Laser Focus World, an international magazine covering lasers, photonics, and optoelectronics, published a news article featuring DTU Fotonik's fiber laser technology.
Neil Guerrero Gonzales of the Metro-Access & Short Range Systems Group has achieved Honorable Mention in Cornings Outstanding Student Paper Award Competition. The ceremonytook place on March 8th at the OFC/NFOEC Conference in Los Angeles, CA, USA.
The first joint Nordic survey is currently being conducted and will enable comparison of results on diet, physical activity and overweight across all five Nordic countries. By conducting the survey every other year, developments can be monitored over time. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark is heading the project in collaboration with researchers from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
The development of sustainable energy technologies is not only central to the Danish but to the global efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. As of 1 March 2011, and in a bid to strengthen Denmark’s position in the European and international research alliances, DTU appoints a new vice dean with special focus on European research in sustainable energy technologies.
DTU Fotonik is showing an unusually strong presence at this year’s Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC).
Using funding of DKK 10.5 million, DTU Nanotech will head a large and prestigious EU project aimed at developing a measuring system for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and similar neurodegenerative diseases.
Just before Christmas, a new book was published – ‘DTU Images’ –
a work filled with stunning photos of DTU’s buildings, gardens and interiors.
Tuesday the 25th of January, the project "The Road to 100 Gigabit Ethernet" sponsored by the Danish Advanced Technology Foundation offered a two hour late-afternoon-workshop in collaboration with the Teletechnical Society. The overbooked workshop attracted participants from a broad range of the Danish telecommunication industry, among others IC developers and equipment vendors.
Nature Photonics News & Views features an article about the work of Christian Pedersen, Jeppe Seidelin Dam, and Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg from the Optical Sensor Technology Group
Sarah Ruepp of the Networks group was one of three women to receive the annual For Women in Natural Sciences Fellowship. Watch the interview on TV2 "Lounge" here.
The Center for Playware to participate in Copenhagens new Play Festival w00t
Three young Danish women of science were honored yesterday by Unesco Protector Princess Marie presented the 3 women with their grants.
Read more here
Already on day 5, the article "Optical twists in phase and amplitude" by Jesper Glückstad, Darwin Palima, from DTU Fotonik, and Vincent Daria from ANU was the third most dowloaded article on OSA's Optics Infobase. See below.
Sarah Ruepp of the Networks group is one of three women to receive the annual For Women in Natural Sciences Fellowship. The fellows are selected by a scientific jury with representatives of the three parties: The Danish national commission for UNESCO, the Royal Academy and L’Oréal Danmark.
The Programmable Phase Optics group has the cover of the new January issue of Optics Express.
The methods currently applied in assessing the risks associated with chemicals cannot be used to determine the toxicology of nanoparticles in the environment. This has been demonstrated by a PhD project from DTU Environment.
DTU’s rector, Lars Pallesen welcomed Michael Havbro Faber today as the new Head of Department
Sculpting the light-matter interaction for optimal photonic manipulation. Article in Nature Photonics.
The scientific world is surprised by a discovery by the researchers from the Quantum Photonics Group at DTU Fotonik in collaboration with University of Copenhagen. The discovery is that light emission from solid-state photon emitters, the so-called quantum dots, is fundamentally different than hitherto believed. The new insight may find important applications as a way to improve efficiency of quantum information devices. Their findings are published on December 19th 2010 in the prestigious journal Nature Physics.
In an effort led by DTU Fotonik, a group of researchers from 5 different European universities and companies demonstrated a record-fast THz-rate electro-absorption modulator. Such an ultrafast electro-absorption modulator will have a primary application in the wireless data communication systems capable of supporting Terabit-per-second (Tbit/s) data rates
The first batch of students on a completely new MSc programme have just started at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
Philip Trøst Kristensen has been awarded a Sapere Aude Young Elite Scientist Research grant for his project, From classical to quantum all optical switching.
Engineering students are, as the first ever, being offered the chance to become highly specialised Nordic maritime graduate students.
This spring, 120 af Denmark’s most talented first year gymnasium students will be learning about optics at DTU Fotonik. First, the teachers came to learn.
Lars-Ulrik Aaen Andersen is DTU Fotonik's new Director.
DTU Fotonik is connecting with Danish and US experts in an attempt to advance the development of Photonic Technologies for Access and Bio-photonics in a workshop to take place on January 31 to February 1, 2011.
Seminar and reception for research leader Niels Foged to mark that he will become a Professor Emeritus
First Denmark’s Champion, now the World’s: Professor Kristian Hertz, DTU Civil Engineering, and his newly established company, Abeo A/S won the Cleantech world championship in San Francisco, on November 18, thanks to a new construction technology that is both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
Adjunct Honorary Professor at DTU Veterinary, Preben Willeberg, Dr. med. vet. h.c. is recipient of prestigious lifetime achievement award for contributions to veterinary epidemiology and preventative medicine
“Giraffes” made of wires and rollers and cutting edge calculation methods can be found in Bent F. Sørensen’s office when he researches materials for wind turbines.
Traditional ways of working will not solve future energy problems. Innovation management and interdisciplinary problem solving are needed. This was the learning of first ever SeeIT Innovation Energy Camp summer school in Helsinki this summer.
DTU’s new communication policy provides answers to the questions, big and small, which arise when we communicate on behalf of DTU.
Forty mathematicians from across Europe meet regularly to solve mathematic problems for Danish companies.
BioPhotonics Workstation selected for OSA's annual feature highlights "Optics in 2010"
Peter Lodahl has been awarded an ERC grant for his project ALLQUANTUM.
Light speed developments in photonic crystal technology
A look back on the ground-breaking contribution Preben Terndrup Pedersen has made over four decades to naval architecture and maritime engineering
Collaborative research project on femtosecond fiber lasers between DTU Fotonik and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Postdeadline paper on record 40Gbit/s wireless signal generation and detection in the 75-110 GHz frequency band
A team of researchers from DTU Informatics has developed a biologically inspired computer capable of repairing itself – revolutionary news offering exciting vistas for the future
Research invented and patented at DTU Fotonik is appearing in the advance online issue of Nature Methods.
Kenneth Kleissl, PhD-student at DTU Civil Engineering, is awarded for excellent paper
Henrik Stampe Lund from DTU Veterinary is now on first-name terms with the EU after a month’s stay in Brussels
The stakes are high when it comes to securing Denmark’s future position in global innovation and education. DTU’s newly appointed provost is gearing up for the task.
The psychological concept cognition is about to be applied to photonic communications research, where it will help in the building of the “Future Internet”.
Today, DTU welcomes 650 students from more than 30 different countries.
Danish laser technique makes it possible to hear what certain cells are saying. Politiken has dedicated a whole page to the technique.
DTU Byg arranges a get-together for new students to ensure the best commencement of study and to give the students an early opportunity to establish social networks
The laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) was considered a scientific artifact at the discovery. Nobody expected the device to be known outside a small scientific community. However, today lasers are used everywhere in our society, in our fast communication by optical fibers, as hardware parts in laser printers, DVD-drives and optical scanners in shops. They are also used for machining and welding of huge objects such as ships as well as micromachining of small mechanical parts.
The Metro-Access & Short Range Systems Group has its first graduated PhD
Kamau Prince successfully defended his PhD thesis on 2 June 2010. Thereby he became the first PhD student of the Metro-Access and Short Range Systems Group to graduate.
The kick-off meeting for the new ICT-CHRON research project took place on July 14 and 15.
CHRON: Cognitive Heterogeneous Reconfigurable Optical Network.
An exchange stay at Rensselaer laid the foundation for four DTU students eventually winning the main prize at this year’s Venture Cup Start-up Competition on 3 June.
The CAPEC Annual Meeting 2010 – CAM10 – was held at the conference center Kolle Kolle in Værløse June 1-4. 83 researchers from industry and academia shared knowledge and insights into CAPE technology, spanning from molecular to production plant scale and covering a multitude of research fields.
Sian Ka’an in Mexico is a precious wetland area. But it is fragile. To help protect the natural environment, a PhD student from DTU has mapped the paths by which water flows into the area.
The picture shows a hitherto unknown natural phenomenon which has caused a bit of a stir the world over. A group of DTU scientists is now busy looking into the mystery of the fan.
Professor Rafiqul Gani has received the 'CAPE award for a recent innovative contribution'. The award was presented during a Plenary Session at the ESCAPE 20 Symposium held in Ischia, Italy, June 6-9, where Professor Gani delivered a 25 minute plenary lecture in connection with the presentation of the prize.
Erling Stenby took up the position of head of DTU Chemistry on 1 May. DTU Avisen went to see him for a chat about his new job, basic research, well-being and food.
Lei Wei, Weiqi Xue, and Yaohui Chen are honored with Chinese Prize
Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe has been appointed Professor MSO at DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering.
DTU Fotonik would like to invite you to an Inaugural Lecture and Reception to celebrate our new Professor.
Kristian Høeg Madsen, PhD Student in the Quantum Photonics group, has received IDA's E-kandidatpris for his Master's Thesis: Dynamics of Quantum Dots in Micropillar cavities
Scientist at DTU Civil Engineering, Gabriel Bekö, is awarded for improvement of energy efficiency and indoor environment of buildings
Scientists all over the world are increasingly using the compute to solve complex scientific engineering problems. What many scientists do not know however, is that they do not necessarily have to invest in large, expensive computer systems to perform their calculations.
Professor and section leader Rasmus Larsen has just been granted 20 million DKR by the Danish Council for Strategic Research.
“Those who get grants from us are those with the best ideas,” says chairman of the program committee Erik Bisgaard Madsen.
The world’s leaders right now are gathered at the climate summit in Copenhagen. DTU Informatics has constructed a barometer which continuously gauges the atmosphere around COP15.
The hourglass is running out. We all have a common responsibility to reduce CO2 emission so the earth will not wither away. Therefore innovation network InfinIT is currently focusing on green IT.
Stuttgart has just been host to international VISION2009 fair. The world’s leading developers in machinery with artificial sight, also known as machine vision, are gathered there. Among them is the image group from DTU Informatics.
Together with university partners in Lübeck and Bukarest as well as two companies in Zürich and Berlin, the image group at Informatics have developed two new cameras, and developed a series of methods for analyzing applications based on these cameras.
DTU Fotonik celebrates the 25th anniversary of our Director, Anders Bjarklev, on May 28, starting at 2 PM in Building 341, auditorium 22.
Operation GRØN DYST has been launched to further and make visible climate and sustainability at the study programs at DTU. Right now students can sign up for a range of new green courses offered by DTU among others.
Professor Lars Kai Hansen from DTU Informatics has been appointed “Cátedra de Excelencia” by the Spanish university Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Organisational changes are the order of the day almost every month, both within and across the departments at DTU. This process is necessary and makes
all the difference between being an elite university and quietly fading away.
DTU Avisen was present at the kick-off of just such a process of change.
This weekend offered sunshine – and the ‘Festival of Research’. The Festival of Research is an annual nationwide event meant to raise interest and understanding of the research that is going on in Denmark.
Now you have access to play all of the graduation games from DADIU
Before long your mobile phone can help you navigate around restaurants with an angry
smiley – and it can even guide you to the nearest bus or train when you want to go home again.
Most mobile phones are equipped with a GPS, but in the future everyone will own a compass as well.
And the compass opens up a whole new set of features on your mobile phone.
Life as a PhD student can be both tough and lonely, but it does not have to be that way, according the chairperson of the PhD Association at DTU.
Thanks to a million kr. grant from the Strategic Research Council the Danes are secured better foods with time.
DTU Fotonik seeks qualified candidates for PhD positions.
It takes venture capital to commercialise a research idea. DTU’s innovation environment has just secured a capital injection of DKK 435 million from external investors.
Minister of science Helge Sander has just awarded the Free Research Council’s Young Elite Researcher prize to Michael Sass Hansen from DTU Informatics. The prize is awarded for his medical image analysis of the brain.
Four teachers from DTU Informatics are among the chosen
There may be many reasons the bill from the electricity company is no laughing matter. Maybe it is because the living room temperature is 30° all year around due to a fondness of walking around in bare feet and t-shirt. Maybe you live in a house and cannot push the thermometer past 17° regardless of how high you crank up the thermostat, because the house is about as windproof as the average tent.
Helle Rootzén replaces Kaj Madsen who chose to retire after 41 years of faithful service at DTU.
A new unit at DTU Informatics is now available to everyone at DTU in need of help regarding experiment planning, statistics and other kinds of data analysis at a high professional level.
DTU Veterinary has, for the first time, received a grant from the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation for an interdisciplinary project to prevent parasites in our drinking water.
Two papers from the High-Speed Optical Communications Group have been accepted as postdeadline papers at this year's OFC conference.
Researchers from DTU Fotonik surprise the scientific world with their new discovery which, in the long term, may be used in, e.g., solar cells and quantum computers. Their findings will be published on 12 March 2010 in the prestigious international journal Science.
Imperfect chips pave the way for new quantum technology
February saw the creation of two new research groups at DTU Fotonik. This brings our total number of groups up to 17.
Work co-authored by DTU Fotonik is the cover story of this month's edition of Nature Photonics.
Holes should seldom be round, as demonstrated by Professor Ole Sigmund. He has just received the Villum Kann Rasmussen Annual Award.
The European project MOSEL has deveoped Long-wavelength VCSELs for the next generation of high-speed communication systems.
The autumn semester 2010 sees the first students starting on DTU’s new MSc programme in Pharmaceutical Technology. Close collaboration with businesses is helping to ensure that the students will be well-geared for the job market.
The incandescent bulb is being consigned to history, but people are not warming to energy-saving lighting. A group of researchers at DTU has found an alternative through an unusual partnership outside the research world.
DTU Fotonik co-arranged a large, succesful workshop in California in January
Since an exchange agreement was made last spring between DTU and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), the oldest technical university in the USA, the number of students going to the USA on exchange trips is up, as is the number of RPI students coming to DTU.
More efficient administration could give the EU more research for its money. This was the message from President Lars Pallesen during a hearing in the European Parliament.
Matteo Danieli was awarded the Henning Bach Award for Best Poster
HTF funding provides new possibilities with optical fibers
Jesper Glückstad new Fellow of OSA
Best bachelor graduation work in Opto-electronics
Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe is the first DTU researcher to receive a sought-after grant from the European Research Council
From January, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) will make it possible for the entire population to follow the latest technological developments and research results. DTU is involved.
A biotechnology student in his third semester has decided to create sustainable beer production that may become an interdisciplinary project for the entire DTU in the long term
Associate Professor Anders Baun from DTU Environment is the University’s very first recipient of the PhD Supervisor of the Year Award. DTU Avisen asked the associate professor what makes a good supervisor.
A student exchange agreement fell into place in October when DTU hosted a visit by South Korea’s leading technical university, KAIST. In the new year, the two universities intend to expand their collaboration with more agreements.
The COWIfoundation has donated a grant for new testing equipment
The ground floor hallway in building 343 is - temporarily - filled with stacks of books. DTU Fotonik's new book has just been delivered from the printer.
Beyond optical horizons - Today and tomorrow with photonics soars a quarter of a century into the future on the wings of imagination as well as scientific expertise.
The research groups of DTU Fotonik each present a vision of what their work might bring to our common future. The visions are substantiated with factual descriptions of the current fields of research.
The future may look like these visions, but it may also go in a different direction.
A team of DTU students recently returned home from MIT with a gold medal for designing a living cell factory that lights up green when it is ready to start production
The information society has come one step closer to a technological generational change after a discovery at DTU Photonics. In the long term, the discovery could help us communicate with each other at higher speeds.
Researchers and students of the Department of Civil Engineering managed to excite one of the two twin towers of the European Court of Justice Tower in Luxembourg to a level of approximately 3 mille-g acceleration . The test is the core of a MSc project of DTU Byg
Researchers from the Network Technology and Service Platform group presented a one and a half hour tutorial on reliable future networks at the prestigious conference DRCN (Design of reliable Communication Networks) in Washington D.C..
Dedication and success through many years - always characterized by caring, experience, good judgement, vision, kindness and politeness - has now given Palle Jeppesen the Order of the Dannebrog.
South Korea’s leading technical university, KAIST, has shown a keen interest in DTU and visited the university in Lyngby, north of Copenhagen, on Monday 26 October.
In November Professor Howard A. Stone from Princeton University in the USA will be visiting DTU to give this autumn’s Ørsted Lecture.
Campus life in Lyngby just got better. Seven days a week, from 08:00 to 22.00, døgnNetto opens its doors to students, supplying them with a range of staple convenience goods.
Cameras on Danish commercial fishing vessels can reduce fish discards, thus paving the way for more sustainable fishing. This is borne out by a pilot project at DTU Aqua which has generated considerable international interest.
John Woodley, Professor at KT since 2007, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Royal Academy of Engineering is the UK's National Academy of Engineering and brings together the UK's most distinguished engineers from all disciples. John is one of a small number of engineers elected, who are no longer resident in the UK. There are in total 1381 current Fellows.
On september 23. Professor Wolfgang Arlt from the department of Separation Science & Technology at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg held the seminar 'Thermodynamics needed in climate protection' as part of the departmental seminar series at DTU Chemical Engineering.
The High-Speed Optical Communications group breaks the world record in data transmission. Again.
DTU Fotonik has broken the record in the amount of data that can be transmitted by a single laser. It is a record in serial transmission.
New Honors student tutored by Morten Bache
DTU Fotonik seeks qualified candidates for a number of vacant PhD positions.
The first batch of students doing Denmark’s only elite study programme in mathematics at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have just begun their studies.
Experts from eight DTU departments join forces in the new research initiative CASE – Catalysis for Sustainable Energy. CASE aims to design catalysts for the future storage of energy from renewable sources.
DTU Civil engineering is hosting a Workshop in Sustainable Buildings Monday 28th - Tuesday 29th September, as part of The Graduate School in Sustainable Energy.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has expressed interest in an instrument from Risø DTU that may prove useful in explorations of the red planet.
Antonio Caballero (1st year PhD student), Darko Zibar, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy have produced a paper that has been accepted as a postdeadline contribution at the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) being held in Vienna, Austria, on September 20 – 24, 2009.
DTU updated its visual identity last year and introduced a colorful frieze of numbers and symbols as part of DTU’s image to the outside world. The frieze is a decorative element that reflects a flow of thoughts, ideas and solutions and therefore illustrates the creativity and innovation that characterize DTU.
The next breakthrough in drug research could come from an ancient Chinese recipe.
A team of researchers at DTU Photonics Engineering has set the world record in laser efficiency with a green laser diode that is green in more ways than one.
As one of two women at DTU, Associate Professor Beata Kardynal of DTU Fotonik is a recipient of a research grant (more than 4 million kroner) from The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation.
The latest issue of Science features a report by - among others - Jørn M. Hvam and Mike van der Poel.
Paper by the 2008 CAMD Summer School in Electronic Structure Theory and Materials Design on the cover of the Journal of Chemical Physics 131, Issue 1.
Professor Sten Bay Jørgensens retirement from DTU ultimo June 2009 was marked by an honorary seminar where colleagues, industrial partners, peers, friends and current and former students paid homage to a highly esteemed scientist and teacher.
DTU Fotonik scientists were granted funding on a whopping 22 % of their applications in the spring application round this year.
At DTU, around one in every eight students is from abroad, which is the highest proportion in Denmark and far above the national average for universities. The Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation and the Confederation of Danish Industry are very pleased, but they also stress the importance of sending Danish students abroad
Research in hyperspectral image analysis for food inspection.
The first Collective Meeting of Nordic Physics Associations is held at DTU
The Wind Energy Division at Risø DTU receives DKK 25 million for a new national research infrastructure
The US Department of Energy has granted DKK 100 million to a new research centre in which researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will be participating. The Danish researchers will be contributing to the development of new renewable energy technologies in collaboration with Stanford University in California
Professor Mogens Henze, Director of DTU Environment, has been appointed Honorary Professor at the Technical University of Malaysia
Application deadline August 15, 2009
Modern chemical engineering was founded at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the USA. In April, Professor Ole Hassager from DTU Chemical Engineering, was invited to give the prestigious Bird/Stewart/Lightfoot Lecture
DTU Fotonik's Birgitte Thestrup and Carsten Dam Hansen are part of the group that has received this year’s Elforsk Pris. The prize was given for a project that promises better and more energy efficient lighting for our streets and parks.
Besides DTU Fotonik the project is run by several firms and Albertslund Kommune.
Students from DTU Civil Engineering and the Arctic Technology Centre – ARTEK have developed transportable, environmentally friendly tourist cottages for the Arctic regions
The technology behind DTU’s combined heat and power plant on Nordvej in Lyngby is so promising that Energinet.dk has granted funding for a similar but much larger plant at the Hadsund district heating plant.
The DTU team FLSmidth Roadrunners and their eco-vehicles the Dynamo and the Innovator performed impressively at the unofficial world championships in fuel economy, the Shell Eco-marathon.
The team brought home two first places and a new world record
The US Department of Energy has granted DKK 100 million to a new research centre in which researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will be participating. The Danish researchers will be contributing to the development of new renewable energy technologies in collaboration with Stanford University in California.
40 years ago, Jesper Mygind was appointed to DTU Physics.
Speed breaker receives 30.000 kroner
May 6th saw another NanoDay with approx. 300 researchers and PhD students in attendance.
On May 20th we celebrate that Søren Hjort and Erik Hansen have both been employed in the public sector for 25 years.
ITMAN - DTU Informatics Graduate School ITMAN, announces two PhD scholarships within planning and evaluation of radio-therapeutic treatment of head-and-neck cancer using PET/CT scanning in co-operation with Copenhagen University Hospital, Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance (DRCMR) at Hvidovre Hospital and the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation. Submission deadline: May 15, 2009.
The High-Speed Optical Communications group has again broken a world record. This time it was the world record in data transfer speed of pure serial binary data. They have broken the “terabit barrier” and achieved a transfer speed of 1.28 terabit per second (or 1.280 gigabits per second corresponding to 1.280.000.000.000 bits).
The university’s international employees can get help to understand the Danish culture on a course entitled ’Meeting Denmark’
DTU wants up to 500 foreign students a year to attend the university’s two-year international MSc programs
Polyteknisk Forening (PF) – the students’ union – wants to help its international fellow students enjoy staying in Denmark
The DKK 120 million that DTU recently received from the Ministry for Science, Technology and Innovation will go towards establishing a new research initiative, CASE (Catalysis for Sustainable Energy), which will solidify Denmark’s leading role within the development of sustainable energy solutions. As per March 1st, 2009 Søren Dahl joins the new center as Deputy Director with responsibility for the overall coordination of the four project areas.
DTU has been nominated number five on the respected and scientific Leiden Ranking of the 100 largest European universities.
Professor Rafiqul Gani, DTU Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal Computers & Chemical Engineering (CACE) since January 1st, 2009.
The Center for Arctic Technology is investigating whether Greenlandic sharks can be a useful resource for biogasification in the future.
Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov receives the award in recognition of his groundbreaking research in surface reactivity and heterogeneous catalysis.
The Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Helge Sander has just given DKK 120 million to researchers at the Technical University of Denmark. The money will go towards finding new ways of harnessing the power of the sun and the wind. Headed by Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov the new research center will solidify Denmark’s leading role within the development of sustainable energy solutions.
For the last 40 years, Professor Jørn Hvam has contributed to research, education and innovation within the fields of semicondutors and optics. It is largely due to him that DTU has long maintained a leading position in ultra-fast dynamics in semiconductors.
This year, associate professor Morten Bache from DTU Fotonik was among the receivers of the prestigious “Young Researchers Award”. It was handed out by The Danish Councils for Independent Research (DFF) on January 29, 2009. The award is given to highly talented young researchers (below the age of 35) who have submitted proposals to one of the scientific research councils under DFF.
A new climate observatory is to be mounted on the exterior of the International Space Station. The observatory will study phenomena that may influence the Earth’s climate, e.g. the lighting that shoots up vertically from the clouds to heights of 80 km.
Associate Professor Claus Helix Nielsen joins Nobel Laureates in Stockholm.
DTU’s National Food Institute in Mørkhøj is heading a major EU research project entitled Biotracer. The project is developing new methods for tracing pathogenic microorganisms in food and feed products.
Attitudes to driving under the influence are as frosty as a winter’s day according to most motorists in the Department of Transport’s comprehensive survey of the correlation between road accidents and driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
How do we ensure a stable energy supply while taking climate issues into account? In the new Risø Energy Report 7, leading experts from both DTU and abroad have put together a number of recommendations.
The Italian researcher Guido Tosello's PhD project was chosen as the best of the year. The research was carried out at DTU Mechanical Engineering and involved studies of the production of micro components of plastic, called polymers.
In a new research project researchers aim to find more efficient methods for generating extremely short femtosecond laser pulses in the important visible and near-infrared regimes. These pulses can today only be generated in research laboratories with bulky, fickle state-of-the-art lasers operating complex setups. A simpler and more efficient method is needed in order for these pulses to be used in the industry and for medical purposes. Of possible applications are ultra-fast spectroscopy of molecular vibrations and non-invasive surgery on living cells.
Does a cell sense that it is alive? Does a cat? A new DTU course will be helping students answer such questions
Lars Kai Hansen and Tobias Andersen, ISP, have received DKK 200,000 from ”Direktør Dr.Techn. A. N. Neergaard og Hustrus Fond” for EEG equipment.
Results of DTU Nanotech and DTU Fotonik collaboration featured on the cover of the APL December 8 issue.
DTU has established an elite programme within the context of the Master in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. Both excellent international and Danish students who fulfil the admission requirements are encouraged to apply.
DTU Rector, Lars Pallesen, is currently on tour, presenting the University's new strategy to all employees. In December, he will be presenting the strategy in English.
On the 25th and 26th of November 2008 the DIODE group at DTU Fotonik held a two-day LED industrial course in Oticonsalen at DTU. Around 80 people from Danish lighting companies, electronics suppliers, engineers and designers participated in the course.
A Fiber Laser team at DTU Fotonik has this year published a paper:
J.T.Kristensen, A.Houmann, X.Liu, and D.Turchinovich Low-loss polarization-maintaining fusion splicing of single-mode fibers and hollow-core
photonic crystal fibers, relevant for monolithic fiber laser pulse compression Optics Express16, 9986 (2008)
DTU Informatics has received the final decision on the bachelor programme in technical sciences, software technology.
The symposium celebrated the 150-year anniversary of Helmholtz’s seminal paper on vortex dynamics.
The PH lamps are designer classics which will light our homes for many years to come. But when you calculate their output in terms of energy and lighting, the PH lamps are about to be surpassed by new designer lamps based on diode lights.
IT and Telecom companies to kick-start research project to drive cost efficient WDM PON technology and the European Commission funds the new project with Euro 3 million.
Professor Anne S. Meyer advises young women researchers to just do it, as you can easily combine a normal life with a research career. She received this year's Grundfos Award
First Scandinavian OSA Student Chapter established by DTU Fotonik
and DTU Physics.
At the Open House event, DTU Informatics was represented by staff and students from Software technology, IT & Health and MatTek.
On October 1st, professor Ahmed Hassan Zewail gave a lecture on 4D visualization of chemical reactions at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Zewail is known as a pioneer within femtochemistry and received the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1999 for his research in the field
Doctors and researchers hope to use new fiber lasers to develop an effective and easily accessible treatment for cataracts
Ulrik Lund Andersen and Mikael Lassen are part of the team behind a new publication in Nature Physics.
The article was released on November 2nd 2008. Access the article through this link.
The OPNET 2008 Best Technical Paper Award goes to Network Technology and Service Platforms researchers.
The first DTU Fotonik Travelling Summer School took place in Colombia in August this year. It will not be the last Travelling Summer School.
There are no scalpels needed in the new cataracts treatment, that DTU Fotonik has been part of developing.
A group of DTU Fotonik Students: Mads Lykke Andersen, Per Lunnemann Hansen, Alexander Huck, Martin Schubert and Stephan Smolka have managed to establish the first Scandinavian OSA Student Chapter.
The first DTU Fotonik Travelling Summer School will take place in Colombia in August this year. The summer school will be hosted by the Faculty of Telecommunications and Computer Sciences of the Pontificia Bolivariana University of Colombia in Medellin, Colombia.
In a new project at DTU and the University of Copenhagen, scientists will attempt to attain control over the smallest particles of light – photons. The supercomputers of the future as well as unbreakable codes are some of the possible end results of this undertaking.
DTU Fotonik has undergone extensive changes this year. There are now 17 research groups, which are arranged into 4 clusters. The previous five Research Areas of COM•DTU, Nanophotonics, Networks, Systems, Coding, and Fibers and Nonlinear Optics no longer exist. Research at DTU Fotonik now takes place in the following clusters and groups:
Fiber optical measuring systems make it possible to measure sound and vibrations with great accuracy. The Danish High technology Foundation grants 14 million kroner for research into optical measurement
DTU Fotonik has just installed a new high-power femtosecond laser. It is the most intense laser in Denmark
New Center of Excellence under the leadership of Jesper Mørk of DTU Fotonik
On Thursday January 24, associate professor Ulrik Lund Andersen received a Young Elite Researcher Award of DKK 200,000 from the Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation for his work in fundamental quantum physics.
Both the students and teachers must know the rules for cheating in academic assignments. The Inspiration Seminar at LearningLab DTU focused on the problem of cheating
In these days (16th and 17th of January) the Networks and Systems Areas participate in the ALPHA kick-off meeting. ALPHA is a new European ICT project, which focuses on new services for the home users, the access network and in-house cabling. Some of the technologies in question are plastic fibres, radio over fibre, integration of wireless access and fibre access. In addition, easy configurable and self-configurable management of the home access network is very important and part of the project objectives.
On December 4, Professor Emeritus Peter Leth Christiansen received an honourary doctorate from the Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics in Kiev, Ukraine.
The first ever International GPAW Code Sprint was held on November 16, 2007 at the Center for Atomic-scale Materials Design (CAMD).
The Physics Teachers' Day on November 15 was a great success - as usual! Link to pictures.
Erik Mosekilde has co-edited the new release: 'Biosimulation in Drug Development' from John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Read more
The Grundfos Award 2007 was given to Jens Kehlet Nørskov of the Department of Physics at DTU on September 24 for his groundbreaking research within nano materials.
List of seminars in the Physics Seminar Series in the fall of 2007.
Paper by three COM-DTU Networks researchers awarded with travel grant at ChinaCom 2007. ChinaCom is being positioned as a premier international conference in the field of communication, networks and internet applications.
On June 8th CAMD and CINF hosted a symposium to celebrate Jens Nørskov and Ib Chorkendorff's 20 short years at DTU...
The director of the The Lundbeck Foundation’s
Center for Atomic-scale Materials Design and of NanoDTU
Professor Jens K. Nørskov has received the Mulliken Medal at the University of Chicago.
Steen Christensen, PhD student from the Center CAPEC at the Department of Chemical Engineering (KT) at DTU, has won "The Third Industrial Fluid Properties Simulation Challenge" in the category 'State Conditions Transferability'.
Researchers at CAMD and at CINF have employed computational combinatorial screening to investigate new materials for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution. The screening was confirmed experimentally by synthesis and characterization of a promising candidate material, a BiPt surface alloy.
The Department of Civil Engineering (BYG•DTU) has strengthened its research and education with the employment of two new associated professors to match the growing importance of wood in the construction industry.
During her visit to DTU on September 25, the Chinese Vice Prime Minister Chen Zhili found time to visit building 312
Researchers at CAMP have developed a first principles method to predict the activity of alloys for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction.The method accurately reproduces trends in experimental activities for a series of platinum-based alloys.
Friday the 28’th of april Professor Klavs Flemming Jensen from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was conferred the honorary degree “doctor technices honoris causa” at DTU. John VIlladsen who was Professor Jensen’s supervisor when he was a student at KT in the 70’ies gave the speech at the conferral which took place at the official part of the DTU annual celebration.
A. P. Møller Foundation donates 100 million Danish Kroners to Danish nano research