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07 MAR

Postdocs receive millions for international research

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

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Fuel cells Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Søren Kjeldgaard
01 MAR

Kristian Sommer Thygesen receives EliteForsk Prize

Professor Kristian Sommer Thygesen from DTU Physics is among this year’s recipients of the EliteForsk Prize, which he receives for his research in two-dimensional...

Micro and nanotechnology Materials Quantum theory and atomic physics Computer calculations
Fangermolekyleriflugten
22 FEB

DTU researchers capture motion of molecules in flight

Researchers from DTU have developed a new method which can accurately observe the structural dynamics of molecular systems that otherwise vibrate randomly. The method gives...

Analytic and theoretical chemistry Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Lasers
Grafik: Carl Otto Moesgaard
18 FEB

Breakthrough in the search for graphene-based electronics

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

Electronics Micro and nanotechnology Semiconductors Superconductors
2018
Lars Rønn Olsen, Stela Canulescu, Mikkel Bentzon-Tilia, Dirch Hjorth Petersen, Johan Ulrik Lind. Photo: DFF
06 DEC

EUR 3.9 million to five young DTU researchers

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

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Semiconductors Electronics
Photo: Joachim Rode
19 NOV

DTU professor appointed new chair of the Danish National Research Foundation

Professor Jens Kehlet Nørskov will assume the role of chair on 1 January 2019.  

Professor Ulrik Lund Andersen. Photo: Joachim Rode.
29 OCT

DTU strongly represented in new EU Quantum Flagship

A major EU initiative aims at bringing Europe to the forefront of quantum technology development. DTU participates in two of the four projects on quantum communication...

Information technology Systems and data security Physics Lasers Light sources Optics Telecommunication
Photo: Lars Svankjær/IDA
03 OCT

Leading catalysis researcher awarded Niels Bohr Gold Medal

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

Catalysis
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27 SEP

450 high school students hear about fusion research

The Danish national science festival takes place every year in week 39. Like in the previous years, high school students could hear about the ideas behind and...

Physics
21 SEP

2 million DKK for unconventional research in ultrasound

Villum Fonden supports 53 new research ideas in their Villum Experiment programme. 18 grants were awarded to DTU researchers, selected among more than 400 applications...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
Foto: Carlsbergfondet (Copyright)
21 SEP

First Niels Bohr Medal for Dane since 1955

On Sunday, 7 October HM Queen Margrethe will present the Niels Bohr International Gold Medal to the Danish physicist Jens Kehlet Nørskov.

Physics
06 JUL

Research in 2D materials boosted

January 1st, 2019, DTU merges research on two-dimensional (2D) materials.

Physics Materials
Hugh Simons at ESRF. Photo: @ESRF Etienne Bouy
05 JUL

New X-ray microscope provides new knowledge about well-known material

A Danish-developed X-ray microscope reveals novel dynamics in the material barium titanate, which is used in, e.g., phones, cars, and computers.

Physics
Photo: Rockwool, 3D Imaging Center
06 JUN

X-ray peek at curly stone fibres

Imaging technology is helping Rockwool ensure that its products meet the exact same specifications at all their factories.

Image analysis
Illustration: Christensen & Co Architects
06 JUN

Advanced visualizations for companies

DTU’s 3D Imaging Centre assists companies in looking into materials in 3D and in real-time.

Image analysis
24 APR

Implementation of new class of smart actuating materials in biocompatible devices

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

Electrotechnology Energy Energy systems Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Jonas Neergaard-Nielsen and Sepehr Ahmadi
18 JAN

Quantum physics provides new knowledge about the brain

A new major research project between quantum physicists and neurophysiologists will increase our understanding of the brain. 

Quantum theory and atomic physics
Photo: DTU
11 JAN

Novo Nordisk Foundation awards EUR 6 million to health research

Three grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will enable DTU researchers to create new knowledge about brain functions, gut bacteria, and nerve damage in the ears.

Health and diseases Medicine and medico technology
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
10 JAN

DTU professorship for top researcher from Stanford University

A EUR 3.8 million (DKK 28 million) grant from VILLUM FONDEN has made it possible to create a Villum Kann Rasmussen professorship at DTU for the leading international catalysis...

Energy Physics

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