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2020
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06 FEB

Three new Villum Young Investigators

Three young DTU-scientists are honoured as Villum Young Investigators and receive almost DKK 10 million each to continue their research.

Energy storage Magnets Optics Energy efficiency Software and programming Computer calculations Electrochemistry Catalysis
2019
Quantum Hub Denmark
25 NOV

Quantum Hub Denmark

On November 22, the event "Quantum Hub Denmark" brought together more than a hundred stakeholders from industry, academia, and public sector in Denmark to strengthen the...

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22 NOV

EU President-elect and Prime Minister of Denmark visit DTU

Carbon-neutral energy production and sustainable fuels were among the topics discussed during a visit to DTU from President-elect Charles Michel and Prime Minister Mette...

Energy storage Fossil fuels Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage
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23 OCT

148 mio. DKK for two new Centers of Excellence

The Danish National Research Foundation has invited applicants to enter contract negotiations to establish two new Centers of Excellence at DTU.

Optics Semiconductors Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology
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07 JUN

Recommendations for catalysis research in electrolysis

Two leading Danish catalysis researchers have prepared a comment for the distinguished scientific journal Nature Energy with three clear recommendations for their colleagues...

Catalysis Electrochemistry Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production
27 MAY

Extremely compact reactor has potential to reduce global CO2 emissions significantly

New paper in Science suggests that as much as one percent of global CO2 emissions can be saved if electrified, and significantly more compact, technology is applied across...

Organic chemistry Energy efficiency
Illustration: Jakob Kibsgaard
23 MAY

Need for rigorous procedures within electrochemical production of ammonia

Many experimental studies of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia are flawed—a new study in Nature highlights the need for rigorous protocols moving forward

Electrochemistry
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
2018
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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
2017
Foto: Tariq Mikkel Khan/Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond
23 NOV

EUR 2.3 million to young researchers

Three researchers receive a total of EUR 2.3 million (DKK 17.4 million) from Independent Research Fund Denmark for research at DTU.

Semiconductors Solar energy Hardware and components Analytic and theoretical chemistry
Atomicar
27 SEP

Isolated nanoparticles can create new generation of catalysts

With a European Research Council grant (ERC) of DKK 11 million (EUR 1.5 million), Associate Professor Peter Vesborg from DTU Physics will develop a new measuring...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Energy production Catalysis
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31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics, has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
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04 JUL

Tree pump system can drive robots of the future

Researchers have developed a chip that mimics trees’ water and nutrient transporting system. Looking to the future, this knowledge can be used in small robots or...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Chemistry
Photo: Bjørn Lymann
23 JAN

Five young researchers can step up their research

Five DTU researchers under the age of 40 receive a total of almost DKK 46 million (EUR 6,2 million) from VILLUM FONDEN and can now speed up their research careers.

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

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

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

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

Gold medal for excellent research to postdoc Maria Escudero Escribano

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

Chemistry Catalysis Fuel cells
DTU Chemistry - Molecular Movies of Photocatalysis
28 NOV

DTU Researchers Make Molecular Movies of Photocatalysis About to Happen

Using sophisticated X-ray equipment and highly advanced computational chemistry methods, DTU researchers have shown that it is possible to record ‘molecular movies...

Chemistry Catalysis Lasers Physics
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05 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Fuel cells are attractive as eco-friendly energy sources, for example for hydrogen-powered vehicles. But due to the large amounts of expensive platinum required, they are...

Fuel cells Energy production Catalysis
Grønne kemikalier
04 APR

New project will convert surplus power into environmentally friendly chemicals

A wide variety of chemicals and materials which we use today require energy intensive and environmentally harmful synthesis methods. The new research project, Proactive...

Energy Physics Chemistry Electrochemistry Catalysis
Lanthanider
01 APR

Cheaper platinum alloys for fuel cells

Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are attractive as zero-emission sources of power, particularly well-suited for automotive vehicles. However, the use of...

Physics Catalysis Fuel cells Energy efficiency

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