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2017
07 DEC

New generation of 3D printing requires almost no post-processing

In collaboration with three Danish companies, researchers from DTU have now proved that metal 3D prints can be produced with almost no post-processing.

Construction and mechanics Information technology
05 DEC

Sara Shafiee wins the Alexander Foss MADE Award 2017

Postdoc Sara Shafiee from DTU Mechanical Engineering receives the Alexander Foss MADE Award 2017.

Production and management
16 NOV

Optimal aircraft wing designed on Europe’s biggest computer

With the help of Europe’s most powerful computer, DTU researchers developed the optimum structure for an aircraft wing in under five days.

Materials Computer calculations
Photo: Simon Klein Knudsen
07 NOV

New DTU centre to test very large and very small structures

Today sees the inauguration of DTU’s new centre for advanced structural and material testing.

Construction and mechanics Materials
06 NOV

Matteo Calaon new innovation responsible

This summer, researcher Matteo Calaon was appointed innovation responsible at DTU Mechanical Engineering. The innovation responsible supports a wide variety of activities...

Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
Photo: Birgitte Røddik
30 OCT

Celebrating the PhD graduates of 2017

Around 170 PhD graduates attended the annual PhD Graduation Ceremony at DTU on Friday, 27 October.

25 OCT

More efficient fatigue testing for wind turbine blades

On November 7th 2017, DTU will initiate the new Large Scale Facility at DTU Risø Campus. The facility that is a part of CASMaT and it will among other things make room...

Wind energy
16 OCT

Mogens Lykketoft to talk at Conceptualizing Sustainable Futures Day

Denmark is a world leader in the move towards a more sustainable future, and strongly espouses the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. The next stage in the development...

10 OCT

22 new H.C. Ørsted fellows

DTU recently welcomed 22 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND fellowship. The 22 researchers come from all over the world and will spend...

09 OCT

Master Student wins prestigious DANSIS Graduate Award

Among five strong nominated projects within the field of applied industrial fluid dynamics, it was master student Marcin Piotr Serdeczny who won the prestigious DANSIS...

Wind energy
20 SEP

Chris V. Nielsen receives the F.W. Taylor Medal

Associate Professor Chris V. Nielsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering received the very prestigious, international award, F.W. Taylor Medal Award, an award given by CIRP...

30 AUG

Increased sustainability and competitiveness with Circular Economy

DTU is project leader of the recently started CIRCit project, which will guide and support the Nordic industry in the transition towards sustainability through Circular...

16 AUG

Sweeping lighthouse light without mercury

Two engineers from DTU are helping conservation bodies in the Nordic countries to restore the flashing, sweeping lights of preservation-worthy lighthouses.

Light sources
08 AUG

It’s all about digitization

The fourth industrial revolution is based on digitization. The sheer number of new, faster and cheaper technologies is making it easier for businesses to digitalize. And...

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
08 AUG

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

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

Robot technology and automation Computer calculations Data analysis IT systems Production and management
13 JUL

From atoms to windturbines: World-class materials modelling

What properties do materials have, and how do they behave under different loads and circumstances? Provided that reliable models capable of predicting the above are available...

Mathematical modelling Construction and mechanics Materials Production and management
12 JUL

No more designing a new solution for every customer

The Danish company Altan.dk no longer designs a new balcony for each client, but allows the customer to design the balcony the company can supply. The code word is modularization...

Construction and mechanics Production and management
11 JUL

PhD Defence 16th August: Numerical Modelling of flow and compression of green...

Emil Hovad from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Numerical Modelling of flow and compression of green sand", Wednesday 16th August from 13:00 - 15:30. The...

Construction and mechanics
29 JUN

New models can predict when offshore constructions will fail

Emilio Martínez Paneda from DTU Mechanical Engineering has developed a new model that can predict when and how cracks will initiate and propagate in structural components...

Materials Ships and offshore constructions
28 JUN

Roskilde: 50 shades of yellow

Many people drink more liquids than usual when they are attending a music festival. But people often forget to take their water bottles, and resort instead to a lukewarm...

Entrepreneurship Waste water and water discharge
20 JUN

Professor Per Møller receives William Blum’s Scientific Achievement Award

Per Møller, Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, received the prestigious award within surface technology at the...

Materials
19 JUN

From smoke to bad fish: DTU students invent new uses for sensor technology

A sensor that can register smoke from a fire can also be used to register even the faintest odeur of bad fish. This is what a team of students behind the recently started...

Food, fish and agriculture Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Construction and mechanics
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild’ ideas...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology
13 JUN

Prolonged lifetime for orthopedic implants

Populations in modern societies have an increased expected lifetime, as the development has been in Denmark for the last 16 years, and so accordingly the number of patients...

Materials Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
08 JUN

Dr. Kim Carneiro receives euspen’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Kim Carneiro, senior adviser at DTU Mechanical Engineering and former CEO of DFM, The Danish National Metrology Institute, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award...

Construction and mechanics
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
17 MAY

Royal inspection of eco racer

On Tuesday, 16 May, HRH Prince Joachim visited DTU to inspect this year’s eco car which will shortly be competing to win the Shell Eco-marathon 2017 in London.

No fewer than 70,000 bricks—carefully divided into shapes, colours, and purpose—are needed in order for the students to carry on production throughout the game. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
16 MAY

Students run factory with 70,000 LEGO bricks

LEGO cars helps students understand the complexity of modular production and product development, helping them to prepare for the real world that awaits after graduation...

Construction and mechanics
11 MAY

New technology summit focusing on digitization

In September, DTU will host Denmark’s first university-driven technology summit focusing on the digitization of Danish industry. Under the theme of digitization, the summit...

11 MAY

Philips shaving off years of development time

Stainless steel components in electric razors and other consumer products are becoming ever smaller. And they must be produced with high precision. According to a collaborative...

Materials Metals and alloys
08 MAY

PhD Defence 2nd June: Modeling and Evaluation of Bioenergy and Agriculture System...

Hafthor Ægir Sigurjonsson from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Modeling and Evaluation of Bioenergy and Agriculture System Integration", Friday, 2nd June at...

Energy Energy production Energy systems
05 MAY

Hardened titanium opens up a world of opportunities

DTU researchers have developed a new patentable and simple method to harden the surface of the lightweight metal titanium and thus multiply its strength. With an increasing...

Materials Metals and alloys
Photo: Torben Nielsen
03 MAY

Commemoration Day 2017

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and Søren Pind, the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, participated in DTU’s traditional Commemoration Day, where the academic...

01 MAY

PhD Defence 9th May: "Combining Gas Bearing and Smart Material Technologies for...

Bo Bjerregaard Nielsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Combining Gas Bearing and Smart Material Technologies for Improving Machine Performance", Tuesday...

Construction and mechanics
29 MAR

In deep water—project work for students

Already as first-year students on the courses offered by DTU Mechanical Engineering, students find themselves in deep water with project work and everything it involves...

Energy Construction and mechanics Combustion engines
27 MAR

PhD Defence 5th April: "Metric-driven Robust Design – Robustness Quantification...

Simon Moritz Göhler from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Metric-driven Robust Design – Robustness Quantification of Complex Engineering Systems", Wednesday...

27 MAR

Phd Defence 5th April: "Perceptual Robust Design"

Søren Nygaard Pedersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Perceptual Robust Design", Wednesday 5th April from 9.00 to 13.00. The Defence takes place in...

24 MAR

We must act now to achieve our goal

Oil, gas, and coal must be phased out and replaced by renewable energy. However, to ensure we have sufficient energy to cover our future needs, we must be able to store...

Energy Energy storage Energy systems
24 MAR

Upgrading of biogas at full speed

Biogas is currently not as valuable as natural gas. But it could be.

Bioenergy Energy storage
24 MAR

Modular plants to upgrade biogas

A new concept makes investing in the required upgrading technology affordable for the biogas sector.

Bioenergy Energy storage
24 MAR

Hydrogen from 'reverse fuel' cells

Haldor Topsøe ’s plant produces hydrogen using electrolysis based on patented technology developed in partnership with DTU. The process fits well with biogas upgrade.

Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems
23 MAR

Two top researchers receive millions from VILLUM FONDEN

Two professors from DTU receive generous grants from VILLUM FONDEN of DKK 31 million and DKK 39 million, respectively.

Construction and mechanics Physics
14 MAR

PhD Defence 27th March: Modelling of floating fish cage dynamics with computational...

Hao Chen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Modelling of floating fish cage dynamics with computational fluid dynamics", Monday, 27th March, at 14:00. The...

07 MAR

MICROMAN: Enhancing micro manufacturing competences in Europe

The MICROMAN project is developing micro manufacturing competences for research and industry—a contribution to a stronger and more competitive manufacturing industry in...

Construction and mechanics Materials
07 MAR

PhD Defence 21st March: "Multi Scale Micro and Nano Metrology for Advanced Precision...

Danilo Quagliotti from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Multi Scale Micro and Nano Metrology for Advanced Precision Moulding Technologies", Tuesday 21st March...

02 MAR

PhD Defence 10th March: Experimental study of liquid fuel spray combustion

Fredrik Ree Westlye from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, Experimental study of liquid fuel spray combustion, Friday, 10th March at 13:00. The defence takes...

Combustion engines Construction and mechanics
28 FEB

The Annual Report 2016 of DTU Mechanical Engineering is now available

Our annual report is available online and in a printed version.

27 FEB

Major prize for portable ultrasound

Innovation Fund Denmark awarded five new prizes at the EliteForsk conference on 23 February. Four current and former DTU researchers were among the recipients.

Electronics Wind energy Image analysis Hardware and components Software and programming Computer calculations Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Medicine and medico technology
21 FEB

PhD Defence 3rd March: "The process chain in microstructured polymer optical fibre...

Andrea Fasano from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "The process chain in microstructured polymer optical fibre production", Friday 3rd March from 13:30 - 15...

06 FEB

DTU security centre will strengthen research and collaboration

A new centre—Security DTU—will strengthen DTU’s research and facilitate access for public authorities and companies to the University’s knowledge in the field of security...

Materials Information technology Environment and pollution
31 JAN

PhD Defence 2nd February: Numerical Modelling of Hot-Wire and Hot-Blade Cutting...

Kiril Petkov from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Numerical Modelling of Hot-Wire and Hot-Blade Cutting Processes", Thursday 2nd February 2017, at 13:00...

Construction and mechanics
02 JAN

Plants and animals lead to new sports technology

Emperor penguins, pine cones, and mussels all feature special mechanisms that Torben Lenau is working to transfer to the world of sport.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
2016
18 NOV

PhD Defence 30th November: Towards Model-Based Control Design for Flexible Rotors...

Jorge A.G. Salazar from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Towards Model-Based Control Design for Flexible Rotors Supported by Active Tilting Ped Bearings -...

10 NOV

Bespoke products printed in 3D

Organs, jet engines and sports equipment. 3D printing opens up opportunities to design one-of-a-kind products. And this naturally provides the perfect conditions for niche...

Construction and mechanics Innovation and product development Medicine and medico technology Artificial organs Hearing aids Food production
09 NOV

PhD Defence 22nd November: Topology Optimization for Additive Manufacturing

Anders Clausen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, Topology Optimization for Additive Manufacturing, Tuesday 22 November at 13:00. The defence takes place...

08 NOV

PhD Defence 21st November: Efficient topology optimisation of multiscale and multiphysics...

Joe Alexandersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, Efficient topology optimisation of multiscale and multiphysics problems, Monday 21st November at 13:00...

Construction and mechanics
04 NOV

PhD Defence 24th November: Metal release from implants and its effect on the immune...

Rune Juul Christiansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, Metal release from implants and its effect on the immune system, Thursday, 24 November 2016 at...

04 NOV

Best poster award for Industrial PhD student Flemming Jensen

At the recently held  Annual Anodizing Conference and Exposition in Montreal, Canada, organized by the Aluminium Anodisers Council (AAC), Industrial PhD student Flemming...

Materials Metals and alloys
02 NOV

PhD Defence 16th November: Robust Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Wave-Structure...

Stavros Kontos from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, Robust Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Wave-Structure Interaction in a Moving Frame of Reference, Wednesday...

28 OCT

PhD Defence Friday 11th November: Micro-Structural Evolution and Size-Effects...

Salim A. El-Naaman from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Micro-Structural Evolution and Size-Effects in Plastically Deformed Single Crystals" Friday 11 November...

Construction and mechanics Materials
12 OCT

PhD Defence 25th October: Towards Identification of Rotordynamic Properties for...

Andreas Jauernik Voigt from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, Towards Identification of Rotordynamic Properties for Seals in Multiphase Flow Using Active Magnetic...

06 OCT

It is all about partnerships

More than 400 local stakeholders, business representatives and international experts met in Copenhagen for the annual CPH Climate Solutions conference on 3 - 4 October...

Energy Electrotechnology
28 SEP

Theme: Knowledge about invisible structures produce new materials

Danish universities and businesses will have direct access to the recently inaugurated X-ray facility in Lund, Sweden— MAX IV .

Physics Lasers
16 SEP

PhD Defence 30th September: Dynamic modeling of pavements with application to...

Stine Skov Madsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD, "Dynamic modeling of pavements with application to deflection measurements", Friday the 30th September...

Construction and mechanics Building construction
07 SEP

PhD Defence 23rd September: Topology Optimization for Wave Propagation Problems...

Rasmus E. Christiansen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Topology Optimization for Wave Propagation Problems with Experimental Validation", Friday 23rd...

Construction and mechanics
07 SEP

PhD Defence 29th September: PhD Defence Macromechanical Parametric Amplification

Stefan Neumeyer from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Macromechanical Parametric Amplification" Thursday 29t SEP 16h September from 9:15 to 13:00. The defence...

Construction and mechanics
05 SEP

18 new H. C. Ørsted postdocs

DTU recently welcomed 18 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND postdoc fellowship. The 18 researchers come from all over the world and...

25 AUG

DTU students win driving-against-the-wind competition

WinDTUrbine from DTU won this year’s Racing Aeolus competition , and thus successfully defended last year’s Danish victory. At the same time, it achieved a world record...

18 AUG

PhD Defence 9th September: "High Temperature Corrosion on Biodust Firing"

Sunday Chukwudi Okoro from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "High Temperature Corrosion on Biodust Firing", Friday, September 9th., 2016 at 13:00 The defence...

Construction and mechanics Materials Metals and alloys
10 AUG

Professor Marcel A.J. Somers included in exclusive group of metallic materials...

Professor and Section Head of Materials and Surface Engineering at DTU Mechanical Engineering, Marcel A.J. Somers, has been appointed the honour of Fellow of ASM...

Materials Metals and alloys
27 JUL

PhD Defence 8th August: "Improved Design Basis of Welded Joints in Seawater"

Olafur Magnus Olafsson from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Improved Design Basis of Welded Joints in Seawater", Monday 8th August at 13:00. The defence takes...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
04 JUL

Technologist focuses on sport and technology

Take a break from all the sport on TV—the European Championships, Wimbledon, the Olympics, and Tour de France—and bury yourself in the new issue of Technologist .

01 JUL

PhD Defence 11th July: Design of advanced materials for linear and nonlinear dynamics

Niels Morten Marslev Frandsen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Design of advanced materials for linear and nonlinear dynamics", Monday 11th July from...

Materials
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
01 JUL

EU research commissioner visits DTU

During his one-day visit in Copenhagen, the EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science stopped by DTU, where he was given an insight into how universities can...

Energy
30 JUN

Best Paper Award for David Bue Pedersen

At the recently established conference for 3D print, 2nd International Conference on Progress in Additive Manufacturing, post doc David Bue Pedersen from DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Engineering
29 JUN

Major energy savings for food industry: drying with air dehumidifiers

Drying is used in many industrial processes, for example in food production, and drying processes account for a substantial part of energy consumption in the industry...

Energy Energy systems Production and management
Photo: Jens Kirk
28 JUN

Students from all over the world competing for the greenest idea

DTU has held its fifth Green Challenge competition, where more than 270 engineering students presented their ideas and projects that may lead to a more sustainable world...

27 JUN

Roskilde still the venue for DTU's largest festival successes

Several of the festival inventions developed over the years via DTU’s collaboration with Roskilde Festival are still very much alive and kicking. This year’s festival will...

21 JUN

DTU team wins Venture Cup entrepreneurship competition

The spin-out from DTU—Klenergy—won the National Startup Competition in this year’s Venture Cup. Klenergy has developed a battery which can store electricity from renewable...

Photo: Mikal Schlosser
16 JUN

DTU Roadrunners ready for eco-race after royal visit

Prior to the European Championships in green driving in June, the team of students representing DTU had to pass another test. A visit by car enthusiast HRH Prince Joachim...

Construction and mechanics
01 JUN

PhD Defence 3rd June: "Defining Interactions and Interfaces in Engineering Design...

Jakob Filippson Parslov from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, “Defining Interactions and Interfaces in Engineering Design”, Friday 3rd June at 13.00. The defence...

Innovation and product development
01 JUN

PhD Defence 2nd June: "A high order regularisation method for solving the Poisson...

Mads Mølholm Hejlesen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD,  "A high order regularisation method for solving the Poisson equation and selected applications...

Construction and mechanics
12 MAY

PhD Defence 14th June: "Estimation of Waves and Ship Responses Using Onboard Measurements...

Najmeh Montazeri from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD, "Estimation of Waves and Ship Responses Using Onboard Measurements", Tuesday, 14th June at 14:00. The...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions
10 MAY

PhD Defence 20th May: "Hybrid Simulation of Composite Structures"

Jacob Herold Høgh from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Hybrid Simulation of Composite Structures" Friday 20th May at 14:00. The defence takes place in auditorium...

Construction and mechanics
28 APR

Annual Report from DTU Mechanical Engineering out now

In our annual report you can get an overview of current research at the department, or you can see the key figures for our production of graduates, PhD theses and publications...

Energy Construction and mechanics Production and management Materials
19 APR

PhD Defence 13th May: "Coherent architecture development as basis for technology...

Poul Martin Ravn from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Coherent architecture development as basis for technology development", Friday 13th May from 13.00...

Construction and mechanics Innovation and product development
18 APR

PhD Defence 9th May: "Model-Based Control Design for Flexible Rotors Supported...

Fabián G. Pierart Vásquez from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Model-Based Control Design for Flexible Rotors Supported by Active Gas Bearings - Theory...

Construction and mechanics Engineering
13 APR

Waste heat from ship engines can be used for electricity production

In industry, there are many sources of low-temperature heat—heat which is often found in connection with waste products such as the hot exhaust gases from a ship’s combustion...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
06 APR

Engineers design machine to cold-brew coffee

Students at DTU Mechanical Engineering are designing and building a machine which brews coffee that tastes even better. The secret formula is cold water and plenty...

Construction and mechanics
04 APR

PhD Defence 14th April: "Design and Manufacture of Micro Products Using Concurrent...

David Maximilian Marhöfer from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Design and Manufacture of Micro Products Using Concurrent Engineering", Thursday 14th April...

Construction and mechanics Production and management
04 APR

PhD Defence 11th April: "Diesel Engine Tribology"

Christian Kim Christiansen from DTU Mechanichal Engineering defends his PhD, "Diesel Engine Tribology", Monday 11th April, from 13.00 to 17.00. The defence takes place...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines
04 APR

PhD Defence 11th April: "Tank designs for combined high pressure gas and solid...

Andrea Mazzucco from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Tank designs for combined high pressure gas and solid state hydrogen storage" Monday, 11th April, at...

Energy Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics
29 MAR

PhD Defence 5th April: "Industrial heat pumps for high temperature process applications...

Jonas Kjær Jensen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD, "Industrial heat pumps for high temperature process applications. A numerical study of the ammonia-water...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Construction and mechanics
07 MAR

PhD Defence 16th March: "A Platform for Multi Material Additive Manufacturing...

Greta D'Angelo from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends her PhD, "A Platform for Multi Material Additive Manufacturing, Modular Tooling and Process Verification", Wednesday...

Construction and mechanics
04 MAR

PhD Defence 9th March: Damping of wind turbine tower vibrations

Mark Laier Brodersen from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Damping of wind turbine tower vibrations" Wednesday 9th March. The defence takes place at 13.00 in...

Construction and mechanics
02 MAR

Innovative research receives millions from the Danish Council for Independent...

Eight research talents from DTU will receive a total approx. DKK 15 million from the Danish Council for Independent Research for their ground-breaking projects. The postdoc...

Eliteforsk 2016. Three PhD students from DTU receive travel grants. Photo: Ditte Valente.
29 FEB

EliteForsk honours PhD students from DTU

At the annual EliteForsk conference, three PhD students from DTU received travel grants of DKK 200,000 for research stays abroad. The conference also praised the recipients...

Energy production Cells Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry
Hans Nørgaard Hansen. Photo: Joachim Rode.
12 FEB

DTU appoints new Head of Department of DTU Mechanical Engineering

From 1 May 2016, the current Deputy Head of DTU Mechanical Engineering, Hans Nørgaard Hansen, will become the new Head of Department.

Construction and mechanics
05 FEB

Full steam ahead for RailTech DTU

The newly established centre for railway technology must gather competencies within the University and at the same time coordinate with the outside world within all aspects...

Transport and logistics

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