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2016
Photo: Thomas Steen Sørensen
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
Annual Report 2015, Photo: Colourbox
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
Photo: Ingrid Marie Vincent Andersen
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...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
photo: H2Logic
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 10...

Energy Construction and mechanics Transport and logistics
PhD Defence at DTU Mechanical Engineering
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...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Construction and mechanics
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
Photo: Lemvig Biogasanlæg
19 JAN

From wind to gas

Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in the Danish natural gas grid. As an added bonus, the biogas plants eliminate their carbon emissions using a new...

Bioenergy Energy production Power stations Energy storage Wind energy Innovation and product development Organic chemistry
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
19 JAN

110 octane fuel from wind and manure

In a basement in North Zealand, a small test set-up is producing the carbon-neutral fuel—methanol. Chemically pure, odourless and burning with a clear blue flame...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
2015
PhD Defence at DTU Mechanical Engineering
02 DEC

PhD Defence 8th December: Numerical Evaluation of the Kalina Cycle for Concentrating...

Anish Modi from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Numerical Evaluation of the Kalina Cycle for Concentrating Solar Power Plants" Tuesday, 8th December 2015, at...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Construction and mechanics
PhD Defence at DTU Mechanical Engineering
19 NOV

PhD Defence 30th November: Design and Modelling of Small Scale Low Temperature...

Jorrit Wronski from DTU Mechanical Engineering defends his PhD "Design and Modelling of Small Scale Low Temperature Power Cycles" Monday, 30 November 2015, at 13:00. The...

Energy Construction and mechanics
Eva Herradon
02 JUN

How to avoid using more fuel in harsh weather conditions at sea

A newly developed software tool can help ships avoid using too much fuel in harsh weather conditions. Eva Herradón de Grado, a former Erasmus student at DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Ships and offshore constructions Mathematical modelling Energy efficiency
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02 JUN

How to recover energy from waves efficiently

Damien Ducasse, graduate from DTU Mechanical Engineering, receives DNV GL Award for Young Professionals for his thesis on wave energy devices, “Theoretical and Numerical...

Construction and mechanics Mathematical modelling Energy Energy production
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
27 MAY

DTU Roadrunners rise from the ashes to set new world record

In spite of a burned-out engine compartment two days before race start, DTU Roadrunners managed to set a new world record in fuel efficiency at the recent Shell Eco-marathon...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Fossil fuels Energy efficiency Energy production
Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
28 APR

Intelligently controlled energy spells end to wasted resources

Earlier today saw the inauguration of EnergyLab Nordhavn, a new full-scale smart city energy lab in Copenhagen. Participating at the event were representatives from ministries...

Energy
Photo: Henrik Bredmose
23 APR

Floating turbine test led to surprising knowledge

Two MSc students have tested a floating wind turbine under demanding and challenging conditions. During the extreme wave test, the turbine oscillated at unexpected frequencies...

Wind energy
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
02 MAR

EliteForsk scholarships awarded to researcher talents

Three PhD students from DTU were presented with travel scholarships at the annual EliteForsk Conference. The conference also celebrated the other prize winners from the...

Mathematical analysis Construction materials Bridge constructions Fuel cells
2014
Photo: Colourbox
01 DEC

Nine research projects receive DKK 150 million from Innovation Fund Denmark

DTU heads nine out of the 15 research projects that will receive funding from Innovation Fund Denmark.

Energy Environment and pollution Transport and logistics
Foto: Søren Svendsen
20 MAY

DTU wins European Championship in green driving

DTU Roadrunners took first place in the Shell Eco Marathon on Sunday afternoon with their bioethanol-powered car called Dynamo, covering an impressive 599 km on the equivalent...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Energy production Climate change
2013
Solenergi
25 JUL

New research is investigating more efficient ways of utilizing solar energy

Sunshine from a cloudless sky, as we have experienced it these past days, provides the ideal conditions for a Concentrating Solar Power plant, CSP. At DTU Mechanical...

Construction and mechanics Power stations

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