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2020
Regranulate - plastic ground into smaller pieces. Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson.
21 OCT

How can we make plastic more sustainable?

All stages of plastics use, from processing to initial product and after-life will need to be taken into account for design of tomorrow’s plastic materials and to...

Polymers Materials Environment and pollution
2019
Photo: Christian Ove Carlsson
05 MAR

A new era of bio-based polymers

In a world of scarce resources, bio-based polymers have entered the scene, offering interesting new functionalities.

Polymers Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development
2018
Photo: NOV Flexibles
21 JUN

Recipe for deep ocean oil pipelines

The laboratories of National Oilwell Varco subject steel and advanced plastics to mistreatment to ensure that the finished pipes are up to the task of transporting oil...

Energy production Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Polymers
Professor Anne Ladegaard Skov. Photo: Christian Ove Carlsson
09 MAY

Anne Ladegaard Skov appointed professor

Head of the Danish Polymer Centre (DPC), Anne Ladegaard Skov, has been appointed professor in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering: Polymer Technology at DTU Chemical Engineering...

Polymers Hospital layout and design Medical equipment and systems Robot technology and automation
PET packaging—used for non-transparent soft drinks bottles—has so far bypassed the returnables systems and refuse bins because it has been time-consuming and expensive to recycle it. Photo: Jesse Wagstaff/Flickr
30 APR

New method can break down PET plastic with microwaves

In a large-scale project, researchers will reproduce PET packaging using sustainable microwave technology.

Materials Polymers Environment and pollution
2017
A pile of lignin powder - the "concrete of plant cells".
27 SEP

Making big ships sail sustainably

What if an unexploited natural resource, ready to be turned into sustainable fuels, existed inside all plant material? Postdoc Joachim Bachmann Nielsen's research suggests...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution Transport and logistics
Source: SBM France
26 SEP

Wave energy harvesting with artificial muscles

Dielectric elastomers, also known as artificial muscles, have emerged in recent years and hold great promise as energy generators. Researchers from DTU Chemical Engineering...

Superconductors Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency
Kim Dam-Johansen signing the agreement with Mikko Hupa, Head of Åbo Academy
30 AUG

Increasing Nordic collaboration

DTU has signed an official collaboration agreement with Åbo Academy and NTNU in order to strengthen the Nordic scientific research profile internationally.

Materials Chemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
19 JUN

Anne Ladegaard Skov elected President of the EuroEAP Society

Anne Ladegaard Skov from the Danish Polymer Centre is elected as the new President of the trans-European Electromechanically Active Polymers society EuroEAP.

Materials Energy Chemistry
DTU Chemical Engineering. Foto: Thorkild Christensen
31 MAY

Four new projects at DTU Chemical Engineering

The Danish Coucil for Independent Research has decided to issue funding for four research projects from DTU Chemical Engineering. Read about all of them here.

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution
Photo: Joachim Rode
21 APR

DTU gets its seventh female doctor technices

Associate professor Anne Ladegaard Skov is the seventh woman from DTU to receive the doctorate in technical science: doctor technices.

Materials
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
21 APR

How Anne became doctor technices

Associate Professor at DTU Chemical Engineering, Anne Ladegaard Skov, recently defended her doctoral dissertation in which she summarizes five years’ research.

Electrotechnology Materials
Photo: Steffen Pedersen
03 APR

Statoil Prize for research into artificial muscles

Anne Ladegaard Skov is awarded the Statoil Prize 2017 for her internationally recognized research into dielectric elastomers.

Electronics Electromagnetism Polymers
Bradley D. Olsen_MIT
27 JAN

Bradley D. Olsen gives lecture on polymer networks

Don't miss out as Associate Professor Bradley D. Olsen from the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT gives this year's first Departmental Seminar at DTU Chemical Engineering...

Materials Polymers
Membrane by Piotr Mazurek - photo by Thorkild Christensen
27 JAN

Membrane can help patients with chronic wounds

Age. Obesity. Diabetes. Threats to our health that are both widespread and rising. They are also the most common causes for chronic wounds – not only painful to the...

Polymers Materials Medicine and medico technology
2016
Photo: Joachim Rode
27 DEC

Researcher by chance

Anne Ladegaard Skov, Associate Professor at DTU Chemical Engineering, has made a name for herself at a relatively young age as one of the world’s leading researchers...

Chemistry Materials Polymers
2015
Photo: Christian Ove Carlsson
16 OCT

Christine Malmos Perfeldt defended her PhD thesis

October 15, Christine Malmos Perfeldt defended her PhD thesis entitled “Inhibition of Gas Hydrate Formation by Antifreeze Proteins”. The project was part of...

Enzymes and proteins Energy production Fossil fuels Power stations Chemical engineering Polymers Environment and pollution
Silicone is used for e.g. contact lenses. Photo: Colourbox
06 MAY

Silicone is for artificial muscles too

Silicone is used for all kinds of everyday items, but the material has still not been examined in any real depth. A new DKK 3 million project scheduled to run over three...

Materials Polymers
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
23 FEB

Young researchers receive millions from the Danish Council for Independent Research

Eight researchers receive a total of DKK 19.6 million to boost their research. The postdoc grants will be allocated to research in the categories ‘Technology and...

Materials Lasers Micro and nanotechnology Electronics Optics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Biotechnology and biochemistry

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