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Mogens Sandø Lund is the centre director of QGG. He is joining the faculty management team at the Faculty of Technocal Sciences. (Photo: Rasmus Rørbæk)

2020.02.20 | Faculty of Technical Sciences

New department-like centre at a genetic crossroads

The interdisciplinary Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) is to be expanded, and in future it will have the status of a department-like centre under the new Faculty of Technical Sciences. The centre director, Professor Mogens Sandø Lund, will be joining the faculty management team. The change came into force on 1 January 2020.

Test material during trials where the two ends (left) are slowly pulled in each direction. Using Digital Image Correlation movements are measured optically. The vertical movement of the test piece is thus shown with colored contour lines. Photo: Simon Heide-Jørgensen.

2020.02.19 | Department of Engineering

When less is more: Designer slits make glasslike materials much stronger

By making specially designed slits in Plexiglas, Danish researchers have made it stronger, lighter and more flexible. The new knowledge could be used to make microchips much more durable.

2020.02.20 | News

Large increase in Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

The Faculties of Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences account for no fewer than 16 of the 23 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships reaped by Aarhus University in the 2019 round.

Lars Henrik Andersen

2020.01.30 | News, Faculty of Technical Sciences

Lars Henrik Andersen to step down soon

Over the past year, Professor Lars Henrik Andersen has been acting dean at Science and Technology, not only as the head of the largest faculty at AU, but also overseeing one of the largest organisational changes ever at the university. With the appointment of the new NAT dean, Lars H. Andersen will soon be stepping down and again focusing on his…

Eskild Holm Nielsen took up his position as the dean of the new Faculty of Technical Sciences at the turn of the year.

2020.01.23 | News, Faculty of Technical Sciences

Eskild Holm Nielsen: Tech to be the collaborative faculty

Eskild Holm Nielsen took up his position as the dean of the new Faculty of Technical Sciences at the turn of the year, and he is already hard at work consolidating the new faculty and setting its strategic direction.

Kurt Nielsen is vice-dean for public sector consultancy and business collaboration at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, Aarhus University. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo

2020.01.22 | News, Faculty of Technical Sciences

Independent universities are built on credibility

The case of the beef report has challenged Aarhus University's credibility. Therefore, the university's independence must always be based on transparency and arm's length. Kurt Nielsen, vice-dean at Technical Sciences, has published a contribution to the debate in the journal Ingeniøren.

2020.01.14 | News, Department of Engineering

Recycled plastics transformed into 3D printing material

A new research project at the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University aims to recycle plastic waste into a standardised filament product for the 3D printing industry.

2020.01.14 | News, Department of Engineering

Aarhus University opens the world's first centre for ear-EEG

Researchers at the Department of Engineering are world leaders in brain measurement via a special device fitted in the ear like a hearing aid. The technology is called ear-EEG, and now the university has received a new grant to ensure further development of this Danish-designed method.

Photo: AU Foto

2020.01.07 | Science and Technology, Public / media

Welcome to two new faculties

1 January 2020 marks the start of two new faculties at Aarhus University. From this date, Aarhus University will consist of five faculties in total, when the faculty of Science and Technology is divided into the Faculty of Technical Sciences and the Faculty of Natural Sciences.

Photo: Ida Marie Jensen, AU Foto

2019.12.19 | Staff, Public / media

VILLUM Investigators celebrated at AIAS

Yesterday, Aarhus University and Faculty of Science and Technology celebrated five new VILLUM Investigators at AIAS.

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