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Corneliu Barbu (photo: AU)

2020.11.24 | School of Engineering Aarhus University

AU takes over vice-presidency of elite European network for energy technology

As the new vice-president of the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE), Aarhus University will play an important role in European efforts to promote the green transition.

The ibrAIn center will be located in the Edison building at Aarhus University. Photo: AU Foto.

2020.11.16 | Department of Engineering

Aarhus University links brain research and artificial intelligence in new centre

A new cross-disciplinary centre will develop brain-machine interface technologies. One of the goals is to develop the next generation of technology to monitor, diagnose, and treat brain diseases while at the same time developing brand new brain-inspired AI hardware.

The acting heads of department and deputy heads of department are now in place to ensure that the new departments get off to a good start. Photo: AU Foto

2020.11.12 | Faculty of Technical Sciences

New engineering departments: acting managers now in place

When the four new engineering departments open on 1 January 2021, they will have a transitional management until the appointment process for the new heads of department has been completed. The acting heads of department and deputy heads of department are now in place to ensure that the new departments get off to a good start.

"The need for machine learning techniques to understand data is greater than ever before," says Postdoc Martin Magris. PData. Network.hoto: Istock.

2020.11.06 | Department of Engineering, School of Engineering Aarhus University

How neural networks can help us gain a deeper understanding of financial markets

A new research project at Aarhus University will use Bayesian Neural Networks to model, analyse and understand trading behaviour in the world of finance. The researchers behind the project expect the technology to revolutionise our understanding of financial data.

"We can see a relatively large gap between newly developed technologies and strategies and the actual use of these sustainable technologies in the agricultural sector all over Europe," says Professor Claus Grøn Sørensen, Aarhus University. Photo: Colourbox.

2020.11.05 | Department of Engineering, Sustainability

New EU-funded project to make agriculture fossil free

There are lots of green, modern agricultural technologies, but they are used far too little. With funding of DKK 15 million, a number of European innovation hubs will now find out how technologies can be promoted and adapted to the users.

Photo: AU Foto

2020.11.04 | DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, Sustainability

Drones will reduce agricultural CO2 emissions

ReDoCO2 is a new Danish development project, which the Innovation Fund Denmark supports with DKK 24.3 million. kr. Researchers from the Department of Agroecology will, in collaboration with Aalborg University, RegionMidt, SkyTEM, and I • GIS, develop methods and technology for mapping and analysing peatlands, one of the major sources of CO2…

September 5, 1941, Porlammi, Finland. A Finnish soldier stands in front of a seized BA-10 armored vehicle. Photo: Heikki Roivainen. Source: SA-kuva.

2020.11.02 | Department of Engineering

Artificial intelligence dives into thousands of WW2 photographs

In a new international cross disciplinary study, researchers have used artificial intelligence to analyse large amounts of historical photos from WW2. Among other things, the study shows that artificial intelligence can recognise the identity of photographers based on the content of photos taken by them.

[Translate to English:] Ill: Colorbox

2020.11.03 | Faculty of Technical Sciences

Researchers at TECH receive DKK 28.3 million for research into the green transition

Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) has just published the 65 research projects on the green transition that have been awarded grants. At the Faculty of Technical Sciences, nine projects can now focus on this socially important research area.

Professor Martyn Tranter (photo: AU)

2020.10.27 | Department of Environmental Science

Environment researcher receives prestigious scientific achievement medal

Professor Martyn Tranter from the Department of Environmental Science has been selected to receive the prestigious Julia and Johannes Weertman Medal 2021 from the European Geoscience Union (EGU). The award is given for his leading-edge work at AU on glaciology. The award will be presented in 2021.

Numerical simulations are insufficient if we want to be able to test virtual prototypes under reliable conditions. That requires reliable digital twins. Photo: Istock.

2020.10.20 | Department of Engineering

New project offers industry an opportunity to ditch prototypes

A pan-European consortium consisting of vehicle manufacturers, research institutes and suppliers have joined forces to set up a new research and development project that will help industry convert from physical to virtual prototypes.

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