New Component Design Enlarges the Lifetime of Renewable Energy Systems
An Aalborg University researcher has investigated during her PhD why one of the most important components in power conversion systems in e.g. wind turbines fail. And what followed is a solution that holds great potential for industry – they can look forward to producing products that last 20-30 years without failure.
Nilfisk secures access to the robot-developers of tomorrow through new partnership
Aalborg University and Nilfisk announce a new strategic partnership. Joint research, skill sharing and access to coveted technology graduates is the primary purpose of the innovation collaboration
Seven AAU researchers on the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list
Clarivate Analytics has recently published their 2017 list of Highly Cited Researchers which includes more than 3,300 researchers. Seven researchers from Aalborg University (AAU) have made it to this year’s list.
AAU has the world's best lighting design programme
Last weekend, the master’s programme in Lighting Design at Aalborg University Copenhagen received the esteemed PLDC award 2017 at a large event in Paris.
New Mathematical Model Gives Courts Valuable DNA Tool
A DNA profile is often important evidence in cases of rape or other sexual assault of women, but if investigators have only scant biological material, the results may be difficult to interpret and use in a court of law. An Aalborg researcher is now putting numbers on the evidential value of DNA from Y chromosomes, providing courts with a valuable tool.
AAU best engineering university in Europe
Aalborg University is ranked the best university in Europa and the eighth best university worldwide for engineering according to the Best Global Universities list published by U.S. News and World Report.
New Lab Will Help Conserve 10,000 Billion Liters of Water a Year
Massive water and energy savings worldwide is the goal of a new lab at Aalborg University. The advanced water infrastructure laboratory, supported by five million kroner from the Poul Due Jensen Foundation, will be the first of its kind in the world
Virtual Reality Eases Phantom Limb Pain
Virtual Reality can relieve the sensation of phantom limb pain. A new test devised by researchers at Aalborg University shows that VR technology can trick the amputee’s brain into thinking that it is still in control of a missing limb.
Social closeness and level of threat affect likelihood of physical consolation behavior
Like chimpanzees, humans may console their threatened peers out of empathy, according to a study published May 31, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard from the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), The Netherlands, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues, including Marie Bruvik Heinskou from the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University, Denmark.
Aching Knee or Sore Back? New App Helps Doctors Treat Your Pain
Danish researchers have developed a system that lets you visually draw your pain using an app on your phone. Doctors can then study your symptoms as images or video, saving time and improving treatment.
New president for the network of innovative universities
A new president for the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) has been elected. He wishes to strengthen cooperation and knowledge sharing between researchers from all member institutions. Aalborg University has been a member of ECIU since 1997.
Internet of the Future: Massive Mobile Antennae Technology
Mobile base stations for 5G solutions will consist of hundreds of small antennas. Benefits include faster transmission, improved energy efficiency, better security and wider coverage. Researchers at Aalborg University are at the forefront of developing the new antenna technology.