Gesturing at robots
New technology developed by researchers at Aalborg University makes it possible to control robots and other types of machinery through gestures and arm motions. The invention may completely change the way humans and machines interact.
Unleashing the power of the microgrids
Autonomous microgrids may play a vital part in the future’s sustainable energy supply. Professor from Aalborg University receives grant of 39 million DKK for further research in smart cluster solutions for microgrids that makes sustainable energy distribution safer and more efficient.
AAU students help develop LEGO® DUPLO® robot
Visitors to the LEGO® World event on 14-17 February in Copenhagen can play with Robot Robert - A fun playmate designed and developed in collaboration between LEGO Group, Denmark, and students and researchers at AAU.
Innovation Factory: New Technology and Competence Development Going Hand-in-Hand
New smart technologies are not enough when manufacturers need to generate innovation and growth. In order to achieve success with smart production, it also takes competence development. Researchers at Aalborg University (AAU) will explore this approach along with 60 production companies and 10 technology developers in the Innovation Factory North project.
AAU researcher invents virtual sound bubble to replace headphones
Taewoong Lee of AAU is awarded the North Jutland University Foundation’s Innovation Prize for his unique sound algorithm that creates isolated ‘bubbles’ of sound so that multiple people can listen to different sound tracks in the same room without disturbing each other.
DKK 60 million ($9.2 million) awarded to NASH research team
An international research consortium led by Prof. Sakari Kauppinen from the Center for RNA Medicine, Aalborg University in Denmark receives DKK 60 million ($9.2 million) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Challenge 2018 Programme to advance development of new therapies for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
Ten Commandments to Boost Circular Economy
Circular economy is the future – inevitably. In conjunction with European partners, researchers at Aalborg University (AAU) have devised ten commandments to help businesses implement circular economy in their business model
SGRE and AAU to lead project making offshore wind more affordable
Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University to lead EU-funded R&D project to make offshore wind one of the most affordable energy sources
AAU closes seven degree programmes and changes language on six others
Based on a larger analysis and strategic considerations for the faculties, AAU has decided to close down seven degree programmes, change language from English to Danish on six other programmes and put one programme on standby. This decision was made to meet the Ministry’s order to reduce admissions of international students by 290 in 2019. Students can complete their current programme.
Robots in Sewers will Save Society Millions
In the future the country's sewer systems will be inhabited by surveillance robots. Using robots, big data and artificial intelligence (AI), a new Danish research project will save hundreds of millions of kroner on maintaining sewers.
New Ranking Confirms: AAU is World Class in Engineering
Yet another recognised international ranking places Aalborg University (AAU) among the world's absolute top institutions in engineering. Best Global Universities ranks AAU in fourth place.
AAU Students to Learn to Build Denmark’s New Fighter Jets
Two engineering students from Aalborg University will be doing an internship at Lockheed Martin starting in January where they will learn to build the world's most advanced combat aircraft
Enabling More Solar Energy in the Grid with Better Control
The power generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) panels is fluctuating. This poses a big challenge to the existing power grid in terms of frequency and voltage stability. A researcher at Aalborg University has developed strategies for controlling the fluctuating power of solar PV systems so that in the future, we can ensure a higher proportion of solar energy in the grid in a friendly way
Strong national partnership strengthens Danish healthcare innovation
In Denmark, four regional business clusters and two innovation networks have joined forces with five universities with the aim to strengthen the national collaboration on development and testing of new healthcare technologies.
FUTURE BATTERIES ARE MADE OF MOLD
Researchers from Aalborg University have built the world's first battery made of biological material derived from mold. The technology is just as effective as that in conventional batteries, but far more environmentally friendly and sustainable. In the coming years, it could revolutionize the way we store power.
Global Companies Flock To Be Near Danish Researchers
International energy companies have discovered the benefits of being close to the scientific community at AAU. The Department of Energy Technology is a world leader, and now companies are standing in line to get an office in the department.
Eleven Companies and AAU Will Save Lives in the Arctic
The international defense and security trade exhibition in Paris is the launch pad for an unprecedented polar partnership
New Algorithms Can Save Wind Turbine Owners DKK Millions
An AAU researcher has developed several algorithms that can help wind turbine owners detect errors in wind turbines before the errors become problematic