News from Aalborg University
News from AAU
07.12.2018Video: Student Recreates the Sound of the Sixties with Software
PhD student Silvin Willemsen from Aalborg University, Denmark, has made an award-winning effect for music and sound production. Based on analogue models, he has developed software that replicates the classic sixties ‘plate reverb’ effect with a high level of precision.
21.11.2018New AAU Professor to Harness Massive Information
The amount of data is growing explosively these years. In three hours we generate more data than the amount that existed in 2003. Newly appointed computer science professor Katja Hose, 38, will map the data ocean so that we have the information we need, and especially, so that information is easily accessible, reliable and accurate
16.11.2018AAU 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.
13.11.2018Robots 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.
08.11.2018New 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.
25.10.2018AAU 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
16.10.2018Enabling 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
28.09.2018Strong 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.
30.07.2018New Technology Enhances Speech Perception
Future hearing aid users will be able to target their listening more accurately thanks to new Danish technology. A researcher from Aalborg University uses machine learning to teach a computer programme how to remove unwanted noise and enhance speech.
06.07.2018FUTURE 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.
10.12.2018 at 02.00 PM - 04.00 PM
Invitation to guest lecture by Professor Anneke Smelik "Crafting Wearables: Technology, Identity and Sustainability"
10.12.2018 at 02.00 PM - 05.00 PM
Ph.D. defence by Rikke Nørmark Mortensen
12.12.2018 at 09.00 AM - 04.00 PM
Workshop on Patient and Public Involvement in Research
12.12.2018 at 02.00 PM - 04.00 PM
Invitation to Arctic Politics Research Seminar 2018 - 12 December