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Is it possible to use CO2 as a valuable resource? In the coming years researchers are going to find answers to this question by contributing to knowledge production in the new basic research centre at Aarhus University, CADIAC (Foto: Colourbox)

2014.10.13 | Department of Engineering

New basic research centre with a focus on sustainable CO2

Department of Engineering is participating in the new basic research centre at Aarhus University with a focus on finding new ways to use CO2 as a valuable resource rather than a waste product.

The world’s growing need for microcomputers that are even smaller, faster, and more energy-efficient can possibly be met within a few years. Researchers are in full swing designing circuits with very large memory capacity and very low power consumption. The photo shows Assistant Professor Farshad Moradi. (Photo: Anders Trærup)
The traditional transistors in microprocessors are planar structures. The next generation of transistors has an advanced geometric pattern in three dimensions or more, and this provides considerably better control of the channel, less leakage current, low-voltage memory, and lower power consumption. As the illustration shows the scientists are designing new types of transistors where the gate is controlled from all sides.

2014.10.01 | Department of Engineering

New collaboration may lead to next generation computer chips

In a new international collaboration, engineers at Aarhus University will play a key role in designing integrated circuits using new transistors. These can be used in nanocomputers with super memory capacity and ultra-low power consumption.

It appears that researchers have discovered how to measure the sensation of taste in the brain at a preconscious level. This could be the key to identifying the perfect taste of sweetness without calories. Camilla Rotvel is pictured here in the laboratory. She is using 128 electrodes mounted on the scalp to record the electrical activity patterns between the neurons when we taste and recognise something sweet. (Photo: Anders Trærup)

2014.09.18 | Public / media

EEG puts scientist right on track for the perfect taste of sweetness

In recent decades, the artificial sweetener industry has experienced a massive boom in global demand. However, it is difficult to produce a synthetic substance that only contains a few calories at the same time as authentic sweetness. Danish researchers are now using alternative methods to create the perfect sugar substitute.

Events

Mon 03 Nov
10:00-13:00 | Room 101, building 5125 (Edison), Finlandsgade 22, 8200 Aarhus N
PhD defence: Modeling the growth of aggregated Methanosarcina – gaining an understanding of aggregation mechanisms
PhD student Viktor Milkevych, Department of Engineering
Wed 05 Nov
13:00-15:00 | Building 5125, room 101E, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Finlandsgade 22, 8200 Aarhus N
Qualifying exam: Model-driven Software Development for Agricultural Robotics
PhD student Morten Larsen, Department of Engineering
Thu 06 Nov
13:00-15:00 | Building 5125, room 101, Department of Engineering, Finlandsgade 22
Qualifying exam: Virtual Power Plant for Residential Demand Response
PhD student Sergi Rotger Griful, Department of Engineering
Wed 12 Nov
13:00-15:00 | Building 3210, room 03.016, Navitas, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus
PhD defence: “Please make a U-turn if possible” – Algorithms for improving navigation of agricultural machinery
PhD student Martin Andreas Falk Jensen, Department of Engineering
Thu 13 Nov
08:00-17:00 | Fuglsangs Alle, 8210 Aarhus V, Denmark
Conference: Big Data - Big Impact
The conference will provide a forum for state-of-the-art dialogue on Big Data between university researchers, practitioners already exploiting Big Data and stakeholders with potential applications for Big Data in their future business practices

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