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You need to know something about textile fibres and particle chemistry if you want to design an effective face mask. And it has to be sewn so that it perfectly fits your face. These are the conclusions from last week's face-mask speed experiment at Aarhus University (Photo: Colourbox)
The students could design their own face masks using layers of different types of textiles with good filtering properties (Photo: Birgit Bonefeld).

2020.11.23 | AU Engineering, Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering

Students test face masks in the laboratory

There are large differences in how well cloth face masks filter particles, and it is crucial that they fit snuggly against your face. These are the main conclusions of an experiment at Aarhus University.

"Denmark is at the forefront of research in district heating. With our projects, we will demonstrate that Denmark could be one of the first countries to exploit the existing housing stock economically as heat storage in district heating systems," says PhD Student Virginia Amato (left). On the picture is also shown Thea Broholt (middle) and Louise Christensen (right). Photo: AU Foto.

2020.11.19 | AU Engineering, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Buildings as thermal batteries in a transition towards a green energy system

Denmark is to be climate-neutral by 2050. This requires major changes in our utilities sector, and buildings will play a significant role in this context. Three PhD students at Aarhus University talk about their research to help Denmark meet targets in its climate plans.

[Translate to English:] Danmark får vicepræsidentposten i The European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE). Corneliu Barbu, adjunkt  ved Ingeniørhøjskolen Aarhus Universitet tiltræder 1.januar 2021.

2020.11.20 | AU Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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.


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Realizing brain-inspired computing at multiple levels of inspiration
ibrAIn seminar
Fri 04 Dec
12:30-15:30 | Online
Reducing ammonia and odor from animal slurry applied to crops
PhD defence, Friday 4 December 2020. Johanna Maria Pedersen.

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