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A group of engineering students at Aarhus University will provide the driving school sector with a digital boost. Using a tested web application, they can transfer all administrative work to simple online functions and make it virtually impossible to cheat with training modules and the taxation authorities. (Photo: Colourbox)
Kasper Nissen runs a company called Drivelogger at the same time as studying for an MSc in Computer Technology. What started as an experiment in connection with a study project is now a start-up with promising commercial potential on several European markets. (Photo: Kasper Nissen)

2015.07.01 | AU Engineering, Students

Engineering students can stop driving instructors from cheating

A new software system can ensure the quality of driving lessons in Denmark. Engineering students at Aarhus University are responsible for a finished and tested product that can put an end to document fraud in the branch.

PhD student Kristina Wedege is the winner of the Magneto Poster Award 2015 together with EUR 500. She received the award for her illustration of a new solar cell technology that converts light into chemical energy. (Photo: Essee2015.org)
PhD student Mette Birch Kristensen received a poster award for her research in electro membranes. (Photo: EMS Summer School)

2015.06.25 | Department of Engineering, Staff

PhD students win poster awards

Two PhD students have been declared as poster winners in summer schools for young researchers.

Two Danish engineering students have qualified for the finals of the global university competition in developing underwater robots. They are responsible for the electronic and mechanical design of The Little Mermaid – Aarhus University’s entrant. The robot will make it easier to study impassable areas of the Arctic below sea level. Pictured here are Poul Brix and Dennik Ringgaard with The Little Mermaid. (Photo: Lars Kruse)

2015.06.18 | School of Engineering Aarhus University

Underwater robot can provide new knowledge about the North Pole

Two engineering students are responsible for a new robot that can investigate what is hidden beneath the ice in the most impassable areas of the Arctic. They have reached the finals of the global university competition in underwater robotics being held soon in Canada.