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Illustration of a Laser Terahertz Emission Microscope where a laser photo-excites the sample under a sharp metal probe, and the emitted terahertz beam gives a signature of the sample’s electrical conductivity.

2018.08.06 | AU Engineering

Terahertz: New researcher paves the way for special light technology at Aarhus University

Pernille Klarskov Pedersen is a new assistant professor on the photonics line at the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University where, among other things, she will conduct research into the solar cells of the future.

The number of places offered to women has risen 41 per cent in the recent year. Women now account for about one third of the total of more than 1,000 new engineering students who will be starting their studies at Aarhus University in late August. Photo: Lars Kruse.

2018.08.07 | AU Engineering

Number of women on engineering programmes surges

Aarhus University is currently experiencing a veritable boom in the number of female applicants for engineering programmes. According to the business community, this is a positive trend in several ways.

New associate professor at the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Erdal Kayacan (center).

2018.08.02 | AU Engineering

New associate professor will raise Danish drone research to new heights

Erdal Kayacan – Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul – is a new associate professor at the Department of Engineering in Aarhus University. The main focus of Dr. Kayacan’s research is guidance, navigation and control of aerial robots.

Events

Mon 20 Aug
13:00-15:00 | Building 3210, room 05.060, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus C
PhD defence: Enhancing solar cell efficiency – concentrating light using optimized gold nanostructures
PhD student Joakim Vester-Petersen, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University.
Sat 15 Sep
09:00-21:00 | Campus Katrinebjerg, Aarhus N (Shannon Building, room 009 C/S & Orbit Lab)
Entrepreneurship Camp at Aarhus University School of Engineering
Entrepreneurship and innovative processes are key skills for any engineering professional working with problem solving in technology development, production, consulting, case management etc. These concepts have become crucial to the success of millennials in the job market. The Entrepreneurship Camp will introduce you to the main concepts in the field and it will equip you with the right set of means to enable individual/team empowerment, self-sufficiency, and sustainable development of your projects/ideas.