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Natural biological processes usually provide the pretreatment of hemp stalks. That process will now be automated in a pilot-scale plant. Photo: Colourbox.

2020.10.01 | AU Engineering

From Danish hemp fields to sustainable textiles

One hectare of Danish cultivated hemp can replace 2-3 hectares of cotton and requires significantly less water in production. A new project, supported by the Innovation Fund Denmark, will develop a method that will make hemp textiles a sustainable alternative to cotton.

Unsorted plastic from general households at Vestforbrænding before sorting. Photo: Daniel Carl Hennings / Vestforbrænding.

2020.09.30 | AU Engineering

Intelligent camera technology to revolutionise plastics recycling

A new research project is aiming to develop a camera-based separation system that can separate plastic waste according to type. The machine will be implemented at plastic recyclers, enabling the manufacturing industry to significantly increase the use of recycled plastics.

Marine robots can operate in inhospitable places where it can be both expensive and dangerous for people. They can open up fantastic opportunities in the vast uncharted areas below sea level. Photo: German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Robotics Innovation Center.

2020.09.28 | AU Engineering

How do we design reliable AI for marine robots?

Intelligent marine robots open up a wide range of possibilities in the vast unknown areas below sea level, covering more than 70 per cent of the surface of the Earth. However, we need reliable artificial intelligence if robots are to operate on their own. A new EU-funded project will address this problem.


Mon 05 Oct
16:15-18:00 | Aarhus Universitet, Finlandsgade 22, 8200 Aarhus N Shannon, bygning 5789, lokale 009C/013A, bygning 5789
Info Meeting about the Master of Science in Engineering (2 year) at campus Katrinebjerg
This information meeting is for you who are either a current student on or have completed a Bachelor of Engineering and wish to learn more about the two-year Master of Science in Engineering at Campus Katrinebjerg.
Tue 27 Oct
08:00-16:00 | Online event
The 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC)
The International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC) is the only global organization dedicated to the advancement of automation and robotics in construction. It's 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), will be co-organized by Aarhus University and held online from October 27-28, 2020.