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The green distributions come in the wake of a political decision to prioritise funding for the area in 2020. Photo: AU Photo.

2020.10.30 | AU Engineering, Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

DKK 14 mill. for engineering research on the green transition

Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF) has just published the 65 research projects on the green transition that have been awarded grants. Researchers from the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University will receive grants for five new engineering projects.

Jens Mejdahl and Lucas Sandby are two of the three students behind the new polar robot that can measure salinity in the Arctic Ocean (Photo: Lucas Sandby)
The name of the robot is Cost-efficient Arctic Ocean Profiler, and it resembles a buoy. It functions autonomously and transmits data to the researchers via a satellite network (Photo: Lucas Sandby)

2020.10.19 | AU Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering

Students nominated for major sustainability award

Three engineering students from Aarhus University have made it to the final of the SDG Tech Award 2020 with a robot that can measure salinity in the Arctic Ocean.