Technology is playing an increasingly important role in virtually all sectors of society, and this development will only continue in the future. There is strong demand for skilled engineers, and at the Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, we educate students to BSc Eng, MSc Eng (bachelors and graduates), and PhD levels so that they can meet the needs of business and industry. Our highly qualified graduates are educated to apply logic and creativity to find solutions to the major challenges of the future, as front runners in the technological revolution.
There are differences between our degree programmes, but innovation and development are core values for them all.
The Master of Science in Engineering degree programme (BSc + MSc) takes a total of five years, and with an MSc in Engineering, our graduates are the promoters of many major changes in society in jobs in virtually all sectors where technology plays a role, both in Denmark and abroad.
The Bachelor of Engineering programme takes 3½ years, and during their studies students meet the business community in their engineering internships. Graduates with Bachelor of Engineering degrees can go directly into the labour market and contribute actively to a company, while some choose courses so they can continue their studies to MSc in Engineering level.
As a graduate engineer you can also pursue a career in research if you supplement your studies with a PhD.
No more hiding your prosthesis because it looks clumsy. On the contrary, the wearer should show it off in street life. This is the vision of the Danish start-up company, Sculptek, that wants to speed up development of 3D-technologies to produce prostheses. Instead of creating a plaster imprint and waiting for a traditional prosthesis to be made for your arm or leg, 3D-printing can provide a prosthesis much faster.
“Our dream is to clear the way for better prostheses with increased comfort for users and a more appealing appearance,” says Peter.
If we can reuse more of our plastic waste, then we can save the environment from a huge amount of greenhouse gases. However, this requires that we become better at sorting soft and hard plastic. Two engineering students have built a machine that can solve this problem.
“As a society, we use huge amounts of resources on separating plastics because we want to recycle as much of them as possible in order to use less crude oil and decrease carbon dioxide emissions. We discovered at an early stage of our project that it’s possible to make waste separation more efficient than it is today,” say Emil and Rasmus.