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Academic life DTU is one of the highest ranked technical universities in Europe—recognized internationally for excellence in research within the technical and natural sciences, for its success in the transfer of knowledge and technology from the laboratory to the marketplace and for its research-based education policy. Led by a dedicated faculty, students are allowed handson access to, and experience with, world-class facilities. They are also encouraged to work in interdisciplinary programmes and to create their own academic programmes that will prepare them for a bright future in a globalized society. Major facilities include: ■ the most powerful group of electron microscopes in the world at the Center for Electron Nanoscopy (DTU Cen) ■ D TU Danchip, the national centre for micro- and nanofabrication, with 1,350 m2 of cleanroom facilities ■ the Niflheim Linux cluster supercomputer – one of the most powerful supercomputers in Denmark. ■ anechoic rooms – enabling a reflection-free acoustic environment to be simulated ■ a chemical engineering pilot plant ■ the Scion DTU research park ■ P owerLabDK – an experimental platform for electric power and energy ■ a national test centre at Østerild for wind turbines up to 250 metres in height. ■ RV Dana – an ocean-going and versatile research vessel, capable of worldwide operation. ■ D TU Innovatorium – facility for innovative and entrepreneurial students. 6 photo DTU Danchip PHO TO jens rosenfeldt Technical University of Denmark


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