Philippe Bonnet, professor på ITU.

Local data centers can become sustainable alternatives to the tech giants

green ITComputer Science DepartmentResearchdata storagePhilippe Bonnet

December 20, 2018

Today, much of our data is stored in huge data centers owned by tech giants like Amazon and Google. Local data centers might in the future present a better and more sustainable alternative, says ITU Professor Philippe Bonnet, who is experimenting with local data centers in the Orkney Islands.

Steffen Dalsgaard.

DKK 5.8 million for research on technology and CO2 awareness

green ITBusiness IT DepartmentResearchSteffen Dalsgaard

December 5, 2018

Steffen Dalsgaard from the IT University of Copenhagen has received DKK 5.8 million from Independent Research Fund Denmark’s Sapere Aude programme for a project investigating how data technologies can support more climate-friendly behaviour.

Kjell Yngve Petersen.

ITU researcher receives award for intelligent lighting project

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June 7, 2018

Kjell Yngve Petersen, Associate Professor at the IT University in Copenhagen, has received the energy sector’s research award ELFORSK for a project on intelligent lighting that provides energy savings as well as better lighting for the users.

The future of pee-power to be investigated

Sustainable energy: The future of pee-power to be investigated

green ITComputer Science DepartmentResearchrobotsKasper Støy

May 24, 2016

It’s possible to convert urine into electricity, but so far only to an extent where a mobile phone can be charged. Now researchers at the IT University of Copenhagen have built a robot that can help us find out whether organic waste is usable as a sustainable energy source.