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Finally: AAUSAT4 is now in orbit and in good shape
Finally: AAUSAT4 is now in orbit and in good shape
26 April 2016

Monday evening, 25 April, after three postponements, the European Space Agency ESA finally launched the Soyuz rocket from French Guiana that carried Aalborg University's newest satellite in space. Early Tuesday morning the engineering students were in two-way contact with AAUSAT4. Its beacons were also received by radio amateurs in the United States, Austria and Denmark.


Research Catapult Tests the Dangers of Drones
Research Catapult Tests the Dangers of Drones
13 April 2016

At Aalborg University’s Drone Research Lab, a new experimental setup with a motorized catapult and high-speed camera now documents in detail what happens when one of the popular small hobby drones hit objects or people. In the first film from the lab, drones are sent on a collision course with a pork roast.


Radar Technology to Improve Mobile Connection
Radar Technology to Improve Mobile Connection
12 April 2016

If future mobile phones are to take advantage of the enormous speeds on the 5G network, antennas need to be much more advanced than they are today. With a major investment from Innovation Fund Denmark, a new collaboration between AAU and tech firms Intel and Wispry will develop the world's best mobile antennas inspired by radar technology.


AAU among world’s 40 best in electronics
AAU among world’s 40 best in electronics
04 April 2016

A new international ranking list shows that Aalborg University still has Denmark’s strongest academic environment when it comes to electric and electronic engineering. At the same time, AAU is the only Danish university that qualifies for a ranking in the category Architecture & Built Environment.


30-Lane Data Highway
30-Lane Data Highway
08 March 2016

The amount of data transferred over mobile networks is soaring. In five to seven years, the bandwidth and speed of the new 5G networks will be up to 200 times faster than today – so fast that the notion of speed loses its meaning, says Professor Preben Mogensen of the Department of Electronic Systems at Aalborg University.


Wireless Expert Receives Engineering’s Highest Recognition
Wireless Expert Receives Engineering’s Highest Recognition
13 January 2016

Significant contributions to research on wireless communication and technology ensures Professor Petar Popovski, 42, of Aalborg University the international engineering association’s highest recognition "IEEE Fellow."


Dane Helps Distribute Big Data Millions in Switzerland
Dane Helps Distribute Big Data Millions in Switzerland
08 January 2016

Renowned Danish IT professor to play a leading part in a major Swiss investment in Big Data research. Professor Christian S. Jensen of Aalborg University’s Department of Computer Science has been appointed to preside over the steering committee that will grant over 172 million kroner to new projects in the coming years.



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