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  • The problem of comfort in prosthetics

    Author: Oscar Rovira (2nd year Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student) - There are thousands of amputations per year in war-torn countries due to mines. The current process of multiple castings and weeks of testing for every individual prosthetic limb...

  • Algorithms to improve medical imaging

    Author: Ander Biguri, PhD student from our Engineering Tomography Lab -  Having clear, non-blurred images is key for medical imaging, especially during radiation therapy. Knowing the exact location of a tumour helps to target treatment and protect healthy tissue. Motion...

  • Team 2016 DTU - First Impressions

    Author: Dominique Pitman - Our first month here in Copenhagen has almost past, and I think it is safe to say we are all very settled here, and have taken the opportunities when arising to explore the city. By we,...

  • DTU (First Week)

    Author: Will Millar-Smith - Hello, (Sorry this post is a bit dated as I have had troubled logging into to upload this to the moodle page! But should still be useful) My name is Will Millar-Smith and I am one of the...

  • Men in Pool & Other Stories

    Author: Hanna Stina-Sonts A short overview of what I’ve been working on over the past month and more about the construction business game MERIT that our team from BuroHappold participated in. Merit Competition Throughout March and April, I took part...

  • A Key Ingredient in Ice Cream Production...

    Author: Clodagh Chapman - I am now 10 months in to my placement with Unilever, and life in the Ice Cream Global Design Centre has not been easy! Since my last blog post, I have started working on a number...

  • Rolling On

    Author: Ben Mitchell - A shorter working month than usual this time as I have been off work for the previous week and a half skiing to celebrate my 21st, the joys of being able to take holiday when you...

  • Everyday life at the Buro

    Author: Hanna Stina-Sonts - In my second post about my placement in the London Structures department of BuroHappod Engineering, I talk a bit more about what I do on day-to-day basis at work and the projects I have been involved in....

  • A Cool New Placement

    Author: Ben Mitchell - One month into my second placement and I’ve now got my head around what my new team does and, after a slow start, finally have some work to sink my teeth into. My new team is...

  • Reflecting on my time at DTU

    Author: Adam Engstrom - Hey guys so I have now come back to Bath from my stay at DTU. After a bit of reflection I’d like to in this post give my impressions of the exchange overall as I’ve already...