Research

Main topics covered at the Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg 

The sections at Department of Civil Engineering - DTU Byg have defined a number of research topics (main research fields). The goal is to have each topic explored by department projects as well as PhD projects.

Section for Structural Engineering:
Bridge structures, Structural design, Stability and fatigue, Safety and riskanalysis, Windtechnology, Glass and glass structures

Section for Building Design:
Fire safety Engineering, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Building design in Greenland, Sustainable light concrete structures, Construction materials in general and their physical and chemical properties, Construction materials - concrete, Moisture transfer and moisture fixation

Section for Geotechnics and Geology:
Oil extraction, Geothermics, Wind turbine foundations, Geotechnics and deep excavations/tunnels

Section for Building Energy:
Sustainable buildings, Solar heating systems, Building energy simulations programs (CDIO), Smart cities, Hygrothermal building physics, Energy renovation

Section for Indoor Climate and Building Physics:
Indoor environment and its impact on human comfort, health and performance, Ventilation and air conditioning, Hospital ventilation, Aircraft cabin environment, Thermal comfort

Section for Arctic Engineering and Sustainable Solutions: 
Arctic technology, Construction in Greenlandic permafrost areas Arctic waste management, Building design in Greenland, Renewable energy sources in Arctic, Social and educational conditions in Greenland, Raw materials and mining in Arctic

ICIEE, International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy:
Indoor environment and its impact on human comfort, health and performance, Ventilation and air conditioning, Hospital ventilation, Aircraft cabin environment, Thermal comfort
Arctic Technology Centre:
Arctic technology, Construction in Greenlandic permafrost areas Arctic waste management, Building design in Greenland, Renewable energy sources in Arctic, Social and educational conditions in Greenland, Raw materials and mining in Arctic