Before leaving DTU, the USAmbassador Rufus Gifford expressed that he was very impressed with the activities presented during his tour. Photo: Niels Grolin

US Ambassador visits Department of Civil Engineering

Friday 29 May 15
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Geo Clausen
Professor, head of Section
DTU Civil Engineering
+45 45 25 40 25

Friday May 22, the American Ambassador in Denmark, Rufus Gifford, visited DTU. After a welcome by DTU President Anders Bjarklev, the ambassador was given a tour of DTU. As part of the tour, Associate Professor Christian Rønne gave an introduction to DTU-projects in Solar Decathlon Europe. After this the ambassador visited the International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, where Professor Geo Clausen showed him the climate chambers, incl. the flight cabin. The ambassador expressed particular interest in the sensory  testing of building materials. However, when offered a job as a test person, he respectfully declined.

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