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The researchers expect to achieve a significant step towards the deployment of photonic quantum technologies out of the research lab. Their strategy is to use mature technologies that are already now available through reliable foundry services. Photo: Colourbox

2020.05.20 | AU Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Photonics engineers and physicists ally to make encryption completely secure

In our increasingly digitised society, exchanges of private and sensitive information are almost exclusively digital. Now researchers in a new project are working on photonic integrated circuits to make our digital data secure with unbreakable encryption.

Hooman Farkhani has a background in electronics engineering and holds a PhD from the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in Iran. Immediately after his PhD, he started to work as an assistant professor at Azad University, Najafabad branch in Iran. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Foto.

2020.05.05 | AU Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Aarhus University steps up research into AI hardware

The Department of Engineering has appointed Hooman Farkhani as a new assistant professor. He will provide further impetus to the development of brand-new computing systems that can handle artificial intelligence.

Thomas Sørensen is a qualified biochemist from Aarhus University, where he also took a PhD in medicine. Since then, he has researched at Oxford University and worked at the UK's national particle accelerator. Photo: Melissa Yildirim, AU Foto.

2020.05.04 | AU Engineering, Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering

Mini-organs to pave the way for better understanding of diseases

Thomas Sørensen is a new associate professor at Aarhus University. He will be researching into organoids; mini copies of human organs that may have a major impact on the treatment of illness in the future.

Swirls on the scalp that might cause a bad hair day every day are not just there by chance. They are there, because nature follows the laws of mathematics. Photo: Jesper Bruun

2020.05.01 | AU Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering

Bad hair day? Don’t bother – it’s math

Tired of that little swirl in your hair you can never get straight? You might as well get used to it, for nature has a very good reason for putting it there.