Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

dtuDTU Management Engineering is a one of 20 departments at the Technical University of Denmark. The DTU ME-SYS is a division undertaking projects on systems analysis modeling in particular energy and general climate change research. Major activities of the DKC are inter-disciplinary research in relation to national and global energy development, economic studies of energy and climate change, energy and climate modelling, European and Danish energy sector studies, measurement and assessment of climate change, strategies and policies related to the mitigation of greenhouse gases, decision making support and policy analysis related to national policies and international agreements.

DTU ME-SYS was founded in 2011 and was part of the former national energy research institute, Risø. The DTU ME-SYS has published extensively internationally on energy modelling, climate change cost analysis, sustainable development, renewable energy scenarios, climate change impacts and adaptation, and on Danish energy policies. DTU has a strong international position. The DTU is among the highest ranked technical universities in Europe, and energy environmental technologies are among the profile areas of the university. DTU Management Engineering has 250 staff and DTU ME-SYS 35.

Activities of the company with respect to “smart city” topics

Technical as well as socio-economic and decision-making issues related to energy, buildings and infrastructure, power supply and demand, heating, cooling, transport and industry, including future economical, societal and environmental challenges such as adaptation to climate change, resource efficiency and environmental requirements.DTU ME teaches courses in urban systems and sustainable urban development and coordinates DTU’s participation in the Nordic Master Programme in Sustainable Urban Transitions. DTU ME participates in the Centre for IT intelligent energy systems at DTU. The centre is funded by the Danish Strategic Research Council. DTU ME offers expertise in energy systems analysis, energy systems modelling, energy consumption profiling and smart meter data analysis


Key Personnel

Kirsten Halsnæs Professor Kirsten Halsnæs
head of Climate DTU
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