With Jens Ringsmose as new Dean at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, SDU gets a leader who is passionate about university leadership.
Marianne Holmer takes up the post as Dean of the Faculty of Science on 1 May.
DKK 100 million for robotics research at the University of Southern Denmark from the A.P. Møller Foundation
SDU’s successful efforts in robotic systems were further supported by a donation of DKK 100 million, which will be used to construct a new building for students and researchers.
The University of Southern Denmark's Gender Equality Team has received a grant of DKK 22 million from the EU for a project to implement equality action plans at SDU and eight other European universities over the next four years.
Team SDU Robotics from The University of Southern Denmark wins the unofficial championship in industry robots, World Robot Challenge, in Japan.
Friday 12 October, you can experience the Finnish economics professor and Nobel Laureate Bengt Robert Holmström at SDU Odense.
Camilla Adam was studying engineering at the University of Southern Denmark when her teacher posted a position to the study programme's Facebook group. Now, she is a new NØRD host and will help broadcast DR's initiative to the nation: Teach children about coding and technology.
Over recent weeks, 44 exchange students from 17 different countries have been immersing themselves in Danish language and culture at SDU and in Odense.
University of Southern Denmark emphasizes its international focus further, when students and other guests meet former President of the United States Barack Obama, who is to visit SDU Kolding on 28 September.
Denmark's fastest growing robotics company, Mobile Industrial Robots, has been sold. The company has been bought by American Teradyne who is paying close to 1.7 billion DKK. Five years ago, SDU RoboLab was the birthplace of the company.
Forbes Magazine has proclaimed engineers from SDU and founders of Particle3D as being among the most promising talents in Europe. Their company 3D prints bones in a material nearly identical to natural bones.
As expected, Barack Obama’s visit to the university on the last Friday of September was very well attended.