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Divisions

The research at the Department of the Built Environment is organisationally classified in divisions, each directed by a head of division. Each division has several research groups affiliated, which collectively comprises the academic research profile of the department. See the divisions below and read more about them and their affiliated research groups.

Division of Architectural Engineering

Head of division: Kjeld Svidt
Research areas: building informatics, energy in buildings, indoor environment and sustainability, ventilation and airflow in buildings

Read more about the Division of Architectural Engineering

 

Division of Building Technology and Management

Head of division: Ruut Peuhkuri
Research areas: building physics and structural engineering, construction management and innovation

Read more about the Division of Building Technology and Management

 

Division of Energy Efficiency, Indoor Climate and Sustainability of Buildings 

Head of division: Søren Aggerholm
Research areas: low energy buildings, energy efficiency of existing buildings, environmental assessment, ventilation, lighting and indoor environment

Read more about the Division of Energy Efficiency, Indoor Climate and Sustainability of Buildings 

 

Division of Reliability, Dynamics and Marine Engineering

Head of division: Jens Peter Kofoed
Research areas: ocean and coastal enegineering, structural dynamics, risk and resilience in the built environment, renewable energy sources 

Read more about the Division of Reliability, Dynamics and Marine Engineering

 

Division of Structures, materials and geotechnics

Head of division: Lene Faber Ussing
Research areas: construction management, geotechincal engineering, risk and reliability analysis 

Read more about the Division of Structures, Materials and Geotechnics

 

Division of Town, Housing and Property 

Head of division: Hans Thor Andersen
Research areas:  sustainable cities, transformation of housing and places, universal design and accessibility

Read more about the Division of Town, Housing and Property 

 

Division of Transportation Engineering

Head of division: Niels Agerholm
Research areas: traffic safety, traffic systems, road modelling, freight transportation

Read more about the Division of Transportation Engineering

 

Division of Water and Environment 

Head of division: Asbjørn H. Nielsen
Research areas: hydraulic processes in urban areas, chemical processes in sewer systems, hydraulics in ecosystems of bodies of water

Read more about the Division of Water and Environment