New honorary doctors at KTH

Two scientists collaborating with KTH EE - Lei Guo, professor at Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Science and Marta Kwiatkowska, professor vid University of Oxford are appointed honorary doctors at KTH. The will receive their honorary doctoral degrees 2014 at the annual conferment of doctoral degrees ceremony, to be held November 21 at the Stockholm Concert Hall.

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Connected boot boosts firefighter safety

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Technology developed at KTH Department of Signal Processing will save more lives from fires while making the work of a firefighters safer. A small embedded computer in each of the heels of a firefighter’s shoes is combined with radio ranging equipment to enable emergency response coordinators to follow firefighters’ movements and location throughout an operation –without any infrastructure.

Watch the video from the successful tests of the positioning system TOR


Rajeev Thottappillil named 2015 IEEE Fellow

Professor Rajeev Thottappillil is being recognized for his contributions to the understanding of lightning and electromagnetic interference. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

“It felt very nice to get the recognition for my work all these years. I have been doing research in this area for more than 20 years,” Rajeev Thottappillil says proudly.

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Doctoral thesis highlighted at IEEE Webinar

Results from Shafigh Nategh’s doctoral thesis were highlighted by Lord Corporation at an IEEE Webinar premiering on October 2. Shafigh recieved his PhD degree in 2013, and he was supervised by Oskar Wallmark and Mats Leksell with Chandur Sadarangani as main supervisor.

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The dance between the sun and the planets

Beginning this year, NASA will launch four satellites equipped with technology from the School of Electrical Engineering. The mission: to study the microphysics of magnetic reconnection.


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