Education is a key driver for ICES, from the Masters level, through PhD and on into industry!
Embedded systems are often real-time systems in the sense that they closely interact with the surrounding world that they control. This obviously places an incredibly high demand on functionality and reliability, and extreme flexibility and programmability.
It is therefore important to balance the enormous potential of embedded systems with a deep understanding and an appreciation of the challenges involved in sustaining competence, managing software/hardware integration, defining suitable system architectures and verifying the resulting products.
The Embedded Systems Masters programme at KTH is an ICES-driven initiative to address real industrial concerns (available from Fall 2010). Read more via the links in the left hand column!
ICES is also looking at ways in which to facilitate embedded systems master thesis projects, and is working on providing connections between students looking for interesting projects and researchers (and industrialists) looking for good students with special competence.
ICES Member Companies can also offer master thesis projects or industrial PhD placements! For the current placements, please see the left hand column or the.
If you are interested in offering a placement here, please contact ices-admin @md.kth.se in the first instance.
ICES Research Students Group
In addition to tackling things at the undergraduate level, ICES also has an active PhD Students Group. All KTH research students and industrial PhD students working with embedded systems are very welcome to join the ICES PhD Students Group. The objective of the group is to bring together embedded systems research students working on topics which are of interest across the wide scope of ICES. We can visit your Department to tell you more! Please contact Sagar Behere (behere @ kth.se) to find out more.
ICES is also participating in SCOOP! Sagar Behere, leader of the ICES Student Group, is one of several ICES members in the Stockholm Cooperative Driving project, a collaboration between SCANIA CV AB and KTH, including the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge competition in the Netherlands in Spring 2011. Senior researchers, industrial engineers and masters students work together to build a prototype platooning system using vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications.
ICES and courses for Industry
ICES is proactive both in offering courses for it's industrial members, and in collaborating with other course organisers to offer further education opportunities to industry.
KTH Education offers courses for industry that may be of particular interest to ICES members:
* Safety-critical Systems / Säkerhetskritiska system
* Sensors in Embedded Systems / Sensorer i inbyggda system
* Fault-tolerant Systems / Feltoleranta system
Find out more via the links in the right hand column!
As a special deal, ICES Gold member companies can send one person for free, and Silver members can send one person for 50% of the usual fee. If you are interested in taking one of these courses, contact email@example.com (please copy your mail to your ICES Representative and to firstname.lastname@example.org).