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About the division

The Software and Computer Systems division is one of five divisions within the Computer Science department of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

The division consists of nine active professors, ten active associate professors, one assistant professor, five lecturers, two postdoctors and approximately sixty active doctoral (Ph.D.) students. We also have one guest professor and one adjunct professor, and some research assistant. A group of amanuensis work in research projects. A number of other temporary student employees help out in our courses.

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The goal of the division SCS is to continue strong research and education on fundamental aspects of software technology and computer systems, central areas within Computer Science. We have a focus on cloud computing, networked systems, security in networked systems, social networks, time aware systems, data science, and applied AI as well as Software Engineering.

Read about studies within software and computer systems

Read about research within software and computer systems


Thomas Sjöland is head of the Software and Computer Systems division. He is also director of studies for division's courses in the first and second cycles. PhD education in Kista is managed by the vice FA Associate Professor Sarunas Girdzijauskas. A few PA:s responsible for education programs, are in the faculty of the division. 

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Last changed: Apr 16, 2023