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NEWS FROM KTH

Dummy head set up in the forest.

Pandemic offers chance to study airport noise

Dummy head recordings and sound level meters are collecting data on aircraft noise that wasn’t possible until the pandemic reduced air traffic at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The project is aimed at investigating how to reduce noise on the ground during aircraft landings.

Two pellets, one translucent and golden, the other opaque and dark blue.
Before and after. An all-lignocellulose hydrogel before (left) and after it has adsorbed methylene blue from an aqueous solution. Photo: Giuseppe Melilli

Water purification system engineered from wood, with help from a microwave oven

Researchers at KTH have developed a more eco-friendly way to remove heavy metals, dyes and other pollutants from water. The answer lies in filtering w...

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Collage with portrait of Daniel Ek, KTH logotype on brick wall, portrait of Mathias Uhlén
The KTH Innovation Award goes to entrepreneurs and innovators that have dared to think big and take on difficult challenges. Creativity, grit and courage are the words that typify this new award, that has been enabled by donations from Spotify founder Ek and KTH Professor Uhlén. Photo: Spotify/KTH/Alessandro Bellini.

The new KTH Innovation Award will go to brave innovators

Together with Spotify founder Daniel Ek and KTH Professor Mathias Uhlén, KTH has established the new KTH Innovation Award. Each year, SEK 500,000 will...

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A piece of alloy is stress tested in a lab set-up.
A piece of alloy is stress tested in Levente Vitos' lab at KTH. (photo: courtesy of Levente Vitos)

Findings offer ‘recipe’ for fine tuning alloys for high-temperature use

Superalloys that withstand extremely high temperatures could soon be tuned even more finely for specific properties such as mechanical strength, as a ...

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Leif Kari, Vice President for Digitalization , writes in this week's post about how that it is urgent to change and develop the education so that KTH's students are optimally equipped for the future, its rapid technological development and new societal challenges.

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