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  • Future wars will be fought on the internet

    Published Jun 20, 2019

    KTH and the Swedish Armed Forces have announced a new form of collaboration on IT security through the establishment of a Centre for Cyber Defence and...

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  • KTH takes place among world's Top 100 universities

    Internationalization of the study body and faculty is one factor in lifting the university into the world's top 100 list.
    Published Jun 19, 2019

    KTH takes its place among the Top 100 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings, which were released today. At 98th, KTH joins fewer ...

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  • Radically different telescope design offers deeper look into space

    A cross-section of a typical Wolter type space telescope with mirrors (above) is contrasted with the design that uses stacks of microengineered prisms to bend light toward the focal point. (Illustration: Wujun Mi)
    Published Jun 18, 2019

    A radically different type of X-ray space telescope has been designed at KTH, using advanced optic techniques that were originally developed in medica...

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  • KTH Great Prize goes to social entrepreneur Dilsa Demirbag-Sten

    Published Jun 14, 2019

    Entrepreneur, author and journalist Dilsa Demirbag-Sten is this year´s recipient of KTH Great Prize for 2019. She is awarded the prize for her work i...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Jun 05, 2019

    Which people have received an award for their research or an interesting assignment? Which successful student projects currently in progress at KTH ar...

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  • “My deprived childhood made me want to give something back to society”

    Published May 28, 2019

    SEK 6,000. That was the amount of the loan new KTH graduate Charlie Hansson took out in 2005, and which would change his life. With those six thousand...

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  • Spotlight on Research

    Published May 24, 2019

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings and results are being published in academic journals? Under the heading Spotlight on Res...

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  • Sweden's king pays visit to quantum lab

    PhD student Thomas Lettner, left, prepares a microscope so that King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden can view the nano-scale details imprinted on a gift the lab presented His Majesty at the conclusion of a royal visit.
    Published May 22, 2019

    A royal visit focused on KTH's research and education in quantum communications, and a link between the university and Ericsson.

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  • A long-standing research center in a fast moving field

    Published May 22, 2019

    Thirteen years is a long time – especially in rapidly changing areas like communications, networking, control systems and computer science. ACCESS has...

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  • The smart top that tracks your body posture

    Mikael Forsman demonstrates the connected top while a colleagues checks the data recorded on a smartphone. He has dedicated much of his research to developing technology that can be applied practically within ergonomics.
    Published May 15, 2019

    Does your body ache after you lift something incorrectly or bend down too much at work? This top tells you when you should straighten your back and l...

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  • Blood and sweat take training app to the next level

    The armband measures your blood and sweat and sends the information to a training app.
    Published May 13, 2019

    Were you one of the 20,000 entrants who ran the Stockholm Marathon in 2018? If so, you will remember what a warm day it was, and how many of you were ...

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  • Economic downturn made him a successful inventor

    Published May 13, 2019

    He graduated from KTH not long after the dot.com bubble burst in 2000 and it was “impossible to get a permanent job”. “I had no intention of becoming...

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  • The Humane City: Startup aims to reduce water consumption in apartments

    KTH alumni have launched a technology that enables multi unit dwellers to track how much water they are using - a key step toward reducing waste and consumption.
    Published May 09, 2019

    Even in Sweden, like other parts of the world, cities and smaller towns are facing shortages of fresh water. Yet consumption continues unabated. That ...

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  • Nordic Five Tech establishes new network for artificial intelligence

    Published May 02, 2019

    The Nordic Five Tech alliance of leading technical universities in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden announces the creation of the Nordic Artificial...

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  • Satellite data and AI help fight Sweden's forest fires

    Tonight's Valborg celebrations coincide with a high risk of forest fires through much of Sweden, including the Stockholm area. (Photo: Pablo Collantes)
    Published Apr 30, 2019

    Weeks of drought and sporadic forest and grass fires have threatened to put a damper on traditional Walpurgis Night celebrations tonight in Sweden, wh...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Apr 11, 2019

    Which people have received an award for their research or an interesting assignment? Which successful student projects currently in progress at KTH ar...

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  • This compact and cheap lidar could steer small autonomous vehicles

    A close-up look at a miniature optical beam steering component that promises to enable lighter and less costly autonomous vehicles. (Photo: Kristinn Glyfason)
    Published Apr 09, 2019

    For autonomous vehicles, lidar is an essential technology to recognize and detect surrounding objects. Researchers at KTH have taken aim at the key co...

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  • This “glass” is made of wood, and you can control how much heat it conducts

    The wood material gets clearer as it stores more heat. (Photo: courtesy of Wallenberg Wood Science Center)
    Published Apr 04, 2019

    Researchers from KTH have developed a window material made of wood that regulates how much heat it lets in – and out.

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  • KTH ranked near top in impact on sustainability

    KTH was ranked seventh worldwide in impact with regard to the UN's sustainable development goals. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Apr 03, 2019

    KTH ranks as one of the world’s 10 leading universities in scores based on the UN’s global sustainability goals. Within two of the goals KTH ranks sec...

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  • Cooperation with MIT aims for less segregated, more humane Stockholm

    Muriel Beser Hugosson from KTH and Carlo Ratti of MIT lead the joint research project KTH-MIT Senseable Stockholm Lab. (photo: Marc Feminia)
    Published Apr 02, 2019

    Reducing segregation, developing water and energy resources and improving transport are some of the aims behind a new cooperation agreement signed las...

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