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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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  • Spotlight on Research

    Published Mar 28, 2019

    Who has received funding for new research? What findings and results are being published in academic journals? Under the heading Spotlight on Research...

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  • Rankings play an ever greater role

    The global university rankings are becoming increasingly important – not least when it comes to recruiting international students. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Mar 27, 2019

    To be seen in the top listings is becoming increasingly important for universities and interest in rankings is growing fast. However, what do the rank...

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  • Powerful near real-time monitoring tool enables response to Mozambique floods

    Published Mar 26, 2019

    Flooding and damage from the tropical cyclone Idai is being tracked in near real time in Mozambique with a method developed at KTH Royal Institute of ...

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  • Americans energized by Tekla’s empowering message

    Girls from the Washington, D.C. area immersed themselves in electronics during the workshop at the international launch of Tekla Festival. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Mar 14, 2019

    Sanna Cedergren, KTH’s project leader for Tekla Festival, has just returned from Washington, D.C., where singer and Tekla founder Robyn joined KTH and...

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  • Watch Tekla Dialogue live from Washington

    Published Mar 05, 2019

    Live streaming broadcast of Robyn and special guests at Tekla Dialogue at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., addressing the issue of gender bala...

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  • KTH and MIT in research collaboration

    Researchers on both sides of the Atlantic, together, will exchange ideas, decide and build the research that will be conducted based on what Stockholm city and other collaborative actors need
    Published Mar 05, 2019

    KTH together with MIT, one of the world’s highest-ranking universities, are now entering into a research collaboration around urban planning and devel...

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  • QS adds more KTH subjects to world top 50

    Published Feb 27, 2019

    KTH now ranks 36 among the world’s universities for engineering and technology, according to QS University Ranking, which released its 2019 subject ra...

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  • Tekla reaches out to girls globally

    Robyn will host a panel discussion with influential American and Swedish women from the public and private sector, in a public conversation about engaging more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math.
    Published Feb 26, 2019

    Robyn’s on a world tour and she’s taking her mission to inspire girls about technology with her. The Tekla Festival, which she founded in 2015, is mak...

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  • Independent researchers progress further

    Published Feb 04, 2019

    Security or independence – which strategy should a young researcher choose? If you decide to go your own way, you have a greater chance of being richl...

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  • Newsmakers

    Published Jan 31, 2019
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  • This small tube may help compress entire labs into a computer chip

    The simplified device eliminates components that typically are used in controlling the storage and dispensing of fluids on microfluidic platforms.
    Published Jan 23, 2019

    Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technology could transform medicine in ways comparable with how microprocessors have changed our everyday lives – that is once it ...

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  • A new glucose monitor for diabetics proves virtually painless and even more accurate

    The frequency of finger prick tests could be reduced with a glucose monitoring system being developed at KTH. (Photo: Alden Chadwick/CC BY 2.0)
    Published Jan 07, 2019

    A more comfortable and reliable blood-sugar monitoring system is being designed at KTH for people with diabetes. After successfully testing a prototyp...

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  • At core of software leader SAP's product, an open source code developed at KTH

    Computer Science Professor Christian Schulte's Gecode configuration engine is at the core of one of software leader SAP's leading products. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Jan 03, 2019

    Open source software developed at KTH is at the core of a business system from German software giant SAP. The system S/4HANA has nearly 400,000 custom...

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  • EU transport research consortium aims to improve use of urban space

    Now that KTH has been selected to be part of MOBiLus, which focuses on urban space and transport, the university is a partner in five of the eight EIT consortia.
    Published Dec 27, 2018

    The EU's major technology and innovation initiative, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), has just closed two new calls. KTH has...

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  • Students not waiting for leaders to act on climate

    The forest fires that engulfed Sweden during the hottest July on record are one of the most visible signs of climate change in Scandinavia, where students are beginning to take matters into their own hands. (Photo: Roger Von Walden, CC BY-SA 2.0)
    Published Dec 07, 2018

    A group of students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is taking the climate crisis into its own hands. Sally Bolin, a third-year Mechanical Enginee...

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