News

  • 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...

    Read the article
  • Master student inspires youths during Nobel Week

    Published Dec 05, 2018

    Danya Mohamad, master student at KTH, is one of 25 selected students who will hold a lecture during the Nobel Week, arranged by Stockholm Youth Intern...

    Read the article
  • Teamwork lifts research

    Annika Stensson Trigell, vice president for research at KTH. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Nov 27, 2018

    Team work, cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary science; these are fundamental pillars in KTH's research, and determiners of its reputation.

    Read the article
  • Reducing consumption is climate smart – but how to make it attractive?

    Associate Professor Karin Bradley is on a quest to find out how climate smart changes in the way we consume can be made mainstream. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Nov 23, 2018

    Borrow your neighbour’s ladder. Repair that broken bike. Share your wardrobe. There’s more to sustainable consumption than simply buying eco-labeled p...

    Read the article
  • This gold-winning team at iGEM created a way to prevent pharmaceuticals from washing into waterways

    The iGEM Stockholm team brought home two gold medals for its water treatment innovation, Biotic Blue.
    Published Nov 20, 2018

    A team of students has won gold medals in a major global competition by developing a method for cleaning antibiotics and drug residues from wastewater...

    Read the article
  • Large portion of Amazon rain forest could lose legal protection

    Large areas of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil are facing destruction if provisions of Brazil's law are invoked.
    Published Nov 14, 2018

    Nearly 150,000 square kilometers of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil is at risk of losing its legal protection, according to a new Swedish-Brazilian s...

    Read the article
  • Super-strong, bio-compatible material may reduce broken fillings

    A sample, cutaway tooth that was filled with the new material developed at KTH. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Nov 09, 2018

    Soon you may no longer have to worry about how long your dental repairs will last. A new dental reconstruction material developed at KTH offers unprec...

    Read the article
  • Interactive design ideas unveiled by master's students

    "Sand Mirror", designed by (from left) Andreas Almqvist from Sweden, Karolina Drobotowic from Poland and Tallulah Gillard from France.
    Published Nov 02, 2018

    Master’s students in the Physical Interaction Design course held an exhibition in the Library this week, where they demonstrated their team projects. ...

    Read the article
  • Robots that lend a “hand” carrying objects are a breakthrough for human-machine cooperation

    In the test environment, researchers show how a robot works cooperatively on a physical task with a human.
    Published Oct 26, 2018

    Physical interaction between robots and humans is advancing to a new level, as researchers report.

    Read the article
  • One thousand high school students attended Future Friday

    Published Oct 25, 2018

    What kind of career opportunities will technologies offer in the future? KTH’s inspirational Future Friday event for high school students took place l...

    Read the article
  • New method of mapping the voice could improve the treatment of voice patients

    Published Oct 25, 2018

    The measurement methods commonly used in voice therapy do not usually take into account how different individual voices are. A new thesis from KTH pre...

    Read the article
  • Researchers may have figured out one way acne bacteria defies treatment

    The structural biology research team that discovered special enzymes which could enable acne-causing bacteria to resist treatment. From left, Dayanand Kalyanim, Henrik Aspeborg, Christina Divne and Tom Reichenbach. (Photo: courtesy of Christina Divne)
    Published Oct 22, 2018

    Researchers at KTH have discovered how acne-causing bacteria feed off their human hosts, opening the possibility for finding effective ways to treat s...

    Read the article
  • Study shows faster, scalable way to make molecular semiconductors

    A nano-scale view of a molecular junction created with a new, scalable method reported in Nature Communications by researchers at KTH.
    Published Oct 16, 2018

    Visions for what we can do with future electronics depend on finding ways to go beyond the capabilities of silicon conductors. The experimental field ...

    Read the article
  • Sweden's King took a tour of the experimental student housing at campus' Live In Lab

    Published Oct 12, 2018

    Students living in the experimental Live In Lab apartments at KTH were visited this week by His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden.

    Read the article
  • Machine learning competition seeks best models for mapping human proteins

    The aim of the competition is to develop models capable of classifying mixed patterns of proteins in microscope images.
    Published Oct 04, 2018

    Biomedical researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have opened up an online machine learning competition that will award USD 37,000 to be spl...

    Read the article
  • Ancient details of mummy’s hand revealed with advanced radiology technique

    Advanced radiology techniques enabled an unprecedented examination of the soft tissues in a mummified hand from 400 BCE.
    Published Sep 27, 2018

    A mummified human hand from ancient Egypt was CT scanned by researchers at KTH to reveal unprecedented microscopic detail of soft tissues that are tho...

    Read the article
  • AI created more than 100,000 pieces of music after analyzing Irish and English folk tunes

    Bob Sturm performs one of the pieces generated by artificial intelligence in the style of Irish and English traditional music.
    Published Sep 24, 2018

    At turns lively and yearning, the traditional folk musics of Ireland and Britain have made their mark around the world. Now this perennially popular m...

    Read the article
  • Imogen Heap charms at opening of Music Tech Fest

    Singer and innovator Imogen Heap speaks about her blockchain solution for the music industry. (Photos: David Callahan)
    Published Sep 05, 2018

    At the opening of Music Tech Fest this week, recording artist and producer Imogen Heap presented her ambitions for using blockchain technology to mana...

    Read the article
  • Dosed with crystal meth, brain-on-a-chip reveals brain's neurovascular interactions

    The left and right chips represent the blood brain barrier in-flow and out-flow. In the center is the brain chip. The blue fluids show artificial spinal fluid and the red show artificial blood. In each chip, the colored channel is approximately 2 cm long.
    Published Aug 29, 2018

    Demonstrating the effects of the street drug, crystal meth, was the first test for a powerful new platform for studying the complex interactions of th...

    Read the article
  • KTH hosts international Music Tech Fest in September

    An exhibition at MTF in Berlin in 2016. (Photo: @PeterKolskiArt)
    Published Aug 22, 2018

    The international festival of music ideas and innovation, Music Tech Fest (MTF Stockholm), is coming to KTH in September. During the week Sept. 3-9, a...

    Read the article