News

  • Anna Ottenhall, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Published Nov 21, 2018
    Anna Ottenhall will be defending her dissertation "Antimicrobial Materials from Cellulose Using Environmentally Friendly Techniques" on 7 December 2018.

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

    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 – before it’s released into rivers and seas.

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

    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 unprecedented improvements over existing acrylate-based fillers.

  • Chi Zhang, Chemical Engineering

    Published Nov 02, 2018
    Chi Zhang defended her dissertation "Sustainable Business Innovation of Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems" on 1 November 2018.

  • Shengjun Ni, Organic Chemistry

    Published Nov 01, 2018
    Shengjun Ni defended his dissertation "Carbocation Catalysis for Organic Synthesis" on 26 October 2018.

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

    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 severe acne.

  • Machine learning competition seeks best models for mapping human proteins

    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 split among the creators of the best algorithms for classifying protein expression in images of human cells.

  • Mapping of cells and proteins improved with help of gamers and AI

    Published Aug 20, 2018
    Building on a map that shows hundreds of thousands of microscopic images of human cells, an international research team is working with the gaming community and with artificial intelligence to gain a more granular understanding of patterns of proteins arranged within the body’s cells.

  • Possibilities of biocomposites is Iranian researcher's focus

    Published Jul 11, 2018
    Trees mean a lot to doctoral student Hanieh Mianehrow. In her research at the Wallenberg Wood Science Center, she investigates new materials based on wood cellulose. In her free time, she practices her interest in photography on trees and other themes from nature.

  • Student project waters roof garden in Flemingsberg

    Published Jun 29, 2018
    It started out as a sustainability project within the framework of KTH’s environmental management system. Now, CBH’s roof garden has been reinforced with an app-based irrigation system developed by students at the school.

  • AI could improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

    Published Jun 26, 2018
    Researchers at KTH and Karolinska Institutet have concluded that AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and even improve clinical diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

  • Method assembles cellulose nanofibres into a material stronger than spider silk

    Published May 09, 2018
    Researchers at KTH have produced a bio-based material that is reported to surpass the strength of all known bio-based materials whether fabricated or natural, including wood and spider silk.

  • Test shows bone fracture glue provides stronger fixation than dental filler

    Published Apr 23, 2018
    Acute bone fractures may soon be treated with an adhesive patch inspired by dental reconstruction techniques. Researchers at KTH report a new method which they say offers unprecedented bonding strength and a solution to the incredibly difficult problem of setting an adhesive in the wet environment inside the body.

  • Next-generation, hormone-free contraceptive for women

    Published Mar 28, 2018
    A hormone-free women's contraceptive with no side effects is one promising use for a new technique developed by researchers in Sweden to tighten up the mucous membrane – the body’s first line of defense in protecting its inner lining.

  • Hydrogen extraction breakthrough could be game-changer

    Published Feb 23, 2018
    Researchers at KTH have successfully tested a new material that can be used for cheap and large-scale production of hydrogen – a promising alternative to fossil fuel.

  • New organisational structure equips KTH for the future

    Published Dec 19, 2017
    On 1st January 2018, KTH will be launching a new structure which will see five schools replacing the previous ten. “We are creating a structure that will provide more efficient and clearer support for our academic excellence and better reflect KTH’s breadth and expertise,” says KTH President Sigbritt Karlsson.

  • STH researchers awarded in China

    Published Nov 28, 2017
    STH researchers Minkeun Ha’s och Thomas Lindh’s solution for management of IoT devices on behalf of caregivers received the Best Paper Award at the 19th IEEE Healthcom conference in October 2017 in Dalian, China.

  • The dean explained the Nobel Prize to high school students

    Published Oct 09, 2017
    Hans Hebert commented this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry and answered questions from high school students at the Nobel Museum when the Nobel laureates of 2017 were announced.

  • First-ever look at potentially deadly metabolic disorder that strikes infants

    Published Aug 31, 2017
    At the heart of one serious metabolic disorder is an enzyme whose inner workings and structure have been revealed for the first time by researchers at KTH.

  • Agreement signed in South Korea

    Published Nov 22, 2012
    KTH has signed an agreement on researcher exchange with the South Korean university Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST. The collaboration is based on the donation from Rune and Kerstin Jonasson.

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