On the 1st of January, the School of Computer Science and Communication will merge with two other operations at KTH becoming the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. It will be the largest school at KTH with over 1000 employees.
For ten years the Centre for Sustainable Communications (CESC), at KTH Royal Institute for Technology, has contributed with research on how the sustainable society can be helped by digitization. With a combination of academia, societal stakeholders and the business sector the centre has created understanding and knowledge.
The initiative Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), in which KTH is included, is getting substantial capital injection. Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) will contribute a total of SEK 1 billion.
The participants on the IT course for new arrivals to Sweden provided by KTH have graduated and are now ready for a job market that is hungry for programmers. Aiham Alkaseer hadn’t even finished the course when he was snapped up by IT consultant Xlent.
More students have completed an introductory course in programming since it was presented in gender-neutral language. Now the researchers behind the change want to try and reshape other courses at KTH, too.
As smartphone use surges, consumers are just beginning to realise their devices are not quite as secure as they thought. A Swedish research team is working on a way to secure mobile operating systems so that consumers can be confident that their data is protected.
A total of six CSC student projects where produced for, and presented at, the Gamex 2013 fair between 31 October and 3 November. The projects form part of the course "Advanced Graphics and Interaction AGI13", where the goal is to combine at least one advanced interaction technique with one advanced graphics technique to produce an original system and present it publicly to a large and diverse audience.