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  • He helps students grow

    Portrait of Mark Smith
    Mark Smith spends weekdays and weekends at Kista Mentorspace. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published May 05, 2022

    At Kista Mentorspace there are only two rules: if you do not know, you must ask and if you do know, you must teach. The philosophy comes from Silicon Valley, the tech and innovation hub on the West Co...

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  • GeneDisco Challenge

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    Published Apr 06, 2022

    We talked to Stefan Bauer who is organising a Machine Learning for Drug Discovery Workshop and GeneDisco Challenge, Friday 29 April.

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  • Can the brain keeps useful information while ignoring unuseful noise

    Extreme close-up of neurons in the human brain
    Published Mar 22, 2022

    Imagine you're in a stadium reporting on a game. It's a loud environment which you don't want to transmit. But when you're interviewing a player, then you do want to transmit. Wouldn't it be great if ...

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  • Satellite data shows ‘shocking’ way Earth's magnetic field produces plasma jets

    An aurora visible over Uppsala Sweden.
    An aurora appears over Uppsala, Sweden, in late January, 2022. Such phenomena can be enhanced by the plasma jets formed at Earth's bow shock. (Photo: Kjell Carli)
    Published Feb 02, 2022

    Even though Earth’s magnetic field shields us from solar wind and space weather—it doesn’t always offer complete protection. Researchers have discovered a new mechanism in Earth’s space environment th...

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  • “Healthcare and welfare services should be accessible to everyone”

    Portrait Rustam Nabiev
    “It is unacceptable that healthcare personnel in Uganda have to spend 16 minutes of their valuable time with each child that is to be vaccinated on administration, instead of teaching the parents about diet and how to care for the child instead. Our technology reduces this administration time to 4 minutes,” Nabiev says.
    Published Dec 16, 2021

    Rustam Nabiev, the recipient of the KTH Innovation Award for 2021, grew up in the shadow of civil war in Tajikistan. When he was 12-years old, he supported his family by collecting PET bottles. Today...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Dec 14, 2021

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsmakers, we provide a selection of the latest news an...

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  • Hardcore hardware platform for experiments

    Cyrille Artho, Associate Professor at The Division of Theoretical Computer Science
    Published Dec 13, 2021

    We talked to Cyrille Artho, who has started up the Croaker Server, about 32 times as powerful as a high-end laptop: "At this point, we need an actual platform we can use to unleash our tools on differ...

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  • Early career award to Jana Tumova

    Jana Tumova, Associate Professor at The Division of Robotics, Perception and Learning (RPL)
    Published Dec 07, 2021

    We talked to Jana Tumova, who won the RSS early career award which acknowledges the outstanding accomplishments and exceptional potential of early-career researchers in robotics. Congratulations, Jana...

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  • Wearable textile robotic muscles help singers with their breathing technique

    A model wearing a knitted upper body garment with robotic features.
    A knitted upper body garment with robotic properties that can be used to teach Vocal Studies students to breathe properly. Picture: Özgun Kilic Afsar.
    Published Nov 30, 2021

    Equipment for astronauts that enables them to sense objects they touch in space. Or an underclothing garment that helps Vocal Studies students to breathe correctly or to help in the recovery of patien...

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  • Project from EECS gets funding from Vinnova

    Ingo Sander from The Division of Electronics and Embedded Systems
    Published Nov 29, 2021

    The project Early Bird, where the KTH activities are led by Ingo Sander, Professor in Electronic Systems Design, receives funding from Vinnova. We have spoken to Ingo about what this will mean for the...

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  • Focus on transport during Spanish royal visit

    An man holding a remote console in his hands in front of a screen.
    King Felipe VI of Spain testing remote driving at Intergrated TRansport Research Lab.
    Published Nov 25, 2021

    The kings of Sweden and Spain were given a taste of KTH research into sustainable transport of the future during a visit to KTH and its Integrated Transport Research Lab (ITRL). “The visit can be v...

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  • Congratulations Dejan Kostić!

    Professor Dejan Kostić from The Division of Software and Computer Systems (SCS)
    Published Nov 22, 2021

    We met up with Dejan Kostić who has won a Best Paper Award at the ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP) 2021 and talked about what the award will mean to him and his team.

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  • Failing robot led to Best paper-nomination

    Published Nov 16, 2021

    Hello, Dimosthenis Kontogiorgos, congratulations to having your paper nominated for the Best Paper Award at ICMI 2021!

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  • Elena Dubrova has found the Achilles' heel of cryptosystems

    Published Nov 16, 2021

    Professor Elena Dubrova is one of the KTH's highest-ranked researchers in computer hardware and architecture and is among the two per cent highest-ranked researchers in the world. In the latest issue ...

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  • New Cybersecurity master's programme is open for applications

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    The need for cybersecurity extends across all facets of a digitalised society, from industrial control systems to personal computing. A new master's programme seeks to increase the ranks of engineers in cybersecurity.
    Published Nov 11, 2021

    Cybersecurity isn’t just a worldwide need, it’s now a master’s programme at KTH—and the first batch of students are applying for it.

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  • Congratulations to the award, César!

    Photo: Fredrik Persson
    Published Oct 26, 2021

    César Soto Valero has won a paper award in a top software engineering conference for his research on mitigating software bloat. Software bloat is code present in software applications, that is not nec...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Oct 25, 2021

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsmakers, we provide a selection of the latest news an...

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  • KTH researcher finds persistent water vapour in Europa’s atmosphere

    Europa as seen from space
    A new study by KTH researcher Lorenz Roth reveals that there is persistent water vapour in Europa's atmosphere. (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute))
    Published Oct 15, 2021

    The revelation that persistent water vapour exists in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, was reported yesterday by the European Space Agency based on a study by Lorenz Roth, a researcher in...

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  • ’Everyone should be able to participate in distance work meetings on same terms’

    Person in front of a laptop with digital meeting gallery view of several faces
    Isolation is a recurring line of argument in the reasoning behind distance meetings. Edlund’s thesis, after 20 years of observations in the field, is that hybrid meetings are less successful. When three participants are in one room and face each other to discuss, it excludes the person joining remotely. Photo: Unsplash
    Published Oct 11, 2021

    A work meeting where some participate together in a room while others join from distance is a bad solution, says Jens Edlund, university lecturer at the Division of Speech, Music and Hearing at KTH. ...

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  • Winner of the Google PhD Fellowship 2021

    Alireza Farshin, Doctoral Student at The Division of Software and Computer Systems (SCS)
    Published Sep 27, 2021

    We met up with Alireza Farshin who has won the award Google PhD Fellowship 2021 and talked about what the fellowship will mean.

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