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  • Model for producing brain’s “helper cells” could lead to treatments for Alzheimer’s

    Published Feb 15, 2018
    A new protocol developed in Sweden has the potential for industrial-scale production of the brain helper cells known as astrocytes. The research team's work could help medical science develop treatments for such diseases as Alzheimer’s.

  • David Broman named teacher of the year

    Published Feb 13, 2018
    Putting the student first, making learning fun and the ability to motivate. Those are a few of the reasons why David Broman, associate professor in software and computer systems, has been named teacher of the year by the Student Union (THS).

  • Technique produces powerful DNA wire biosensors

    Published Feb 12, 2018
    KTH researchers reported a nanoengineering innovation that offers hope for treatment of cancer, infections and other health problems – conductive wires of DNA enhanced with gold which could be used to electrically measure hundreds of biological processes simultaneously.

  • How to stay safe online

    Published Feb 05, 2018
    Today, the 6th of February, the world celebrates Safer Internet Day. We caught up with Sonja Buchegger, associate professor in theoretical computer science, to get her best advice on staying safe in social media.

  • TMH is one of the 8 teams to compete on the 2018 Amazon Alexa Challenge

    Published Feb 01, 2018
    The Alexa Prize is a $3.5 million university challenge to advance conversational AI. The teams create socialbots that can converse coherently and engagingly with humans on a range of current events and popular topics such as entertainment, sports, politics, technology, and fashion.

  • Ethical hacking gives companies the upper hand

    Published Jan 24, 2018
    KTH launches a course in ethical hacking for companies that have sensitive information that needs to be protected against cyberattacks.

  • WASP wants to increase understanding of articifial intelligens in Sweden

    Published Jan 12, 2018
    During 2018 WASP will arrange a series of conferences on the team of articifial intelligens (AI). The events, called AI4X Collecting Ideas and Identifying Challenges for Future AI Research in Sweden, will be arranged five times starting the 12th of February. The goal is to enhance the understanding and knowledge of the oppertunities of AI today and in the future.

  • Relive Campus 100 years

    Published Jan 02, 2018
    At the Jubilee event on the 17th to 19th of October, the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was represented by 22 speakers. Did you miss any of the seminars? Don't worry! All seminars are now published on KTH's Youtube channel.

  • The future following the climate goals

    Published Dec 22, 2017
    To achieve the climate goals and create a sustainable society requires major changes. In a new book, researchers at KTH have investigated this from an everyday life perspective with an artistic touch and science as a basis.

  • Jan Gulliksen comments on the United States decision to abolish net neutrality

    Published Dec 19, 2017
    Hi there, Jan Gulliksen, Professor of Human Computer Interaction and Vice-president of Digitization at KTH. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently decided to remove the regulations saying that broadband providers must treat all traffic on the internet equally regardless of sender, receiver, platform or content. You are Vice President of Digitalization at KTH and Digital Champion for Sweden within the EU. What are your views on this decision?

  • The Ministry of Labor visited KTH's IT education for new arrivals

    Published Dec 18, 2017
    The second group of students at KTH's intensive course in IT development for new arrivals have just finished their studies and are on their way into the workforce. On Friday, the Minister of Labor Ylva Johansson, visited the students.

  • Manomotion is on the move

    Published Dec 14, 2017
    The start-up company Manomotion – a company that works with real-time analysis of body movements – which stems from KTH research, has just been appointed to present itself and its business ideas at "A-ha!". “A-ha!”, which is organized by CB Insights, will showcase 40 of the leading startup companies in technology.

  • New way to form bioactive spider silk for medical use

    Published Dec 04, 2017
    With recent advances, technology can be used to synthesize silk with similar mechanical properties as an actual spider’s. But applying this material to promising medical therapies for illnesses such as cancer requires that humans develop a capability that only arachnids or silkworms possess – the ability to control the formation of silk.

  • Enabling robots to rethink

    Published Nov 16, 2017
    Imagine an industrial setting. A team of robots has been given the task of transporting boxes from one place to another, but (!) a truck has mistakenly put a huge delivery in front of them. An error of this kind would cause the system to halt, require human intervention and restarting. But this could soon be about to change.

  • Research top three at Sweden Impact Award

    Published Oct 17, 2017
    At Sweden Impact Award, Rajeev Thottappillil’s, Mats Bäckström's and Daniel Månsson’s research on “Defending critical infrastructure against intentional electromagnetic threats” was selected as top three in the category of Physical Sciences and Engineering.

  • Second place in IEEE competition

    Published Oct 11, 2017
    At the IEEE AP-S symposium in San Diego, bachelor students Harald Hultin, Jonas Olsson and Fernando Franzén, got the second place award in a student competition.

  • Electrical engineering at KTH's Jubilee event

    Published Oct 03, 2017
    Between the 16th and 20th of October KTH celebrates the 100th birthday of our beloved Campus with activities all over our locations. The crown jewel is the Jubilee event which brings together 100 speakers who will give seminars day and night in the Dome of Vision. Twelve of them are from the School of Electrical Engineering. Download our EE program to keep track of the times!

  • Scholarship makes it possible to present their functional inverse diffusion algorithm abroad

    Published Jul 10, 2017
    Pol del Aguila Pla from the Department of Information Science and Engineering has received a scholarship from KTH Opportunities Fund. The money will be used to present their functional inverse diffusion algorithm to the research community in the US, South Korea and the UK.

  • KTH arrange the Swedish control meeting

    Published Jun 29, 2017
    The conference will take place 18-20 June, 2018 and welcomes anyone with an interest in control engineering in the broadest sense, from theory to practice.

  • Electrophysics becomes Electromagnetics, Fusion and Space Engineering

    Published Jun 16, 2017
    The master programme Electrophysics will become Electromagnetics, Fusion and Space Engineering.

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