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  • Global cooperation to ensure better use of brain data

    Published Apr 09, 2018
    How does the future of neuroscience look? How do we handle big data and what does the GDPR law really mean? These are some of the topics of the INCF Brain Summit 2018, co-organized by INCF and KTH, and which will be visited by prominent researchers from all corners of the world.

  • Danica Kragic Jensfelt is one of Sweden’s most powerful women in industry

    Published Mar 13, 2018
    When Swedish magazine ”Veckans affärer” presented their list of the most powerful women in industry, Danica Kragic Jensfelt, Professor of robotics, was named this year’s tech profile.

  • Osquldas väg renamed Malvinas backe

    Published Mar 08, 2018
    KTH’s campus at Valhallavägen will receive a new street when Osquldas väg changes its name to Malvinas backe. The reason is that the name Osquldas is perceived as being sexist.

  • 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.

  • The brain can become a cornerstone of artificial intelligence

    Published Feb 07, 2018
    Researchers at KTH, and US universities MIT and Cornell have been studying the work memory in the brains of monkeys. Hopefully, their newly-acquired knowledge about how memory works will not only play a part in how artificial intelligence can be designed, but also the way in which brain diseases are treated.

  • 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 artificial intelligence in Sweden

    Published Jan 12, 2018
    During 2018 WASP will arrange a series of conferences on the team of artificial intelligence (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.

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