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  • Göran Gustafsson award to Cristian Rojas

    Published May 25, 2016

    The Göran Gustafsson Foundation has named Cristian Rojas as one of this year's recipients of the Göran Gustafsson awards. The prize is given to young ...

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  • Tests show how trucks can reuse engine heat for power

    Published May 20, 2016

    A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 2 t...

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  • To Puerto Rico with a device that gains energy from WiFi and 3G signals

    Published Apr 26, 2016

    Oskar Björkqvist, Oskar Dahlberg and Gustaf Silver decided to take the advanced course in theoretical electrical engineering in spring 2015. That deci...

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  • ACCESS Linnaeus Research center celebrates 10 year anniversary

    Published Apr 26, 2016

    During the last ten years, the ACCESS Linnaeus center has conducted successful research within the broad area of networked systems. A total of 60 facu...

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  • Ericsson and KTH make a hotbed for innovation

    Published Apr 15, 2016

    The close ties between KTH and telecom giant Ericsson allow for a two-way learning process. And as electrical engineering and telecom move towards dig...

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  • Bridge builders between academia and society

    Published Apr 15, 2016

    As one of four adjunct professors at the School of Electrical Engineering, Lennart Harnefors makes sure that the research conducted and scientific kno...

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  • 64 million SEK grant to the EE School

    Published Apr 15, 2016

    The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, (SSF) is giving two projects at the School of Electrical Engineering grants of a total of 64 million SE...

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  • Researchers have "come a long way" with self-driving trucks

    Published Apr 14, 2016

    A self-driving truck under development by Scania and KTH researchers has tested successfully at speeds of up to 90 kilometres-per-hour.

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  • Firefighters' positioning system may be used to monitor walking difficulty for elderly

    Published Apr 08, 2016

    A positioning system adapted for use in fire rescue operations will soon be tested on senior citizens in Sweden as a way to spot signs of early stage ...

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  • Start for KTH’s WASP Graduate school

    Published Mar 30, 2016

    KTH has recruited six PhD students to the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP). This is part of the launch of the WASP Graduate School which g...

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  • Keeping placement at the top

    Published Mar 23, 2016

    In last year’s prestigious QS ranking, KTH placed in the very top within the subject of “Electrical & Electronic Engineering”. This year, KTH ranks as...

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  • Material enables more reliable and meaningful self-screening

    Published Feb 25, 2016

    Paper-based diagnostics enable rapid medical test results at minimal cost — and now they're about to get even better. A new synthetic paper developed ...

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  • Breakthrough for lab-on-a-chip material

    Published Feb 24, 2016

    Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new polymer suited for photostructuring — a technique for creating micro-scale shape...

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  • MPC allows heavy-duty vehicles to drive by themselves

    Published Feb 11, 2016

    Autonomous vehicles have become a popular research field in the last decade. Mostly, the research is conducted with private cars or other small vehicl...

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  • Method for tiny cracks in electrodes may mean big boost for nanoelectronics

    Published Feb 03, 2016

    The next generation of electronics, as well as ultra-sensitive medical diagnostics, could depend on near atomic scale cracks — or nanogaps — in electr...

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