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  • Enabeling 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.

  • More women are applying for Electrical Engineering at KTH

    Published May 31, 2017
    KTH is officially Sweden’s most popular place to study engineering, and one programme that’s seen a spike in demand – Electrical Engineering – also logged a record number of women applicants in the last year, according to new figures from the Swedish Council for Higher Education.

  • New flu test easy as breathing, with faster results

    Published Mar 29, 2017
    A method for diagnosing flu virus from breath samples could soon replace invasive nasal swabs and deliver better results faster.

  • 24 million to “New Directions in Learning Dynamical Systems”

    Published Mar 02, 2017
    In the end of February, the Swedish Research Council announced their decision regarding grants in Natural and Engineering Sciences. Four research groups from KTH received a total of 96 million SEK, and one of them is led by Håkan Hjalmarsson, professor in automatic control.

  • Junfeng Wu receives distinguished grant

    Published Feb 01, 2017
    Postdoc Junfeng Wu from the department of Automatic control recently received a grant from prestigious “1000Plan Program for Young Talents”. The 1000Plan Program for Young Talents is a component of the 1000Plan program, aiming to attract outstanding overseas young scholars/professionals to China.

  • Skin patch with microneedles proves effective alternative to injections

    Published Dec 12, 2016
    It’s only a matter of time before drugs are administered via patches with painless microneedles instead of unpleasant injections. But designers need to balance the need for flexible, comfortable-to-wear material with effective microneedle penetration of the skin. Researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm say they may have cracked the problem.

  • John Baras awarded IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

    Published Dec 12, 2016
    We are happy to congratulate Professor John Baras, University of Maryland, who recently received the IEEE Simon Ramo Medal. In 2014, Baras was at KTH School of Electrical engineering on a Tage Erlander guest professorship.

  • The merge of technology and biology

    Published Dec 06, 2016
    We are happy to welcome assistant professor Anna Herland to the School of electrical engineering! Anna will conduct research within bioelectric hybrid systems, an area that combines two subjects that feel quite far apart – biology and electrical engineering.

  • Risks with aneurysm surgery made clearer with mathematical model, researchers say

    Published Nov 10, 2016
    Even though operating on an abdominal aortic aneurysm can be risky, there are no patient-specific guidelines for deciding the optimal time for surgery. A mathematical model developed by Swedish researchers offers a way to guide doctors in making the right choices for individual patients.

  • For KTH researcher, report of water vapor on Europa isn’t vindication - yet

    Published Oct 06, 2016
    The reported sighting of water plumes on Jupiter’s moon, Europa, appears to confirm observations made by KTH Royal Institute of Technology researcher Lorenz Roth three years ago. Nevertheless, the Swedish scientist remains skeptical.

  • Summer in Japan

  • Acclaimed researcher Joe H. Chow joins the School of Electrical Engineering

    Published Sep 23, 2016
    The EE School is happy to welcome Professor Joe H. Chow from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY, USA) who recently joined the department of Electric power and energy systems. During his time at KTH, he will conduct research focusing on power system modeling and simulation methods.

  • They lower the cost for surface patterning plastics

    Published Sep 14, 2016
    Researchers at the Department of Micro- and Nanosystems at KTH have developed a new way to simultaneously shape and surface treat plastic components. The new method can reduce the manufacturing cost of medical devices, such as diagnostic tools for various diseases.

  • Electric Power Engineering student will present master thesis in China

    Published Sep 13, 2016
    Master's student Michail Michelarakis from the Electric Power Engineering programme, is on his way to China to participate in the IEEE International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Application (ICHVE), where he will present parts of the results from his master degree project.

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