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  • 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.

  • High Voltage Association Student Excellence Award to Roya Nikjoo

    Published Aug 11, 2016
    PhD student Roya Nikjoo has received the High Voltage Association Student Excellence Award of 2016. The award was presented at the IEEE International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference in San Francisco, United States in July.

  • KTH selected for 2015 T-ASE Best Paper Award

    Published Aug 10, 2016
    At the annual CASE conference, a team from KTH will receive the 2015 Googol T-ASE Award for best application paper. The event will take place in Dallas, United States, this August.

  • KTH placed high in competition of cooperative and automated driving

    Published Jul 01, 2016
    During the weekend of 28 and 29 May 2016, the city of Helmond was the centre of an international event in the field of cooperative driving: the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge (GCDC). Out of ten student teams from six European countries, KTH scored a place in the top three.

  • Meet Rui Oliveira, industry-employed Ph.D. student in WASP

    Published May 31, 2016
    This spring, four industry-employed PhD-students were recruited to the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP) at KTH. One of them is Rui Filipe De Sousa Olivera who, beside his new position at KTH, is employed at Scania.

  • 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 researchers and is worth half a million SEK.

  • 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 to 3 tonnes per year.

  • 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 decision has lead to a final position in an international student competition. To do this, they designed a device that obtains energy from WiFi and 3G signals.

  • 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 faculty members and postdocs and 100 PhD students from different disciplines collaborate in ACCESS, and together they have created Europe’s leading center in the broad area of networked systems. To celebrate its achievements, a major industrial and academic event will be organized on the 2nd of May.

  • 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 digital engineering, the EE school is ramping up its software competence.

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