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New hope for people with a fatal diagnosis
Every year, 10 Swedish children are diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle disorder. Each year 1,000 children in Sweden are inflicted by blood cancer. Now, scientists from KTH have developed a technology which in the future will lead to patients who suffer from these two diseases having both a longer and a better life.
“Using your phone in the car cuts costs and pollution – and it can save lives”
Peter Händel wants you to make your mobile phone a part of the car’s dashboard. The KTH Professor of Signal Processing has helped create a new mobile application for safer and more efficient driving. “In the public debate, drivers are often warned about using a mobile phone while driving, but I say the opposite: your mobile phone should be seen as an extension of the car’s dashboard.”
Department of Intelligent Systems
We conduct research and education in the general area of intelligent systems. Our research activities range from basic and theoretical to applications in autonomous systems, robotics, AI and machine learning, media processing, sensors, micro and nanosystems, and communications.