Research profile

Our activities span the entire field of information technology in its widest sense. We work with both the technical solutions and systems. The research programs cover a broad range of ICT areas from basic research projects to applied research in close co-operation with internationally leading universities and industry.

Our faculty is strong with about 40 professors and 30 associate professors and senior lecturers. We undertake research on an internationally advanced level – predominantly in the fields of nanoelectronics, photonics, electronics and computer systems, software technology, communication systems and services. Our teaching staff have long experience and useful industrial and academic networks.

We have identified our research areas. They have the range, volume and quality that constitutes a leading international research environment.

Communication Systems

Software and Computer Systems

Strategic research platforms

KTH have five joint collaboration platforms

Materials development
Information and Communication Technology
Energy Engineering
Transport Research
Life Science Technology

The aim is for these platforms to complement the subject-specific research underway within KTH’s schools. 

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