About the Department
The area of the department of Machine Design is product development in its broadest sense – covering working procedures, design methods and tools, technology development, and physical phenomena.
Profile and mission
The development of society as a whole and the ability of Swedish industry to compete internationally are highly dependent on our capability of innovation, design and development of new, better and more attractive products. The area of the department is product development in its broadest sense – covering working procedures, design methods and tools, technology development, and physical phenomena.
The overall mission of the department of Machine Design is to serve industry and society on a long term basis by developing and delivering excellent knowledge and highly skilled people. This means that the same high attention is paid to the quality of both research and education.
The department includes eight professorial chairs in product innovation engineering; product and service design; integrated product development; mechatronics; embedded control systems; combustion engines; machine elements and tribology.