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Newsmakers at KTH

Green bonds, complex diseases and melting metals. These are some of the areas where students and researchers from KTH have recently attracted international attention.

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Researchers aim to densify train traffic

When the number of train trips on several high-traffic railroad lines through the country is reduced due to maintenance work, the KTH Railway Group is working to get more traffic on the available tracks.

Two male students talking with a female teacher.
KTH jumps from 98th place to 58th in the latest QS World University Rankings on sustainability. Photo: M. Glans

KTH climbs QS sustainability ranking

KTH Royal Institute of Technology is now ranked 58th best university in the world in tackling environmental, social and governance issues, according to QS World University Rankings.

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Electrically powered cargo bikes were used by citizen scientists to replace cars. The picture is from a start-up event organised by the research project (Photo: Magnus Atterfors).

Challenge of living without a car

How hard can it be to live a car-free everyday life? Quite problematic if you have to juggle work and leisure activities. This was demonstrated when a number of households in southern Stockholm were c...

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Professor Ulf Ringertz explores aircraft behaviour under and above the speed of sound in NASA's Transonic Dynamics Tunnel (TDT). His team has built a generic fighter aircraft model based on the characteristics of the Gripen JAS 39.

Challenging the speed of sound in NASA's wind tunnel

A collaboration between KTH and NASA is taking aeronautical research to new heights. The project is an important contribution to aviation safety and underlines the importance of international partners...

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Metallic surface with a machine tool working on the surface.

Project to boost machinery components' life

A new project aims to improve the lifetime of machine parts by utilizing advanced surface functionalization of components. Researcher Robert Tomkowski from the Department of Production Engineering is ...

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Group photo of project members.
Members of the project team. From left to right: Saul Rodriguez (KTH), Johanna Flodin (Muscle Matrix Support AB - MMS), Paul Ackermann (MMS), Malin Otter (KTH, degree project at MMS), Robin Juthberg (MMS), Nelida Aliaga (MMS), Jafeth Lizana (MMS), Bashar Jamal Pati (KTH - degree project at MMS).

Funding boost on blood clot prevention

Vinnova grants 4 MSEK for the development of next-generation Venous Thromboembolism prevention.

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Rafael Guedez and José Garcia
Rafael Guedez and José Garcia from KTH.

Researchers make power plants more flexible

The increase of solar and wind power demands flexible power plants that can operate when the wind doesn’t blow or there is no sun. Maybe hydrogen or ammonia in gas turbines combined cycle power plants...

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