Interviews

Welcome to meet a few of our existing and former doctoral students and learn more about what it is like to be a doctoral student at KTH!

Working close to industry motivates Rebecca

Rebecca works in very close proximity with the electric power industry and her former employer ABB, providing both great benefits and exciting challenges.

"Meeting people in industry who are interested in what I'm doing motivates me"

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Lei Shi appreciates the freedom and trust

Lei Shi came to KTH to complete a master's degree and decided to stay on for PhD studies in Communication Systems.

"The best thing about my PhD studies is the freedom and the trust from my supervisor, whose emphasis on asking the right questions has had a lasting effect on me"

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Therese chose to stay at KTH

After completing a master's degree at KTH, Therese decided to continue with doctoral studies. Today she is focusing on railway bridges in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment.

“The whole concept of a doctoral position is to get paid as a regular employee while also being educated”

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Former doctoral student Sibel started working for Ericsson

Sibel's PhD studies in energy-efficient wireless networks led to a position at Ericsson Research in Stockholm.

"I believe there will be more attention both from academia and industry defining innovative energy-saving solutions"

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Realising a research dream

As an industry-employed doctoral student, Fredrik Ström splits his time between a consulting firm and KTH.

"Doing research has been a dream of mine ever since I studied Computer Technology. At heart, I'm a consultant, but I'm also an engineer who wants do delve deeper. Now I can do both."

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