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  • A giant in materials research

    Mats Hillert
    Professor Emeritus Mats Hillert was 97 years old, all along an active researcher at KTH.
    Published Mar 08, 2023

    During his record-long researcher’s work on Materials Science, Mats Hillert trained generations of scientists and engineers. He also laid the foundation for modern materials science at KTH.

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  • Quantum mechanics could lead to stronger, more sustainable alloys

    man holding piece of metal
    Researcher Song Lu holds a piece of metal that was developed using quantum mechanical theory.
    Published Feb 23, 2023

    It may be an abstract concept for many people, but a new study shows that quantum mechanics can play a role in reducing the carbon footprint for producing steel and other alloys while making materials...

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  • Hillert Modeling Laboratory Launches seminar series about its most important tools

    Programs on screen
    Published Mar 21, 2022

    The Hillert Materials Modeling Colloquium series will cover expertise behind the lab’s inhouse and external tools. In addition, there will be events focusing on key applications and demonstrations. 

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  • Meet the all virtual Hillert Laboratory

    Levente Vitos
    Levente Vitos, director of Hillert Laboratory, explaining ”muffin-tin orbitals”.
    Published Oct 05, 2021

    Modeling is a rapidly growing field in materials science. It is also an area where the new Hillert Laboratory will play an important role.

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