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Department of Machine Design

We work with product development in the broadest sense – with everything from innovation management and design methods to surface- and component development and design of engineering systems.

Units and competence centers

The Department of Machine Design consists of four units that conduct their own research and education. We have five competence centers working closely with the industry and providing research-related infrastructure.

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Time for this year's KEXPO!

Kexpo shows student work from the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The third-year students' degree project in Mechatronics and Design and Product Development has emerged in close contact with various companies. First year students in Design and Product Development have developed weareable aids. There is a total of 80 different projects with pictures, descriptions and posters. Do not miss these future product developers!


Nordic Industrial IoT Roadmap

Five Nordic universities have developed a roadmap on Industrial IoT (IIoT). IIoT is a key enabling technology for the green transition, bringing together several technological paradigms, from smart electronic components, 5G technologies, to AI and Edge Computing. Editors are Professor Paul Pop, Technical University of Denmark and Professor Martin Törngren, KTH.

For more information and to download the Nordic Industrial IoT roadmap visit:

Social benefits – impact

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PECA starts educating Swedish industry

Swedish industry lack updated knowledge in many technologies. Now, KTH's industrial network ICES is about to change that when launching its pilot proj...

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Highest citation and best paper for unusual trio

Three ITM Professors from two different departments form the team behind JMS Best Paper Award for 2020 – celebrating the highest citations during five...

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Thesis hot topic in politicians’ social media

"It is cheaper to own an electric car than a petrol-driven car." If you think you’ve seen this headline recently, you’re right: the research of Jens H...

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The social benefits of the ITM school - Impact

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Last changed: May 31, 2021