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 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.
Social benefits – impact
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...Read the article
AI improves the lives of amputees
About 35 percent of those who have been amputated refrain from prostheses because they are too uncomfortable. By placing connected sensors in the pros...Read the article
PECA will spread knowledge to the industry
KTH starts a knowledge bank with content that can be used by professional educators to put together corporate training. This way, Swedish industry wil...Read the article
See more examples from the ITM-school: The social benefits of the ITM school - Impact
- Thesis hot topic in politicians’ social media
19 Oct 2020
- Now Machine design is corona safe(r)
26 Aug 2020
- Smartwatches tell us how to design cities
20 May 2020
- Students show smart products during digital "Kexpo"
13 May 2020
- Sensors improve life for amputees
15 Jan 2020
30OctPublic defences of doctoral thesesFriday 2020-10-30, 13:04Doctoral student: Gabriele Riva , Tribologi, Brembo S.p.A.2020-10-30T13:04:00.000+01:00 2020-10-30T13:04:00.000+01:00 A methodology to simulate automotive disc brake tribology and emissions (Public defences of doctoral theses) A methodology to simulate automotive disc brake tribology and emissions (Public defences of doctoral theses)