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  • From gardener at KTH to workshop manager

    Published May 26, 2021

    Hi, Tomas Östberg, technician and responsible for the workshop at MMK, retiring after 48 years at KTH. What have you done all this time at KTH?

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  • PECA starts educating Swedish industry

    Woman sits in chair with phone
    Study when, and how, it suits you - that's crucial in modern pedagogy for complementary education. Photo:, Unsplash
    Published Apr 21, 2021

    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

    Published Mar 10, 2021

    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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  • Merging art with cutting edge technology

    A woman interacting with the robot sculpture.
    Published Feb 17, 2021

    What do you get if you combine art and advanced technology? Well, for example, the artwork Being Unthinkable - a robot sculpture that is floating four...

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  • Challenges when cyber systems meet humans

    Selfdriving minibus in city
    The self-driving car is just one example where cyber systems interact with physical systems and people. Photo: G.M. Cruise
    Published Feb 03, 2021

    In our homes and surroundings, computer systems are hiding that both measure and control things, often connected to the Internet. What happens when th...

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  • Design students create services for online learning

    4 video images.
    The project results are presented in eight films. There are suggestions for platforms for finding study buddies or have a coffee with new people and lecture studios for teachers, to mention a couple.
    Published Jan 26, 2021

    This year the master students in the Advanced Service Design got a special assignment from their teachers. The result: eight suggestions that really w...

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  • Wave energy benefits from the mistakes of wind power

    Bouy at sea.
    Next in line to do the same journey as wind and solar power might be ocean wave energy. Photo: Cor-Power
    Published Jan 20, 2021

    Is wave energy the new star of renewables? The potential is great and a research team at KTH works towards a faster development for harvesting the pow...

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  • Impressive projects in mechatronic’s “Grand Finale”

    Image collage of student projects
    Published Dec 14, 2020

    As most events these days, the “The Grand Finale”, the demo session of the Mechatronic Capstone Course was given digitally. Despite that, spirit was u...

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  • The autonomous forest machines are here

    Forest machine in action.
    Self driving forest machines are both more efficient than classic machines, and reduce the amount of ground damage. Photo: eXtractor.
    Published Dec 11, 2020

    Researchers and students from KTH have been involved in the development of a new autonomous forest machine that picks up timber. They have both develo...

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  • Re-thinking of parking areas can transform cities

    Parkeringsrutor och två bilar samt texten mobility hub över tre av rutorna.
    Published Nov 10, 2020

    What will happen with the existing parking areas in a future urban environment with less cars and shared transportation? On that note, researchers at ...

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  • He helps companies support companies during the crisis

    Porträtt Emil Berlin
    Emil Berlin, an alumnus from MMK, has taken the initiative to "Håll Sverige igång" where companies help companies during the corona crisis.
    Published Nov 06, 2020

    This spring, Emil Berlin, an alumnus from the programme Design and Product Development (MMK), and his colleagues launched the "Håll Sverige igång" ini...

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  • Thesis hot topic in politicians’ social media

    Electric car in urban environment
    Photo: Andrew Roberts on Unsplash
    Published Oct 19, 2020

    "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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  • Now Machine design is corona safe(r)

    Image from one of the workshops with hand alcohol in the foreground and students in the back.
    Published Aug 26, 2020

    The students are largely back on campus. But the corona pandemic is not over. How do you minimize the risk of infection when on-site education starts ...

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  • Smartwatches tell us how to design cities

    Graphic illustration: public transport, biometric data collected by user, IoT Device, autonomous vehicle and MERGEN analysis.
    Published May 20, 2020

    Smartwatches can be a low cost, effective tool in collecting data on how people are affected by different environments when planning and designing a c...

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  • Students show smart products during digital "Kexpo"

    Stefan Ståhlgren with his students
    Published May 13, 2020

    A vacuum cleaner that takes very little space, a harness for figure skaters and a ladder for stairs - these are some of the student projects at this y...

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  • Sensors improve life for amputees

    Fredrik Asplund and Dejiu Chen
    KTH researchers Fredrik Asplund and Dejiu Chen.
    Published Jan 15, 2020

    35 percent of the amputees reject prosthetics because they are too uncomfortable. By placing connected sensors in the prosthetic sockets, KTH will opt...

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  • Mechatronics & Embedded Systems HK 2019

    Published Dec 06, 2019

    All are warmly welcome to the Presentations and/or the Demos by our Mechatronics and Embedded Systems advanced course students.

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  • Competence center will make edge computing trustworthy

    Published Aug 28, 2019

    The accelerating digitalization and its growing amount of data puts internet under severe pressure. A new competence center, led by KTH, will work on ...

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  • Mobile in bed increases stress

    Ainhoa Martin Garcia and Agnes Comstedt, students at the Degree Programme in Design and Product Realisation, have mapped the connection between the use of smartphones and stress in their master's thesis. Photo: Anna Gullers
    Published Aug 27, 2019

    Having trouble putting your mobile phone down when in bed? You are not alone. However, our smartphone use in bed often increases stress and gives us s...

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  • New center for Edge computing

    Published Jul 17, 2019

    On 18 June, KTH and Martin Törngren got green light to start a new competence center for Edge computing.

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