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FEI3391 Research Seminars in Electrical Engineering 4.5 credits

The course is a seminar course where PhD dissertations and presentations of licentiate theses (alternatively 50% seminars) mainly at the department of electrical engineering make up the course content and the course runs continuously.

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FEI3391 (Spring 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

 Seminar course with self-studies and assignments after each attended seminar.

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:
Explain and discuss the research front in electrical engineering and link to important current societal issues such as sustainability.
Explain and argue for the importance of your own research area in electrical engineering.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted as a PhD student at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at KTH in the subject of electrical engineering and specialization Electromagnetism, Electric Power and energy, Plasma Physics, or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • EXA1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

 The course is a seminar course where PhD theses dissertations and presentations of licentiate theses at the department of electrical engineering make up the course content and the course run continuously. The doctoral student must attend at least 20 of the seminars described above. Each attended seminar is covered in a 1-page reflective report.

Other requirements for final grade

The student must attend at least 20 dissertations or licentiate seminars and have written a report on each individual seminar.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Daniel Månsson (

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at EECS/Electrical Engineering