Research fields

The research at Blekinge Institute of Technology ranges from humanities, business administration and health sciences to mathematics, spatial planning and engineering. Research fields and research groups are listed here in alphabetic order.

Applied health technology

Applied Health Technology is an interdisciplinary science involving many skills and includes studies of how health may be related directly or indirectly to the implementation and impact of technology.

The research is organised within the School of Health Science

Applied signal processing

Noisy latheIn this field researchers try to find new technologies and methods to extract information from different types of signals. The research is also about how methods may be used in industry.

The research is organised within the School of Engineering

Business administration and economics

The research in this field is focused on innovation processes in information economies. The research takes advantage of the university’s focus on information- and communication engineering.

The research is organised within the School of Management

Caring science

The research in this field is profiled towards the care of elderly, in particular cross-cultural care of the elderly and care of people with dementia.

The research is organised within the School of Health Science

Computer science

Demonstration of mine sweeping systemComputer science at BTH has a focus on open distributed systems, in particular agent technology.

The research is organised within the School of Computing

Read more about computer science (DISL research group and CCS research group)

Computer systems engineering

Computer systems engineering has a focus on multiprocessors and real-time systems.

The research is organised within the School of Computing

Read more about computer systems engineering (CCS research group)

Digital Game Development

GSIL specializes in the ongoing development of theory, methods and practice in the design and development of game systems, interactive simulation and visualisation systems, digital fabrication, robotics and interaction concepts and technologies.

The research is organised within the School of Computing

Read more about digital game development (GSIL research group)

Humanities

Research in the humanities at BTH focuses on three areas of study: Literature and IT, Language and IT, and Postcolonial literature.

The research is organised within The School of Planning and Media Design 

Read more about the humanities

Interaction design

Interacion design concerns the shaping of digital products and services with a particular emphasis on users and uses. The research in interaction design is performed at the School of Computing in collaboration with Malmö University.

The research is organised within the School of Computing

Read more about Interaction Design (GSIL research group)

Mathematics and statistics

The research in this field focuses on three main areas: Partial differential equations with applications, Discrete mathematics, and Statistics. In the centre ALGA, researchers work with Lie group analysis.

The research is organised within the School of Engineering

Read more about ALGA

Mechanical engineering

The research in mechanical engineering focuses on product development and sustainability of society.

The research is organised within the School of Engineering

Read more about mechanical engineering

Public health science

The field of public health contributes with knowledge for the promotion of public health and preventive health work.

The research is organised within the School of Health Science

Read more about public health science

Radio communication

The research in this field is focused on novel design methodologies and efficient processing algorithms for future generation radio transmission, radio access, and radar technologies and systems.

The research is organised within the School of Engineering

Read more about research in Radio Communications

Software engineering

Software engineering at BTH has a focus on software architecture, software management and quality, performance and availability aspects, use orientation in software development and object-oriented technology.

The research is organised within the School of Computing

Read about software engineering, SERL research group

Spatial planning

The research in this field includes work on urban regeneration in industrial and residential areas, environmental impact assessment studies, computer-aided planning, transport studies, and conflict management in spatial planning.

The research is organised within The School of Planning and Media Design

Read more about spatial planning

Spatial development and planning

Research in this field is organised within the Centre for Spatial Development and Planning (CTUP), which is an international centre for planning.

Read more about the Centre for Spatial Development and Planning

Technoscience studies

The research in this field is based on ICT and gender research within technoscience. One of its characteristics is inter- and transdisciplinarity.

The research is organised within The School of Planning and Media Design 

Read more about technoscience studies

Telecommunication systems

In this field researchers study the architecture of telecommunication systems and the capacity, security and quality of these systems.

The research is organised within the School of Engineering

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