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Nobel Prize lecture at BTH

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 to Oliver Hart, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, and Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA “for their contributions to contract theory”. Martin Andersson, BTH professor in industrial economics and […]

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BTH project won the European Skills Award 2016

In competition with 250 other European projects, the BTH project PROMPT (Professional Master in Software Engineering) won the EU competition European Digital Skills Award 2016 which was held in Brussels on December 1. The project won the category Digital skills for ICT professionals which was one of four categories. The European Digital Skills Award is […]

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Mobile services for health

At BTH there is an on-going research project about mobile services for health. The focus is on how patients living with diabetes and their health care teams can be supported in everyday life with mobile services to facilitate communication and consultation. Since almost everyone today has a mobile phone or a tablet, the researchers have […]

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Further cooperation with Shanghai Polytechnic University

On November 7th, six representatives from Shanghai Polytechnic University visited BTH to discuss further cooperation in education. During the visit, the President of Shanghai Polytechnic University, Tao Yu, met BTH Vice-Chancellor Anders Hederstierna, teachers and researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and staff from the International Office. In the afternoon the visitors also met […]

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BTH takes part in European Researchers’ Night

A record number of cities have shown an interest in participating in European Researchers’ Night in Sweden – ForskarFredag – 2016 and 2017. Researchers from BTH will participate. European Researchers’ Night 2016 will be held on 30 September and involve 31 cities across Sweden, reaching approx. 20,000 visitors. ForskarFredag (Researchers’ Friday) is organised by universities, science […]

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Extended cooperation with Yunnan in China

A university delegation from the city of Kunming in the Yunnan province in China visited BTH yesterday to discuss cooperation between the two universities. Yunnan Normal University in Kunming in southern China has over 33,000 students. BTH already has a successful partnership with another university in Yunnan, namely Kunming University of Science and Technology. Yesterday […]

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Big data in focus for researchers and industry

An important part of BTH’s research is about creating efficient systems for the analysis of large amounts of data, known as big data. During two days around 30 researchers and seven companies have met to discuss research in the field, future challenges and collaborations. “Big data” is an area of great importance in today’s society, […]

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BTH participated in IT security summer school in Ukraine and Russia

  BTH professors and students participated in the summer school master courses in IT security that took place at Lviv, Ukraine, and St Petersburg, Russia, in June and July, 2016. The first part of the summer school took place at Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine, during June 27th and July 8th, where three BTH professors and five […]

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Volvo CE prolongs BTH research collaboration

Jenny Elfsberg (right) and Tobias Larsson with Volvo CE / BTH /Stanford team at 2016 EXPE at Stanford. Over the past three years Volvo CE and BTH within the Product Development Research Lab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, have collaborated within the field of Innovative Product Development. This research collaboration will now be prolonged. The […]

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BTH and Stanford students in joint project

The Master of science programme in sustainable product-service innovation (MSPI) at BTH is a two-year long programme which include a three-quarter global design course at Stanford University. The course features ten corporate-sponsored projects that all have global partner universities from around the world. For the last four years, mechanical engineering at BTH has been the […]

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