Research News

Researchers get 24 million for creating more age-friendly environment

Publicerad: 2021-05-27

Three BTH researchers, together with a researcher at Umeå University, receive SEK 24 million for a project that will facilitate collaboration between different actors in the municipality in creating a more age-friendly society. – A starting point is that elderly care, spatial planning and the elderly themselves have overlapping interests in housing and care. They […]

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BTH ranks sixth in computer science in Sweden according to a new ranking

Publicerad: 2021-05-24

BTH ranks sixth in Sweden and 352nd in the world when it comes to research in computer science according to a recently completed international ranking. It is the research portal Guide2Research that has recently presented a number of rankings of universities all over the world and individual researchers. – It is very satisfying that BTH […]

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New digital support platform for sustainable product development

Publicerad: 2021-04-21

Researchers in sustainable product development at BTH are developing a digital tool-kit for companies to enable well-informed decisions when developing new solutions. The project is done in close collaboration with a large number of companies, such as AB Volvo, GKN Aerospace and Roxtec. It is funded by the Swedish Innovation Agency Vinnova and will proceed […]

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Signal processing – enabling smart technology

Publicerad: 2021-03-10

Signal processing enables smart cities and self-driving vehicles, the development of pacemakers and hearing aids, automatic image enhancement, mapping of the Earth’s surface, weather forecasts and climate models. Even the altitude variations on Venus have been mapped.  Mattias Dahl is a professor of systems engineering and Mats Pettersson is a professor of electrical engineering. Both work with systems engineering at BTH and […]

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Better results from complex measurement 

Publicerad: 2021-01-13

BTH is developing an expert research team in industrial economics and management. BTH is already strong in measuring the effects of change, such as political change, but the field of efficiency and productivity analysis is relatively new and BTH now aims to become the leader in Sweden and an important player internationally. “Behind a result, […]

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Six researchers in top in new worldwide evaluation

Publicerad: 2020-12-04

Six BTH researchers are included in the list of world top researchers when it comes to their career-long citation impact, according to data recently published by Professor of Medicine and statistician John Ioannidis from Stanford University. Professor of Medicine and statistician John Ioannidis from Stanford University along with two other U.S. researchers, published a publicly […]

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The story of Spotify guilds – the best article in renowned software magazine

Publicerad: 2020-11-23

A paper on Spotify guilds received the 2019 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Software magazine. Lead author, BTH professor Darja Smite, is honored and will continue her research on communities of practice. The paper “Spotify Guilds: How to Succeed with Knowledge Sharing in Large-Scale Agile Organizations” won the 2019 Best Paper Award from the […]

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Researchers support product developers in Tanzania

Publicerad: 2020-11-18

BTH researchers will study how people work with design and development in Tanzania. The aim is to increase their ability to design more successful products. The project is supported by the Swedish Research Council. In developing countries, a large number of people design and produce products such as window coverings, buckets, metal boxes, pots, etc. […]

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Research in big data has had great scientific impact

Publicerad: 2020-11-16

BTH’s research in big data – which focuses on efficient systems for analysis of large amounts of data – has had a major international scientific impact and given companies increased knowledge. This shows a recent external evaluation. The evaluation, carried out by the external analysis company Damvad Analytics, shows a large scientific impact compared with […]

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Research in the automotive industry receives innovation funding

Publicerad: 2020-11-11

Sweden’s innovation agency, Vinnova, is investing just over SEK 6.5 million in a project where BTH researchers will work to predict and prevent cracks that occur during sheet metal forming. – In this project we gather key expertise from Swedish industry, research actors in manufacturing processes and FE modeling as well as leading experts in […]

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