The students from LiU were given a dream assignment: develop a pressure-resistant device. A device that contains an experiment. And is to be launched into space.
This is part of a research project in which LiU students get to collaborate with the Swedish furniture giant. The students document possibility of repairing, replacing and reusing.
LiU alumnus and doctoral student Ivan Martinovic swapped Swedish winter for a warmer climate and headed for Silicon Valley. He represents the LEAD company Polar Light Technologies in Berkeley SkyDeck’s sought-after accelerator programme.
LiU’s interdisciplinary investment in e-health is here to stay. In a course, students from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences are working together with students from the Faculty of Science and Engineering to develop digital solutions.
Researchers at Linköping University are studying whether a reading robot can increase fourth graders’ interest in reading. The interdisciplinary project brings together researchers in technology, cognition and pedagogy.
Studenthälsa.se is now being launched – a web portal that will help all students in Sweden to improve their well-being. Linköping University is managing the coordination of the content of the site.
Despite a number of setbacks, LiU master's students won a title in the big SAE Aero Design aviation competition in Brazil. LiU is now investing in recurring student projects aimed at competing with small, remote-controlled aircraft.
Where should bleeding control equipment be located to save as many lives as possible? Researchers have found the answer to this through computer simulations of a bomb exploding in a shopping centre.
Being able to 3D print various products may change processes in various areas, from the manufacturing industry to healthcare.
The Swedish government is appointing an AI Commission to strengthen Swedish competitiveness and develop the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in Sweden. One of the members is LiU professor Fredrik Heintz.
Young adults with intellectual disabilities are involved in designing a digital tool that will help them feel better. According to researcher Ulrika Müssener, it goes without saying that users should be asked what they need and want.
The semiconductor shortage is becoming increasingly urgent. Linköping University conducts materials research in close collaboration with industry, with a view to increasing the semiconductor production rate in Europe.
Linköping is the first Swedish city to win one of the European Commission’s European Capital of Innovation Awards (iCapital). LiU has played an important part in this success in many ways.
Linköping University, Volvo Construction Equipment, Bosch Thermoteknik, Mälardalen University, and Addiva are joining forces to advance resource efficiency and promote a circular economy in the Swedish manufacturing industry.
Construction transport in cities creates major disruption. This can be greatly reduced. But it requires better planning and management at an early stage in construction projects.
Reliable, open and sustainable – those are the qualities aimed for in a ChatGPT for European languages including Swedish. The project is carried out in collaboration with organisations from Germany, Iceland, Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands.
Eight students from Washington State University (WSU) have landed at LiU. They are the first intakes in the new four-way collaboration between LiU, WSU and aircraft manufacturers Saab and Boeing.
People with the same level of income increasingly live in the same kind of areas. This is shown in new research from Linköping University, where changes in income segregation in Sweden have been investigated for almost 30 years.
Not everyone suddenly gets an email from Carl-Johan Bonnier with an invitation to a meeting at Bonnier’s head office in Stockholm. But this happened to Professor Hans Sjögren.
Thymus may play a bigger role in the immune system of adults than was previously believed. With age, the glandular tissue in the thymus is replaced by fat, but the rate at which this happens is linked to sex, age and lifestyle factors.
Technology, expertise, methods and initiatives can be coordinated more within and between higher education institutions. Linköping University is now one of four new sites in the Swedish research infrastructure SciLifeLab.
Civil engineers Agnes Karlén and Emma Torstensson received an award of SEK 30,000, for their master's thesis on composite materials .
So-called quantum encryption will ensure the security of sensitive information – but this new technology has to be tested outside the lab environment. LiU is therefore taking part in a project studying secure communication channels of the future.
He has worked all over the world, finding weaknesses in supposedly foolproof computer systems. He has found hackers that were then brought to justice. This year’s Alumnus of the Year, is ready to crack down on cyber attacks and computer intrusion.
One of the foundations on which Linköping University’s success is built is collaboration. It connects our education to the labour market, strengthens the relevance of our research, and makes it possible for the knowledge gained to benefit society.