24 October 2022, 8.00 am - 31 December 2022, 4.00 pm
Valla Library, Studenthuset, third floor, Campus Valla
The students who have participated in the exchange between LiU and Moi University in Kenya attest to what an important learning experience they have had. The collaboration and being able to have an internship in another part of the world were valuable on both private and professional levels. The photo exhibition Horizons presents the 30-year collaboration between the universities, as well as other ways that LiU has made a mark in Kenya.
Speaker is Olof Sandgren, Associate Professor in the Department of Logopedics, Phoniatrics and Audiology at Lund University, Sweden. The title of this talk is “Evaluation of the effect of teacher continued professional development on student language abilities”. Olof will discuss success factors and pitfalls, and present thoughts on ways forward in creating better educational opportunities for students with and without language disorder.
12.15 pm – 1.00 pm
Lövverket, Studenthuset, Campus Valla, and online via Zoom
“to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties” Presented by Mariana S Gustafsson (IEI)
Higher seminar: Rights and Recognition of ‘Children of the Enemy’ in Scandinavia
1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Lethe, Temahuset, Campus Valla
Child Studies invites to Higher seminar with Dr. Martina Koegeler-Abdi, postdoctoral researcher at Human Rights Studies and the Department of History, Lunds universitet. Titel of the talk is "Rights and Recognition of ‘Children of the Enemy’ in Scandinavia". The seminar is open for everyone.
Workshop Medical Digital twins in Sweden - MeDigiT
1.00 pm – 5.00 pm
This workshop gathers those working with medical digital twins in Sweden, to talk about how we can promote the usage of digital twins within health care, research and industry. The workshop will showcase the wide variety of medical twins in Sweden today, with their different kinds of underlying technology and purposes.
Link to Zoom meeting: https://liu-se.zoom.us/j/63058145097
The next seminar invites Paul Bourgine from Lund University who will give a talk with the title “Engineering patient mini-bones for the personalized modeling of bone-developing cancers”. Host is Francisca Lottersberger and the seminar takes place in Zoom. Welcome to join!
Disputation in Sustainable Systems with specialisation in Environmental management and engineering: Abhijna Neramballi
9.15 am – 12.00 pm
Planck, Fysikhuset and online via Teams
Abhijna Neramballi at Division of Environmental Technology and Management, Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Product-Service System Designing for Environmental Sustainability:
Insights into Design Cognition of Experienced Product Developers". Opponent is Professor Claudia Eckert, School of Engineering &Innovation, Open University, UK. Language: English. The event is open to the public.
Public Disputation in Chemistry: Karin Höjer Holmgren
9.00 am – 12.00 pm
Planck and online via Zoom. For link please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Karin Höjer Holmgren, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, will defend her PhD thesis "Route attribution of chemical warfare agents - retrospective classification of unknown threat samples".Opponent is Professor Peter Haglund, Umeå University.
Public defence of doctoral thesis in Applied Physics: Hamid Ghorbani Shiraz
Hamid Ghorbani Shiraz, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Electrochemical reduction of protons and organic molecules in hydrogen technologies”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Ola Wendt, Lund University, Sweden. Supervisor is Magnus Berggren, LiU.
There are many challenges ahead as we seek to navigate the tensions and synergies between democracy and environmentalism with a growing skepsis that democracy can handle the scale and severity of the global environmental crisis, there are also glimmers of hope. In this seminar, we look at the work already undertaken by citizens, politicians, and public managers in their everyday lives, using resources at their disposal to mend dysfunctional democratic disconnects.
Pia Andersen, at Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, defends her thesis entitled ”Implementation of physical activity on prescription in routine healthcare with access to physical activity counsellors”. Opponent: Professor Lars Weinehall, Umeå university. Host: professor Per Nilsen, HMV. The event is open to the public. Language: Swedish.
Adrian Horga, at the Department of Computer and
Information Science (IDA), defends his thesis entitled "Performance and Security Analysis for GPU-Based Applications". Main supervisor: Petru Eles, Professor emeritus, IDA. Opponent: Nicola Bombieri, Associate Professor, University of Verona, Italy. Chairman: Nahid Shahmehri, Professor emerita, IDA. The event is public and held in English.
Welcome to the Analytical Sociology Seminar with the title: "Belief distortion and norm inferences" Invited speaker is Christina Bicchieri, University of Pennsylvania. The seminar is open for the public. Language: English. Please contact email@example.com for Zoom link.
Stina Gunnarsson, at Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, defends her thesis titled ”What makes a patient satisfied with intrathecal baclofen treatment for spasticity: Expectations and experiences”. Opponent is Docent Anna Danielsson, University of Gothenburg. Language: Swedish.
Public defence of doctoral thesis in Vehicular Systems: Viktor Leek
10.15 am – 1.00 pm
TEMCAS, house T, Campus Valla
Viktor Leek, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Optimal Control for Energy Efficient Vehicle Propulsion: Methodology, Application, and Tools". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Supervisor: Professor Lars Eriksson, Associate Prof. Jan Åslund, LiU. Opponent: Prof. Giorgio Rizzoni, The Ohio State University, USA.
Maria Xeroudaki, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, defends her doctoral thesis "Advanced surgeries, medicines and materials for corneal regeneration". Opponent is Professor Stefan Schrader, Universität Oldenburg, Germany. The defense takes place on site in Belladonna, Campus US. For questions, contact supervisor Neil Lagali.
Mattias Tiger, at the Department of Computer and
Information Science (IDA), defends his thesis entitled "Safety-Aware Autonomous Systems: Preparing Robots for Life in the Real World". Main supervisor: Fredrik Heintz, Professor, IDA. Opponent: Rachid Alami, Dr., LAAS-CNRS, France. Chairman: Fredrik Lindsten, Professor, IDA. The event is public and held in English.
<p>Linda Lantz, at the department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, will defend her PhD thesis “Synthesis of donor-acceptor-donor thiophene based ligands that can be utilized for optical assignment of pathological targets”</p><p></p><p>Opponent is Professor Jerker Mårtensson, Chalmers tekniska högskola.</p>
Public defence of doctoral thesis in applied physics: Jianwei Yu
10.15 am – 4.00 pm
Planck, Fysikhuset and online via Zoom
Jianwei Yu, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), defends his doctoral thesis "The Influence of Energy Levels on Voltage Losses and Charge Generation in Organic Solar Cells". Opponent: Professor Christoph J. Brabec, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Jimmy Hammarbäck, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the licentiate thesis “Modelling fighter pilot intent for future manned-unmanned teaming”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Thomas Porathe, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Supervisor is Jonas Lundberg, LiU.
Vincent Umutabazi at the Department of Mathematics, defends his thesis entitled Boolean complexes of involutions and smooth intervals in Coxeter groups". The opponent is Christian Stump, Professor, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.
Welcome to a workshop where we bring together researchers in academia and industry with different backgrounds such as mathematics, oncology, radiotherapy, image processing and machine learning to share knowledge and initiate further interdisciplinary collaborations.
Public licentiate in Solid Mechanics: Hannes Wemming
1.15 pm – 4.00 pm
BL32 Nobel, B Building, Campus Valla
Hannes Wemming at Division of Solid Mechanics, Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Experiments and modelling of composite-aluminium bolted joints". Opponent is Associate Professor Stefan Hallström, KTH. The event is open to the public. Language: Swedish
International Roundtable on Computational Social Science: Xiao-Li Meng
2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Welcome to the International Roundtable on Computational Social Science with Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University. The seminar is open for the public. Language: English. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom link.
Mona Ahlberg, at the Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, is defending her doctoral thesis entitled "Being cared for in an Intensive Care Unit – family functioning and support". The opponent is Professor Åsa Engström, Luleå University.
Rouzbeh Samii, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, will defend his PhD thesis "Group 11–14 Triazenides: Synthesis, characterization, and thermal evaluation for use in chemical vapor deposition". Opponent is Professor Andrew Johnson, University of Bath.
Public defence of licentiate thesis in Applied Physics: Thirza Poot
10.00 am – 1.00 pm
In Temcas T-building and on Zoom.
Thirza Poot, at the department of physics, chemistry and biology, defends her licentiate exam “Sustainable Surface Functionalization of Lightweight Materials Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Replacing Chromium in Anodic coatings and Carbon Nanomaterials for Lightning Strike Protection”. Opponent is Mats Eriksson, LiU.
Viktor Sköld Gustafsson, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the licentiate thesis “ Decision Support for Emergency Response to Multiple Natural Hazards – Challenges and Needs”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Margaret McNamee, Lund University, Sweden. Supervisor is Tobias Andersson Granberg.
Yaoska Reyes, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, defends her doctoral thesis "Norovirus and rotavirus susceptibility – studies from a birth cohort". Opponent is Miren Iturriza-Gómara, Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access, PATH, Geneva, Switzerland. The defense takes place in Belladonna, House 511, Campus US, Linköping.
Public defence of doctoral thesis in computer science: Chih-Yuan Lin
Chih-Yuan Lin at the Dept of Computer and Information Science (IDA) defends her thesis entitled "Network-based Anomaly Detection for SCADA Systems: Traffic Generation and Modeling". Main supervisor: Simin Nadjm-Tehrani, Prof, IDA. Opponent: Aditya Mathur, Senior Prof, Purdue University, USA/iTrust, Singapore University of Technology and Design. Chair: Nahid Shahmehri, Prof emerita, IDA. The event is public and held in English. For a link to the event on Zoom, please contact Anne Moe by email.
Public licentiate defens in Sustainable System Analysis with specialisation in Environmental Technology and Management : Filip Bergman
10.00 am – 12.00 pm
ACAS, A Building, Campus Valla, Linköping
Filip Bergman at the division of Environmental Technology and Management, Department of Management and Engineering defends his licentiate examination entitled "Sustainability performance of Multi-utility tunnels". Supervisor: Joakim Johansson, senior associate professor, LiU. Opponent is dr Sofia Lingegård, KTH. The event is open to the public.
Yashar Gholami, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the licentiate thesis “Adoption of Digital Technologies in Construction: Effects on logistics processes”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Assistant Professor Fredrik Tiedmann, Jönköping University, Sweden. Supervisor is Martin Rudberg.