Department of Science and Technology (ITN)

Kiselskiva ofokuserad i fokuserat ljusThe Department of Science and Technology is part of Campus Norrköping.
We research and teach in several technical and scientific disciplines, of which our main areas are organic electronics, media technology, communications and logistics.

The department offers about 200 courses annually for our master and bachelor programs. We also have extensive doctoral studies. 

You can find us in the beautiful industrial landscape by the Motala River in central Norrköping.

Research Environments

Activities

23 April 2024

26 April 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Applied Physics: Patrik Isacsson

10.15 am – 1.00 pm  Room K2, Kåkenhus building, Campus Norrköping

Patric Isacsson, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Material Design for Paper Electrodes: A Papermaking Perspective on Electrode Fabrication”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Nadège Reverdy-Bruas; Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble INP, France. Supervisor is Isak Engquist, LiU.

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29 April 2024

3 May 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Visualization and Media Technology: Alina Pranovich

9.15 am – 1.00 pm Room K3, Kåkenhus building, Campus Norrköping

Alina Pranovich, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Modelling appearance printing – Acquisition and digital reproduction of translucent and goniochromatic materials”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Associate Professor Peter Stefan Nussbaum, Norweigan University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Supervisor is Sasan Gooran, LiU.

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8 May 2024

14 May 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Applied Physics: Mohsen Mohammadi

1.00 pm – 5.00 pm Room K1, Kåkenhus building, Campus Norrköping

Mohsen Mohammadi, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Stretchable Electronics using Wood-based Functional Materials”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Martin Kaltenbrunner, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. Supervisor is Klas Tybrandt, LiU.

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17 May 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Applied Physics: Cyril Routier

10.00 am – 1.00 pm Room K4, Kåkenhus building, Campus Norrköping

Cyril Routier, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Plant Nanobionics: From Localized Carbon Capture to Precision Molecular Delivery”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Associate Professor Seon-Yoeng Kwak, Seoul National University, South Korea. Supervisor is Eleni Stavrinidou, LiU.

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21 May 2024

NKPG Tech Day 2024 - Visualization and AI

1.00 pm – 5.00 pm Värmekyrkan, Holmentorget 3, Norrköping

In a world where the pace of change accelerates by the minute, staying ahead isn’t just an option—it’s a necessity.Norrköping Tech Days 2024 invites you to embark on a journey through the realms of Applied AI and Visualization, unraveling the threads of tomorrow, today.One of our key note speakers is Professor Anders Ynnerman from LiU. For full programme and registration, see link below.

24 May 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Applied Physics: Anatolii Makhinia 

10.00 am – 1.00 pm Room K1, Kåkenhus building, Campus Norrköping

Anatolii Makhinia, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Advanced Additive Manufacturing of Organic Electrochemical Transistors for Bioelectronic and Logic Circuit Applications”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Dr Barbara Stadlober, Institute for Sensors, Photonics and Manufacturing Technologies, Joanneum Research, Austria. Supervisor is Simone Fabiano, LiU and Peter Andersson Ersman, RISE.

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31 May 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Applied Physics: Marzieh Zabihipour 

10.00 am – 1.00 pm Room K1, Kåkenhus building, Campus Norrköping

Marzieh Zabihipour, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Organic Electrochemical Transistors for Printed Digital Circuits”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Professor Ronald Österbacka, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Åbo Akademi University, Finland. Supervisor is Magnus Berggren, LiU.

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News

Researcher (Xenofon Strakosas) by a microscope.

Ten million donation for research position in electronic medicine

The Stig Wadström Foundation is donating around SEK ten million to LiU, to fund a research position in electronic medicine. The researcher chosen for this position is Xenophon Strakosas at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics in Norrköping.

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Two new Wallenberg Scholars at LiU

Researchers Feng Gao and Daniel Västfjäll at LiU have been appointed as new Wallenberg Scholars. In addition, six LiU researchers will have their  scholar periods extended. Each researcher receives between SEK 18 and 20 million for five years.

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The academic sleuth – facing death threats and ingratitude

Lonni Besançon devotes evenings and weekends to rarely appreciated sanitation work. By exposing shortcomings in scientific articles, he has made a lot of enemies. It has gone so far that death threats have become commonplace for him.

Person in labcoat and gloves pours a blue liquid onto a glass surface.

New sustainable method for creating organic semiconductors

Researchers at LiU have developed a new, more environmentally friendly way to create conductive inks for use in organic electronics. The findings pave the way for future sustainable technology.

Major investment in new equipment for materials research

The Wallenberg Initiative Materials Science for Sustainability, WISE, donates SEK 44 million to Linköping University for new scientific equipment that will contribute to cutting-edge materials research.

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Electronic “soil” enhances crop growth

Barley seedlings grow on average 50% more when their root system is stimulated electrically through a new cultivation substrate.  LiU-researchers have developed an electrically conductive “soil” for hydroponics.

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A visualisation centre to understand and change the world

To show what actually cannot be seen, and to make complex information comprehensible by way of images. This is what visualisation is about, and this is the objective of the Visualization Center C in Norrköping.

Contact

Staff

Postal address

Linköping University
Department of Science and Technology
Campus Norrköping
SE-601 74 Norrköping, Sweden

Visiting address

Department of Science and Technology
Bredgatan 33
Kåkenhus, floor 5
Campus Norrköping

Phone, fax and e-mail

Phone: +46 11 363000
Fax: +46 11 363270
E-mail: registrator@itn.liu.se

 

Google map showing the location of Campus Norrköping

Campus Norrköping location

The Department of Science and Technology is situated at Campus Norrköping which has a central location in the city of Norrköping
Link to location on Google maps