Media and information technology (MIT)

Media and information technology (MIT)

At Media and Information Technology we do exciting and well-known research and teaching at undergraduate as well as graduate levels.

Learn more about our research and education here, and do not hesitate to contact us should you be interested in collaboration or joining us. We do fundamental and applied research, and participate in a range of large national and international research collaborations. Research projects emanating from the division has yielded multiple successful products that have entered the market. The division of Media and information technology also hosts the research at Visualization center C, where technological and educational research and development are important components. Media and information technology is headed by professor Anders Ynnerman and belongs to the Department of science and technology.


Hand infront of screen with digital autopsy.

Digital autopsies with 3D visualisation technology

It is already possible to perform part of the autopsy with the assistance of mixed reality, and fully digital autopsies might be achieved in the future. In the long term, this technology could render autopsies more efficient and legally certain.

Två persons infront of a row of computer screens in an air traffic control tower at night.

AI learning user behaviour – the future of automation

Automated systems collaborating with humans will be better if they get to know the user through artificial intelligence compared with traditional systems that the user has to learn. This is shown in a recent study involving air traffic controllers.

A person next to a computer with a painting by Hilma af Klint.

Sonification for a stronger art experience

In the 'Sound of Art' project, famous Nordic works of art have been enhanced with new music by different artists. The music was created after LiU researcher Niklas Rönnberg decoded the works of art through musical sonification.

Activities at Media and information technology

12 December 2023

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Design: Magnus Nylin

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

Magnus Nylin, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Flexible Automation in Air Traffic Control Through Adaptation of Human-Automation Collaboration”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Ruth Stilwell, DPA, Norwich University, USA. Supervisor is Jonas Lundberg, LiU.