Good news for KTH graduates – you’re among the most employable in the world. According the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Global Employability University Survey and Ranking, KTH is one of the 100 best institutions internationally.
On November 14, 2016, Sigbritt Karlsson took office as the first female President of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Her appointment makes KTH one of a select number of top ranked universities that are headed by women.
KTH has made “big strides” in internationalisation, education, research, collaboration and innovation over the last nine years. Outgoing president Peter Gudmundson reflects on his years at the helm, as he prepares for his final week in office. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Bridge collapses are rare, but there have been enough of them to raise concerns in some parts of the world that their condition is not sufficiently monitored. In Sweden, KTH researchers are taking a hi-tech approach to the country's aging infrastructure, with sensors that detect wear and tear on bridges - as it's happening. [ Bit.ly Link ]
KTH is excited to be a partner in H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award. The Global Change Award is looking for game-changing ideas that can make fashion circular – and help protect our planet. Go to globalchangeaward.com and apply before October 31, 2016.
Individual leukemia cells exhibit unique genetic traits, but single-cell analysis is costly and time-consuming. Now, however, a method for analyzing leukemia cells has been developed at KTH which would reduce the cost by two orders of magnitude. The breakthrough research offers the potential to transform treatment of the disease. [ Bit.ly Link ]
KTH Student Ivan Liljeqvist has developed a swimming-app together with gold medalist and world record breaker Sarah Sjöström and Lars Frölander. The app is aimed at young swimmers; it gives them challenges and the opportunity to compare themselves against other users as well as Olympic stars. This unique component of the app, not only comparing your results with other swimmers but with Olympic... View details ⇨
We’re looking for 58 doctoral students in a variety of research areas. See what openings we have, read more about life as a KTH Ph.D. student, share the opportunity to a friend or apply for the job. [ Bit.ly Link ]