Department News

New professors at the Faculty of Science and Technology

At the end of October 2017, five new professors were installed at Umeå University's Årshögtid. Read more and watch movie clips about the new professors (in Swedish).

The LEC – now an efficient and bright device

Researchers from Umeå University and Linköping University have developed light-emitting electrochemical cells (LECs) that emit strong light at high efficiency. As such, the thin, flexible and light-weight LEC promises future and improved applications within home diagnostics, signage, illumination an...

Research and development of humanoid robots using physics-based simulation

Dr. Shinichiro Nakaoka from AIST visited UMIT Lab on October 31 and gave a talk on the use of physics-based simulation in research and development of humanoid robots.

Spin-off company provide solutions for world’s premiere robotics competition

The spin-off company Algoryx Simulation has been contracted to provide solutions for physics simulation to the world’s premiere robotics competition, World Robot Challenge held at the World Robot Summit, Japan.

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists.

MIT – a place to meet

On Friday 27 April, the focus environment MIT place opens with a robot competition organised by students in engineering physics. The inauguration programme continues on 2 and 3 May with speeches and inspiring lectures in the MIT Building.

News Archive