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EU grants awarded to three Umeå researchers

Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research projects in cryo-electron microscopy, energy storage and European popular culture.

More teachers with pedagogical qualification

Last week, 14 teachers were appointed qualified teachers and four were appointed excellent teachers in the Umeå University pedagogical qualification model. With this latest addition, the number of qualified and merited teachers has now reached 139, which places Umeå University second in Sweden.

Virtual autonomous vehicles at CVT2018

The Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium 2018 (CVT2018) was held 13-15 March in Kiaserslautern. Martin Servin from UMIT and Michael Brandl from Algoryx Simulation was there and presented work on virtual environments for autonomous vehicles.

Award to granular bulk vision in innovation idea competition

MBV Systems was awarded at SIP STRIM and EIT RawMaterials annual innovation idea competition. The winning pitch, awarded with 600.000 SEK, describe a new technique for granular bulk vision based on state-of-art measurement system and mathematical models for granular flow that was developed recently ...

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.

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