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Kick-off for MD3S+ profile project

Together with company partners and the entire research team a kick-off was held to celebrate the start of MD3S+ (Model Driven Development and Decision Support profile+, 55 msek 3 year project). Dean Benny Lövström and Profile Director Professor Tobias Larsson inaugurated the profile+ project. Presentations of the three research streams then took place and it […]

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Makerspace on the road

During two days we put the makerspace on wheels together with Kreativum in order to bring the concept pf creation with technology to the younger kids in Blekinge County. We visited two schools (Kättilsmåla skola and Hobyskolan) and gave 4 makerspace sessions for kids age 10-14, and in parallel Kreativum gave 4 sessions. Kreativum used […]

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Makerdag för 8’e-klassare

Rödebyskolans 8’e-klassare (ett 50-tal) spenderade dagen i Karlskrona Makerspace under ledning av PDRL’s Tobias Larsson i syfte att bekanta sig mer med teknikutveckling samt att själva få jobba sig igenom en produktutvecklingsuppgift. Efter en introduktion till BTH och våra utbildningar, forskargruppens fokus på digital modelldriven produktutveckling, samt fått grunderna i vad ett makerspace är och […]

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BTH exchange students in China

Adam and Marcus are studying the 4th year on the masters programme in mechanical engineering at BTH. They are also our first batch of exchange students from mechanical engineering in collaboration with Shanghai Polytechnic University in China. Last week they went for a visit to the office of Xylem in China. Xylem also have manufacturing […]

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Key guidelines for designing integrated solutions to support development of marginalised societies

ABSTRACT Marginalised societies face a wide range of deprivations and constraints at individual, institutional, economic, and technological levels. To satisfy unmet or underserved needs of poor people living in these societies, it is essential to address all the relevant constraints in the target context through the design of integrated solutions. Many studies have explored the […]

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Newsletter: Ramping up research profile+ | 2019:04

We did get the approval for the Profile+ extension (3 year / 55 MSEK) from the Knowledge Foundation, excellent!This means that we will further deepen the research in digital product development in order to support the transition to a sustainable society, and we will support our partners development of sustainable product-service systems suitable for the circular economy.

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Introducing value driven design in engineering education: teaching the use of value models in preliminary design

ABSTRACT Methods and approaches for teaching engineering disciplines are evolving to adapt to the needs of companies and society. Engineering Design is one of the areas most influenced by such changes and constantly striving to develop more effective and efficient strategies to prepare the soon-to-be engineers to face the challenges of a real working environment. […]

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Knowledge Foundation supports development of profile education in Mechanical Engineering!

The Knowledge Foundation (hhttp://www.kks.se/) has decided to fund the development of our MSc Programme in Mechanical Engineering (project budget of 2.7 MSEK). “It feels great that The Knowledge Foundation believes in us and the research profile we have in mechanical engineering! Connected to our research, and in intense collaboration with industry, we now get the […]

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AVANS – Development of Second-Cycle MSc Programme in Mechanical Engineering

Projektet syftar till att utveckla och påtagligt förnya Civilingenjörsprogrammet i Maskinteknik vid Blekinge Tekniska Högskola. Baserat på resultat från KKS forskningsprofil Model-Driven Development and Decision Support – MD3S, är målet att skapa ett program som utbildar och förbereder ingenjörsstudenter för digital produktutveckling där de kan samarbeta med företagspartners kring framtida innovationer i ett sammanhang och […]

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