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ME310 2023 kicking off

BTH is back again this year, joining forces with Stanford Mechanical Engineering and the Volvo Group for a final-year ME310 student project where we explore innovation opportunities within transportation and construction.  This year three Volvo entities, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Trucks, and Volvo Innovation Lab, have teamed up and challenged the students to focus on […]

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Investigating effects of group model building on sustainable design decision-making 

Abstract This research seeks to investigate the effects of a Group Model Building approach on the sustainability knowledge base prior to the weighting of design requirements. Current practice shows that the knowledge about sustainability impacts and implications on other design objectives often is limited and dispersed among decision-makers. Including sustainability criteria in needs and requirements, therefore, tend […]

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ME310 Convergence week på Stanford

BTHs team i Stanfordprojektet ME310 är precis hemkomna från ”Convergence Week” på Stanford University, där man tillsammans har jobbat med projektet och bestämt sitt slutkoncept som man ska konstruera till slutpresentationen i juni.  Årets projekt går ut på att utforska behov och möjligheter att ta alternativa energikällor till platser där man inte har lättillgänglig infrastruktur […]

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Soluppgång över Bergamo

Josefin och Albin på utbyte i Bergamo

Hallå där Albin och Josefin! Ni är iväg på utlandsstudier. Var befinner ni er?Jajjemän! Vi befinner oss i Bergamo i norra Italien. Bergamo ligger i regionen Lombardiet, strax utanför Milan. Vi pluggar på University of Bergamo.  Varför ville ni genomföra en utbytestermin?Främst kände vi att det hade kunnat vara en lärorik och häftig upplevelse att […]

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DNES for tracking Dirt Digitally with Volvo Group presented at Stanford EXPE

DNES, an integrated platform solution that supports a timely, safe, and more sustainable management of construction materials in and between construction sites, was presented at the Stanford University final design exhibition EXPE last Thursday. Three final-year mechanical engineering students from BTH along with their four American collaborators from Stanford University’s mechanical engineering program presented and […]

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More people want to study engineering at BTH

Strong research and profiling towards digitalization and sustainability in engineering renders strong application numbers.  As we recently reached the deadlines for admission for the 2021 autumn, we can see that the application numbers for educations at BTH are strongly positive compared to recent years. We have a total of 8,137 applicants for our programs, which […]

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Design thinking approach and program outline

Shaping wicked problem solvers: innovating education programs through design thinking

Abstract: Societies across the globe are facing many unprecedented challenges; climate change, pandemics, and resource depletion, just to name a few. These societal challenges, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and companies’ demands about knowledge and skills required from future employees have put pressure on academia to develop suitable education programmes in many disciplines, including product […]

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