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Research demos at Innovation Day 2019

The Blue Science Park Innovation Day 2019 was yet another successful demonstration of BTH’s PhD students driven research. With a unique blend of industries represented at the event there was quite a buzz around the HoloLens Augmented Reality based prototypes created for autonomous construction vehicle interaction, and the Poppy Robot used for engineering student experiments.

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Design and Poverty: A Review of Contexts, Roles of Poor People, and Methods

ABSTRACT Design is essential to fulfil unmet or under-served needs of resource-poor societies, supporting their social and human development. A great deal of design research has been undertaken in such low resource settings, and is discussed under different names, such as ‘community development engineering’, ‘humanitarian engineering’, ‘appropriate technology’, ‘design for development’, ‘design at the Base […]

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New simulation course well received

To stay competitive we continually re-evaluate and improve our educational offerings. Among other things, that means improving existing as well as developing new courses. In recent years several new courses have been launched on master level as direct offspring’s of the research project “Model Driven Development and Decision Support”, the main vehicle of research at […]

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Uppfinnare på sportlovet!

Produktutvecklingslabbet bjöd in till en eftermiddag i Karlskrona Makerspace där ungdomar fick delta i årets sportlovsaktivitet; att bygga sin egen “automata”, en mekanisk skulptur. Forskarna Johan Wall, Christian Johansson och Tobias Larsson stöttade i en övning där ett färdigt exempel fanns för att inspirera, men där kidsen själva fick gå igenom processen att tänka ut […]

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A Reverse Engineering Role-Play to Teach Systems Engineering Methods

ABSTRACT Students engaged in systems engineering education typically lack experience and understanding of the multidisciplinary complexity of systems engineering projects. Consequently, students struggle to understand the value, rationale, and usefulness of established systems engineering methods, often perceiving them as banal or trivial. The paper presents a learning activity based on a three-stage reverse engineering role-play […]

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Madeleine årets lärare

Madeleine Hermann, universitetsadjunkt i maskinteknik, tilldelas utmärkelsen ”Årets lärare” av Blekinge Studentkår. Motiveringen lyder: ”Madeleines sätt att tänka på sina studenter är något utöver det vanliga. Hennes sätt att lära ut är både pedagogiskt och uppslukande. Hon ser till att vara tillgänglig så mycket som möjligt för sina studenter, vare sig det handlar om en […]

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Besök på Tre D Mekaniska och MRT System

I december besökte studenter från Indien och Kina på 3+1 programmet i Maskinteknik Tre D Mekaniska AB i Vilshult i syfte att följa upp deras projekt gentemot en av företagets egna produkter i avseende på design, hållfasthetslära och simulering. VD Kristoffer Persson gick igenom med studenterna och följde upp deras projekt, samt hade genomgång av […]

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Interest in research

We typically do research in order to make an impact; better products, less material use, less environmental impact, higher value, lower cost etc. The solution space is wide and the knowledge generated is big. Still, it is interesting, and fun, to once-and-a-while have a look at how the articles are being downloaded or viewed. So, […]

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The Knowledge Foundation and BTH signs research contract

The Knowledge Foundation visited BTH to sign the formal contract around the research profile MD3S+ – Model Driven Development and Decision Support. A 53 msek contract over 3 years with focus on research around next generation of sustainable product-service systems. More information: https://www.productdevelopment.se/?p=68 Lyckad forskningssatsning fortsätter: https://www.productdevelopment.se/?p=7257 https://www.bth.se/forskning-nyheter/fortsatt-forskning-pa-hallbara-produkter-tack-vare-medel-fran-kk-stiftelsen/

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