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Byggen av papper drillar blivande ingenjörer

Att skapa fungerande maskiner av wellpapp, tejp och lim kan vara en rejäl utmaning som bjuder på många lärdomar för blivande ingenjörer. Förstaårsstudenterna inom maskinteknik och industriell ekonomi fick i uppdrag att på mindre än ett dygn konstruera, bygga och testa kastmaskiner.  Dessa skulle inom givna begränsningar i material och vikt  på bästa vis klara av […]

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V-Com presented at Stanford University

V-Com, a precautionary system that communicates safety-critical information between truck drivers and vulnerable road users was presented by six final year MSc students from Blekinge Institute of Technology and Stanford University at this year’s Stanford EXPE – design experience. In their capstone project, ME310, which runs from October to June, they move in a Design Thinking process through phases of needfinding, ideation, prototyping and more to arrive at a final detail designed product to display at the final exhibition, the EXPE.

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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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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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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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Simulation-driven design, Projects 2018

Modelling and simulation are today a natural part of engineering design in businesses of all types and sizes. However, transition from simulation as primary a tool for verifying solutions that are already decided upon towards the use of simulation to stimulate creation of new concepts and provide guidance towards more optimized designs, especially in early […]

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Value Innovation projects 2018

The 2018 edition of the MT2554 Value innovation course featured a total of 8 projects in collaboration with 5 company partners. The course is offered to students in the Master Programme of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Economy. It builds on the Design Thinking Methodology and gives participants the opportunity to experience the development of new products […]

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Congratulation to Jojje and Sebastian! Awarded for excellent master thesis contribution

Jojje Sundblad and Sebastian Tuma Fischer have been awarded for the excellent quality of their master thesis, run in collaboration with PDRL research partner Dynapac. Jojje and Sebastian have received the award together with a 25.000 sek scholarship in the yearly event sponsored by Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan at BTH. Their work has been selected among 68 […]

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Global Roll-out of Volvo CE Advance at Stanford University

Supporting the construction workers of both current and future construction sites has been the topic of the global product development challenge posed to seven final-year MSc students from BTH and Stanford University. In their capstone project ME310, which runs from November to June, they move through phases of needfinding, ideation, prototytping and more to arrive at a final detail designed product to display at the final exhibition, EXPE, at Stanford University.

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