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New paper: Guiding Global Innovation Teams on their ExplorationJourney: Learning from Aspiring Engineering Students

A new paper by Jenny Elfsberg, Christian Johansson Askling, Andreas Larsson, Tobias Larsson, and Larry Leifer is in a special issue on Case-Based Learning in Engineering and Applied Science Education in the International Journal of Engineering Education. The research conducted at Blekinge Institute of Technology and Stanford University explores the impact of problem-based learning (PBL) […]

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Kick-down week in São Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil – The international project team from this year’s Volvo CE Sugar project experienced a week of intensive collaboration at the University of São Paulo (USP). This special gathering followed a prior visit by the Brazilian team to Karlskrona, Sweden, and aimed to refine their final concept of solution for the project. The […]

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Launching a new chapter with Sugar

Having run 11 projects in ME310, the PDRL Global Engineering student project will explore innovation opportunities in South America and Sweden this year. A team of four BTH students will collaborate with three students from USP in São Paulo and Volvo Construction Equipment in Sweden and Curitiba, Brazil.  The Product Development Research Lab (PDRL) at […]

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Stipendie till maskinteknikstudenter i Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronans årliga utdelning

BTH Maskinteknik prisades i årets utdelning av Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronans stipendieutdelning för bästa examensarbete.  Martin Åkesson, VD Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan delade ut totalt sju stipendier (88 kandidater), varav det största om 50 000 kr landade hos BTH Maskinteknik. 50 000 kr: Jakob Nilsson & Isak Olofsson Civilingenjörerna i Maskinteknik Jakob Nilsson och Isak Olofsson vann 50 000 […]

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Innovations in Construction Equipment and Trucking using a Biomimicry Approach – EXPE 2023

Recently, students from Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden and Stanford University collaborated on a project focusing on innovations in construction equipment and trucking through the application of Biomimicry principles. Over a span of nine months, four students from Blekinge and six students from Stanford embarked on an exciting journey to explore innovation opportunities in […]

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Smarta soptunnor lyfter världsarvet!

Det började som ett studentprojekt i kursen Value Innovation där studenter från maskinteknik fick använda sig av metodiken Design Thinking för att tillsammans med Karlskrona Kommun under 8 veckor skapa lösningar för “hållbar turism”. Prototyper togs fram och presenterades (https://www.productdevelopment.se/?p=13272) Kommunen fann resultaten intresanta och tillsammans med BTH gick man vidare för att utveckla en […]

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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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Final presentations from project course 2 (MT1539) on BTH Experience Day | 2021

Project course 2 (MT1539) with students from the Mechanical Engineering programme’s 3rd year delivered their final presentations as pert of BTH Experience Day 2021. This year, mechanical engineering students worked on company-related or entrepreneurial projects that required satisfying user needs and technical functions. They worked on projects involving the design of physical artefacts with innovation […]

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