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In a new interdisciplinary research project at Luleå University of Technology positive effects of lubricating the rails is tested. The research will continue for two years and is conducted in cooperation with, among others, Swedish Transport Authority "Trafikverket" and LKAB. It is expected to reduce costs by reducing friction and wear on the tracks and wheels, as well as to reduce the noise from the trains rampage.
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The Swedish Academy has nominated Theres Brännmark LTU alumnus and Swedish teacher in adult education in Kalix, as the recipient of the Swedish Academy Swedish teacher price 2013. Theres Brännmark teach Swedish as a second language and have the whole world in her classroom.
Press hardening technology developed in Luleå by the company Gestamp Hardtech (formerly SSAB Hardtech) and Luleå University of Technology is in focus when more than 200 international researchers and companies come to Luleå on a conference. Increased demand for new components that make cars more traffic safer and more environmentally friendly by reducing weight is highly interesting topics for researchers and for the automotive industry
Anders OE Johansson, CEO of Process IT Innovations at Luleå University of Technology, which also include Umeå University, has received a prestigious Innovation Award. Process IT Innovations is choosen as a transnational innovator by Baltic Sea Stars and Baltic Development Forum.
A new way to figure out where it is most profitable to invest in facilities for the production of biofuels will help biofuel producers, politicians and others to make Sweden fossil fuel independence.
Old houses in Kiruna and Malmberget, originally built for workers in the mining industry, are the subject of study for researchers from LTU who develop smart energy solutions for historical wooden houses in cold climates.
Again, it was a great result for LTU students conspicuous car in Shell Eco Marathon, better than last year and second in the category of urban concepts - ethanol. 288 km on the equivalent of a litre of gasoline was the result for the students of Team Baldos from Luleå University of Technology and their lime green Baldos III. In addition, they received "Shell Helix Tribology Award" for an extraordinary task.
Articifiella neural networks that mimic the brain may be the solution for the mining industry to minimize the cost of checking the status of the giant mills that grind down the ore.
Whoever gets the honor of receiving the prize is Olle Hage, teacher of economics at Luleå University of Technology. He is a teacher who is passionate about his subject and that sets high standards for its students. He is one of those who developed Economics at Luleå University so that it now has the highest rating by the Swedish Higher Education Autority.
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