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Why should You become a maintenance engineer?

Michael Palo is business area manager at LKAB and flags for a great need for the competence that maintenance engineers possess and contribute to the business. What exactly is a maintenance engineer and what distinguishes their work at a company like LKAB?

Hear what Michael has to say about what postgraduate engineering engineering maintenance technology can lead to for opportunities after graduation.

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Michael Palo talks about how sought-after maintenance engineers are in the job market.

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Master Programme in Maintenance Engineering

After studying to become a university engineer in maintenance technology, you can proceed to study a master's degree. The Master's program in maintenance engineering is designed to meet the requirements of both industry and academia and prepare you for a future at an international world-leading company or university.

Next trip to Mars

NASA visited Luleå University and Dr. Kai Goebel lectured on everything from the moon landing to mice in weightlessness. "What does NASA do? An insider's view" was the title of the seminar that attracted a mixed audience of students, chemists, engineers, geologists and mathematicians.

Predictive technologies and engineering solutions for high-speed trains in China

Researchers from Operation and Maintenance Engineering at Luleå Railway Research Center, Luleå University of Technology have initiated projects to develop a maintenance and technology framework for Prognosis and Health Management (PHM) for high-speed trains in China. The system will make the high-speed railway system more robust and reliable by the use of state of the art predictive and prescriptive technologies and solutions.

Digitized control for future railway switches

With a large number of sensors and the collection of large amounts of data, researchers at Luleå University of Technology will, using smart algorithms, produce more reliable analyzes for the health of railway switches. This technology aims to find a method for more efficient maintenance and less interruptions and delays, which costs society a lot of money today.